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The Courtyard by Marriott Riverfront is just steps away from the festival and is located on beautiful Manatee River at 100 Riverfront Drive West, Bradenton, Florida. Features a lush courtyard, pool, fitness center and the Bistro, which services full breakfast, lunch, and dinner with full lounge service available. The hotel has 153 rooms, which includes 57 suites. Rooms are limited, so reserve your accommodations soon. A multi-day stay will maximize your enjoyment of blues-related and cultural activities. Book a room and ask for special festival pricing, call 941-747-3727 Click here for hotel info


The brand new Hampton Inn & Suites Bradenton Downtown Historic District is located steps away from the the South Florida Museum in the heart of downtown Bradenton – just a short walk to the Riverwalk and the festival site. This newly restored, 7 story Mediterranean revival style hotel boasts charming 1920′s décor,119 modern rooms and suites, complimentary breakfast, WI-FI, parking and a salt water outside heated pool. Maximize your weekend by staying one block away from Old Main Street, restaurants, nightlife, shops and the Pier.A multi-day stay will maximize your enjoyment of blues-related and cultural activities. Book your room and use Group Code BLF. Click Here to Book Your Room


Other Lodging

Our area offers a wide variety of lodging options. Click here for details.

Camping and RV Resorts

Our area offers a variety of options for camping and RV resorts. Click here for details.

The Riverwalk

Come early and enjoy the Riverwalk park features including public art installations, gardens, discovery tidal marsh, sand volley ball, and skate park. Click here for details.

Extend Your Stay

In our walkable, historic downtown you can enjoy the South Florida Museum, Parker Aquarium, Bishop Planetarium, ArtCenter Manatee, Manatee Players, De Soto Historical Society, Manatee Village Historical Park, and the Village of the Arts.

Check out downtown’s unique cultural assets. Click here.

Event Calendar

For a full listing of events in downtown Bradenton, visit the Realize Bradenton calendar. Click here.