Central Florida Foodie Events For March 2020 .. #OrlandoFoodies #Dining ::UPDATED::

Seven Seas Food Festival at SeaWorld Orlando

March is more than green beer, and if you love food, there are a lot of Central Florida foodie events to make you happy.

From food festivals and annual dinners to vegan eats and charity events, I’ve tried to find every single quality event happening this month from Orlando to the Coasts.

So grab a snack and take a look at all the foodie events happening in March 2020:

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MARCH 1

The Casements, Ormond Beach – Taste of Ormond 2020
Cost: $70 general admision; $80 VIP
Enjoy samples from two dozen of Ormond Beach’s best restaurants along with craft beer and wine, live entertainment, and more.

Drive Shack Orlando, Lake Nona – Orlando Taco Festival
Cost: $14.99 general admission; $54.99 VIP
Enjoy over 25 restaurants and food truck serving up their signature tacos for purchase, tequila & margarita bars, Lucha Libre Wrestling, and more. VIP also includes 4 drink tickets, 5 taco vouchers, and more.

Lake Eola Park, Orlando – Arab Fest 2020
Cost: Free General Admission; food and beverage for purchase
Arab American Community Center presents this event celebrating Arabian culture, entertainment, and food.

SeaWorld Orlando – Seven Seas Food Festival
Cost: Park admission required; food and beverages for purchase
Discover globally inspired flavors while enjoying local craft beers and beverages from around the world every weekend, along with headliner entertainment, through May 3.

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MARCH 1-8

Florida Strawberry Festival Fairgrounds, Plant City – Florida Strawberry Festival
Cost: $10 adults/$5 youth admission; food and beverage for purchase
The Florida Strawberry Festival is an 11-day community event celebrating the strawberry harvest of Eastern Hillsborough County. Each year, over 500,000 visitors enjoy the festival’s headline entertainment, youth livestock shows, rides, exhibits of commerce and, of course, its strawberry shortcake.

 

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MARCH 1-14

Curry Ford West District, Orlando – Dine Around the District
An opportunity to try restaurants located in the Curry Ford West District. Pick up a passport at any of the locations, dine at a minimum of 4 of them, and then turn in your passport for a chance to win a prize. Click the link for all the details and participating venues.

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MARCH 1-31

Tapa Toro, Orlando – Women’s History Month Cocktails
The restaurant is celebrating Women’s History Month with a line-up of $11 cocktails inspired by women in Spanish history. All proceeds will benefit PACE Center for Girls Orange.

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MARCH 3

Marlow’s Tavern (Pointe Orlando), Orlando – Bourbon Pairing Dinner
Cost: $65
Enjoy small batch bourbon pairings with a five-course dinner.

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MARCH 4

DoveCote Restaurant, Orlando – ReWined Wednesdays
Cost: $15 advance/$20 day of
This new event features bottomless wine, house made sangria, and craft beer, along with an Endless Appetizer Buffet (with Vegan options available).

Hemingway’s at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando – Tapas Wednesdays
Cost: A la carte menu
From 6-9pm, the restaurant is offering a tapas menu available on Wednesday evenings only, with the flavors and aromas in honor of the places and travels of Ernest Hemingway. Menu at link above.

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MARCH 4 – JUNE 1

Epcot, Walt Disney World – International Flower & Garden Festival
Cost: Park admission required; Food and beverage samples for sale
Celebrate spring in Florida with international cuisine around the World Showcase, enjoy free nightly concerts by headlining acts, and great examples of horticulture throughout the park.

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MARCH 5

All Saints Church of Winter Park – Taste4Toolbox
Cost: $100
The fifth annual food-centric Taste4Toolbox features the best chefs in Central Florida, including Va and Trina Gregory-Probst (Sette and Se7enbites); John Rivers (4Rivers Smokehouse); Andres Corton (Black Bean Deli); and Ryan Manning (MX Tacos).

Grove Roots Brewing Co., Winter Haven – Rockstar Lobster Pop-Up
Cost: Food and beverage for purchase
Enjoy delicious Maine Lobster dishes while sipping Grove Roots brews.

Publix Apron School, Lakeland – An Evening with Kerrygold
Cost: $50
Enjoy a multi-course menu showcasing the Kerrygold brand.

Publix Apron School, Winter Park – Washington Wine Month with Hawks Crest & 14 Hands
Cost: $50
Enjoy a multi-course menu with Hawks Crest & 14 Hands wineries pairings.

