Food Festivals in Florida

Listed below are food events throughout the state of Florida. To focus in on a specific Florida city select that city below. To view past events view our food events archive.


Food festivals in Florida happen all year long and offer every kind of food and setting you can imagine. The South Beach Food and Wine Festival takes place on the beautiful beaches of Miami Beach and offers great food and wine.

The Strawberry Festival in Plant City, FL is one of the top festivals in the country with great music and amazing food. And the St Augustine Seafood and Music Festival is an annual event with fresh seafood, arts and crafts, live entertainment with bluegrass, folk and country music. Those are only a few of the great food festivals in Florida.

Food Events in Florida


Sep 2016

Florida BBQ Association Funcook

September 03 , 2016 to September 05, 2016

Clermont

The 16th Annual Florida BBQ Association Funcook will take place at Forest Capital Museum State Park in Perry, Florida over Labor Day weekend.

I Like It Hot Festival

September 10 , 2016 to September 11, 2016

Largo

The I Like It Hot Festival is the largest spicy food event in the state of Florida. The event will take place in Largo, FL on September 10 - 11, 2016. In addition to being able to sample and purchase spicy food and sauces, there are also contests to enter:  Amateur Salsa, Amateur Hot Sauce, and Pepper Eating. There will also be a variety of hot pepper plants to purchase, and live music for your listening pleasure.

Lobster Festival and Tournament

September 12 , 2016 to September 18, 2016

Panama City

Lobster Festival and Tournament

The 27th Annual Lobster Festival and Tournament is set to take place at Schooners in Panama City, ‘the Last Local Beach Club’, on September 12 - 18, 2016. This 7-day event is know through out the state of Florida as the largest lobster event, and draws thousands of divers and lobster-lovers from all over the Southeast.

Smokin’ Pig Fest

September 16 , 2016 to September 17, 2016

Lake City

The 8th Annual Smokin’ Pig Fest, sanctioned by FBA and a Jack Daniels Qualifier, will be held on September 16 - 17 at Columbia County Fairgrounds. Four categories will be in play:  Chicken, ribs, pork and brisket, with $14,000 plus in prize money on the line. $2,500 goes to the Grand Champion.

Pensacola Seafood Festival

September 30 , 2016 to October 02, 2016

Pensacola

The Annual Pensacola Seafood Festival is held by the waterfront historic Seville Square in downtown Pensacola.  Bring the whole family for a weekend of outstanding food, competitions, live music, and crafts.