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Food, Wellness, and Travel Events in Florida and Beyond

The most delicious Florida Food and Wine events in Southwest Florida and beyond. Our coverage extends from the sunny shores of Florida, across the United States, and to popular European destinations. We share the best in food and wine events including tastings, craft beer festivals, theme parks, charity events, restaurant weeks, cooking classes, farmers markets, craft cocktail workshops, coffee and tea expos, whiskey and spirits tastings. We also cover Travel and Wellness events to inspire your healthy lifestyle. Discover the best food, health, and travel events! Be sure to sign up for our monthly newsletter, because we deliver information you care about right to your inbox.

Upcoming Food, Wellness, and Travel Events in Southwest Florida & Florida

The most anticipated food, wellness, and travel events in Southwest Florida and Florida State

Upcoming Food, Wellness, and Travel Events in the United States

The most anticipated food, wellness, and travel events in the United States

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Alpharetta, GA

4th Thursday, April through October

This event series, produced by Fab Food Trucks in partnership with the City of Alpharetta, brings a variety of mobile cuisine options to downtown Alpharetta. Enjoy live music, community partners, and limited street seating at this family-friendly event, a local favorite. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair and leave pets at home. Join us every 4th Thursday from 5pm-9pm for a delightful evening of food and fun!

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Reno, NV

June 14-15, 2024

Get ready for mouthwatering BBQ at the 27th Annual BBQ, Brews & Blues Festival on Virginia Street in Reno, June 14 & 15, 2024. Enjoy craft brews from 50+ microbreweries while enjoying signature festival foods like St. Louis-style ribs and smoked brisket from Gregg’s BBQ Pit. Don’t miss out on street favorites like Geno’s Smoked New York Steak Flatbread and other festival treats like chili cheese dogs, Nashville hot chicken, and refreshing shaved ice.

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Various US Cities

Various Dates June-Dec, 2024

Explore the globe through whiskey at Whiskies of the World, one of the nation’s largest whiskey events. Sample over 200 sought-after whiskies from top distillers, joining whiskey makers, ambassadors, and enthusiasts for an unforgettable tasting journey. From June to December, across major US cities, indulge in the world of whiskey without a passport. Discover diverse flavors and aromas, honing your palate with expert guidance. Join us and uncover the magic of whiskey, no passport required.

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Jackson Hole, WY

June 20-24, 2024

Indulge in unforgettable culinary experiences amid the stunning backdrop of Jackson Hole with Jackson Hole Food & Wine. Join us this June for an immersive journey featuring local and guest chefs, winemakers, and beverage experts. Taste the essence of Jackson Hole’s culinary scene and discover why it’s a renowned food and wine destination. From exclusive tastings to vibrant dinner series, our event promises delightful flavors and memorable moments. Since 2017, we’ve been serving up delicious experiences while giving back to our community and beyond.

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Blackberry Farm, Walland, TN

June 13 and 15, 2024

Join us for A Taste of the Vineyard, the Vineyard Preservation Trust’s premier fundraiser, marking the official start of summer on the Island. Your participation supports the preservation of our 20 historic properties. On June 13th, experience a vibrant celebration featuring the Island’s finest restaurants, wines, and live music by The Sultans of Swing. The Patrons’ Party & Auction at Union Chapel promises an enchanting evening of music, gourmet dining, and unique auction items. Indulge in a three-course dinner crafted by Buckley’s Gourmet Catering.

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Blackberry Farm, Walland, TN

July 21-24, 2024

Experience the essence of the Smoky Mountains at Smoky Mountain Table, an exquisite Blackberry wine and culinary affair. Delight in the flavors of our summer harvest while honoring regenerative farming practices with the esteemed Blackberry Farm Artisan team and BIODYNAMIC® MAHA Estate Vineyard and Villa Creek Cellars. Dive into the roots of the land with organic and biodynamic farming insights, complemented by delectable wine pairings and curated menus. Join us for a celebration of nature’s bounty and sustainable living.

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Rockland, ME

July 31-August 4, 2024

Join us for five days of fun and feasting at the Maine Lobster Festival on the beautiful coast of Maine! Held annually during the first weekend of August, from Wednesday through Sunday, this internationally-recognized event celebrates local seafood and community spirit. What began as a local marine festival has grown into a global attraction, drawing visitors from nearby towns and countries worldwide. Don’t miss this fantastic celebration of Midcoast Maine’s seafood heritage!

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New Orleans, LA

June 5-9, 2024

“The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is a premier event, showcasing what the city does best… eating and drinking. In our 32nd Anniversary year, the festival has become one of the most celebrated culinary events in the nation…Each year, hundreds of wineries and restaurants participate. Menus feature local flavor and innovative new creations inspired by diverse cuisines. Top chefs from around the city create culinary experiences like no other. We are honored to be listed USA Today’s 10Best for Best General Food Festival, and Best Wine Festival.”

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Salinas Valley, CA

August 3, 2024

Experience the flavors and culture of the Salinas Valley at the 13th Annual Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival in Oldtown, Salinas this August. Recognized as a top local event, this festival celebrates local food and wine, bringing the community together and attracting visitors. Enjoy the best of Salinas Valley with tastings, live entertainment, and more, all while supporting local nonprofit organizations. Don’t miss this beloved event that highlights the bounty of the Salinas Valley!

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Atlanta, GA

September 11-15, 2024

Experience culinary bliss at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, a five-day extravaganza showcasing over 150 renowned chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists. Indulge in walk-around tastings, gourmet gatherings, and live cooking demos, all meticulously curated to ignite your senses. Whether local or visiting, savor the best of the South and beyond. This year, join us in supporting Children of Conservation, providing meals for underprivileged children in Zambia. Join us for unforgettable flavors and meaningful impact.

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Atlanta, GA

August 22-28, 2024

Join us for a 7-day festival from August 22-28, celebrating Atlanta’s award-winning bars and restaurants! Festival pass holders can visit participating Cocktail Week locations to enjoy discounted signature cocktails and, at select spots, specialty appetizer/small entree pairings. Visit as many locations as you like, even multiple times! Simply show your ID and pass on your phone, then savor your signature cocktail. Enjoy this ultimate tasting experience anytime throughout the festival week.

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Ellijay, GA

September 7, 2024

The Blue Ridge Wine and Jazz Festival in Ellijay, GA, offers a delightful blend of music, wines, art, and cuisine. Enjoy a diverse selection of wines from around the world, including local North Georgia and North Carolina varieties. Savor delicious local food while listening to top regional jazz performers. Bring your blanket and lawn chairs to relax and enjoy the music. This festival aims to highlight North Georgia as a cultural tourism destination, support jazz music students, and promote this iconic American music style.

International Food Events

The most anticipated international food, wellness, and travel events

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Los Cabos, Mexico

July 4-6, 2024

Embark on a culinary journey at Hilton Los Cabos during the Independence Weekend installment of the Baja Food & Wine Journey. Join forces with Master Chef Tiffany Derry of Roots Kitchen and Hilton’s esteemed Executive Chef Mauricio Lopez for an unparalleled gastronomic affair from July 4th to 6th. Indulge in a tantalizing lineup: Beach Barbecue paired with a breathtaking fireworks display, “Meet the Chefs” Cocktail Reception, and Culinary showdown with the South vs Sur Five-Course Dinner.

Events We Love 

Here are some events we’ve attended so you can see what it’s like! Find inspiration for your next culinary, wellness, or travel experience. If you have an upcoming food, travel, or wellness event that you would like us to cover, please reach out! We are happy to discuss the possiblity of sharing your event with our audience.

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Wilmington Wine & Chocolate Festival 2017

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