2013 FLORIDA - JUNE 2013
Food Shows and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events
(see also: 2012)
June 1, 2013 59th Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival
Held on the first Saturday in June, the annual Watermelon Festival is perhaps the biggest event in Chiefland during the year, drawing thousands of visitors from all parts of the state. It includes arts & crafts, children's activities, watermelon auction, weighing contest, parade, and queen contest.
June 1-2, 2013 3rd Annual Treasure Coast Marine Flea Market & Boat Sale
Vero Beach, Florida
June 2-4, 2013 International Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar & Expo 2013 - Orlando, Florida
This is the largest show for the dairy, deli, bakery, and foodservice professional. The retail buyers, merchandisers, brokers, distributors, and manufacturers come from all over the world for this important buying and educational event.
June 3, 2013 14th Annual Culinary Creations Dinner - West Palm Beach, Florida
Quantum House joins forces with the American Culinary Federation, Palm Beach County Chapter to present the 14th Annual Culinary Creations. Culinary Creations celebrates the extraordinary talents of some of the finest chefs in South Florida. This unique evening is unlike any other food & wine event in Palm Beach County. Guests enter into an amazing champagne reception featuring delectable hors d ‘oeuvres. The “foodie” themed evening flows into the silent auction. Guests can bid on private chef dinners, wine tastings and other spectacular items.
June 4, 2013 Fine Food & Wine - Pompano Beach, Florida
Evening of Fine Food & Wine at the prestigious “Hillsboro Club”
June 6, 2013 23rd Annual Jacksonville Foodfight - Jacksonville, Florida
Each year volunteers representing the local restaurant community host this event, featuring 50 or more of Jacksonville’s finest restaurants and beverage distributors who come together in friendly competition to “take a bite out of hunger” by raising funds and awareness for Second Harvest North Florida.
June 6-8, 2013 Southeastern Meat Association Convention - Palm Coast, Florida
Top meat and poultry packers, processors and distributors in the Southeast annual meeting and exhibition.
June 7-8, 2013 Wellborn Blueberry Festival - Wellborn, Florida
The 20th annual event includes a blueberry bake-off, pancake breakfast, talent contest, arts & crafts, and entertainment.
June 7-9, 2013 Key West Bacchanalia - Key West, Florida
Key West Bacchanalia food, wine and spirits festival is a fiesta filled with Celebrity Chefs, Sommeliers, Master Mixologists, dinners, seminars and parties.
June 8, 2013 Annual Mullet Toss - St. George Island, Florida
Toss a mullet for fun and prizes. Hone your Mullet Tossing technique. Watch the pro's. Join in! Great fun for Kids and Adults. (Also: www.apalachicolabay.org )
June 14-15, 2013 63rd Annual Jefferson County Watermelon Festival - Monticello, Florida
The Watermelon Festival is the highlight of community activities in Jefferson County. Recognizing the watermelon growers of the county, the festival includes beauty pageants, dinners, street dance, arts and crafts, Melon Run and more.
June 20, 2013 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation - West Palm Beach, 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.
June 21-22, 2013 Taste of the Caribbean 2013 - Miami, Florida
A Gourmet Indulgence. All the wonderful tastes and aromas of the Caribbean come alive as top chefs, culinary artists, and masters of island flavors compete for top honors, while you judge, indulge, and delight in all their splendid culinary creations. For more information please call 305-443-3040 Ext. 110 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
June 21-23, 2013 23rd Annual Harvest Festival 2013 - Clermont, Florida
Lakeridge Winery's flagship festival has the ever popular annual stomping of the grapes and loads of fun for the entire family. Over 80 local artists and crafters are invited to display their work. Incredible live music can be enjoyed during the entire weekend. Complimentary winery tours and tasting.
June 28-29, 2013 57th Annual Panhandle Watermelon Festival - Chipley, Florida
Great Food & Entertainment. Free Admission. Seed Spitting Contest, Watermelon Auction, Car show, Art show, Horseshoe tournament & Street fair. Family Fun!