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Top Foodie Festivals in Miami

Sunny Miami may be known for its endless beaches, but it has also become the go-to destination for food lovers, with a growing number of foodie festivals held all through the year. These food festivals offer something for every appetite, from tacos to burgers, pizzas, and everything in between. But, too much of even a good thing can be bad for you. 

With so many foodie festivals being held all through the calendar year, finding out which ones are worth your time can be a tough nut to crack. But, it doesn’t have to be that way because we have gone through all of them and have come up with the best foodie festivals that you can participate in whenever you’re in Miami. 

Taste of the Nation

Held in South Florida, Taste of the Nation is going on its 32nd year. The festival has become a staple for food lovers and has turned into a major event. Meet some of the best chefs in the region, bid on a silent auction, and unwind in a specially designed lounge area. Your ticket to the gourmet event includes unlimited nibbles and beverages from local vendors who are teaming together to help eradicate childhood hunger in the United States. You also get to enjoy multicultural cuisine and a collection of artisan beers and other spirits. 

South Beach Seafood Festival

The South Beach Seafood Festival is going on its 7th year and brings together a whole host of renowned chefs and over 14,000 food enthusiasts to visit restaurants and enjoy live music, but most importantly, to kick off crab season. There’s plenty of cooking to go around, including some great cocktails, crabs, slabs, and more. There’s also a VIP chef showdown that you wouldn’t want to miss, along with music and much more from local and foreign chefs. And, did we mention there’s also an open bar that’s on the house. 

Cuban Sandwich Festival

No list of the best foodie festivals in Miami could ever be complete without including a festival that’s dedicated to Miami’s favorite food - Cuban food. The Cuban Sandwich Festival started back in 2012 and since then has become a regular staple in Miami’s foodie festival calendar. In fact, the festival has become somewhat of a worldwide sensation bringing in throngs of international tourists and participants who want to be part of the event. Because of its popularity, the Cuban Sandwich Festival is now a two-day festival, so you get to enjoy twice the amount of food and lots of other delicacies from all around the world. 

Miami has a little something for everyone to do, no matter what your interests are.  Calle Ocho News brings you the top recommendations and suggestions for activities, events to attend in Miami, the best new restaurants, and the most exciting things to do in Miami. Stay in the know-how about all the latest updates and news articles. Subscribe to stay updated! 

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