SOUTH BEACH SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
October 16 – 20, 2018 in Miami
The iconic South Beach Seafood Festival, brought to you by Breakthru Beverage Florida and partners, along with the team from CI Management, kicks off Miami’s globally-recognized stone crab season every October in the best way that South Beach knows how! This is not your typical seafood festival, but a high-end experience that showcases the talents of leading South Beach chefs and culinary masterminds via a diverse group of events.
Saturday’s beachfront seafood festival, brought to you by William Hill Estate Winery and hosted by Coca-Cola and Jack Daniels, spans four blocks and welcomes over 14,000 seafoodies to enjoy a day of fun in the sun. Indulge at pop-up cafes from Miami’s best restaurants with the freshest seafood items to choose from, paired with 30+ complimentary open bars for 21 and over, live music, fun and games, culinary demos in the Milam’s Markets Culinary Showcase, Rockwell DJs, (3) Live Music Stages, and so much more – right in the heart of South Beach!
A seafood event like no other, South Beach Seafood Festival includes a week of nightly culinary events leading up to Saturday, including:
- Tuesday’s unforgettable An Evening at Joe’s, featuring epicurean masterpieces from historic Miami seafood restaurant, Joe’s Stone Crab.This incredibly exclusive event hosts 50 VIPs in Jesse’s Room, the famous private space where greats like Al Capone and Frank Sinatra cracked claws.
- Wednesday’s decadent Cooking and Cocktails, featuring six unique courses co-created by celebrity Chef Sean Brasel and Goya Foods Executive Chef Fernando Desa paired by Herradura. This 75-person pairing dinner is made for Surf n’ Turf lovers seeking a true culinary experience.
- Thursday’s mouth-watering Crabs, Slabs and Cabs, one of SoBe Seafood Week’s newest seafood events. A cocktail-hour-style event hosted at the Shelborne South Beach VIP pool garden. Featuring food and wine pairings featuring the best of Surf N Turf from all of Menin Hospitality’s award-winning Chefs, this 200-person party is for those who love to mix and mingle while they indulge.
- Friday’s incredible VIP Chef Showdown, the ultimate night of competition where the best South Beach chefs hit the sand for an epic throwdown beach bash. 14 chefs. 7 battles. Sounds by Yissel. Taste every seafood dish and #ChooseYourChamp because you’re the judge!
Are you ready to stay and experience the best of the best of South Beach festival extravaganzas? Seafoodies around the world—let’s do this in Miami Beach, Florida!