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Save 20% South Beach Seafood Festival

Tuesday, October 22, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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One event on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:00 pm

$49 – $150
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Enjoy five days of South Florida’s best seafood at this culinary showcase of South Florida’s favorite chefs! Every ticket includes open bar (must be 21+ to consume alcohol).

Join us for one event…or all of them!

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Enjoy five days of South Florida’s best seafood at this culinary showcase of South Florida’s favorite chefs!
Every ticket includes open bar (must be 21+ to consume alcohol).

Join us for one event…or all of them!

– Tuesday, October 22: An Evening at Joe’s at Joe’s Stone Crab (SOLD OUT)
– Wednesday, October 23: Cooking & Cocktail Experience at Meat Market Miami
– Thursday, October 24: Crabs, Slabs and Cabs at Shore Club
– Friday, October 25: VIP Chef Showdown at Lummus Park (South Beach, on the sand)
– Saturday, October 26: The South Beach Seafood Festival at Lummus Park (South Beach, on the sand)

Learn about each event below:

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
at Joe’s Stone Crab, 11 Washington Ave, Miami Beach
Tickets: $500 – All Inclusive | Only 20 Tickets Available
Your ticket to An Evening At Joe’s, reserves a seat in Jessie’s Room, the original setting of Joe’s Stone Crab where greats like Al Capone and Frank Sinatra cracked claws. This incredibly exclusive event is limited to 50 guests.

An Evening at Joe’s celebrates South Beach Seafood Week in majestic style with a five-course meal showcasing the delicious cuisine of Chef Andre Bienvenue.

Each course is paired with fine wines and spirits sure to transport your taste buds into stone crab season in blissful fashion.

Travel back in time with Joe’s General Manager Brian Johnson, basking in the iconic history of the United States’ top grossing restaurant, while learning to crack the perfect claw.

Most importantly, you’ll enjoy the world’s freshest stone crab catch of 2019…before anyone else.

Tickets Include:
Cocktail Hour prior to dinner featuring cocktails by Jack Daniels, Herradura, and Finlandia
Access to the private, VIP Jesse’s Room experience
A pre-fixe 5-course wine pairing dinner with a variety of Joe’s Stone Crab seafood options available during each course, including pounds of the world famous and freshest stone crabs!
Each course will be paired with a variety of wines
Premium open bar throughout the evening
VIP Gift Bags

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6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
at Meat Market Miami Beach, 915 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
Tickets: $150 – All Inclusive | Only 75 Tickets Available
Join us for a glamorous take on a traditional pairings evening at our VIP Cooking & Cocktails Experience, brought to you by Goya Foods and presented by Tequila Herradura!

Chef Sean Brasel, Executive Chef of Meat Market, and Celebrity Chef Chef Fernando Desa, Executive Chef of GOYA, create a one-of-a-kind, 6-course tapas style event at the luxurious Meat Market on Lincoln Road.

Mix, mingle, and indulge as these top culinary minds put a fresh twist on course after course of seafood inspired dishes. This seated dinner is enjoyed by only 75 guests who will get the royal treatment.

Each course will be paired with a unique cocktail, brought to you by Herradura (That’s right, six cocktails perfectly paired with each course), Learn the art of the perfect garnish while making your favorite version of the ideal margarita! The event will additionally feature wines by Saint Clair Estates.

Surprise your palates as you experience a truly decadent and luxurious evening in South Beach during the South Beach Seafood Week, including gift bags from Goya and shaker kits from Herradura!

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7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
at Shore Club, 1901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
Tickets: $150 – All Inclusive | Only 200 Tickets Available

Guests will enjoy an all-inclusive evening featuring dinner stations, gourmet wines, and unique desserts inside Shore Club’s VIP Pool Deck and Oasis Garden. Executive Chefs from Menin Hospitality hot spots will be putting on a culinary showcase with their unique take on the ultimate “SURF N TURF” dishes, each strategically paired with a Cabernet from E&J Gallo’s international collection.

Be sure to stop by and see the gourmet dishes from presenting sponsor Baptist Health South Florida and don’t miss out on the SIDES because your evening will be topped off with authentic dishes from Goya Foods!

