Main Street Live! 2016-2017

This is downtown's most popular street party! Old Main Street (12th Street West) between Manatee and 3rd avenues is closed to vehicular traffic as vendors line the streets and live music plays throughout the night. The events usually start around 5 p.m. and end at midnight.

Nationally-acclaimed Bradenton folk-rockers Have Gun, Will Travel headline at 10 p.m. with opening act The Dram performing 6 p.m. at this block party taking over Old Main Street in downtown Bradenton with local restaurant booths, food trucks and vendors. 

Open alcohol consumption is permitted on Old Main Street only while it is closed to vehicles. No glass containers allowed on the street and you must be at least 21 years of age to drink alcohol or get into the bars.

Please remember to move your vehicles prior to set up for these events if you park on Old Main Street during the day!

This event is managed by the Old Main Street Merchants Association.


December 31, 2016 at 5pm – 11pm


Old Main Street
400 12th St W
Bradenton, FL 34205
United States
Click here for a map