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MARCH 6

Downtown Maitland – Getdown Downtown Mardi Gras
Cost: Free admission; Food and beverage for purchase
From 6-9pm, enjoy a night of Mardi Gras fun featuring cajun food, stilt walkers, beads and surprises, vendors, a family fun zone and a concert from national touring band Crawdaddio.

The Heavy WP, Winter Park – Taglish Kamayan Feast
Cost: $85
Enjoy a five course meal, including Kinilaw (Filipino ceviche cured in coconut vinegar and citrus), Crispy Lechon Kawaii (fried pork belly), Lumpia (pork & shrimp fried spring rolls), and more.

Krispy Kreme (All Central Florida Locations) – Chocolate Glazed Doughnuts
One special Friday each month, Krispy Kreme shops will offer the wildly popular Chocolate Glazed Doughnuts. Today is that day for March.

Publix Apron School, Dr. Phillips – Washington Wine Month with Hawks Crest & 14 Hands
Cost: $50
Enjoy a multi-course menu with Hawks Crest & 14 Hands wineries pairings.

Publix Apron School, Lakeland – An Evening with Noble Vines Winery
Cost: $50
Enjoy a multi-course menu with Noble Vines vintages pairings.

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MARCH 6-8

SeaWorld Orlando – Seven Seas Food Festival
Cost: Park admission required; food and beverages for purchase
Discover globally inspired flavors while enjoying local craft beers and beverages from around the world every weekend, along with headliner entertainment, through May 3.

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MARCH 7

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, Orlando – Barrell Bourbon Tasting Dinner
Cost: $130
Enjoy an evening of fine dining, spirited conversation while you taste several bourbons from the Barrell Bourbon Distillery. Each ticket includes a thank you gift bag that contains one bottle of Regency’s Barrell Bourbon Private Select barrell, a $30 credit voucher towards your purchase of any BB and some novelities from the BBD.

Downtown Orlando – 2nd Annual Taco & Tequila Crawl
Cost: $22.50 general; $37.50 VIP
Enjoy tacos and tequila as you stroll through downtown Orlando nightlife. VIP includes t-shirt, extra taco ticket, and more.

Morton’s The Steakhouse, Dr. Phillips – A Taste of Two Legends Wine Dinner
Cost: $135
Enjoy a 4-course dinner prepared by Morton’s chefs, paired with Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars wine.

Orlando Science Center, Orlando – Pompeii’s Table Preview: Forgotten Recipes
Cost: $16
Illustrating how food held a central position in the culture, Pompeii’s Table creator Joseph Hayes shares recreations of 1st Century Pompeiian bread, wine via Digress Wines, and samples of olive oil, cheeses and the pungent sauce called garum that accompanied the legions around the empire. Part of OSC’s Science Night Live! event.

Perry Harvey Sr. Park, Tampa – FBG 2020 Craft Beer Festival
Cost: $45 general admission; $65 VIP
Sample more than 200 beers from 70+ Florida craft breweries while raising money for the Florida Brewers Guild.

Slovak Garden Inc., Winter Park – Slovak Day 2020
Cost: $30 adults; $10 kids 10 and under
Enjoy Slovak culture, food, drink, and more. Tickets include meal.

Sunset Walk, Kissimmee – The Market at Sunset Walk
The new Saturday market says it will have the best local craft and specialty vendors around. If you’re in the 4 Corners area, might be worth checking out.

Xentury City Center, Kissimmee – FORD Cuban Sandwich Festival
Cost: Free General Admission; $35 advance/$40 day of VIP; food and beverage for purchase
Restaurants from all over Central Florida will compete for the opportunity to win the 2020 title of “THE BEST CUBAN SANDWICH in Central Florida.”

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MARCH 7-8

Busch Gardens, Tampa – Sixth Annual Food & Wine Festival
Cost: Included with Park Admission; Food and Beverage for Purchase
The festival features a variety of food to sample, plus a large selection of wines, craft brews and cocktails. Headliner concerts are also included nightly.

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MARCH 8

Lake Eola Park, Orlando – Vegan Food Fest POP-Up
Cost: Free General Admission; food and beverage for purchase
This vegan food pop-up is part of the It’s Just Yoga Fest from 10am-5pm.

The Heavy WP, Winter Park – INFLUENCE dinner Vol.2 – Mexican
Cost: $100
The event will feature 10-12 courses focused on the flavors of Mexico with an optional alcohol pairing.