Kick off your experience with a traditional crab boil paired with Pacifico Beer , Enjoy a cocktail hour-style evening in pure South Beach luxury fashion throughout the pool deck of Shelborne South Beach, and pop in to the all new Woodford Reserve interactive cocktail experience, while dancing the night away with The Cabaret South Beach!

Featured Chef Specials coming soon, plus sides by GOYA Foods and desserts by award winning pasty chef, Executive Chef Max Santiago.

How many ways can you pair fresh seafood, incredible meats, and decadent wine? Find out at Crabs, Slabs and Cabs!

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7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Lummus Park – Entrance: 12th & Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
Tickets: $150 – All Inclusive | Only 1,000 Tickets Available

#ChooseYourChamp at the iconic VIP Chef Showdown, brought to you by Talbott Vineyards and presented by Goya Foods, Tequila Herradura, Land Rover South Dade, Celebrity Cruises, Baptist Health South Florida, Halperns, and official bank partner, City National Bank.

Join Miami’s top executive chefs for an evening of competitive cook-offs where YOU are the judge. Indulge with endless seafood and cocktails; tickets are completely all-inclusive!

In a perfect combination of competition level cuisine, tropically fresh cocktails, and live entertainment, the Chef Showdown tours guests through the BEST of Miami’s culinary scene with the ultimate BEACH BASH meets Chef SHOWDOWN thanks to the help of Sounds by Yissel.

Hosted inside the Land Rover VIP Hospitality Village and #SobeSeafood Week’s GOYA Culinary Pavilion, 14 chefs will go head-to-head in seven unique seafood showdowns.

Chefs from each battle will take the stage throughout the night where representatives from the culinary and media world will judge the best in each showdown.

The deciding factor are THE GUESTS! Visit each restaurant’s pop-up cafe throughout the hospitality village, sample each competitor’s seafood dish, and vote on your favorites! Help us decide the 2019 CHAMPIONS!

Our 2018 reigning champions will be defending their titles:

Battle Oyster: Champion Chef Reiner Mendez, Lure Fish Bar
Battle Tuna: Champion Chef Raul A. Del Poz, Lightkeepers
Battle Fish: Champion Chef Julian Garriga, Seawell Fish N Oyster
Battle Sushi: Champion Chef Masa Hamaya, Dragonfly
Battle Surf n’ Turf: 3-Time Champion Chef Sean Brasel, Meat Market
Battle Lobster: Champion Chef David Salinas, Joe’s Stone Crab
Battle Taco: Champion Chef Ralph Pagano, Naked Taco
Follow @sobeseafoodfest to stay up to date on battle pairings!

The Chef Showdown delivers a uniquely entertaining culinary experience in the most beautiful, beach-front setting thanks to our partners Goya Foods. Come ready for a truly VIP evening on the sands of South Beach.

Be sure to stop by the Halperns CHOP HOUSE or the Papa’s Raw Bar SEAFOOD WORLD BAR for your taste of some beef with your reef.

Tickets include:
All-inclusive tasting of each Chef’s competition dishes available at each of the 14 restaurant battle stations
Full bars featuring a variety of cocktails, beer, wine, and soft drinks
Additional seafood bites from GOYA and Celebrity Cruises
Access to the PAPA’s RAW BAR SEAFOOD WORLD BAR & HALPERNS’ CHOP HOUSE open all night for your enjoyment
Samplings from Casa Herradura Experience
Access to the Celebrity Cruise private entertainment experience
Bubbles from the City National Bank Bubble Lounge featuring J Vineyards & Winery
Baptist Health South Florida entertainment

And of course – An all-night party in the Goya VIP Culinary Pavilion (where all Chefs battle on stage) featuring Miami’s hottest DJ, Sounds by YISSEL!

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12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Tickets: General Admission $49 | VIP $150
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, Coca-Cola, and official bank partner, City National Bank.

What do you get when you mix Miami’s finest seafood restaurants featuring pop up cafe’s on the sands of Sobe paired with complimentary all day open bar and live music for one day only? There’s only one answer: It’s the Annual South Beach Seafood Festival!

Saturday, October 26th will host the 7th Annual South Beach Seafood Festival featuring 20 selected restaurants’ pop up cafes’, 3 live music stages, interactive sponsor experiences, the kick off to stone crab season, and so much fun!

