St. Pete Wine & Food Festival November 2-6, 2016

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Celebrate culinary aficionados and wine, beer, and spirit enthusiasts
five incredible all-inclusive days and evenings.

Charity Wine Pairings Dinner

Wednesday, Nov. 2nd
7:00 – 10:00 PM

Tacos & Tequila hosted by Red Mesa – Restaurant – Cantina – Mercado

Thursday, Nov. 3rd
6:30 – 9:30 PM

BEER Night St. Pete

Friday, Nov. 4th
5:30 – 9:30 PM

Grand Tastings

Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 5-6
1:00 – 5:00 PM

ONE ALL-INCLUSIVE PRICE

Each of our events features awesome ALL-INCLUSIVE pricing. Your glass and plate will runneth over as all your food and alcohol tastings are included – even the bottled water is free! Walk through the gates and put your wallet or purse away!

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GRAND TASTINGS

Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 5-6
1:00 – 5:00 PM*

THE MAIN EVENT!

This signature event features both Saturday and Sunday afternoon sessions. Enjoy fine wines, sample fare from the area’s best restaurants and chefs, and take in free cooking demonstrations from local chefs. One price provides access to an all-inclusive food and drink experience. VIPs enter at 12:00 PM. *Last pour is at 4:30 PM.

BEER Night St. Pete

Friday, Nov. 4
5:30 – 9:30 PM*

Located under elegant white tents in gorgeous, waterfront North Straub Park, BEER Night St. Pete features beer and cider selections from local, regional, and national breweries as well as all-inclusive food from area establishments.VIPs enter at 4:30 PM. *Last pour is at 9:00 PM.

Tacos & Tequila hosted by Red Mesa – Restaurant – Cantina – Mercado

Thursday, Nov. 3
6:30 – 9:30 PM*

Travel through a world of regional flavors and delights as you enjoy exquisite tacos and alta cocina dishes. Sample the range of tequilas and cocktails presented by eight of the most renowned distillers of agave spirits. Brand ambassadors will share their knowledge as you savor the various expressions of their unique spirits.

THE FIFTH THIRD PRIVATE BANK VIP EXPERIENCE

A limited selection of VIP tickets are available. VIPs enter the festival one hour prior to the general public and have exclusive access to our VIP lounge plus the following benefits!

BECOME A VIP
  • Gain access to the event one hour prior to general admission (starting at 12:00pm for the Grand Tastings)
  • Relax in the Fifth Third Private Bank VIP Lounge
  • Access to air conditioned toilets
  • Taste a selection of exclusive wines served only in the VIP tent
  • Enjoy an impressive dessert spread provided by Publix

Private Cabanas

Private Cabanas Available for BEER Night (Friday) and Grand Tastings (Sat & Sun)

Enjoy a private area for your company or group of friends. Our private cabanas come with private security, 10×10 white tent, sofas and lounges, special beer or wine selection and 12 VIP tickets (ticket value range $1,020 – $1,500 depending on the day). Private cabana ticket holders also receive access to the VIP tent and can enter the festival 1 hour before general admission. See prices and details when selecting tickets. Cabanas sold separately each day.

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Wine Pairings Dinner

Wednesday, Nov. 2nd
$175/Ticket
  • Price is all-inclusive
  • Hosted at The Birchwood
  • Sparkling wine reception
  • Six-course dinner prepared by Chef Jason Cline and paired with specially selected wines
  • Proceeds from the event benefit the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance
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Tacos & Tequila

Thursday, Nov. 3rd
$65/ticket
  • Price is all-inclusive
  • Our newest event!
  • Hosted by Red Mesa
  • Wide variety of tacos & tequila offerings
  • Enjoy specialty cocktails along the waterfront
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BEER Night St. Pete

Friday, Nov. 4th
$65/ticket
  • Price is all-inclusive
  • Craft beer enthusiasts dream.
  • Beer and cider selections from local, regional, & national breweries
  • All-you-can-eat food from area establishments
  • VIP tickets available
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The St. Pete Wine & Food Festival Experience

Watch highlights from the 2015 event and a sneak peak at the 2016 St. Pete Wine & Food Festival Grand Tastings & BEER Night St. Pete.

This Grand Tastings feature Saturday and Sunday afternoon sessions. Enjoy fine wines, sample fare from the area’s best restaurants, and enjoy cooking demonstrations from local chefs. The upscale event set along the waterfront allows you to indulge in great food, fine art, and gourmet products for one all-inclusive price.

On Friday evening, BEER Night St. Pete features over 110 craft beer and cider selections, delicious bites from local restaurants, and festive music. In gorgeous waterfront North Straub Park, BEER Night is a craft beer enthusiasts’ dream.This all-inclusive event is the perfect opportunity to experience Tampa Bay’s burgeoning craft beer scene first hand.

And don’t forget Tacos & Tequila on Thursday night featuring a range of tequilas and cocktails presented by eight of the most renowned distillers of agave spirits. You’ll also travel through a world of regional flavors and delights as you enjoy exquisite tacos and alta cocina dishes from Red Mesa Restaurant, Cantina and Mercado.

Local Chefs & Restaurants at SPWFF Grand Tastings

Sean

Sean

Buya Ramen

Nicolas Lebas

Nicolas Lebas

Castile

Bill Gideon

Bill Gideon

Council Oak & Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

Jeffrey Hileman

Jeffrey Hileman

FarmTable Kitchen

Alicia Sherril

Alicia Sherril

Locale Market

Neeraj Mahani

Neeraj Mahani

Loews Don CeSar Hotel

David Benstock

David Benstock

IL Ritorno

Tyson Grant

Tyson Grant

Parkshore Grill

Anthony Logerfo

Anthony Logerfo

Publix Aprons Cooking School

Jim Hendry

Jim Hendry

Publix Aprons Cooking School

Aaron Schweitzer

Aaron Schweitzer

RumFish Grill

Viet Vo

Viet Vo

Souzou

Jeffrey Jew

Jeffrey Jew

Stillwaters Tavern

Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith

The Hangar

Jon Robben

Jon Robben

Tryst Gastro Lounge

Click here for a full restaurant lineup on Saturday and Sunday

2016 SPWFF Venue (North Straub Park)

Our Charity Partners

St. Pete Arts Alliance

St. Petersburg Arts Alliance

The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance provides leadership for the financial success, quality, diversity, and organizational stability of the arts and cultural community of St. Petersburg. The Wednesday night Charity Wine Pairings Dinner will benefit the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance. Proceeds from our 2015 Pairings Dinner helped fund the St. Petersburg Second Saturday ArtWalk for half a year!

Waterfront Parks Foundation

Waterfront Parks Foundation

SPWFF is partnered with the Waterfront Parks Foundation, a volunteer group that raises funds for upgraded maintenance and capital improvements for the Waterfront Parks system in downtown St. Petersburg. Using a downtown waterfront park as its backdrop, SPWFF will encourage awareness for the Foundation’s mission to support the preservation and enhancement of the historic waterfront parks.