Florida Food & Drink Festivals

What better way to get together and celebrate then with Food & Drink! With year round great weather, there are lots of great opportunities to get out and enjoy the food, drinks and celebrations. 

November 11, 2022

Location: Brickell Ave at the First Presbyterian Church of Miami

Brickell's biggest culinary event of the year features Miami's finest restaurants and the Islands of the Caribbean. Live music, auto showcase, exhibitors and vendors, and of course, fine wine, craft beer and lots of great food. 

June 30 - July 4, 2022

Location: Key West, Florida

Celebrating the citrus that is part of Key West culture, the Key Lime. Celebrate 4 days of culinary events for every taste and lots of Key West style fun. The event ends with a fireworks display on July 4th. 

July 9 - 10, 2022

Location: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables, Florida

This is South Florida's chance to celebrate tropical fruits that do not usually get any recognition. It features the Mangos of Haiti and so many other tropical fruits that are hard to find anywhere else. Plus you will find mango and fruit trees for sale, classes on how to grow them, cooking demonstrations, mango tastings,  vendors with food and garden-related products, live music, activities for kids and so much more!

July 14 - November 19, 2022

Location: Epcot World Showcase, Walt Disney World

This is the event Floridians look forward to all year and people plan vacations around. Disney knows how to do Food & Wine and bring the flavors of the world to the countries in the World Showcase in Epcot. 

TBD

Location: Lummus Park, Miami Beach, Florida

Delicious Mangos grow in South Florida during every summer, so this is the perfect time to celebrate them! By Mangos, eat mango desserts, and learn how to cook them while you enjoy tons of great music and ocean breezes.

August 1 - September 30, 2022

Location: Miami, Florida

Miami has an amazing culinary scene, and Miami Spice is your best chance to explore it. Participating restaurants will offer set three-course menus for low prices. 

 

August 11 - 14, 2022

Location: Key West, Florida

Celebrate the start of lobster season with a city-wide extravaganza of all things lobster! It brings lobster lovers from all over the world together for four days in Key West.

August 27,2022

Location: Morean Arts Center, St. Pete, Florida

Join the search for the best cupcake in the area! Awards are given for professional, novice, and youth cupcakes, so you can compete no matter who you are.

September 1 - 30, 2022

Location: Boca Raton, Florida

Explore the diverse culinary scene in Boca all through the month of September! Participating restaurants will have 3-course prix fixe dinner menus at affordable prices.

September 1 - 30, 2022

Location: Palm Beach, Florida

Experience some of Palm Beach's best restaurants at affordable prices throughout the month of September. Participating restaurants offer 3 course meals at fixed prices.

September 1 - 5, 2022

Location: Key West, Florida

This event has lots of beer-related activities throughout the weekend for beer lovers of all kinds. The signature event happens on Saturday, but you don't want to miss the Hangover Brunch and Pool Party the day after or any of the fun pre-events on the days leading up to the main event!

 

September 8 - 9, 2022

Location: Pensacola, Florida

With seven different rooms and two courtyards, each dedicated to its own unique style of entertainment, this Pensacola street party offers beer tasting, beer pairing and lots of fun events. 

September TBD 2022

Location: Simpson's Cove & Gilbert Park, Mount Dora, Florida

Eat fresh seafood from more than 100 exhibitors next to the water at this family friendly event. 

October 1 and 22, 2022

Location: German American Society Clubhouse, Casselberry, Florida

Authentic and traditional German music, food, beer, and entertainment to our patrons.

October TBD 2022

Location: German American Society, Pinellas Park, Florida

Authentic and traditional German music, food, beer, and entertainment 3 weekends, Friday and Saturdays in October sponsored by the German American Society of Pinellas Park. 

October 7 - 9, 2022

Location: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa, Florida

Celebrating with german cheer, dancing and singing to cooler weather and colder beer along the Hillsborough river downtown at the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.

October TBD

Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin, Florida

Come out to The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin for the 10th Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest featuring American specialty beers from around the nation, more than 200 domestic and international craft beers, brewery representatives offering an opportunity to learn about the different types of lagers and ales from a variety of styles and live music.

October TBD

Location: American German Club, Lake Worth, Florida

Authentic German Fest with Bavarian food, german beer, entertainment, and carnival.

October TBD, 2022

Location: Schooners Local Beach Club, Panama City Beach, Florida

Eat delicious lobster while you participate in sandcastle competitions and lobster tournaments during this fun week long celebration of everything lobster!

October 15 - 16, 2022

Location: Winter Springs Town Center, Blumberg Blvd, Winter Springs FL

ARToberFEST celebrates exceptional art, tasty German food, rockin’ entertainment, kids’ crafts and much more. This event takes a new twist on October fest and combines the German spirit with art and family activities. 

 

October 18 - 22, 2022

Location: South Beach, Miami, Florida

Stroll the beach while you try all kinds of delicious seafood from many venues at the South Beach Seafood Festival that spans four blocks and welcomes over 13,000 seafoodies!

October 21 - 23, 2022

Location: Tampa Bay Downs, Florida

Authentic German Food, Drink, Music, Dancing, Carnival, Arts & Crafts and Contests. 

October 22, 2022

Location: Eau Gallie Arts District/Eau Gallie Square, Melbourne, Florida

The Rocky Water Brew Fest is in the heart of the Eau Gallie Arts District at the Eau Gallie Square sponsored by the Eau Gallie Rotary Club. Come out and try some of the best breweries in Florida with unlimited tastings with your ticket to the event. Find a new favorite brew this October.

 

October TBD, 2022

Location: Naples, Florida

The annual Stonecrab Festival is a weekend of food and fun starring of course, the stone crab. It’s also your chance to explore the beautiful Naples waterfront with activities on land and by water in and around Bayfront, Port of Naples Marina, Tin City and Naples Transportation and Tours General Store/Heritage Museum.

November 2 - 6, 2022

Location: Miami Beach, Florida

Seed Food and Wine is not just a festival, we are a movement, a community of ideas and passionate people committed to elevating the conversation around plant-based foods, sustainability, conscious living and the welfare of animals.

November 4 - 6, 2022

Location: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox of Greater Orlando, Maitland, FL 

Here you will find authentic Greek foods, dancing, live music, church tours, iconography presentations, and so much more fun for the whole family!

 

November 13, 2022

Location: Miramar Regional Park, Sunrise, Florida

Excite your palate and explore spicy jerk delicacies as well as tasty Caribbean cuisine. Enjoy hot music, traditional and contemporary cultural presentations and bask in the cool vibes of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival.

December 3 - 4, 2022

Location: Cocoa Beach, Florida

This oceanside event showcases local chefs, restaurants, and breweries right on the beach. It is the perfect example of everything this amazing area has to offer.

June 3, 2023

Location: 23 SE 2nd Avenue, Chiefland, Florida

65rd Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival features Family fun, crafts, food, parade, and a Watermelon Pageant and Watermelon contests.