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FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS
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February 28-March 2, 2019
Commodity Classic
Orlando, Florida

February 28-March 10, 2019
Florida Strawberry Festival
Plant City, Florida

February 28-March 17, 2019
Central Florida Fair
Orlando, Florida

 

March 1-3, 2019 - St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Festival
St. Petersburg, Florida
Vinoy Park.  Festivities begin Friday evening 4pm - 10pm and continue Saturday 11am - 10pm and Sunday 11am - 6pm. Come enjoy downtown St. Petersburg with friends, family, co-workers and associates. The event is graciously co-hosted by the City of St. Petersburg and coordinated with the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance.  Select from delectable foods cooked on site incorporating the freshest ingredients by local restaurants and food purveyors.  Choose from seafood dishes including grouper, mahi-mahi, stone crabs, and oysters.  A variety of meat entrees and vegetarian dishes also are on the menu along with a diversity of side dishes and desserts and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.   While enjoying your meal, sit back and relax to musical entertainment consisting of live on-stage performances by creative and talented musicians from both the local and regional circuit.  General admission is $5 with children age 12 and under admitted free.  VIP Tent admission is $75 that includes an open bar serving premium drinks in a private tent with a dedicated service staff. The tent’s location enjoys optimal viewing of the live music performances.

March 2, 2019  Taste of New Orleans Blues & Brews Festival
Ft. Pierce, Florida
Annual Taste of New Orleans Blues & Brews Festival at Causeway Cove Marina.  This will be a day to remember, as it will be filled with the tastes and sounds of New Orleans as the “Taste of New Orleans Blues & Brews Festival” cooks up the hottest blues and the coolest brews in all of the Treasure Coast! Pack up the kiddies, and bring Mom and Pop too; and enjoy yet another Above Average Entertainment event designed for all ages. Stroll about the grounds and enjoy New Orleans-style food and music.
 

 

March 2, 2019
36th Annual St. George Island Charity Chill Cook-off & Auction
St. George Island, Florida
The St George Island Regional Chili Cook-off. Proceeds benefit the St. George Island Volunteer Fire Department and First Responders.  • Golf Tournament  • 5K Red Pepper Run  • Crock Pot Chili  • Miss Chili Pepper  • Mister Hot Sauce  • Chili Cook-off  • Auction.  Attendance: 5,000.

March 2, 2019  8th Northeast Florida Veg Fest - Jacksonville, Florida
We are looking forward to our Veg Fest happening again at Riverside Park in Jacksonville, Florida. This year's event will be packed with many new elements and surprises including an expanded beer garden allowing you to roam freely while sipping on local libations.  NEW HOURS: 11AM to 6PM

March 2, 2019  Taste at the Farm 2019 - Ocala, Florida
The annual event is held at the College of Central Florida campus. There will be food from over twenty area restaurants and caterers, plus family entertainment and prizes. Benefits scholarships through the CFCC Foundation.

March 2, 2019  Planes, Trains & BBQ/Seaplane Fly-In - Tavares, Florida
Held in Wooten Park, the annual event includes People's Choice BBQ Tasting, air shows, model train displays, and musical entertainment all day. Free admission, Free Parking.

March 2-3, 2019 - 53rd Annual Grant Seafood Festival - Grant, Florida
Free admission, free parking, over 100 crafters exhibiting, live continuous entertainment, along with a scrumptious menu of succulent seafood makes this a weekend no one wants to miss. What sets this seafood festival apart from others is that it runs through a 100% volunteer effort! All preparation , whether it be on the grounds or with the purchasing, cooking or serving of the various menu items is accomplished by volunteers of the community. We do not have any food vendors on site All booths are run with volunteers: many booths are made up of family members, often times having several generations working along side one another. It is this complete volunteer effort that makes our festival unique. The total commitment of our community and all our volunteers makes the Grant Seafood Festival a time honored tradition unlike any other. We are proud of our community and our festival is a testament to that fact.

