South Beach Seafood Festival       |       October 19-22, 2022       |       Miami Beach, Florida

South Beach Seafood Festival is Back: Pre-Sale Is Live!

South Beach Seafood Oct 21-24
Oysters by Chef Showdown Battle Oyster Champ, Chef Chad Wyrosdick of Papas Raw Bar in Lighthouse Point, FL

What do you get when you mix the leading chefs and culinary masterminds of South Florida’s top restaurants with fresh seafood, open bars and live music on the sands of South Beach? There’s only one answer: The South Beach Seafood Festival

Back for another year, the 8th Annual South Beach Seafood Festival will take place Wednesday, October 21 to Saturday, October 24. The annual event kicks off South Florida’s stone crab season and stretches over an entire week with different events every night.  

We start the party Wednesday night with an exclusive Evening at Joe’s Stone Crab presented by J Vineyards and dine on a majestic five-course meal showcasing the delicious cuisine of Chef Andre Bienvenu. Most importantly, you’ll enjoy the world’s freshest stone crab catch of 2020.

If you love Surf n’ Turf with a perfectly paired glass of wine, GOYA’s Crabs, Slabs and Cabs presented by Baptist Health, featuring Louis Martini, on Thursday, October 22 is the event for you. Educate your palate with South Beach’s finest chefs creating a unique international take on the traditional surf n’ turf dish with some Miami spice

Friday, October 23 starting at 7pm is the iconic Talbott Vineyards VIP Chef Showdown presented by GOYA and hosted by Jack Daniels. 14 Chefs. 7 Battles. Who will be named champion? Join Miami’s top executive chefs for an evening of competitive culinary cook-offs where YOU are the judge, as you have the opportunity to taste test dishes from every chef and dance the night away with what Ocean Drive Magazine calls: “The Ultimate Beach Bash”.

The main event on Saturday, William Hill’s South Beach Seafood Festival, hosted by Jack Daniels and City of Miami Beach, runs from 12pm-7pm in Lummus Park. Experience five blocks of fun featuring 20 of South Florida leading seafood restaurants’ curated to create the ultimate pop-up cafes serving you their signature fresh seafood dishes right on the sand. Plus, enjoy two live music stages with live bands and local DJs and witness the kick off to stone crab season, South Beach style. Round out the day with live demos, decadent desserts and unique interactive sponsor activities such as the Jack Daniels Zone, William Hill Wine Bar, Tomorrowland Bloody Mary Bar and so much more! If you’re a VIP, there’s only one place to be: The 1 ½ block Baptist Health VIP VIllage featuring the GOYA Culinary Pavilion, William Hill Winery, Celebrity Cruises Silent Disco, Bodega Secret Jam Station, Coca Cola Sports Bar, La Croix Hydration Station, and the list continues.

Join us for one event… or all of them as we celebrate the best seafood restaurants in South Florida with an event week filled with a little for everyone and help support a great community cause, CI foundation’s EAT SMART program

We’re so excited to kick off this year’s best-ever seafood festival that we are offering an exclusive presale offer! Purchase your tickets today and get 50% off. But, move quickly because space is limited.

Will we SEA you at the South Beach Seafood Festival?

Brought to you by William Hill Winery, and presented by Cheers FL, Goya Foods, Baptist Health South Florida, Celebrity Cruises and hosted by Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, City of Miami Beach and official bank partner, City National Bank.


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An Evening At Joe's
Wed, October 19, 2022
Crabs, Slabs, & Cabs
Thur, October 20, 2022
VIP Chef Showdown
Fri, October 21, 2022
South Beach Seafood Festival
Sat, October 22, 2022