On the sands of SOUTH BEACH, enjoy cafes from Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant, Naked Taco, Red, the Steakhouse – South Beache, The Lobster SHACK, Poseidon Greek Restaurant & Outdoor Lounge, Truluck’s, Lobster Bar Sea Grille Miami Beach, Stiltsville Fish Bar, and many more serving you right on the sand with over 70+ menu items to choose from – it’s five blocks of fun to be exact!

Enjoy sharable portions of Stone Crabs, Lobster Waffle Cones, Steak & Lobster Skewers, Shrimp Tacos, Oysters, Shrimp Cocktail, Gyros, Crab Cakes, Grouper in a Bag, Lobster Mac ‘N Cheese, Po’ Boys, and more. This is not your typical fried food festival but a fine dining experience with your toes in the sand. BUT please, don’t go home hungry!

There are two types of tickets and both include an all-day open bar available at any of the 30+ added bar locations.

General admission starts at only $49; this low price gives guests the opportunity to pick and choose which delicious restaurants to try – all of which are bringing their premium sharable menu items at affordable prices between $5 – $10.

All ticket holders will enjoy:
The JACK DANIEL’S LIVE ZONE featuring live music, life-size games at the annual beer garden, the Coca-Cola LIVE BEACH CLUB, the Milam’s Markets CULINARY SHOWCASE KITCHEN and much more!

There’s a little bit for everyone, but if you are VIP – then GET READY to party in the Land Rover South Dade VIP HOSPITALITY VILLAGE featuring the Goya Foods Culinary Pavilion. In addition to the perks listed above, there are tons of reasons to splurge on VIP this year:

Entrance into the VIP Hospitality Village
$20 worth of food vouchers to use at any participating festival restaurants and dessert stations
Premiere VIP sampling from GOYA, Celebrity Cruises, Papa’s Raw Bar, and more.
Entrance into GOYA’s Culinary Pavilion which by day features Coca-Cola COLLEGE Game Zone, all day private dance party, shade, lounges, private bars featuring Jack Daniels, Herradura, and Finlandia, and more.
CASA Herradura will transport you to Mexico
Baptist Health South Florida will educate you
Enter the Private Line in VIP to order from Joe’s Stone Crab’s café
Hop on and get a taste of Celebrity Cruises’s THE EDGE with Silent Disco!
William Hill Winery will have a sensory garden only available in VIP Hospitality Village, where they will be transplanting their Sonoma garden tour onto the sand.

EXTENDED HOURS: Enjoy VIP hours to keep the party going into the night. The festival grounds will close at 7 PM, but VIP stays open until 9 PM!
Kids under 10 are free and do not require a ticket at check in. There is no designated kids zone with kids activities, but they are welcome to join in the fun.

Must be 21+ to consume alcohol.
ID check is at the Welcome check in desks upon arrival.

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OCTOBER 22-26, 2019!

The 7th Annual South Beach Seafood Festival is back to take over Miami in October on the sands of South Beach between October 22-26, 2019! This Florida seafood festival is not your typical east coast seafood festival, but a showcase of the best talents of South Florida’s leading chefs and culinary masterminds via a diverse group of events where guests experience the best seafood in Miami and kick off world renowned stone crab season.

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Touted by USATODAY as one of its Top 5 Specialty Festivals in the country, and by the Travel Channel as the best seafood festival in the US, when you hit Miami in October, the South Beach Seafood Festival is the place to be for five days of fun, all to benefit a great cause in Miami Dade County with CI Foundation’s EAT SMART program.

Saturday’s beachfront event, South Beach Seafood Festival, brought to you by William Hill and presented by Jack Daniel’s, City of Miami Beach, GOYA Foods, and Baptist Health South Florida spans five blocks and welcomes over 14,000 seafoodies to enjoy a day of fun in the sun in the South Beach chic way.

Guests will indulge at the best seafood festival with their toes in the sand and a cocktail in their hand. The festival features pop up cafés from 20 hand selected premier restaurants, showing off 70+ different mouthwatering eats from Florida’s freshest seafood in Miami. These seafood dishes are paired with complimentary all-day open bar for everyone! Plus, attendees enjoy three (3) live music stages, DJ pop ups, and endless interactive experiences.

