MADEIRA BEACH Ė The 33rd annual Johnís Pass Seafood Festival will be Friday through Sunday, Oct. 24-26, at Historic Johnís Pass Village located in Madeira Beach.
The festival will feature an art and craft show, entertainment and more local seafood vendors than ever before.
New this year, food vendors will be going for bragging rights with free entry to food competitions, including Best Grouper, Best Seafood Dish, Peopleís Choice, and the inaugural Battle in the Gulf Pass to the PlateĒ Ceviche contest. Local restaurants are welcomed and encouraged to enter the contests and/or reserve booth space.
Restaurant participants are being sought. The deadline to apply is Aug. 23. To be a part of the competition, call Sonny Flynn at 249-1868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.