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December 10, 2014  Terra Madre Day - Worldwide
A worldwide celebration of local food held every year on December 10. Through hundreds of diverse and unique events across the globe, together we show that a global food revolution grows from local roots.

December 13-14, 2014  Wine & Chocolate Festival
Clermont, Florida
Enjoy music by incredible bands on an outdoor stage throughout the entire weekend. Local artists and crafters will display their work. Wine, beer, soft drinks and a variety of food will be available for purchase, along with complimentary winery tours & tasting.


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December 5, 2013  The Single Malt & Scotch Whisky Extravaganza
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Features a sampling of over 100 of Scotland's most prestigious single malt & Scotch whiskies, as well as unique single malts from Ireland and Japan.  The Extravaganza takes place during the spring and fall seasons. Each event is held at the finest hotels and private clubs in the United States to ensure an elegant, comfortable and relaxed environment.

December 5, 2013  Single Malt & Scotch Whisky Extravaganza
Hollywood, Florida

December 13-17, 2013  Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival
Palm Beach, Florida
The Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival is the premier tasting event in Palm Beach. This year it will feature tasting stations hosted by the most exclusive restaurants in Palm Beach.

December 14, 2013  8th Annual Celebrate Brevard- Food and Wine Gala
Palm Bay, Florida
The annual fundraiser will include fifty food and wine vendors and merchant vendors. Chamber music provided by an area high school. Raffles and Door Prizes, along with the Annual Key Lime Pie-Eating Contest. Food demonstrations at various vendor tables.

December 31, 2013  Annual Dropping of the Conch Shell
Key West, Florida
Sloppy Joe’s will host its 21st Annual Dropping of the Conch Shell. Anything goes New Year’s Eve in Key West on Duval Street. You’ll find people all decked out for the midnight celebration, and folks still in their bathing suits and flip flops when the Conch Shell drops from the roof of Sloppy Joe’s Bar

December 31, 2013  The Big Orange New Year's Countdown
Miami, Florida
Ring in the new year in the heart of downtown Miami and watch firsthand the countdown as the Big Orange rises 400 feet to the top of the Intercontinental Hotel.

December 31, 2013  New Year's Eve Orange Drop - Orlando, Florida
Downtown Orlando celebrates the New Year with the annual Orange Drop. The massive street party has a video wall, fireworks and confetti cannons.


Food Festivals & Local Food, Beer & Wine Events
events still waiting for new dates

December 1-2, 2012  Ruskin Tomato and Heritage Festival
Ruskin, Florida
The Ruskin area was once referred to as the ‘Salad Bowl of America’, mainly because of the wonderful vine-ripe ‘Ruskin Tomato’. The agricultural diversity of the area is celebrated at this annual festival. Events include a plant show & sale, car & tractor shows, crafts, history exhibit, and entertainment.

December 5, 2012  Celebrity Chef Tour - Sarasota, Florida
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation, featuring Award-Winning Chefs.

December 7, 2012  Death By Chocolate - Largo, Florida
Presented by the Rotary Club of Largo, the event includes dessert samples from local restaurants, live entertainment, a silent auction and door prizes in the beautiful setting of Largo's Central Park. Supports local youth and empowerment initiatives.

December 7, 2012  17th Annual City Link BeerFest
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Join us for the largest one-night beer festival to ring in the holidays. Sample over 100 of the world's best brews and check out live stage performances by local bands.


Food Shows and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events
events still waiting for new dates

December 4, 2011  Hanukkah Celebration 2011 - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Held at Ft. Lauderdale Stadium, this is South Florida's largest Hanukkah celebration. Jewish cooking demonstrations will feature sweet & sour meatballs, matzo ball soup, potato latkes and more. There will be rides, a kids corner, vendors and entertainment.

December 10, 2011  Latin Spice - Pinecrest, Florida
Billed as the Hottest Food Festival in Town, the event is held at Pinecrest Gardens and includes fare, wine and spirits from Latin America, an artisan marketplace, live music, restaurant best dish competition, cigar rolling and an evening concert.

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December 12-13, 2009  International Olive Oil Festival
West Palm Beach, Florida
Mediterranean & Organic: Food, Wine, and Arts Experience.



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