March 2-3, 2019  32nd Annual Floral City Strawberry Festival
Floral City, Florida
There will be plenty of activities for all ages including craft vendors, live entertainment, the Miss Strawberry Pageant, children's activities, and boatloads of fresh strawberries straight from the award-winning Ferris Farms. Don't forget the mouth-watering strawberry shortcake - eater-tainment at it's very best! Come early and enjoy the day! Admission $5 - Children 12 & under Free.  (also: www.citruscountychamber.com/ )

 

March 2-10, 2019
Tampa Bay Beer Week
Tampa Bay, Florida
Celebrate Tampa Bay beer culture and showcase the area as an emerging and vibrant craft and specialty beer destination.

March 3, 2019
VeritageMiami
Miami, Florida
Our newest VeritageMiami event, the Bubbly Brunch & Auction gives guests the opportunity to enjoy great food, wines and a lively auction of one-of-a-kind experiences, with proceeds benefiting United Way of Miami-Dade.

March 4-8, 2019
National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide

March 5-10, 2019
69th Annual Bradford County Fair - Starke, Florida
The Bradford County Fair has been in existence for more than 60 years.  Livestock: Rabbits & Poultry; Swine; Goats; Steer; Showmanship Contest; Beef Breeding Show & Sale; Youth Judging Contest; Midway; Entertainment; much more.

March 7-10, 2019
Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival
Viera, Florida
The Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival (formerly The Port Canaveral Seafood & Music Festival) will take place at Space Coast Daily Park, in the heart of Brevard County, Florida.  This exciting family event, will include a wide selection of fantastic seafood, top flight entertainment, premier Arts & Crafts Show, a Pirates Festival and Parade, a Kids Zone, – and numerous other special events.  The seafood festival will also feature a fun kids zone, all four days and nights, with bounce houses, games and fun.  Featuring fresh mouth-watering seafood provided by vendors both local and from all over the United States, don’t miss this signature event that will attract tens of thousands of attendees from all over Florida.

March 7-12, 2019  Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show
Gainesville, Florida
The fair is an educational platform for the youth in Alachua County who are interested in agriculture.  The event is free, and is held at the Alachua County Fairgrounds located at 3100 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville.  Alachua County 4-H and FFA youth ranging in age from 8-18 can participate.

March 8-10, 2019  Fairchild's 17th Annual International Orchid Festival
Coral Gables, Florida
Immerse yourself within the world of orchids with over 10,000 orchid plants from local and international vendors. Learn about growing and care for orchids at home, pick up handmade products from artisan vendors, enjoy delicious foods from local vendors or marvel at the rare orchid species in the American Orchid Society juried show, presented by the Orchid Society of Coral Gables.

March 9, 2019 - Taste of Brandon - Riverview, Florida
Music, Food & Drink Festival.  Come enjoy tastes from your favorite restaurants, caterers and bakeries. Cast your vote for the Best Taste Award and Best Dessert Award. This year's event will include beer and wine tastings along with music and fun for the whole family.

March 9, 2019  Taste of Oviedo - Oviedo, Florida
10 am – 6 pm! Food, fun and FREE ADMISSION for the whole family! Come enjoy delicious dishes from the best local Oviedo restaurants and eateries while the kids enjoy rides and activities in Kids Taste area. Live music, refreshing drinks and mouthwatering food, it's not just fun for the whole family, it's fun for the whole town!  Produced by the Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce and the City of Oviedo.

March 9, 2019  Annual St. Patrick's Day Festival - Coral Gables, Florida
Spend the day with family and friends, enjoying a taste of Irish culture. Wear your green, and join us for a day filled with merriment as you enjoy Irish music, dance and food, along with the arts.

March 9-10, 2019 - Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival
Delray Beach, Florida
The Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival returns to Downtown Delray Beach and Old School Square with a diverse menu of delicious seafood.  And the wine! We have an extensive variety of great grapes to taste! From Amarone to Zinfandel, we have an eclectic wine list to delight your palate! Expand your knowledge of wines at one of our many food & wine pairing seminars led by vintners from internationally renowned wineries.  Also an interesting array of artists and crafters, many of them showcasing Florida coastal designed art and clothing.  Admission to the festival is FREE!

