Presented by Outback Steakhouse

Tampa Bay Blues Festival VIP Package

Sights from the VIP area

This VIP Experience package is an unforgettable way to enjoy three days of great music, food, drinks, and hospitality.


Purchase a 3 - day VIP pass for this year's festival , and become a member of our Tampa Bay Blues Club. Your purchase of a 3 - day pass will entitle you to all of the VIP benefits shown below, and will also have the purchaser’s name published in our Festival program (if purchased before March 1), as a valued 2019 TBBF Blues Club member. Your purchase helps provide a strong economic foundation for our acclaimed Festival, and gets you VIP access to the Blues Festival. Thank you for supporting live blues music!

All VIP purchasers will enjoy the following benefits to make your Festival experience truly exceptional:

  • Special concert seating, in padded chairs, located directly in front of the main stage.
  • Two large VIP shade tents, with tables and comfortable chairs, that feature water views of Tampa Bay.
  • Complimentary dinners catered each evening at 6 pm by Outback Steakhouse.
  • Complimentary lunch presentations by Outback Steakhouse.
  • Beverages which include free beers, wines, sodas and spring water. A private cash mixed drink bar is also provided.
  • Upscale, air conditioned restrooms for VIP patrons only.
  • Free Festival programs for all VIP customers.
  • Separate VIP entry at main gate (open for limited hours at the beginning of each day).
  • Complimentary champagne and mimosas served on Sunday afternoon.
  • Complimentary Gourmet Pizzas all afternoon
  • With each 3-Day VIP purchase, a listing of the purchaser’s name as a member of our Tampa Bay Blues Club, recognizing you as a critical supporter of the Festival.
  • The room blocks for the Vinoy Resort and the Hyatt Place are now SOLD OUT. There are rooms available at the ST. PETERSBURG MARRIOTT CLEARWATER ($199.00 per night plus tax) which is a 15 to 20 minute drive to event.

There are two options to buying VIP packages – online & via regular mail. If you wish to pay via credit card, buy your tickets online (credit card convenience fees apply).

If you wish to avoid credit card fees, you may send a CHECK, payable to Tampa Bay Blues Foundation Inc., to 1535 Dr. M.L. King Jr. Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33704. A handling fee of $10.00 must be added to your order to cover handling and mailing of voucher(s) ($10 per order regardless of number of VIPs). Please allow 4 weeks for voucher(s) to be mailed to you. This mail in option will be good through December 31, 2018, and is provided as a courtesy to our guests who purchase their VIP packages early. This mail-in option will expire on February 15, 2019.

No refunds or exchanges of purchases either online or via mail.

Blues by the Bay 2019