F.A.Q.

All the info you need for the 2017 De Soto Seafood Festival

When is the Heintz & Becker De Soto Seafood Festival?
The festival is Friday, March 24, (5-10pm), Saturday, March 25 (11am-10pm), and Sunday, March 26 (12-6pm)

What is the admission price?
Gate entry is $5 per day and $10 after 4pm on Saturday.

Is the festival an all ages event?
Yes, everyone young and old is welcome at the De Soto Seafood Festival! Children ages 11 and under are admitted FREE!

Do vendors accept credit cards?
Cash is required to purchase food & drink tickets (dollar-for-dollar). ATMs are conveniently located inside the gates. Some arts & crafts vendors accept credit cards, but be sure to bring plenty of cash.

What items should I leave at home?
Backpacks, professional camera equipment and recording devices, cameras with a detachable lens or video capabilities, roller skates/blades, bikes, scooters, skateboards, hoverboards, outside food and drink, weapons of any kind, pets, illegal or illicit substances of any kind, glass Containers, metal aerosol cans, coolers, unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, give-aways, etc.

Can we bring our own chairs to sit in and watch the show?
YES! You can bring your own chairs, but for crowd safety concerns, you must be in the designated “Chair Area.”

Am I allowed to leave the festival and re-enter later?
No, there is no re-entry.

Is there plenty of parking?
Yes! There is parking all around the festival within two to three blocks in any direction. Parking map coming soon!

Are pets allowed?
No. Though we love to see your furry friends, due to insurance and crowd safety, we do not allow pets inside the festival.

Can I record the show?
Sorry to say, but due to artist contracts, we do not allow recording devices of any kind inside the festival.