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MARCH 9

Frescos, Lakeland – Jameson Whiskey Dinner
Cost: $65
Chef Tina Calhoon will delight you with a special prepared 5 course meal based on the recipes of Ireland. Director of Spirits Tim Calhoon will pair cocktails and drams from the Jameson line of Irish Whiskey.

 

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MARCH 10

Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream, Oviedo – Orlandough Donut Ice Cream Sandwich Night
Cost: $8 per donut ice cream sandwich
Enjoy Orlandough’s Craft Donuts paired with Kelly’s ice cream in a sandwich.

The Old Jailhouse, Sanford – Stags’ Leap Winery Dinner
Cost: $90
Enjoy a five-course dinner paired with Stags’ Leap wines.

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MARCH 11

Bites & Bubbles, Orlando – March Wine Dinner
Cost: $99
Enjoy a reception, four-course dinner, and wine pairings.

Hemingway’s at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando – Tapas Wednesdays
Cost: A la carte menu
From 6-9pm, the restaurant is offering a tapas menu available on Wednesday evenings only, with the flavors and aromas in honor of the places and travels of Ernest Hemingway. Menu at link above.

Winter Park Farmers’ Market, Winter Park – Taste of Winter Park
Cost: $50/$65 general admission; $100 VIP
Taste of Winter Park showcases more than 40 of Central Florida’s top chefs, bakers, caterers and beverage purveyors. Tickets include unlimited samples. VIP includes parking, private bar, and more.

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MARCH 12

Publix Apron School, Lakeland – Art of the Plate with Jamie Benziger & Imagery Wines
Cost: $50
Meet Jamie Benziger, a Wine Enthusiast 2019 40 Under 40 winner and the creative force behind Imagery California. Then 2 Publix Chefs will use their own artistic inspiration with a “mystery ingredient” battle, while 2 local artists create a masterpiece on a canvas using the same “mystery ingredient” as inspiration.

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MARCH 12-14

Deviant Wolfe Brewing, Sanford – 2nd Anniversary
Cost: Free admission; Food and Beverage for purchase
Celebrating with special beer releases, food, and more.

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MARCH 13

Frances Langford Promenade, Lakeland – Wine Festival of Central Florida
Cost: $65 until 3/12; $75 until day of
The Wine Festival of Central Florida is an outdoor event featuring tastings of a large variety of wine and spirits from local chefs and restaurants, tastings of craft beer, and live entertainment by the Sofa Kings. Proceeds benefit Alliance for Independence.

Publix Apron School, Winter Park – An Evening with Kerrygold
Cost: $50
Enjoy a multi-course menu showcasing the Kerrygold brand.

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MARCH 13-15

SeaWorld Orlando – Seven Seas Food Festival
Cost: Park admission required; food and beverages for purchase
Discover globally inspired flavors while enjoying local craft beers and beverages from around the world every weekend, along with headliner entertainment, through May 3.

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MARCH 14

Downtown Farmers Curb Market, Lakeland – Sugarbuzz Dessert Festival
Cost: Free admission; Food and Beverage for purchase
Shop with a wide variety of “sweets” vendors–talented purveyors of pies, pastries, cookies, donuts, sweet breads, and more.

Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi, Dr. Phillips – Sushi Class 101
Cost: $70
Enjoy complimentary aperitifs and passed hors-d’oeuvres before learning how to make sushi.

Eagle Nest Park, Orlando – 5th annual Seafood & Jazz Festival
Cost: $30 general admission; $100 VIP
Come enjoy 20+ Seafood Vendors, Beer & Wine Garden, Kid Zone and more at the 5th annual Seafood & Jazz Festival headlined by 90’s Sensation Jon B.

Infusion Tea, Orlando – upbeet + rooted
From 11am to 3pm, this vegan market pop-up will feature a variety of vendors. More than 20 Orlando-based businesses, like Eat Project Pop, Boca Fresca, and Three Girls Bakery, will be there selling their goods and helping locals learn how to incorporate plant-based items into their lifestyle.

Mercedes-Benz of Orlando, Maitland – 6th Annual Orlando Whiskey Festival
Cost: $75 general admission; $125 VIP
The grand tasting allows guests to sample close to 100 whiskey brands and interact with industry professionals. Gourmet menu selections will be on site from some of Orlando’s most popular restaurant groups.

The Pizza Press (Celebration and Winter Garden) – Pi Day BOGO for $3.14
In celebration of Pi Day, buy any pizza, get your choice of a second pizza, deep dish cookie, OR garlic cheesy bread for $3.14.

