Festivals & Fairs Miami-Dade County Tasting Event

Coconut Grove Seafood Festival 2016

Coconut Grove Seafood Festival 2016Sunday, October 16, 11am-7pm - Miami Marine Stadium, 3501 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne

The Coconut Grove Seafood Festival is a waterfront celebration of all things seafood. The event will offer South Florida the chance to savor some of the freshest seafood all afternoon, with a Live Caribbean band, a kid-friendly fun zone, mojito bars and more! This year, it’s going to be bigger with proceeds going towards Celebration of the Sea Foundation, a South Florida-based organization that has continued to produce a wide variety of entertaining and engaging educational programs for children and families with a specific focus on the world’s oceans and marine habitats. Taking place at the Miami Marine Stadium, the seafood festival has partnered with IGT Media Holdings and Primecard to put together an incredible lineup of over 25+ gourmet culinary vendors including Monty’s, Old Lisbon, Latin House, GK Bistronomie, Tapelia, Blue Lisbon, Happy Wine, King of Racks, and Casablanca, to name a few. The Shipwreck Bar & Lounge will have live acoustic music, crafted cocktails and plenty of lounge seating. The Celebration of The Sea Kids’ Discovery Zone will have inflatable slides, games, free activities, face painting and more. In addition, the festival’s official charity partner will have a wide variety of hands-on environmental and educational exhibits along with exciting games, rides and activities for children and families. The Kitchen Lab will offer cooking workshops featuring a “Battle On The Bay” contest series where various chefs will face-off in a challenge to see who wins the title for Best Ceviche, Best Paella, Best Fish Taco and Best Sushi roll. Guest Judges will include Geoffrey Anderson (Miami Food Pug), “Kiko” Suarez (NBC’s Que Rico Con Kiko) and Clarissa Buch (Miami New Times). Tropical Chevrolet will be at the Festival giving patrons the opportunity to WIN a new 2016 Chevy! VIP ticket – $59 ticket offers VIP entrance and access to the VIP Lounge, air-conditioned restrooms, open bars and complimentary cigar pairing with hand rolled cigars. GA ticket – $15 presale, $20 at the door; Kids under 12 free. For more info call 305-461-2700 or email info@TheSwarmEffect.com. #GroveSeafood @GroveSeafood