2014 FLORIDA - AUGUST 2014
Food Shows and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events
(see also: 2015 - 2010)
August 2, 2014 WaZoo Beer Festival
Named a Top 10 Beer Festival in America by USA Today, WaZoo features Zoo-wide samplings of more than 250 beers and beverages from around the world.
August 2, 2014 45th Annual Possum Festival & Funday
Possum Parade, possum stew, live music, dance, arts & crafts, 5K run, hog callin', rooster crowin' and cow lowin' contests.
August 3-6, 2014 RLPSA Annual Conference - Orlando, Florida
NFSSC has changed its name to the Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association. Our Annual Meeting is guaranteed to keep you updated on the latest industry trends, enhance job performance, and increase the effective.
August 7-10, 2014 Key West Lobsterfest - Key West, Florida
Every year we celebrate the opening of Lobster Season by throwing the biggest party of the summer. Thousands of lobster lovers descend on Key West for four glorious days and nights. Events include a Lobster Boil on Thursday night, the Duval Crawl on Friday night, a Free concert and Street Fair on Saturday and a decadent Sunday Brunch.
August 9, 2014 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation
Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the nation's premier culinary benefit, featuring top chefs and mixologists -- all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.
August 16-17, 2014 19th Annual Harvest Grape Stomp 2014
Lakeridge Winery. Grape Stomping competitions, the lucky winners receiving prizes for their efforts. This event is perfect for a family outing. Live music the entire weekend. Lakeridge wine, beer, soft drinks and a variety of food is available for purchase, along with complimentary Winery tours and tasting.
August 22-23, 2014 5th Annual Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off
Amelia Island, Florida
Kick off the football season with a barbeque competition at the beach. Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, professional barbeque competition teams will compete for over $20,000 in cash and prizes at Main Beach Park on beautiful Amelia Island, Florida. Enjoy great entertainment including live music from local and regional bands. Admission is free.
August 23, 2014 Wine & All that Jazz - Boca Raton, Florida
One of Boca Raton's largest wine tasting parties. Treat yourself to more than 100 fine wine tastings, delectable food, VIP room, fabulous tunes, dancing and exciting Drawing prizes. The signature event for Boca Festival Days, a series of city-wide events held mainly during the month of August, organized by the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, where non-profits and businesses team up to create extraordinary events for the for the entire community.
August 28-September 1, 2014 4th Annual Key West BrewFest
Key West, Florida
The Southernmost Hotel Collection has teamed up with the Key West Sunrise Rotary of the Conch Republic to host Key West BrewFest. All proceeds to benefit the Rotary Club and their charitable efforts. Events from beer dinners, beer brunches, happy hour parties, pool parties, late-night parties, seminars and the Signature Tasting Festival Event are some of the great activities we have on tap for you! And, try tasting over 150 beers in one weekend!
August 29-31, 2014 23rd Annual Greek Festival - Fort Walton Beach, Fla
Greek food & pastries, dancers & music, silent auction, craft booths … all at the Emerald Coast Convention Center!
August 30, 2014 Wine Country Safari - Boca Raton, Florida
“Wine Country Safari” is part of Boca Chamber Festival Days (a series of fun filled events held at different locations during the month of August) and is facilitated by the Boca Chamber. Twin Palms Center for the Disabled will turn the Boca Raton Museum of Art at Mizner Park, into a “Wine Country Safari” from 7:00 to 9:00 pm! Reserved attendance is only $25.00 per person, or just $45.00 per couple. Attendees will be fed by Mississippi Sweets, watered by Total Wine & More, and serenaded by Just Us Orchestra. Fundraising activities will include a silent auction and raffle baskets from local businesses. Participants are urged to join in the fun by dressing in “Tommy Bahama Casual” with Safari flair. All proceeds from the event will benefit Twin Palms Center for the Disabled, a 501c(3) public charity. So let’s close out the Boca Festival Days with a big bang!