March 9-10, 2019 - Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival
Fort Myers, Florida
Raising thousands of dollars for charities, the festival includes the Princess Ball, fun run, parade, more than 100 craft vendors, and shrimp dinners.

March 9-10, 2019 - Original Marathon Seafood Festival
Marathon, Florida
Best and longest-standing seafood festival in the Florida Keys!  Over 200 vendors, fresh seafood caught and sold by local commercial keys fishermen; live music and rides/games for the kids!  A real family affair and treat in the Islands of Marathon in the Florida Keys.  Attendance: 20,000.

March 9-10, 2019  Speckled Perch Festival and Parade
Okeechobee, Florida
The Speckled Perch Festival is the oldest celebration in Okeechobee, dating back to 1965.  At that time the festival honored the fishing industry with a parade and fish fry in the park during the height of the tourist season and the tradition continues today.  There will be local talent, food, arts and crafts and fun.  Our Speckled Perch Parade on Saturday at 11:00 am sets the stage for the remainder of the weekend. There is a $10.00 parade permit fee for this parade.  This festival has no admission; just fun!  This festival is in collaboration with the Cow Town PRCA rodeo.  Rodeo fans get ready to watch the roughest-and-toughest professional bull riders and bullfighters at Florida’s Cow Town Rodeo.

March 9-10, 2019  Marion County Master Gardeners' Spring Festival
Ocala, Florida
Mark your calendars for the international award-winning Marion County Master Gardeners’ Spring Festival, the area’s largest all-in-one plant sale and gardening expo featuring hand-picked vendors-plus classes, educational booths and garden tours. It’s next to the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion, 2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala. Event sponsor Ag-Pro of Ocala; community sponsor Ocala Star-Banner; community partner Florida Gardening Magazine. This year we’re hosting 14 food trucks in our largest rally ever! Admission is $1 for everyone over 12. Service animals are the only pets permitted.

March 10-12, 2019  National Pasta Association Annual Meeting
Naples, Florida
NPA members include pasta producers, millers, ingredient suppliers and pasta equipment manufacturers.

March 14-24, 2019  Collier County Fair - Naples, Florida
Collier County Agricultural Fair & Exposition.

March 15, 2019  24th Annual Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
The Grand Tasting will take place from 6:30 to 10:00 p.m. and highlight over 40 South Florida premier restaurants, an array of wine and spirits, assortment of craft beers and a silent auction. The Platinum experience includes early access to the Grand Tasting. All proceeds of the event benefit the Museum. For additional information please contact Hillary Wallace at 954.713.0918 or [email protected]

March 15-17, 2019 - ShrimpFest & Craft Brew Hullabaloo
Sebastian, Florida
Three days of Shrimp, Craft Brews, Live Music, Vendors, and Kid's Events! A shrimp cookoff between restaurants and food trucks. Free Entry-Free Parking-Free Shuttle. Bring your lawn chairs and spend the day under the oaks listening to music, drinking beer/wine, and chowing down on shrimp, hot dogs, hamburgers and pizza. Spend some time at the Space Coast Harley Davidson virtual reality simulator that will be at the event all weekend.  The festival begins on Friday with a pre-St. Patty's Day party at 3:00 pm including food, Irish music, and brew until 9:00 pm.  Saturday the event runs from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm.  The Craft Beer Tasting is from 1:00 to 5:00.  Live music, beer, and food will flow until 9:00 pm.   Sunday the event starts at 11:00 am, with live music all day to 5:00 pm. Car Show 10:00 to 2:00.  The ShrimpFest & Craft Brew Hullabaloo is a joint effort of the Rotary Club of Sebastian and the Fellsmere Exchange Club. Funds raised from the event go to benefit local youth sports teams, the prevention of child abuse and participating non-profit organizations.

March 16, 2019  Shrimpapalooza - Homosasa, Florida
Rotary Club of Homosassa Springs.  Mardi Gras Homosassa Style.  Family event to eat great seafood, tap your toes to the music, and stroll through arts and crafts exhibitors.  Special activities and contests make this fun for all ages.