Sunset Walk, Kissimmee – The Market at Sunset Walk
The new Saturday market says it will have the best local craft and specialty vendors around. If you’re in the 4 Corners area, might be worth checking out.

Terralina Crafted Italian, Disney Springs – Kids Cooking Class: Pizza Making
Cost: $30
Kids – learn how to create your own pizza with fresh ingredients. These cooking classes are designed for kids ages 5-12.

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MARCH 14-15

Busch Gardens, Tampa – Sixth Annual Food & Wine Festival
Cost: Included with Park Admission; Food and Beverage for Purchase
The festival features a variety of food to sample, plus a large selection of wines, craft brews and cocktails. Headliner concerts are also included nightly.

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MARCH 15

Broken Strings Brewery, Orlando – Vuture Food Pop-Up
Cost: Free admission; Food and Beverage for purchase
L.A.’s Vulture Food will be serving up plant-based junk food like Vegan Crispy Chik’n Sandwiches and Loaded Fries.

Vo-LaSalle Farms, De Leon Springs – Southern Orange Blossom Brunch
Cost: $75
Enjoy dishes created by Chef Nat Russell (The Tennessee Truffle), Chef John Rivers (4Rivers), Chef Sherri Serino, Chef Josh Oakley (1921 Mount Dora), Chef Bram Fowler (The Old Jail House), and Chef Hari Pulapaka (Cress Restaurant). Proceeds benefit Florida Impact, a not-for-profit organization that helps feed school kids in need.

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MARCH 17

Bulla Gastrobar, Winter Park – Wine Pairing Dinner
Cost: $75
Enjoy a private four-course wine dinner that will immerse you in Spanish cuisine prepared by Bulla’s Executive Chef while tasting wines presented by the Gouguenheim family paired with every dish.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, Orlando – Food for Thought Tour
During this free one-hour information session you will learn more about who is hungry in our community and then take a walking tour of the food bank to see how they operate. Lunch is also provided.

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MARCH 18

Azure at The Shores Resort, Daytona Beach – Sip & Savor Dinner feat Merryvale Vineyards
Cost: $100
Enjoy various Merryvale vintages expertly paired with dishes created by Azure chefs.

Domu, Dr. Phillips – Wine Down Wednesday
Cost: $15
Domu is testing bringing this event to its Dr Phillips location. Cost includes bottomless wine, green sangria, champagne, and sapporo draft, plus light bites (based upon availability).

Hemingway’s at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando – Tapas Wednesdays
Cost: A la carte menu
From 6-9pm, the restaurant is offering a tapas menu available on Wednesday evenings only, with the flavors and aromas in honor of the places and travels of Ernest Hemingway. Menu at link above.

The Pub Orlando at Pointe Orlando – The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Spring Whisky and Food Pairing
Cost: $95
Explore the union of whisky and food as attendees are led through a four-course dining experience that pairs unique Society single casks with thoughtfully crafted dishes for the season.

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MARCH 19

Publix Apron School, Winter Park – An Evening with Benziger Winery & Winemaker Chris Benziger
Cost: $50
Enjoy a multi-course menu with Benziger wine pairings.

Taverna Opa, Orlando – First Day of Spring Celebration
Taverna Opa is celebrating the first day of spring with a refreshing cocktail, Fleur of Aphrodite, that will be available today only. The cocktail’s ingredients include Ketel One Botanical Grapefruit & Rose, ginger beer, lime juice, cranberry juice, and pomegranate.

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MARCH 20

East End Market, Orlando – Evening Exchange
Admission is free to this monthly event featuring live interactive workshops, trendsetting makers, culinary demonstrations (register in advance), specialty cocktail bars, food specials and more.

Harry’s at Rosen Centre, Orlando – Harry’s Sip & Savor Poolside Pairing Series
Cost: $65
This edition features an Artisan Cocktail Pairing feat William Grant & Sons, with a menu created by Chef Tello.

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MARCH 20-22

Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards, Clermont – 12th Annual Wine & Seafood Festival
Cost: $15 adults; 12 and under Free; Food and Beverage for purchase
Lakeridge wine, beer, soft drinks and a variety of tasty seafood specialties will be available for purchase, along with complimentary Winery tours and tasting.

SeaWorld Orlando – Seven Seas Food Festival
Cost: Park admission required; food and beverages for purchase
Discover globally inspired flavors while enjoying local craft beers and beverages from around the world every weekend, along with headliner entertainment, through May 3.

