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2018 FLORIDA - AUGUST 2018
Food Shows and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events

(see also: 2017  -  2016  -  2015  -  2014  -  2010)

August 10-12, 2018  24th Annual Harvest Grape Stomp
Clermont, Florida
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.


2017 FLORIDA - AUGUST 2017
Food Shows and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events
events waiting for new dates

August 5, 2017  48th Annual Possum Festival & Funday
Wausau, Florida
Possum Parade, possum stew, live music, dance, arts & crafts, 5K run, hog callin', rooster crowin' and cow lowin' contests.

August 10-13, 2017 - 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 26, 2017  Wine & All that Jazz - Boca Raton, Florida
An all-out celebration at the luxurious Boca Raton Resort & Club. You will indulge in an extensive array of over 100 varieties of wine and dinner by the bite from several of Boca’s top restaurants. Enjoy live music, entertainment, exciting raffle prizes and dancing – bringing together the who’s who in Boca Raton. Whether you are a wine connoisseur or are just looking to enjoy a great party, this event is for you!  VIP Lounge: The VIP Lounge is private and exclusive to VIP passholders. Enjoy high-end wine and spirits, special VIP entertainment and upscale culinary creations. (Portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit the Golden Bell Education Foundation)

August 31-Sept 4, 2017 - 8th 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 almost 200 beers in one weekend!


August 31-Nov 13, 2017  Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Explore marketplaces featuring regional foods, wines, and beers. Learn from renowned chefs and winemakers at special programs and demonstrations, and sample the finest cuisine from around the globe.

2016 FLORIDA - AUGUST 2016
Food Shows and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events

events still waiting for new dates

August 20, 2016 - O-Town MacDown
Kissimmee, Florida
O-Town MacDown is a family-fun, mac-n-cheese cooking competition benefiting Give Kids The World Village! The event features talented chefs and caterers from all around Orlando and some of the best mac-n-cheese dishes on the planet. Join us for a variety of mac-n-cheese, live entertainment, a kids' zone, chef demonstrations and more — there isn’t a cheddar way to spend your Saturday!  (also: )

August 27, 2016 - Wine & All that Jazz
Boca Raton, Florida
Dance the night away and enjoy live musical entertainment. Taste delectable food from some of Boca’s top restaurants. Treat yourself to more than 100 fine wines, enjoy our new spirit bars and exciting raffle prizes!  VIP Lounge.  Be a part of the Exclusive VIP Lounge! Enjoy High End Wine and Spirits, Special VIP Entertainment and Bites Provided by The Boca Raton Resort & Club and more!  A Portion of the Proceeds from this Event will go to Support the Efforts of the Chamber's 501c(3) Non-Profit Golden Bell Education Foundation.

August 27, 2016  Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation
Orlando, Florida
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.


2015 FLORIDA - AUGUST 2015

events still waiting for new dates

August 1, 2015 - WaZoo Beer Festival - Tampa, Florida
Named a Top 10 Beer Festival in America by USA Today, WaZoo features Zoo-wide samplings of more than 275 beers and beverages from around the world

August 21-22, 2015  Annual Great Southern Tailgate Classic
Amelia Island, Florida
The annual Great Southern Tailgate Classic was last held in 2015 and is not planned to continue for 2016.

August 27, 2015  Corks & Canvas - Boca Raton, Florida
Twin Palms Center for the Disabled and sponsor Image360 will turn the Waterstone Resort and Marina into a “Cork-Popping Paint-Dropping Extravaganza”, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM! In the beautiful setting of Boca Raton’s inlet, guests will mingle and socialize with community members and local renowned artists while enjoying delicious hors d’oeuvres paired with exceptional wines. This will be the event to remember as attendees will be fed by Waterstone’s celebrated chefs and entertained by live music. Reserved attendance is $60.00 per person or $75 per person at the door and includes all food and drinks.  The event activities will include extraordinary local artists displaying and selling their artwork, live and silent auctions, and a raffle. So, please join us for a fantastic, exciting evening that will benefit Twin Palms Center!   For reservations, please call Twin Palms Center at 561-391-4874, or e-mail [email protected]

2014 FLORIDA - AUGUST 2014
Food Shows and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events

events still waiting for new dates

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!

2010 FLORIDA - AUGUST 2010 - Food Shows and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events
events still waiting for new dates

August 11-13, 2010  Florida Farm to Fuel Summit - Orlando, Florida
The Farm to Fuel Summit has established itself as the major gathering place where stakeholders assemble each year to help advance the development of the state's bioenergy industry.



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