2014 FLORIDA - JULY 2014
Food Festivals & Local Food, Beer and Wine Events
(see also: 2015)
June 28-July 2, 2014 Taste of the Caribbean - Miami, Fla
July 3-5, 2014 Key Lime Festival
Key West, Florida
Key LImes flavor our soups, pies and martinis - our soaps and our salts. More importantly, they flavor our lives, which are as unique to the Florida Keys as the tart and juicy fruit. The Key Lime Pie Festival is a celebration of both our citrus and eccentrics. Come on down for a real taste of what the Keys are about!
July 11, 2014 Fairchild International Mango Festival Grower’s Summit
Coral Gables, Florida
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Mango experts and enthusiasts of the world will gather at Fairchild for formal learning in our Grower’s Summit 2014, which will deliver specific recommendations on varieties and directions for the growing mango in the Americas. See Also: Mango Festival, July 12-13, 2014 below.
July 12, 2014 Fort Pierce Exchange Club Chili Cookoff 2014
Fort Pierce, Florida
The 2014 theme is 'Raality TV'. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County.
July 12-13, 2014 22nd International Mango Festival: Mangos of Columbia
Coral Gables, Florida
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Celebrate the mango as an object of beauty and admiration, a subsistence crop for the people and as a niche and mainstream commercial fruit of the future. Mangos have been collected from the far reaches of the globe and nurtured in South Florida, following in the footsteps of David Fairchild, the most venerable mango collector of them all. Mangos in every culinary creation, work of art and on every flat surface. Visit the festival to shop Curator Choice mango trees and fresh fruit, enjoy mango lectures and smoothies, view the world's largest display of mangos, take part in the world's only mango auction and buy mango merchandise and botanical art. There will also be mango culinary demonstrations, our one of a kind mango brunch, a fantastic International Fruit Market and fun activities for kids.
July 13, 2014 The Hot Dog Fest - Hallandale Beach, Florida
July is National Hot Dog Month so what better way to celebrate than with the BBQ staple of the summer, Hot Dogs! The 3rd Annual Hot Dog Fest featuring a Hot Dog Eating Contest! Come out and eat from a variety of food vendors featuring all different types including Sausages, Colombian-style Hot dogs and much more.
July 17, 2014 Nick's Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting
Coral Springs, Florida
You are invited to the red carpet grand opening and ribbon cutting of Nick's New Haven-Style Pizzeria and Bar. Join us for New Haven style apizza party as we celebrate the grand opening of our second location in Coral Springs. From 6pm-9pm enjoy cocktails, house wines, beer on tap and complimentary bites. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or (855)-525-2899.
July 18-19, 2014 Smokin' on the Suwannee BBQ Festival
Live Oak, Florida
The largest BBQ contest in the Southeast will feature a car, truck and tractor show as well as vendor booths and a live concert.
July 18-20, 2014 Food & Wine Conference - Orlando, Florida
The cutting-edge summit will bring together bloggers, small business owners, marketing professionals, winemakers, chefs and other key players to teach and learn about making the most of online opportunities to grow their businesses. Food bloggers and others with online outlets in particular will gain insight into search engine optimization, social media marketing, food photography, effective writing and networking with others in the wine-and-dine industry.
July 26-29, 2014
88th Semi-Annual CHART Hospitality Training Conference
Council of Hotel & Restaurant Trainers (CHART).