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MARCH 21

Historic Downtown Sanford – Sanford Food Truck Fiesta
Cost: Free admission; Food and Beverage for purchase
Thousands pack the streets where you can grab food from 20+ of Orlando area’s top food trucks, craft beer and cocktails from the bars, enjoy live music outside, and more.

Jaleo Disney Springs – Paella Block Party
Cost: $55 general admission; $99 VIP
Sample four different festival paellas and enjoy unlimited tapas, including Jaleo’s signature cones, gazpacho shooters, chicken croquetas, and chistorra envuelta en patata frita (spicy chorizo wrapped in crispy potato). VIP tickets also include Spanish wines, sangria, cocktails, and oysters “gin and tonic.”

Leesburg City Hall/Town Square, Leesburg – DLBA Leesburg BBQ & Blues
Cost: $10 admission; food and beverage for purchase
Sample some of the Best and Award-Winning BBQ around and enjoy an amazing performance from blues man Sarasota Slim.

Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando – Orlando Cattle Baron’s Ball
Cost: $250
The American Cancer Society’s Cattle Baron’s Ball begins at 6pm with a reception that includes a silent auction, followed by a gourmet dine-around featuring food from many of Central Florida’s finest chefs, a live auction, and entertainment.

Sunset Walk, Kissimmee – The Market at Sunset Walk
The new Saturday market says it will have the best local craft and specialty vendors around. If you’re in the 4 Corners area, might be worth checking out.

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MARCH 21-22

Busch Gardens, Tampa – Sixth Annual Food & Wine Festival
Cost: Included with Park Admission; Food and Beverage for Purchase
The festival features a variety of food to sample, plus a large selection of wines, craft brews and cocktails. Headliner concerts are also included nightly.

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MARCH 23

Oviedo Brewing Company, Oviedo – Beer & Dinner Pairing
Cost: $85
This event will feature a 5-course meal and 5 different beer pairings, plus a welcome drink.

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MARCH 24

Bob Carr Theater, Orlando – MasterChef Junior Live!
Cost: $30 and up
The family-friendly show will feature head-to-head cooking demonstrations and fun (sometimes messy!) challenges with past MasterChef Junior contestants, and an overall immersive audience experience fun for all ages.

Boca Winter Park – Wine, Cheese and Chocolate
Cost: $25
Enjoy three tastings of decadent chocolate and cheeses, complete with wine pairings.

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MARCH 25

Hemingway’s at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando – Tapas Wednesdays
Cost: A la carte menu
From 6-9pm, the restaurant is offering a tapas menu available on Wednesday evenings only, with the flavors and aromas in honor of the places and travels of Ernest Hemingway. Menu at link above.

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MARCH 26

Bill Breeze Park, Ocoee – Best Fest: Taste of West Orange
Cost: $45 adv/$55 day of; $65 VIP
Indulge in a variety of beer, wine, and spirits along with many delicious food offerings from some of the best local restaurants, bars, caterers, and breweries that West Orange County has to offer.

The Osprey Tavern, Orlando – Taste of Vietnam Collab Dinner
Cost: $85
Enjoy an intimate Vietnamese dinner collaboration with Chef Thai Dang from Haisous Chicago and Orlando’s Chef Huy Tin of Seito Baldwin Park.

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Deadly Sins Brewing, Winter Park – 2nd annual Paella Challenge Orlando
Cost: $27
Three chefs from Puerto Rico and Venezuela will meet to show you who prepares the best paella in one place and celebrate National Paella Day. Admission also includes homemade craft beers, wines from Spain and sangria, Flamenco music and dancing.

Publix Apron School, Dr. Phillips – An Evening with Kerrygold
Cost: $50
Enjoy a multi-course menu showcasing the Kerrygold brand.

Tapa Toro, Orlando – National Paella Day
The restaurant will offer guests a complimentary sangria flight per paella purchased. The sangria flight features four refreshing flavors of classic red, rosada, passionfruit mango, and apple cinnamon.

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MARCH 27-29

SeaWorld Orlando – Seven Seas Food Festival
Cost: Park admission required; food and beverages for purchase
Discover globally inspired flavors while enjoying local craft beers and beverages from around the world every weekend, along with headliner entertainment, through May 3.