March 16, 2019  Annual Clewiston Sugar Festival - Clewiston, Florida
The annual festival celebrates the area's primary industry, the growing of sugarcane. This year the festival will build on the tradition of family, community and a list of events that last four days to continue its annual celebration of the end of the SUGAR CANE harvest. Free community concert that will be surrounded by food vendors, arts & crafts, kids rides, information booths, a car show, sports events, the Raising Cane Rodeo and a whole lot more. Check out our pages for lots more.

March 16, 2019  Community Cookout Presented by The Boca Chamber
Boca Raton, Florida
The Boca Chamber is hosting a fun day of food and games for the whole family.  Chamber Members and Non-Members are invited to come celebrate this gorgeous community in which we live, work and play!  There will be tons of food - including hot dogs, hamburgers, veggies, chips and much more. Fun games for family members of all ages, bounce houses, slides, DJ and the South Florida Sun!  Admission to the Community Cookout is FREE! You can purchase a meal ticket for $5 which includes a burger or hotdog, cold salad, chips and a beverage. Children under 10 years old will receive one complimentary meal ticket.

March 16, 2019  Annual Charity Rib Cookoff  - Eastpoint, Florida
Come eat some of the best BBQ ribs and chicken! All proceeds go to The Eastpoint Volunteer Fire Department. Festivites include, live music, car show, kids activities, and did I mention BBQ! Join us for a day of fun and good eatin'.

March 16-April 28, 2019  Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival
Tampa, Florida
Offering a variety of food, wine and entertainment. Busch Gardens is tempting taste buds and offering experiences found nowhere else in the world. The Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival will be included with any Pass, Fun Card or daily admission.

March 19, 2019 - 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture

March 21-23, 2019  Hearts & Stars Gala - Miami, Florida
The Little Lighthouse Foundation's 10th Annual Hearts & Stars Gala Weekend.  The Hearts & Stars Gala is a black tie optional, Vintage Vegas themed formal party. Guests will enjoy top shelf, open bar and food tastings from some of South Florida's top restaurants & caterers.

March 22-23, 2019  4th Annual Wellington Bacon & Bourbon Festival
Wellington, Florida
The event challenges the culinary skills of Palm Beach County chefs exploring the boundaries of New American Cuisine and the Farm to Table movement along with good old fashioned comfort foods, just like Mom used to make! Our chefs come up with new and unusual menus of bacon and pork related dished from the sublime, Chocolate Dipped Bacon or Bacon & Bourbon Pulled Pork!  Completing the palate pleasing properties of bacon, we have an eclectic selection of bourbon and whiskeys. The distiller’s art and patient techniques are shared in a series of seminars and tastings. All intended to enhance your knowledge and pleasure of bourbon, rye and whiskey.  Artist and crafters displaying their eclectic mix of art, funky crafts and bacon and bourbon related items.  Backyard games to play; corn hole, jenga, checkers and the now world famous pig race game!  Great local bands live on the Wellington Amphitheater stage!

March 22-24, 2019 - 11th Annual Wine & Seafood Festival
Clermont, Florida
Lakeridge Winery.  This signature event marks the beginning of springtime.  Live outside music and entertainment.  Local Artists and Crafters are invited to display their work. Lakeridge wine, beer, soft drinks and a variety of tasty seafood specialties will be available for purchase, along with complimentary Winery tours and tasting.

March 22-24, 2019  Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival
Marco Island, Florida
In addition to a weekend of great music, all your favorite seafood specialties will be available fresh fish, grouper, crab cakes, stone crab, shrimp, crawdads, chowder and more. There is a huge assortment of traditional landlubber favorites, too. Beer and wine will be served to quench your thirst. Over 60 arts and crafts vendors will open Friday morning at 11:00 AM. A kid’s zone with bounce house, slide, rock climbing wall, trampoline and more to wear off some of that energy while you enjoy the music, the food and the friends.

