South Beach Seafood Festival|October 23-26, 2024|Miami Beach, Florida

Seafood Slam

Saturday, October 26, 2024
12:00 PM

12th Annual South Beach Seafood Festival - Seafood Slam

Presented by Tequila Herradura

Brought to you by Jack Daniel’s & GOYA Foods

Hosted by Miami Beach

South Beach Seafood Festival’s Saturday Festival Day is getting a MAJOR UPGRADE!

Experience the ultimate seafood extravaganza at the all new Seafood Slam, a new take on the festival day that will be a highlight of the weekend of the 12th Annual South Beach Seafood Festival. Dive into a world of culinary delights as guests indulge in an all NEW all-inclusive experience that will become the NEW Saturday Festival Day, taking what you LOVE about the annual South Beach Seafood Festival, Festival Day, and granting you access to the ultimate all new Best of the Best festival.

From succulent shellfish to savory fish dishes, the Seafood Slam promises a feast for the senses, showcasing the finest seafood creations from South Florida’s leading top restaurants. While Friday night’s Chef Showdown celebrates the ultimate chef competition LIVE, Saturday’s festival is about finding the BEST OF THE BEST seafood restaurant throughout South Florida.

At the Seafood Slam, Best of the Best Fest, not only will guests enjoy a delectable array of seafood delights, paired with all your favorite enjoyments that the South Beach Seafood Festival day annually entailed, but YOU, the guests, will become part of the excitement and the competition among the participating restaurants. It’s a quest to find the best of the best dish at the festival, where talented restaurant teams together will showcase their culinary expertise and creativity providing 2-3 menu items to indulge and try to garner YOUR vote. Join us for a thrilling culinary day to continue our tradition of everyone’s favorite Chef competition night on Friday night and be part of the excitement as we get ready to savor the flavors of the ocean in style on Saturday afternoon in Lummus Park in Miami Beach at this always entertaining, live music, dj filled day of fun paired with an unforgettable gastronomic celebration.

2024 will see ONE Ticket type and it’s ALL VIP! GET READY! Because we want YOU to Indulge and vote on your Seafood Slam, Best of the Best Fest dish, and make Saturday a day all about SOUTH FLORIDA’s BEST SEAFOOD from YOUR FAVORITE RESTAURANTEURS!

Your ticket to the Seafood Slam is ALL-INCLUSIVE, but there will be some upgrades available inside.

Stone crabs and select lobster/steak pairings will be available for purchase on-site and are not included. Restaurants will have premium menu items available for upgrades and purchase on-site.

2024 Restaurant Partners to be announced.


12th Anniversary Saturday Festival Entertainment Lineup:

Every festival needs some music to enjoy while sipping and sampling throughout the day, and the #SOBESEAFOODFEST is ready to dance the day away with all of you!

Get ready to enjoy music on the Demesmin & Dover live stage, our Official Entertainment Sponsor presented by Jack Daniels, on Saturday, October 26th with Mama Fuma Band to kick off the day leading into everyone’s favorite classic rock band The Regs and headlined by the nationally recognized The Swayzees.

Mama Fuma Band has performed with us for many years and is always a favorite with their mix of Caribbean funk that meets southern rock and there is no better fiesta, than a day with Mama Fuma!

Midday will see the always popular South Florida favorite, The Regs, a classic rock band that knows how to let the good times roll.

And get excited for The Swayzees, a band that got their roots in Key West and now tours the country spreading their soul inspired vintage rock n’ roll music that is sure to get everyone dancing!

In addition, you’ll find DJ dance parties at the Pacifico Beer beach club, an all day DJ dance party with High Noon Sun Sips, and the one and only DJ Paule featuring DJ Paule’s Pop Up in VIP Village in the Goya Foods culinary pavilion !

Ticket Options

Seafood Slam VIP
  • Indulge and sample from 20-30 hand selected restaurants serving their 2-3 Menu Items so YOU can pick YOUR BEST OF THE BEST restaurant experience – That’s over 50-60 menu items to try!
  • All beverages included at 30+ bars and interactive national beverage brand experiences
  • Demesmin & Dover Live Music Stage presented by Jack Daniels flanked by the always popular Pacifico beach clubs, Sun Sips by High Noon, Breakthru Beverage wine garden, and more
  • Milams Market Culinary Showcase Kitchen is back with educational experiences
  • ALL GUEST ACCESS to the always popular GOYA Culinary experiences and added interactive entertainment
  • College Football Watch Party
  • And the list continues …..

Chefs & Culinary Partners


Entitlement Partners

Title Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Hosting Sponsors

Corporate Partners

Associate Event & Media Partners

Mountain Valley Spring Water

Official Hotel Partners

Retail & Community Partners

Event Beneficiaries

South Beach Seafood Week 2024