2013 FLORIDA - NOVEMBER 2013
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS, EVENTS
(see also: 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008)
November 1-2, 2013 50th Annual Florida Seafood Festival
Florida's oldest Maritime Event. The festival features delicious seafood, arts and crafts exhibits, seafood related events, and musical entertainment. Some of the notable events include oyster eating and oyster shucking contest, blue crab races, cooking contest, parade, 5k Redfish Run and The Blessing of the Fleet.
November 1-3, 2013 Feast of Little Italy - Jupiter, Florida
Come and enjoy authentic Italian food, music, art, cooking demos, wine seminars, bocce ball tournament and more.
November 2, 2013 Stone Crab Jam - Crystal River, Florida
The 6th annual family event runs from 3:30 to 11 p.m. and features stone crab claws, local cuisine, live music, dancing, and local artists.
November 2, 2013 Safety Harbor Wine Festival - Safety Harbor, Florida
Enjoy an exciting night of wine, live entertainment on multiple stages, great food, arts & crafts and much more. All proceeds will benefit local charitable and civic organizations.
November 2-3, 2013 25th Annual Ruskin Seafood Festival - Ruskin, Florida
Fabulous Seafood & More! Feast on savory seafood fare, sway to the rhythm of live island music and dive into the action of activities... featuring boats, arts & crafts, educational displays, commercial exhibits, plus tons of interactive kids entertainment! Attendance: 25,000.
November 2-3, 2013 27th Annual Taste of Manatee - West Bradenton, Florida
Make plans to attend this fall's premier food event, the Taste of Manatee, at our new location at Bradenton Riverwalk at Rossi Park. A 2-day celebration featuring great food and entertainment. Sample the cuisines from local restaurants while enjoying entertainment and activities for the entire family. Enjoy a cold Budweiser or a refreshing cold drink while strolling along the riverfront or watching a football game on the large screen TV.
November 6, 2013 Easter Seals South Florida 25th Annual Festival of Chefs
Nikki Beach, Miami Beach, Florida
Miami's finest chefs bring their talents and delicious sample foods to the 25th Annual Festival of Chefs. It's a night of wining and dining, while meeting chefs, and bidding on incredible silent auction items featuring fine art, jewelry, rare wines and getaway packages. All proceeds will benefit the Easter Seals of South Florida's Culinary Arts High School, a vocational training program for students ages 16 through 22 with autism and other disabilities.
November 8-10, 2013 4th Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival
Boca Raton, Florida
70 South Florida restaurants & 200 wines from around the world will be featured at A Culinary Affair! (Biggest Street Festival in Boca Raton and South Florida) Personalized Wine Tasting Glass, Champaign kick-off party, Opportunity to Stomp the Grapes, Celebrity Chefs, Kitchen Alley Live Cooking Demos, Wine Sensory Tasting Classes, Live Entertainment.
November 8-10, 2013 Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival - Jensen Beach, Florida
A highlight of the South Florida festival scene, the Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival is the largest festival on the Treasure Coast and one of the few remaining true street festivals in South Florida.
November 8-10, 2013 Sebastian Clambake Lagoon Festival - Sebastian, Florida
Celebrates Florida farm-raised clams with educational exhibits, concerts, a carnival, historical re-enactors of early area settlers and plenty of Florida seafood. The nonprofit event chooses a local charitable or public-purpose project to benefit from the proceeds each year.
November 9, 2013 News-Journal's Food, Wine & Brew Festival - Daytona Beach, Fla
Event includes proprietors and chefs from more than 15 area restaurants, along with purveyors of fine wines and premium beers giving samples to ticketed guests at our event. There will be incredible food, wine, beer, and live entertainment at the News-Journal Center in Daytona Beach.
November 9, 2013 Northeast Florida Veg Fest - Jacksonville, Florida
Featuring various healthy and sustainable foods available locally year-round. The best of the best organic, green, animal-friendly and wellness businesses along with non-profits. Join us in learning ways to become leaner, greener, or cleaner on this day of family fun and positive action. Food demo, speakers, movies, bands, kids activities, vegan pie-eating contest.
November 9-10, 2013 2nd Annual Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival
Delray Beach, Florida
Fine wine and seafood festival featuring live entertainment, 3 wine gardens, 180 exhibitors, food & wine pairing seminars and more.
November 10, 2013 32nd Annual Taste of the Islands - Sanibel, Florida
The event includes live music and over 20 restaurants--many different food categories, sure to please any palate. Benefits CROW, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife.
November 12, 2013 Spain's Great Match - Miami, Florida
Welcome to the 20th Annual Spain’s Great Match, a curated selection of Spain’s great wines, sumptuous foods and cutting edge design.
November 15-17, 2013 Hudson Seafest - Hudson, Florida
Fantastic seafood and lots more good eats, entertainment on the pavillion stage, raffles, events for the kids and much, much more!
November 21, 2013 Leesburg Craft Beer, Wine & Food Festival - Leesburg, Florida
Stroll through the Islands of Venetian Gardens and sample a wide variety of craft beers and selected wines from around the world, enjoy regional cuisine and live music.
November 22-24, 2013 3rd Annual Pigs in Paradise National Championship Festival
Six nationally renowned ribbers will cook up the best in ribs, pulled pork and beef brisket, in hopes of winning the championship title at Seminole Casino Immokalee’s 3rd annual “Pigs in Paradise” National Championship BBQ Festival. Local celebrity judges and barbecue enthusiasts will determine who gets crowned in this invitational cook-off. In addition to mouthwatering treats, festival-goers will enjoy live music, a classic car show, pig races, motorcycle rally, an art show and much more. Admission is free.
November 23, 2013 11th Annual Riverside WineFest - Jacksonville, Florida
Join hundreds of your closest friends and more than 300 of their favorite wines in the streets of Five Points for more FUN than you can stand. This charitable fall festival features food vendors, live entertainment and shopping.
November 23, 2013 Annual Plant City Pig Jam - Plant City, Florida
State Championship BBQ Competition. Food, live music, kids' activities and more.
November 23-24, 2013 32nd Annual Yankeetown Seafood Festival
Celebration of area history and the local catch. Festival offers delicious fresh local seafood, other food vendors, live entertainment, arts and crafts show, children’s games and the Blessing of the Fleet on the Withlacoochee River.
November 28, 2013 Thanksgiving Day - Nationwide
All StatesThere are so many events on Thanksgiving Day they are to numerous to list. (4th Thursday in November).
November 30, 2013 Giving Thanks 2013 - Tallahassee, Florida
Exploring 17th Century Food Traditions at Mission San Luis.