Location(s): Varies depending on the day
Festa Italiana Weekend started in the spring of 1997 and is an annual multi-day event that honors Italian culture and heritage by showcasing the finest cuisine from the Tampa Bay area’s top restaurants and catering companies, exciting entertainment from world renowned performers, a variety of premier wines and spirits, and a diverse assortment of activities for guests of all ages.Over 35 of Tampa Bay’s top restaurants and catering companies will serve delicious dishes and tastings.
Location: Straz Center for the Performing Arts
In 2016, the event hosted 51 restaurants, 14 microbreweries, more than 2,000 people in attendance, and so much more. Proceeds from the event help the Straz Center to continue to provide high-quality artistic and educational programs. Pricing for tickets has not been released for 2017, but stay tuned to their website for more information.
Location: Tampa Garden Club
Tickets include unlimited food and beverage samples, live entertainment, access to activities in the Kids Zone, give-aways from sponsors, opportunity to win prizes by participating in the canned food drive and voting for the "Best of South Tampa" awards. There will also be a food drive at the event and an opportunity to win prizes if you bring boxed or canned nonperishable goods.
Location: Bern's Steak House, Haven, Bern's Fine Wines and Spirits, and The Epicurean
Bern's Steak House, Haven, Bern's Fine Wines and Spirits, and The Epicurean Hotel present our 19th annual event of food and wine. A full week to indulge in all your wildest culinary and wine fantasies. It was created to allow our guests a eight-day, unique food and wine experience with the area's most talented culinary teams complemented by the best wines from around the world.
SeaGrapes Fine Wine & Food Festival
Location: The Florida Aquarium
Enjoy over 150 types of fantastic wine and sample delicious food from over 25 local restaurants while strolling amongst some of the most amazing sea creatures. Dress is cocktail attire and in previous years has included a Wine Market where you can purchase exclusive brands from Bern's Fine Wine & Spirits at special pricing.