March 22-24, 2019  Lions 38th Seafood & Music Festival
St. Augustine, Florida
Get ready to eat great seafood; tap your toes to live music, and then stroll through more than 100 arts and crafts exhibitors. These are just a few of the highlights of the St Augustine Lions Seafood Festival, presented by Winn Dixie. Featuring tons of delicious seafood, outstanding music and affordable arts & crafts, Families enjoy the Zone, Spanish Landing and Pirate Village. Friday night is Jazz night. Saturday and Sunday feature a range of Americana music. Characters, Actors, Rides, Magic Shows, Pirate Fun, Super Heros & Princesses and more fun are awaiting you. Festival hours are 3-9 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Arts Village closes at sundown. NO pets.   Attendance: 20,000.

March 23, 2019  Sandy Shoes Seafood & Brew - Fort Pierce, Florida
Sandy Shoes Seafood & Brew is a FREE Community Event organized by Main Street Fort Pierce. The Seafood Festival is one of the most unique and exciting events in St. Lucie County and draws over 10,000 in attendance annually showcasing local artists, performers and best seafood on the Treasure Coast.

March 23, 2019  GastroFest - Jacksonville, Florida
It’s time Northeast Florida showed the world what our awesome culinary scene has to offer. We need a food fest that celebrates all of it, from fine dining to food trucks, from microbrews to local cookbooks, from vegans to local beef. That’s why we’ve been inspired to start GastroFest.

March 23, 2019  Chili Cook Off - Pinecrest, Florida
Come to compete, or come to eat! Pinecrest Gardens is pleased to announce the Chili Cook-Off.  Prepare your tastebuds for an encounter with some of the most delicious chili in Miami-Dade County.  Restaurants, caterers and novices compete for the title of "Best Chili in Town".  Enjoy great live music, good food, and good brew as you take part in activities for the entire family.  This is an amateur-friendly cook-off, so dust off your apron, grab your spices, and let's get cookin'!

March 25-31, 2019  Citrus County Fair - Inverness, Florida
Youth Public Speaking Contest; Adult & Youth World Info; Livestock Shows and Competitions; much more.

March 28-31, 2019 - Florida Blueberry Festival - Kissimmee, Florida
At New location: 3050 Formosa Gardens, Kissimmee, Florida.

March 29-30, 2019  Suncoast BBQ Bluegrass Bash - Venice, Florida
Venice Airport Festival Grounds.  Its a huge food party with great entertainment and lots of fun things to do and see! The event starts on Friday with a day of sporting clays followed by a kick off party at 5:00pm where you can Meet & Greet participants and sponsors, enjoy a hot air balloon ride, a fish fry dinner, and live music. All day Saturday you can feast on Championship BBQ, Chili, Desserts and festive foods! Other than food, there are lots of exhibits, concessions, a kids park and an Afternoon of Bluegrass featuring Award Winning Bluegrass artists.

March 30-31, 2019  Nautical Flea Market and Fishing Show
Vero Beach, Florida
The Treasure Coast largest 'Nautical Flea Market'. For boat owners, fisherman, divers and anyone with an interest in all things nautical, the Show is a bargain hunter's dream-come true. Private individuals and marine related businesses will be selling new and used marine equipment, marine antiques, new and used boats, fishing tackle, diving gear, marine artwork and other boating and fishing related items at unbelievably low prices.

March 30-31, 2019 - Annual Flower & Garden Expo
St. Augustine, Florida
Garden Club of St. Augustine.  A weekend of food, fun and flowers offering gourmet dining, a food festival and a garden show.  This year’s show features a variety of vendors bringing a wide array of horticulture including olive trees, aquatic plants, herbs, ferns, succulents, citrus, African violets, anthuriums (the ‘love flower’), bamboo, colorful flowering plants, butterfly plants, native plants and more plus gardening accessories and art. Everything needed to restart and enhance gardens will be available at the Expo.

March 30-31, 2019  Dania Beach Arts & Seafood Celebration
Dania Beach, Florida
Arts and seafood celebration sponsored by Dania Beach Community Redevelopment Agency.

