Get Ready To Rock The Ocean!
On April 13th & 14th (11am to 9pm EST), Fort Lauderdale Beach will host Rock the Ocean’s inaugural Tortuga Music Festival. The beach will be transformed into an oceanfront music experience, featuring top country and rock artists and local culinary delights on the shores of the Florida coast.
Together with Rock The Ocean, Tortuga will pair music with meaning by raising awareness about marine conservation and issues affecting the world’s oceans.
While a GA pass is all you need to experience Rock The Ocean's Tortuga Music Festival, our VIP and Super VIP passes include amenities such as free drinks, private main stage viewing lounges and much more. Click below to explore Tortuga’s range of ticket options. Additional ticket retailers can be found here.
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Rock The Ocean's Tortuga Music Festival takes place directly on the beach in Fort Lauderdale Beach Park (formerly South Beach Park) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Fort Lauderdale is located approximately 30 minutes north of Miami, FL.
Getting to Tortuga
Tortuga Music Festival utilizes the Las Olas Riverfront area as a transportation hub to the festival grounds. Plenty of parking is available in this area -- including local garages -- where a fleet of shuttles, riverboats and water taxis will be standing by to take guests to their beachfront festival destination. Whether by land or by sea via Ft. Lauderdale's famed Intercoastal Waterway, Tortuga Music Festival is just a short ride away. Fees will apply.
Avoid the wait! Make it an easy trip, go ahead and book your shuttle bus passes now. Use the parking map above to see routes and pickup points! Ahoy!
Shuttles will run from 10:00am EST and the last pickup at the festival site will be at 11:30pm EST
Travel Packages include festival passes (your choice of GA, VIP, Super VIP), hotel accommodations for two or three nights at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort, and festival merchandise.
Official Lodging Partner
Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel
Situated right on the soft sands of the festival grounds, the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel is proud to be hosting the Rock the Ocean's Tortuga Music Festival hosted by Landshark. The concert location and stages are conveniently located right next door. Featuring stylish surroundings, state-of-art technology, resort amenities and on-site dining at the famous Wreck Bar, Beach Bar & Grill and Dos Camions, serving modern Mexican cuisine. Stay at the Sheraton and you'll be able to walk right out to the Tortuga Music Festival - book now here!
The Rock The Ocean Foundation, Tortuga Festival's founding partner, is dedicated to supporting scientific research, education and increasing public awareness about the issues impacting the world’s oceans.
Did You Know?
- Plastic waste kills up to 1 million sea birds, 1 hundred thousand sea mammals and countless fish each year.
- 70% of the world's fisheries are fully exploited, over exploited or depleted!
- Humans have caused the depletion of 90% of the oceans large predators due to unsustainable fisheries.
- Up to 39 million tons of unwanted fish are killed and dumped back into the sea each year.
We're also proud to be working with The Guy Harvey Foundation, an organization dedicated to ensuring that future generations will enjoy and benefit from a naturally balanced ocean ecosystem.
Working together with our partners, we will treat fans to a weekend of incredible music in a stunning location, while educating about the ways that we all can become active participants in the efforts to defend our oceans.
Celebrate and Preserve our Oceans!
Work Exchange Team
Work Exchange Team (WET) is the work exchange program where you are able to experience Tortuga Festival behind the scenes! WET members work in fun and exciting departments such as art, site operations, production, VIP, hospitality, and much more. WET members are required to complete a minimum amount of hours and in exchange will receive a full weekend festival pass, a WET T-shirt, and an amazing sense of pride and contribution! More info below!
Clean Vibes, the recycling and clean up crew, will help ensure that the beach is kept clean and as much of the festival waste as possible is recycled.
Clean Vibes has volunteer opportunities available to help keep Tortuga clean! Volunteer positions include during show cleanup, nightly cleanup, and post event cleanup. All during show and nightly volunteers will receive admission to the event in exchange for working a 5 hour shift each day of the festival. Post event volunteers work 10 hours on the Monday after the event in exchange for admission to the festival. All volunteers will be required to pay a refundable deposit and a non refundable administrative fee. Email Clean Vibes for More Info.
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