FORT LAUDERDALE -

It's time to break out the butter, seafood lovers!

Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale hosted its 3rd Annual Stone Crab and Seafood Festival Saturday.

The event took place at Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale from 11 a.m. through 5 p.m.

The festival was a free celebration of the local South Florida Seafood Industry and highlighted some of Fort Lauderdale’s favorite seafood restaurants as they served up fresh stone crab claws and an array of select seafood dishes.