March 31, 2019  15th Annual Deering Seafood Festival - Miami, Florida
A magical celebration for all ages with Florida's freshest seafood, on-going live entertainment, cooking demos with local celebrity chefs, historic tours, Artist Village etc.

March 31-April 2, 2019  SNAXPO 19 - Orlando, Florida
Annual Exhibition & Conference.  SNAXPO is the world’s largest, most comprehensive trade show devoted exclusively to the international snack food industry. SNAXPO brings together owners, executives and buyers from every segment of the industry who are actively looking for new equipment, ingredients, products and services.

March 31-April 3, 2019  76th Annual Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention & Exposition - Orlando, Florida
The convention and exhibition is where distributors seek out new and exciting beverage products for US consumers. (also: www.wswa.org )
 

2018 FLORIDA - MARCH 2018
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS
events waiting for new dates

March 3, 2018 - 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Classic Car Show
Lake City, Florida
If you are a business, civic organization, law enforcement, or just a group of friends, get your team together, along with your best chili recipe and join us to compete for the best chili in town.  Each 10' x 10' space is $10.00 (additional $5.00 if electricity is required).  Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place Other awards will be given for best decorated tent/space, most unusual chili, and craziest dressed team.  Also a trophy will be awarded for the People's Choice Award.  Admission for the public is $5.00 for a wristband and a spoon for unlimited sampling of chili.  Hot dos, chips, sodas/water will be available PLUS $1.00 draft beer.  Presented by:  American Legion Riders-Post 57.

March 17, 2018  Wine & Dine in the Vines - Bradenton, Florida
Wine & Dine ($65.00 per person plus tax): On Saturdays only from 5:00pm to 8:00pm come out and enjoy our WINE & DINE IN THE VINEYARDS Menu. Click here to view our invitation. Includes Sangria, 3 Hour Open bar with 3 x different Rosa Fiorelli Wines, 5-6 x course dinner, dessert and coffee.

March 22-23, 2018  UNwineD - Panama City, Florida
This award-winning event takes place at Aaron Bessant Park and features craft beer, spirits and wine from around the world, culinary creations by the region's leading chefs and a Southern garden party presented by Southern Living. Indulge in tailor-made travel - you’ll find everything from championship golf courses, spas, and sporting events to award-winning restaurants and diverse recreational excursions, all with the naturally beautiful backdrop of Panama City Beach. This is a perfect place for families, couples, and adventure seekers alike.

March 24, 2018  Annual Gluten-Free for Life Expo
St. Petersburg, Florida
This yearly event is designed to promote awareness of Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance.  Through the utilization of educational speakers, both local and national, the Expo seeks to educate the public on the Gluten-Free lifestyle as well as provide information and updates to the Gluten-Free Community.  Tickets are $10.00 and kids under 12 are free.  Attendees can sample or purchase Gluten-Free products from local and national vendors.  The ten dollar requested Ticket donation at the door will benefit Camp Weekaneatit, a week long kid's summer camp for Gluten Intolerant and Celiac kids. Additionally, Gluten-Free non-perishable food donations will be accepted to restock the Gluten Free Emergency Food Pantry at Metropolitan Ministries in Tampa.

March 24, 2018  Eggstravaganza - Pinecrest, Florida
Be a part of Miami-Dade’s most exciting day of mayhem and madness at Pinecrest Gardens’ Annual Eggstravaganza presented by Williamson Automotive - the biggest and the best egg hunt in town. Over 50,000 eggs featured at scheduled egg hunts throughout the day, along with prizes, face painting, balloon art, interactive games, music, arts and crafts, our petting zoo, story-telling, delicious food, and even a wild life show. It's a virtual wonderland of activities.

March 24-25, 2018  Taste of the Sea & Sandy Shoes Seafood Festival
Fort Pierce, Florida
WARNING: Website has loud autoplay music.  The festival looks to be an annual Ft Pierce tradition and features great food, music, exhibits, arts and crafts and so much more!

