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Upcoming Tampa Bay food and drink festivals

Taste test your way throughout Tampa Bay this spring.


That could be you.

Photo by @tampabaywff

If there’s one thing better than enjoying that Tampa Bay springtime weather — it’s taking it in with a fantastic local dish or drink in hand.

Here’s a few local food and drink festivals to put on the calendar:

  • The first-ever Tampa Bay Wine and Food Festival takes over Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park from Wednesday, April 12 through Saturday, April 15. There are four ticketed events to choose from: “An Evening at the Tampa Club,” “Experience Hyde Park,” “Chef Showdown’’, and the “Grand Tasting.” Pro tip: follow the festival on Instagram for giveaways and other updates.
  • This Busch Gardens trip is for the rents or the groupchat. The Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival takes place every weekend from Friday, March 10, to Sunday, May 21.
  • The 17th Annual Taste of South Tampa is booked for Sunday, March 19th. Get ready to sample fare from Daily Eats, Flor Fina, and other local spots at the picturesque Tampa Garden Club on Bayshore.

Let us know which finger lickin’ event you’re most excited for, or if there’s one we missed. We may just put it in the newsletter.

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