Release Your Inner Foodie


The Visit Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival (formerly known as Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival) is the premier culinary event in Broward County!  Featuring activations throughout the year and culminating with a week long celebration, the festival puts the spotlight on Greater Fort Lauderdale’s hospitality industry all year long.  Produced by 66 Productions, VLFWF showcases Broward County’s renowned and emerging chefs, restaurateurs and local food & beverage establishments. VLFWF is also pleased to announce that proceeds from the Food & Wine Festival will benefit Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.

Signature Events

Bar Fight!
A Spirited Competition
Early Bird Price $65/person
January 11, 2023 at 7 pm

This ‘Spirited Competition’ will put local mixologists in a head to head, no-holds barred matchup that will declare the ‘Official Cocktail of DowntownFTL’.

Poolside BBQ Battle
at Hyatt Centric Las Olas
Early Bird Price $70/person
January 13, 2023 at 7 pm

Enjoy BBQ bites from some of the best nationally renowned and local pitmasters and help us crown the ‘BBQ Champion’ of VLFWF.

The Grand Tasting
at Las Olas Oceanside Park
Advance Price $125 VIP or $55 GA
January 14, 2023 at 12 noon

Enjoy unlimited food & beverage tastings, cooking demos, live music and more at Broward County’s signature food & wine event.

Picnic in the Park
at Las Olas Oceanside Park
FREE Admission for All
January 15, 2023 at 12 noon

FREE EVENT for the whole family featuring Curated Food Trucks, Kid Friendly Cooking Demos, Hands On Culinary Classes, Cocktail Bars and much more!