What is a Marina and Where in FL can I find a Palmetto Marina?

Riviera Dunes Marina has been a staple in the city of Palmetto for decades. As a luxurious alternative to the normal marina's that are featured throughout Palmetto, Bradenton and Sarasota, Riviera Dunes Marina adds that little extra elegance that every boating fan desires. But what exactly is a marina and how does it work? A marina is more so than anything a dock or a type of basin that has supplies and items most yachts and small boats may need for safe travels. In difference to a port, our Palmetto Marina does not handle extremely large vessels such as cargo ships or large passenger ships. Like most marinas, Riviera Dunes Marina does supply a refueling, docking, washing and repair facility including an on-site pump out. In addition to the marina slip rentals that we have available at all times, parking for cars and other vehicles is also readily available for those that are towing or driving as well. As a premier Palmetto...
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De Soto Seafood Festival is Coming to Palmetto, FL

For the first time since the De Soto Seafood Festival began, Palmetto, FL will be the recipient of this prized event. Thousands of people are expected to come to the event when Sutton Park hosts everyone’s beloved festival. With an increase in participants, the move to Palmetto was mainly due to the popularity and the desire for a larger venue. "It was our opportunity to try something different and come across the river," said Terri Davis, Executive Director with the Hernando De Soto Historical Society. "We can expand, then we can have more room, more vendors and there’s more room basically just a lot more room so people can enjoy it and not be so crowded in and have a great time with their family and friends." The event, being held at Sutton Park on 6th Street West near 10th Avenue, will feature local seafood, barbecue, children’s area and entertainment for everyone in Palmetto to enjoy. For the entertainment at the festival,...
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