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MARCH 28

Baldwin Park, Orlando – Beard in Baldwin Food and Wine Festival
Cost: $110 general admission; $225 VIP
The evening will feature an intimate food and wine festival with more than 40 top tier local restaurants. Along with the flavorful dishes, imbibe on fine wine, craft cocktails and local brews while enjoying a live performance by the Legendary JCs. VIP admission includes a private cocktail reception inside The Osprey Tavern. Proceeds benefit The James Beard Foundation National Scholars Program.

Courtyard 390, Orlando – Orlando Weekly presents United We Brunch
Cost: $37 general admission; $65 VIP; Prices more day of
Graze for hours on limitless, delicious brunch bites, Bloody Mary’s, beer, mimosas, and cocktails in the beautiful daylight hours with live entertainment.

Cranes Roost Park, Altamonte Springs – World Food Festival
Cost: Free general admission; food and beverage for purchase
Enjoy international cuisine, live performances, cultural arts including music and dance, traditional dress and a global marketplace.

Eagle Nest Park, Orlando – Vegan Food & Wine Festival
Cost: Free general admission; food and beverage for purchase; $25 VIP
This is a family friendly and dog friendly event. Food, Wine, Demos, wellness and health awareness and so much more will be showcased. VIP Tickets include 12 vegan wine samples + free food samples.

Gaston Edwards Park, Orlando – Brunch on the Avenue
Cost: $50
Brunch on the Avenue consists of four courses, plus bottomless mimosas and Bloody Mary’s.Participating restaurants include The Hammered Lamb, White Wolf Café and Bar, Orlando Meats and Gentry’s BBQ.

Harry P. Leu Gardens, Orlando – Cooking with Tahini
Cost: $65; $60 Leu members
In this class, explore some creative uses for tahini by preparing a delicious assortment of recipes to enjoy together after you cook.

Oviedo Mall, Oviedo – 26th Annual Taste of Oviedo
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
This event will feature food and beverages from local eateries, stage performances, Oviedo Roots Farmer’s Market and other family-friendly performances and activities.

Port Orange Presbyterian Church, Port Orange – 6th Hungarian Festival
Cost: Free admission; Food and Beverage for purchase
Learn about Hungarian culture, traditions, and authentic Hungarian food, such as Goulash soup, chicken paprikash, stuffed cabbage, homemade sausage, and more.

The Shores Resort & Spa, Daytona Beach – 4th Annual SHORESFEST: A Beachside Brewfest
Cost: $25
An open-air festival on The Shores Pool Deck featuring local Florida craft beers and live music.

Sideward Brewing Co., Orlando – Sideward turns ONE!
Enjoy new beer releases and more.

Sunset Walk, Kissimmee – The Market at Sunset Walk
The new Saturday market says it will have the best local craft and specialty vendors around. If you’re in the 4 Corners area, might be worth checking out.

Town Park at Avalon Park, Orlando – 3rd Annual Rotary Craft Beer Festival
Cost: $25 general admission; $40 VIP
This is an outdoor event with live music, food trucks, and craft beer from local breweries. This community event is raising funds for Yellow Brick Road, The Holden Flynn Foundation & the Rotary Club of Avalon Park.

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MARCH 28-29

Busch Gardens, Tampa – Sixth Annual Food & Wine Festival
Cost: Included with Park Admission; Food and Beverage for Purchase
The festival features a variety of food to sample, plus a large selection of wines, craft brews and cocktails. Headliner concerts are also included nightly.

Reiter Park, Longwood – Longwood Pirate & Seafood Festival
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
An assortment of ocean delights will be available along with beer and wine. Food for landlubbers will also be available. Plus there will be pirates, live music, a mechanical shark to ride, and more.

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MARCH 29

Centennial Park, Tampa – 9th Annual Intl. Cuban Sandwich Festival
Cost: Free General Admission; $75 advance/$85 day of VIP; food and beverage for purchase
Enjoy contestants serving up all kinds of Cuban sandwiches, along with a street festival featuring live entertainment, vendors, and more.

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MARCH 30

Lake Mary Marriott, Lake Mary – 15th Annual Taste of Lake Mary
Cost: $55; $99 per couple
Enjoy an evening of fun, music, and food and wine from the area’s finest restaurants.

Orlando City Hall, Orlando – Persian New Year Celebration
Cost: Free admission
Representative Anna V. Eskamani is proud to host the first ever Persian New Year Celebration. There will be Persian food, music, and dance.


About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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  1. So many food related events this month! I’m especially interested in the vegan events. Looking forward to checking them out to find more plant-based dining options in the Orlando area. Thank you for this comprehensive list, Michelle!

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