Under the continuing guidance of city, county and state agencies, in accordance with the CDC, the 2nd Annual Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival will be held in a different format March 17-21 2021. All activities which previous would have been held at Artspark in Hollywood have been set aside for another date and time. Please find below a revamped timeline of upcoming events, all of which will necessitate the pre-purchase of tickets for limited capacity and admission.
The five-day Epicurean Festival’s charitable partner will be Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital with a portion of all proceeds being donated to their Foundation.
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Event Schedule is outlined as follows:
he Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Event Schedule is outlined as follows:
Monday, March 15
Event: My HERITAGE dining experience, by Chef Rino Cerbone, 7 p.m.
Location: HERITAGE – 903 NE 5th Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL
Tickets: SOLD OUT
5-course dining experience sponsored by FreshPoint of South Florida and Sunshine Provisions.
Tuesday, March 16
Event: Hip Hop Beats and Wagyu Beef, 7 p.m.
Location: Sardelli Italian Steakhouse – 331 Van Buren St, Hollywood, FL
Tickets: SOLD OUT
5-course dining experience sponsored by FreshPoint of South Florida, Sunshine Provisions and Wandering Wines.
Wednesday, March 17
Event: Cocktail Confidential, 7 p.m.
Location: Sistrunk Marketplace & Brewery – 115 NW 6th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL
The ‘Spirited Affair’ will feature cocktails by Shady Distillery’s Shady Vodka, 12 Mile Rum and Somrus Cream Liqueurs. Each of the cocktails are inspired by the FAT Village Arts District, where Sistrunk Marketplace is located. The VIP event is sponsored by FreshPoint of South Florida, Shady Distillery, Somrus Cream Liqueurs and Sistrunk Marketplace.
Thursday, March 18
Event: Shady Distillery Dinner, 7 p.m.
Guests will experience the launch of Shady Distillery, located inside Sistrunk Marketplace & Brewery. The dining experience features 4-courses, each paired with a signature Shady cocktail. The event is sponsored by FreshPoint of South Florida and Sunshine Provisions.
Friday, March 19
Event: Veg Out Vegan Dinner Experience, 7 – 10 p.m.
Location: Atlantic Hotel & Spa, 5th Floor Terrace – 601 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL
This 4-course, plant-based dining experience features two of Fort Lauderdale’s most celebrated chefs, Chef Josie Smith-Malave and Chef Paula DaSilva. The event is sponsored by FreshPoint of Kwaya, The Atlantic Hotel & Spa and SEED Food and Wine Week.
Sunday, March 21
Event: “Catch the Love” Toy Drive, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Cali Coffee – 2650 N 29th Ave, Hollywood, FL
Tickets: FREE to attend. Suggested donation of one new/unwrapped toy.
The FREE event is drive-up only and guests can donate a new, unwrapped toy to benefit the patients of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.
For safety precautions related to the pandemic, this year’s Festival line-up unfortunately will not include its three largest events: The Grand Tasting, GFL on the Rise, and Family Day. Festival organizers have postponed those events until 2022 for the safety of its participants and guests. Individuals who purchased tickets to one of those three events in 2020 can roll-over their tickets until 2022 or apply their ticket values to one of the dinners or events taking place during the 2021 Festival. Current ticket holders are encouraged to contact [email protected] to apply their tickets to one of this year’s events.
TICKETS & MORE INFO
To purchase tickets for any of the events, please visit: www.gflfoodwine.com
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About Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival
Set to once again celebrate the food, wine, craft beer and spirits scene at unique venues in Broward County, the 2nd Annual Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival includes five days of signature events taking place between March 17-21, 2021, with various sanctioned events throughout the calendar year. From our 23 miles of award-winning beaches, to sprawling downtown communities and emerging art districts in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood, our events will offer a unique setting that will showcase why Greater Fort Lauderdale is so special to us all as we benefit local charity. For the latest information about the Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival please visit www.GFLFoodWine.com.
Date(s) - 03/17/2021 - 03/21/2021
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ArtsPark at Young Circle 1 Young Circle, Hollywood, FL, 33019, Southeast