FAQ

The Bradenton Blues Festival will be held at the Bradenton Riverwalk Pavilion at Rossi Park. 

This is a Sellout Festival!

Buy your tickets before planning your trip! Tickets to the 2017 and 2018 festivals sold out weeks before Thanksgiving and the 2019 festival sold out before Halloween

Festival Address

The festival address is 452 3rd Ave W, Bradenton, Florida 

The festival is held at the award-winning Riverwalk overlooking the Manatee River. - The festival address is 452 3rd Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205.
  • Friday Only General Admission = $20
  • Saturday Only General Admission = $55
  • Friday and Saturday General Admission = $65
  • Friday and Saturday Front of Stage = SOLD OUT
  • Tickets available at: https://www.bradentonbluesfestival.org/tickets/
Children 12 and under do not need a ticket.
There's lots of parking in downtown Bradenton, so check out the festival parking map. - - The address is 452 3rd Ave. W, Bradenton, FL 34205.
Yes, the event is handicap accessible. See map.
Re-entry is allowed only with your wristband.
The following items ARE permitted:
  • Blankets
  • Chairs
  • Cameras
  • Sunscreen
  • A personal bag
  • Kindly note that all bags and purses will be inspected by security upon entry.
The following items are NOT permitted and may be confiscated and forfeited during the bag check:
  • Outside food and drink, including alcohol
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Illegal drugs and/or drug paraphernalia
  • Glass, metal, or plastic beverage/food containers
  • Flasks
  • Water bottles
  • Laser pointers
  • Coolers
  • Roller skates/blades, bikes, scooters, skateboards, and hoverboards
  • Umbrellas, tents, and chairs with sun screens
  • Pets of any kind (only service animals with appropriate credentials will be permitted)
  • Kindly note that all bags and purses will be inspected by security upon entry.
Although we really like pets, please leave them at home. Only service animals with appropriate credentials will be permitted. We kindly ask you to bring proper identification for your service animal.
  • Although an ATM is located within the festival, we recommend you bring cash with you.
  • Food and beverage tickets are cash only.
  • T-shirts, posters, and other merchandise is available for purchase with your credit/debit card, or cash.
We ask that you be courteous to other festival patrons and smoke your cigar, cigarette, or e-cigarette in the designated area near the roundabout. Please keep our park clean and place your ashes and butts in the ashtrays.

For more information about downtown Bradenton, visit RealizeBradenton.com.