10 Reasons to Attend the Las Olas Food & Wine Festival
Greater Fort Lauderdale’s top wine event is underway, and what better time to raise money for an excellent cause while savoring exquisite food and drinks then at the 22nd annual Las Olas Food and Wine Festival. Here are 10 reasons to attend this incredible event!
Expand Your Palate
Presented by Breakthru Beverage, William Hill Winery, New Amsterdam, and Woodford Reserve, enjoy dishes from 60 of South Florida’s finest restaurants and more than 45 wineries, spirits brands and breweries all in one location. As there is something for everyone, this is the time and place to try new things as obsessions may follow.
More Space, More Fun
This year’s Las Olas Food & Wine Festival is launching more event space for samplers. There will be two more blocks and foyer lounges under each tasting pavilion. Enjoy a total wine and food experience as each private pavilion will have wine sampling stations, restaurants, DJ’s, live music, mixology and culinary demonstrations, retail displays and much more.
You Are VIP
Your admission ($125) covers your VIP experience to do it all! With the flash of Las Olas Food and Wine Festival #LOWFF’s signature wine-holder-lanyard credential you will get more experiential lounges, tasting pavilions, masseuses, photo booths, and giveaways.
Experience Incredible Flavors
Las Olas Food & Wine Festival won’t disappoint in flavor. Many of South Florida’s restaurants will be showcasing samples of their best in the foodie scene to guests’ fingertips all in one spot. Oh….and let’s not forget dessert, shall we. Enjoy sweets from a many of your favorite bakeries and dessert spots too.
While you stroll the iconic Las Olas Boulevard under the stars, be sure to cheer on the competing chefs in the Best of the Best Competition to the main stage for the custom-crafted burger throwdown judged by a panel of media partner judges.
You’ll Be Cruising
Visit Celebrity Cruise to get a sneak peak of the new $1 billion ship cruise liner The Edge that is set to sail on December 2018. Enjoy a visit in their luxury lounge, and sample Celebrity Cruises wines, and delicious pastries.
It's More Than Wine
Brews and more Brews with 30 plus varieties will be available throughout the Las Olas Wine and Food Festival. Be sure to visit the New Amsterdam Lounge featuring Rhythm & Vine with Astroturf and the all new air stream featuring bartenders serving craft mixology cocktails like the delicious Watermelon Vine, and more.
There’s A Party
Come ready to eat, drink and dance the night away. Sample your heart’s content with DJ IRIE, South Florida’s number one DJ as he will be hosting at the main stage. Mingle your way down Las Olas and join in to listen to live bands, a guitarist, and a pop of jazz.
Taste Before You Buy
If you sample and elect to purchase any of the 200 plus wines available, they'll be delivered to your home the week after the event. Just stop by the Crown Wine & Spirits pop-up retail store on-site to order your favorite.
Drink And Eat For A Good Cause
Sip and sample while supporting the The American Lung Association to fight against the 3rd leading cause of cancer in the United States of America. Come enjoy an amazing night of sipping and sampling in the name of charity. Cheers!