Press Release
For Immediate Release
 Maureen Potter
(954) 468-1541, ext. 204

Fort Lauderdale, FL – January 6, 2020 – Go ahead and pinch yourself, the 9th Annual Riverwalk Stone Crab and Seafood Festival is back! Get hooked on some of the best South Florida seafood this Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 11am to 4pm at Esplanade Park, in the heart of Downtown Fort Lauderdale. This annual event brings over 12,000+ residents and visiting seafood lovers to the Riverwalk. Funds raised at this event support Riverwalk in the pursuit of our mission “to be the catalyst in building and nurturing Riverwalk as a vibrant community connected by the New River.”

Don’t be shellfish! The Festival is family-friendly and free to all ages. Fort Lauderdale’s favorite seafood restaurants will be serving up fresh seafood dishes starting at only $5. Get your seafood barbequed, boiled, broiled, baked or sauteed, it’s all here at the Festival. Rain or shine, come out of your shell and enjoy great food, cold drinks, music and more, including the crowd-favorite hermit crab races brought to you by Finster Murphy’s Fresh Seafood. The annual beer garden is brought to you by Stephens Distributing including American Icon Brewery, Hollywood Brewing, Islamorada Beer Company and Veza Sur to name a few. Get your beer garden tickets early for only $20 and sample unlimited beer selections.

Take a bite of some of your favorites from Cornycopia, Fry Head Miami, Good Eatz, Kelly’s LandingPOPO’s SeafoodSouthport Raw BarThe Greek, Euro Kitchen, The Old Riverhouse, Florida's Fine Food Corp, Tarpon River Café & Absolute Catering , Taste and Tell, The Historic DowntownerFinster Murphy, T&J Foods and Catering Service, Zigster's Fish FryVinny's Stone Crab and Seafood and more.

Amazing events like these don't happen without amazing sponsors. Special thanks to BMW of Fort Lauderdale93.9 MIA, Breakthru BeverageTownship Fort LauderdaleFinster Murphy, College HUNKS Hauling Junk, Go RiverwalkBig Mouth GirlzEye on South Florida and Media Lab.

For additional details go to


Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization responsible for the programming, beautification and activation of Riverwalk Park and the Downtown community. Composed primarily of volunteer private citizens and overseen by a board of directors, all members uphold the organization's directive, as stated in its mission statement, "to be the catalyst in building and nurturing Riverwalk as a vibrant community connected by the New River." Funding for this mission comes from hosting a wide range of fundraising, networking and membership events, grants, and by publishing local information on our informative website and in Go Riverwalk magazine.

Media Contacts
Rose Faraone (954) 468.1541, ext. 208
Eugenia Duncan Ellis (954) 468.1541, ext.202