Named one of the top food cities in the country, Miami captures the culture and energy of the city through its cuisine. We’ve put together a list of Miami’s upcoming fall foodie events to help you make the most of the season. Make sure to reserve your spot in advance, these festivals are expected to sell out fast.
Vegan Block Party
September 28, 12 p.m. - 9 p.m. Mana Wynwood, 318 NW 23rd Street, Miami
The all-day festival celebrates a plant-powered lifestyle through food, drinks, activities, and fun. The vegan food fest will have a Vendor Village with tasty eats, animal rights activation, speakers, giveaways, workshops, fitness classes, and an ‘Express Yourself’ activity zone, all of which highlight the aspects of a vegan lifestyle. The Vegan Block Party is open to all.
South Florida Seafood Festival
October 19 and 20, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Miami Marine Stadium, 3501 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami
Celebrate all things seafood with the freshest delicacies of the sea at the South Florida Seafood Festival. Kick off stone crab season with live Carribean music, a family fun zone, mojito bars, and more. Catch live chef demonstrations at the Kitchen Lab, grab a souvenir from the Nautical Market, or dine on lobster, ceviche and paella from participating restaurants like Casablanca, Tiki Grill, and Monstah Lobstah.
South Beach Seafood Festival
October 22 - 26. Lummus Park entrance on 14th Street and Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
SoBe throws its own seafood bash on the heels of the South Florida Seafood Festival across the bay. Named 'Best Seafood Festival' in the U.S. by the Travel Channel, the 7th annual fest showcases the best talents of leading chefs and culinary masterminds to over 14,000 seafoodies in attendance. A week of nightly culinary events lead up to the big event on Saturday, October 26 from 12 p.m. - 7 p.m at Lummus Park (only steps from Washington Park Hotel!), which features food from 20 of South Florida’s top seafood restaurants.
Food, Wine, & Fête
November 2, 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami
Celebrate buzzworthy chefs, mixologists, and delights of the Caribbean in an all-inclusive Soca Fete experience. International DJs, steel pan orchestras, riddim sections, and live masqueraders provide the entertainment. Enjoy small bites, tapas-style dishes, a dessert station, and handcrafted cocktails, rum bars, and a wine lounge. Food, Wine, & Fête will be held in the Orange Pavilion at the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park.
Seed Food and Wine Week
November 7 - 10. Mana Wynwood, 318 NW 23rd St, Miami
From plant-based food and drink to sustainability to fitness, Seed Food and Wine Week is about having conversations and creating experiences to elevate our lives and planet. Voted one of the Top 5 Food & Wine Festivals by USA Today, the fest will feature cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, celebrity chef dinners, craft beer and spirits tastings, a veggie burger battle, fitness and body care, workshops and panels, yoga, urban gardening, and more. Visit the Seed Festival Day Tasting Village on November 9 at Mana Wynwood from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. for a day-long smorgasbord of incredible food, drinks, speakers, shopping, music, and much more.
November 23 and 24, 12 p.m. - 9 p.m. Miami Magic City Casino Pavilion, 450 NW 37th Ave, Miami
The 8th Peruvian Food Festival brings together food, culture, and dance for an epic weekend. Known for its variety and flavors, Peruvian food is front and center. Attend cooking demonstrations while indulging in Ceviche, Chancho al Palo, and a glass of chicha or pisco.
Creole Food Festival
December 7, 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. The Citadel at 8300 Northeast 2nd Avenue, Miami
Carribean, Latin, African, French, and Cajun cuisine unite at the 2nd annual Creole Food Festival. Showcasing the best Creole chefs, cuisines, and beverages from the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, Asia, and South America, the fest also features live beats from a DJ spinning Creole and a live brass band.
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