Country music lovers unite! Florida’s Tortuga Music Festival is a huge celebration of all things ‘country’ with the added bonus of a beachside location. Rock The Ocean presents the Tortuga Music Festival in a three-day celebration of country music that also supports marine conservation.
Located on the beaches of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, Tortuga Music Festival is the perfect way to catch some spring sunshine, dance your heart out to some of your favourite country, rock and roots artists and know you’re part of a mindful movement to raise awareness of the plight of marine wildlife.
Previous line ups have included country superstars such as Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line and Brothers Osborne and Jason Aldean has already been announced as a 2019 headliner. Tortuga Music Festival also features some out-there choices to keep the list eclectic such as Snoop Dog, Shaggy and DJ Rock.
An amazing $1,000,000 has been raised for marine conservation by the Tortuga Music Festival.
Like-minded country music fans will have the weekend of their lives partying to artists they love with their feet in the sand.
The Tortuga Music Festival is held on the beaches of Fort Lauderdale – 1100 Seabreeze Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316. You will be able to exit and re-enter the festival once during the day so choose your exit time wisely!
There are some VIP areas which has amazing views of the main stage and also ADA accessible viewing platforms.
Fort Lauderdale Beach Park can be easily accessed by bus, water taxi and rideshare or taxi services but there will be no parking at the event. Unfortunately, those with their own water boats will be unable to anchor then offshore near the event to make way for water taxis and security vehicles. A1A/Harbor D and A1A/Holiday D are the closest bus stations to the event.
There are a number of hotels located within the vicinity of the Tortuga Music Festival so you can be within walking distance of the event. These include a Best Western, Marriott and Harbor Beach Inn. Most hotels in the area have swimming pools so you can spend your morning relaxing by the pool before heading over to the festival.
Head to the map below which highlights some of the best hotels and Airbnb’s in Fort Lauderdale.
Most of your time at Tortuga will be filled with music, but when you’re not rocking out to the main stage there are plenty of other activities to keep you busy! Games, competitions, flowing drinks, and street food are just to name a few. Of course, the beach is right on the doorstep too so you can dip your feet in the water while you dance the night away.
As the festival is linked with Rock The Ocean, there will be workshops, talks, info stands and interactive experience to help raise awareness for the foundation that focuses on scientific research, education and ocean conservation initiatives.
When all the fun and games of the festival are over you may want to continue your vacation in Fort Lauderdale with some hotel relaxation and exploration of the area. If so, shopping, parks, casinos, museums and, of course, beaches abound so you’ll never be short of something to do.
The next Tortuga Music Festival will take place between April 12 – 14, 2019.
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