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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Mount Dora Seafood Festival Info and Road Closure

Seafood Festival Poster 2018

The City of Mount Dora is proud to play host to the 4th Annual Village Marketplace Seafood Festival, presented by Visit Mount Dora, the last weekend of August!


The Seafood festival will be August 25-26 at Simpson Cove, Elizabeth Evans Park in Mount Dora.  It is two days of fresh seafood and specialty food items to sample and enjoy.  This year, there will be more than 100 vendors, a kids zone and even be Pirate Parties at Magical Meat and Pisces Rising!  Live music will be playing all weekend with a free concert Saturday night. 


On July 31, 2018, Mayor Nick Girone read a proclamation declaring the week of August as “Pirate Week” in the City of Mount Dora. During this week, there will be plenty of pirate related festivities at various restaurants and shops in and around the city.


This event is a family-friendly event and free to the public.  Plenty of parking is available.  For more information, contact Janet Gamache at Visit Mount Dora at janet.gamache@gmail.com or visit the website: http://www.mountdoraseafoodfestival.com/


What: 4th Annual Mount Dora Seafood Festival

Where:  Simpson Cove at Elizabeth Evans Park, Mount Dora

When:  August 25th – 26th

Time:  11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Cost: Free


Mount Dora Seafood Festival 2018

There will be a road closure of Edgerton Court on Friday, August 24th beginning at 5 PM through Sunday, August 26th. The boat launch area at Simpson Cove will remain open throughout the weekend.


Below are the shuttling parking lots for the Seafood Festival for Saturday, August 25th and Sunday, August 26th:


Ride the Train

  • Saturday from 11AM to 10PM from Mount Dora Shopping Plaza located 2700 Old US 441 in Mount Dora at $5 fee for round trip train ride. Shuttle runs in a continuously from the Shopping Plaza parking lot to the event area.


  • Sunday from 11AM to 5:30PM from Mount Dora Shopping Plaza located 2700 Old US 441 in Mount Dora at $5 fee for round trip train ride. Shuttle runs in a continuously from the Shopping Plaza parking lot to the event area.



Shuttle Bus Transportation

  • Saturday from 11AM to 10PM from Mount Dora Christian Academy $5 parking fee per vehicle includes round trip shuttle ride from Mount Dora Christian Academy to the event area.

Mount Dora Christian Academy is located at 301 W 13th Ave in Mount Dora.


  • Sunday from 11AM to 5:30PM from Mount Dora Christian $5 parking fee per vehicle includes round trip shuttle ride from Mount Dora Christian Academy to the event area. Mount Dora Christian Academy is located at 301 W 13th Ave in Mount Dora.


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