Seminole, FL (PressExposure) September 29, 2008 -- October brings pleasant weather and great food festivals to Florida, so there's no better time to get out and enjoy some local fare and fun.
"Floridaâs food festivals are ideal entertainment for the whole family," says Joan Steinbacher, author of "Food Fest! Your Complete Guide to Florida's Food Festivals." "Besides the main attraction -- delicious food -- these festivals feature a variety of fun-filled events, live entertainment, kids games, crafts, and more."
Florida's annual food festivals are the best places to find the heart and soul of tasty Florida fare. And no matter what your tastes, there's sure to be a festival for you. So don't miss out on another fun Florida food event! Here's what's coming to Florida in October 2008:
* Orlando â Epcot Food and Wine Festival (October 1 â November 9) * Mount Dora â Smokin' On The Mountain (October 3-4) * Destin â Seafood Festival (October 3-5) * De Land â Great Bowls of Fire Chili Cookoff (October 4) * Williston â Central Florida Peanut Festival (October 4) * Jay â Gabbert Farm Peanut Festival (October 4-5) * Mulberry â Fine Swine At The Pit (October 10-11) * Jacksonville â Horsepower Pow Wow BBQ Cookoff (October 10-11) * Brooksville â Hernando County BBQ & Rodeo Festival (October 10-12) * Panama City Beach â Indian Summer Seafood Festival (October 10-12) * Ocala â Marion County Chili Cook-Off (October 11) * Orlando â Florida Cracker Oyster Festival (October 11) * Homosassa â Southeast Chili Cookoff (October 11) * Homosassa â Waterfront Chili Cookoff (October 12) * Clearwater Beach â Cooters Crab Fest (October 16-19) * Brooksville â Blazin' Butts-n-Briskets (October 17-18) * Clearwater Beach â Frenchy's Stone Crab Festival (October 17-19) * Niceville â Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival (October 17-19) * Bradenton â Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival (October 17-26) * Cedar Key â Seafood Festival (October 18-19) * Panama City â Southeastern Blues & BBQ Festival (October 24-26) * Delray Beach â Palm Beach County Firefighters/Paramedics M.D.A. Chili Cookoff (October 25) * Wilton Manors â Hospice Chili Cookoff (October 25) * Madeira Beach â John's Pass Seafood Festival (October 25-26) * Sandestin â Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival (October 25-26) * Miami Beach â Miami International Wine Fair (October 25-27) * Apalachicola â Downtown Oyster Roast (October 31) * Apalachicola â Florida Seafood Festival (October 31 â November 1) * Land O Lakes â Flapjack Festival (October 31 â November 2)
For additional information and more events, visit the "Food Fest!" website at http://www.FoodFestGuide.com.
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