Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival

The 2nd Annual Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival (GFLFW), presented by Visit Lauderdale, returns to ArtsPark in Hollywood on Saturday and Sunday, August 8-9, 2020 with related events at taking place at various Fort Lauderdale venues between March 18 and 20, 2020.  The Festival, which will benefit Feeding South Florida, will showcase Broward County’s renowned and emerging chefs and restaurateurs and local food and drink establishments.

UPDATE: Under the continuing guidance of city, county and state agencies, in accordance with the CDC, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival will be postponed until March 17-21 2021. This is not the future that any of us hoped for, but our main focus remains on the well being of our guests, staff and partners. All 2020 tickets will be honored in 2020. Current ticket holders will be emailed with further instructions to request a refund. All guests that choose to roll their tickets over to 2021 will receive a complimentary bottle of wine.

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. While Sunday’s Family Day is FREE to attend, the suggested donation for admission is one new/unwrapped toy that will go to the children at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Event Schedule is outlined as follows:

March 17, 2021

Event: Cocktail Confidential: A Spirited Affair (7 p.m. – 9 p.m.)

Location: Sistrunk Marketplace & Brewery – 115 NW 6th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Tickets: $49

This ‘Spirited Affair’ will feature signature cocktails and bites that will take guests on a culinary journey to be remembered.



Event: ‘Catch the Love’ Dinners

Locations: Mastr

o’s Ocean Club in Fort Lauderdale, Sardelli Italian Steakhouse in Hollywood, Capriccio’s Ristorante in Pembroke Pines and Café Maxx in Pompano Beach

Tickets: Visit for individual restaurant menus, prices and to purchase your tickets.


March 19, 2021

Event: GFL on the Rise: An Elevated Culinary Experience (6 p.m. – 9 p.m.)

Location: The Atlantic Hotel & Spa, Ocean View Terrace – 601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL.

Tickets: $125

Release your inner foodie with bites from Greater Fort Lauderdale’s culinary stars while taking in the 180-degree oceanfront view you can only get in South Florida.


March 20, 2021

Event: Grand Tasting (12 p.m. – 5 p.m.)

  • Live Cooking Demonstrations (1 p.m. – 4 p.m.)
  • Ages 21+ only
  • Commemorative tasting glass & Gift bag
  • 4 hours of unlimited food & beverage tastings (1 extra hour for VIP ticket holders)
  • Jesse Young will be playing in Paradise Circle again this year (acoustic guitar and singing)

Location: ArtsPark Hollywood- 1 North Young Circle, Hollywood, FL

Tickets: VIP Tickets are $110 and General Admission Tickets are $60

The Grand Tasting event features tastings, chef demonstrations, cooking demos, live music and more.

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March 21, 2021

Event: Family Day & Food Drive presented by Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital (12 p.m. – 5 p.m.)

Location: ArtsPark Hollywood – 1 North Young Circle, Hollywood, FL

Tickets: FREE to attend. Suggested donation of one new/unwrapped toy

Round up the family, chairs and blankets for a great cause as we host a toy drive that will benefit Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. This FREE event promises to be fun filled with live entertainment, a fantastic JDCH Kid’s Zone, kid friendly activities (culinary and non-culinary), food trucks and cocktails bars.



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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


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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