March 24-25, 2018  9th Annual Halifax Oyster Jam Music Festival
Daytona Beach, Florida
Join us for delicious oysters, live music, and a good time all for a great cause! This festival helps raise awareness and restore the local oyster population and the importance they play in the ecosystem.
 

2016 FLORIDA - MARCH 2016
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS

these events are waiting for new dates

March 12, 2016  Clayton's Crab Company 4th Annual Cajun festival
Rockledge, Florida
Clayton’s Crab Company is hosting their 4th Annual Cajun Festival on March 12, 2016. There will be a live Cajun band performing (The Porch Dogs), a huge kids zone (The Home Depot kids workshop, Monster Trucks and so much more),  there will be over 60 arts and craft vendors, over 15 food vendors. There will also be Airboats on display, a car show, and a wood carving demo and so much more. This is a free event and free parking. If you have any questions please feel free to call us at 321-639-0161. We are located at  5775 South US 1 Rockledge FL 32955.

March 19, 2016  Great Atlantic Festival - Jacksonville Beach, Florida
This is now a music festival.
 

2015 FLORIDA - March 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

these events are waiting for new dates

March 15, 2015  Pass the Plate: The FHM Passover Cook-off
St. Petersburg, Florida
Recipes help keep our links to the past alive. Celebrate the 1st Annual FHM Passover Cook-off with special recipes from local Survivors. The public will have a chance to taste the dishes and vote on their favorites.  Author Joanne Caras will help kick off the new competition, and share her experiences compiling The Holocaust Survivor Cookbook, which is filled with Survivors’ recipes and stories to pass down to future generations.  Free to all.

March 29, 2015  Spring IBA Membership Meeting - Orlando, Florida
Join us and return with information and tools to address the most pressing challenges of the baking industry.  The Spring Meeting features discussion of the best methods to motivate the next generation of baking business leaders.  Learn the future path of genetically modified wheat and other baking ingredients at the Spring Meeting.  Over lunch, get the latest political predictions for Congress and the Presidency!
 

2014 FLORIDA - March 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

these events are waiting for new dates

March 1, 2014  3rd Annual ConchFest 2014 - Key West, Florida
CONCHFEST NEW DATE IS T.B.D IN MAY 2015 AT BAYVIEW PARK IN OLD TOWN KEY WEST.
A Celebration of Conch Heritage.  There will be a host of activities to attract folks from all walks of life to this wonderful community celebration of our Conch Heritage. All are invited; Conchs, Freshwater Conchs, Non-Conchs, and Conch wanna-be’s.  There will be lots of great food for sale including conch fritters, conch salad, pork, and other more traditional fare. There will be children’s activities; music and much more.

March 8-9, 2014  Fine Beverage, Chocolate & Food Show
Pinecrest, Florida

Pinecrest Gardens.  The Fine Chocolate & Food Show, a unique fine chocolate and culinary event featuring fine artisanal chocolate vendors and creations from around the world.  The event will also showcase the gourmet talents of local chefs and present a selection of fine food products and beverages.  Stroll through the beautiful Pinecrest Gardens as you sample delicious creations from over 150 vendors.
 

2012 FLORIDA - MARCH 2012
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS

these events are waiting for new dates

March 7-9, 2012  Beef Safety Summit - Tampa, Florida
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association annual event.

March 31, 2012  The Grind - Miami, Florida
30 of the best burgers in South Florida will compete under one roof for the coveted Golden Grinder and title. Guests and local celebrity judges will vote for their favorite burgers. The Grind has partnered with Miami Culinary Institute to give culinary students the opportunity to work along-side Miami’s top restaurants.
 

2011 FLORIDA - March 2011
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS  & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS

these events are waiting for new dates

March 19-20, 2011  Wine Tasting at Peace River Masters Art Festival
Punta Gorda, Florida
Please come and visit us in Laishley Park and sample 4 South African wines. Wine will be offered for sale as well at a discount only on that weekend.

March 31-April 1, 2011  International Rum Festival - Tampa Bay, Florida
6th Annual International Rum Tasting Competition--the first and longest running competition for sugar cane based spirits in the United States.

 

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