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


Jan 2015

Lakeland Pigfest

January 30 , 2015 to January 31, 2015

Lakeland

Professional and amateur BBQ teams compete for prizes in four categories: ribs, chicken, pork and brisket.  The 19th Annual Lakeland Pigfest is January 30 - 31, 2015 in Lakeland Florida at the Tiger Town Sports Complex. 

Feb 2015

Delray Beach Garlic Fest

February 06 , 2015 to February 08, 2015

Delray Beach

Delray Beach Garlic Festival

The 16th Annual Garlic Fest takes place in Downtown Delray Beach from Feb. 6 - 8, 2015.  Try out awesome garlic inspired dishes, kids enjoy a fun activity area with rides, and listen to some great concerts.

Forgotten Coast Chefs Sampler

February 08 , 2015

Apalachicola

The 19th annual Forgotten Coast Chefs Sampler takes place at Fort Coombs Armory on Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Apalachicola Florida.

Cortez Village Fishing Festival

February 14 , 2015 to February 15, 2015

Bradenton

Fishing in Cortez Florida

The Cortez Fishing Festival is held the 3rd weekend in February every year.  Come and enjoy fresh seafood in Old Florida near Bradenton Florida for 2 days, February 14 - 15, 2015!

South Beach Wine and Food Festival

February 19 , 2015 to February 22, 2015

Miami Beach

Ocean Drive - Miami Beach

Join the 20,000 visitors to the Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival for wine tasting, great music, seminars, culinary demonstrations, kids kitchen, and guest appearances by Food Network’s top chefs.  The event takes place February 19 - 22, 2015 on Miami Beach.

Southwest Florida Seafood Festival and Car Show

February 21 , 2015

Cape Coral

The 15th Annual Southwest Florida Seafood Festival and Car Show will be held Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Sun Splash Family Water Park in Cape Coral Florida. 

Florida Strawberry Festival

February 27 , 2015 to March 08, 2015

Plant City

Concert at the Strawberry Festival in Plant City

The Florida Strawberry Festival has taken place since the 1930’s in Plant City Florida. This festival is considered one of the top 30 festivals in North America and brings top musicians from around the country for its concerts. The 2015 Florida Strawberry Festival runs February 26 through March 8 in Plant City, Florida.

Apr 2015

Festival of Chocolate Tampa

April 18 , 2015 to April 19, 2015

Tampa

For all the Chocoholics in the Tampa Bay Area, the Festival of Chocolate takes place April 18 - 19, 2015 at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI.)