Visitors walk through the Cedar Key Seafood Festival

The 51st Annual Cedar Key Seafood Festival kicks off Saturday at 10 a.m. and runs through Sunday at 4 p.m.

After taking a year off due to the COVID pandemic, the 51st Annual Cedar Key Seafood Festival returns this weekend.

The free event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in Cedar Key Park at 188 2nd St.

Organized by the Cedar Key Lions Club, the festival celebrates the area’s fishing heritage with an 11 a.m. parade on Saturday, food, live music by local musicians, and 2nd Street filled with arts and craft booths.

Parking is free on city streets where permitted and some local businesses, churches and lot owners open up their property for paid parking. A tour bus will be available behind Cedar Key School.

For more information, go to the Cedar Key Lions Club Seafood Festival Facebook page.

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