This year’s South Beach Seafood Festival is EVEN BIGGER than in years past!
Party in the all new Jack Daniel’s Club, featuring a live music stage and life size beach games! Win some prizes, dive into some Frozen Jack & Cokes, and more.
Celebrate with the freshest seafood samplers from GOYA Foods’ Executive Chef, Fernando Desa.
Hydrate deliciously with all new sparkling water partner, La Croix Beverages.
Take a seat in luxury and check out the newest models from Cadillac.
Visit the Coca-Cola Room and refresh with Coke, Zico, and Core Power.
Sip on the craftiest Miami cocktails at any of the Finlandia, Herradura, or Jack Daniel’s experiences.
Grab a chair in the shade and educate yourselves in the Milam’s Market Culinary Showcase Kitchen featuring pros like Chef Norman Van Aiken and many more.

If General Admission fun isn’t enough, become a VIP to check out the 1 ½ block VIP Experience! When you enter the Land Rover South Dade VIP Hospitality Village, you get treated to the best experience you’ll find in Miami in October!
Walk-through California Wine Country with William Hill.
Private VIP access to Joe’s Stone Crab Miami for some of the best seafood in Miami.
Get jazzy at the Woodford Reserve elevated speakeasy featuring all-day live music.
Live it up in the interactive Celebrity Cruises “EDGE” rooftop.
Be your best self at Baptist Health South Florida’s Health and Wellness Retreat.
Cool down at the La Croix hydration station AND…..

Enjoy the guest-favorite 3,200 sq.ft. GOYA Culinary Pavilion featuring tons of VIP experiences during the day:
The GOYA Sampling Experience.
Papa’s Raw Bar Seafood World.
Coca-Cola’s College Game Zone.
All-New LIVE MUSIC during the day.
And by night, the GOYA culinary pavilion turns into the ultimate dance party brought to you by Rockwell Talent with extended hours until 9:00 PM!

This seafood festival in Miami heads into its seventh year touted as one of the fastest growing festivals in Miami Beach! The production value, level of cuisine, and incredible guest experience will have you thinking this Florida food and wine event has been around for ages! Looking for events in Miami in October? Look no further.

Festival ticket prices start at $49 and VIP is $150.

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We will announce our 2019 picks for the best Miami restaurants on August 1st. Catch them ALL in one place on October 26th at South Florida’s best event in Fall. 20 seafood restaurants will be in attendance to wow you with their five-star cuisine at festival-friendly prices.

Ahead of Saturday’s festival, there are loads of delectable fun for the culinary inclined:

Friday, October 19th | 7 – 11 PM:
This VIP beach bash defines over the top! See and be seen at the ultimate VIP CHEF SHOWDOWN this Miami in October as we indulge your senses with the best from Miami’s best chefs, mixologists, DJs and so much more.

Brought to you by Talbott Vineyards and presented by GOYA, Woodford Reserve, Land Rover North, City National Bank, and Celebrity Cruises.

The Chef Showdown is the battle of all battles where the finest South Florida chefs show off the best seafood in Miami at 11th & Ocean Drive at the GOYA’s Culinary Pavilion inside the Land Rover North Hospitality Village.

14 chefs are paired head-to-head to create seven different seafood battles where we tell guests to #CHOOSEYOURCHAMP. Guests visit different battle stations to sample competition-level cuisine and vote for their favorite in each battle. Throughout the night, battling chefs take the GOYA Culinary Pavilion kitchen stage to put on a show! A panel of judges, along with the guest vote, decide who takes the championship title for showcasing the best seafood in Miami.

2019 battles will be announced at the beginning of September.

2018 Champions returning to defend their titles include:

Battle Fish: Champion Julian Garriga, Seawell Fish N Oyster
Battle Sushi:Champion Chef Masa Hamaya, Dragonfly
Battle Surf n’ Turf: 3-Time Champion Chef Sean Brasel, Meat Market
Battle Lobster:Champion Chef David Salinas, Joe’s Stone Crab
Main Event – Battle Taco: #Fireproof Champion Chef Ralph Pagano, Naked Taco

Additional battles will include Tuna, Oyster, and ARENA Chef’s Choice.

Bundle VIP Weekend passes are available for VIP access to both Friday and Saturday, with additional options for host hotel package inclusions at Shore Club. Email [email protected] for more information.

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South Beach Seafood Festival
1400 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States
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