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WHY THE BEST BOOTH AT THE POMPANO BEACH SEAFOOD FESTIVAL JUST GOT BETTER

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BY Jeff Levine, POMPANO BEACH NEWS COLUMNIST

Without a doubt, just about everyone’s favorite booth at the Pompano Beach Seafood Festival is Papa’s Raw Bar.

So, how do you make the best booth at the renowned Pompano Beach event even better?  How about adding Pompano Beach’s top local brewery?  26 Degree Brewing Company will now be on site to serve up the brews.

Located in the same tent as Papa’s Raw Bar, 26 Degree Brewing Company will be serving four draft beers: IPA1A, Tri-County Common, Pompano Pale Ale, and Captain Ron Hefeweizen

The 26 Degree Brewing company opened in 2014 at their location at 2600 E Atlantic Blvd, across the street from Publix.  They’ve been attracting big crowds ever since.

Their mission “has been to brew world-class, craftsmen-inspired beers that are rich in artisan traditions while celebrating life and love in South Florida.”

Papa’s Raw Bar and their sister (parent) restaurant Papa Huey’s Seafood World have been serving fresh seafood since 1976 from their Lighthouse Point location on Federal Highway.  They are considered to be one of the best seafood restaurants in the Pompano Beach-Lighthouse Point area.

(VIEW: WE’VE COMPILED A PICTURE GALLERY OF SOME OF THE MOST FUN, ENTERTAINING, EVEN ODD PICTURES FROM POMPANO BEACH SEAFOOD FESTIVALS OF PAST YEARS.  CLICK HERE.)

Here are more details about this year’s Pompano Beach Seafood Festival

The 35th annual Pompano Beach Seafood Festival will help kick off summer with a ton of seafood, arts, crafts, vendors and live music. Due to construction by the pier, this year’s festival will take place at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater and Community Park instead of the usual beach location.

There will be three stages set up for the festival, with the Pompano Beach Amphitheater hosting the headlining acts.  Admission to the amphitheater is free with your event ticket purchase.

This year’s musical lineup included The Guess Who (American Woman, No Time), Foghat (Slow Ride, Fool for the City), Inner Circle (Sweat, Bad Boys- the theme from the TV show Cops) and Zach Deputy.  Deputy describes his music as “island-infused drum n’ bass gospel ninja soul.”

Zach Deputy will headline Friday night’s festival (8:45 pm).  Foghat (5:45 pm), and the Guess Who (8:15 pm) will perform on Saturday.  Inner Circle will close out the three day Pompano Beach event on Sunday evening (6:15 pm).

When: Friday April 26, 2019 from 5 to 10pm; Saturday April 27, 2019 from 10am to 10pm and Sunday April 28, 2019 from 11am to 8pm.

Cost: Friday tickets are $15; Saturday tickets are $20; Sunday tickets are $15, $35 3-day passes are available on line

(READ: THE FASCINATING, FUNNY, CONTROVERSIAL HISTORY OF POMPANO BEACH SEAFOOD FESTIVAL.  CLICK HERE.)

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