Miami’s festival season gets into full swing every October, and this month you’ll encounter a palate-pleasing variety of fun food events – including the South Beach Seafood Festival and the Craft Spirits Fest.

Savor just-caught seafood, premium craft spirits, and pumpkin spice delights at Miami’s fall food festivals in October. Bon appetit!


Savor the Season at Miami’s Food Festivals This Fall

Do you love a cool ceviche or a plate of raw oysters? Perhaps you live for pumpkin spice season – or maybe you would prefer your food in a glass on the rocks. Whatever you love to eat or drink, Miami has a food festival for you. You’ll find three unique ones this October to stimulate your taste buds with new flavors and fun.


Fresh Seafood, Craft Spirits, and Plenty of Pumpkin Spice

What are you hungry for? Check out this fun fall festivals for foodies:


  • South Beach Seafood Festival (October 16-20) – Enjoy a high-end seafood smorgasbord from top Miami chefs at this iconic event, which features rooftop dinners, cocktail parties, and VIP chef showdowns.
  • Coconut Grove Pumpkin Patch Festival (October 13-14) – Love pumpkin spice? Try pumpkin EVERYTHING at this Halloween party, which features a Pumpkin Food Court with sweet and savory pumpkin treats. There will also be several pumpkin beer gardens for sipping on pumpkin-inspired brews!
  • Craft Spirits Fest (October 12) – Find happy hours, cocktail dinners, and mixology seminars at this lively event, which caps off with a Grand Tasting party featuring over 100 different cocktails and spirits to sample. It’s an elegant affair with live jazz music and gourmet food by local chefs.


Il Bolognese at Winter Haven South Beach Hotel

Indulge in authentic Italian cuisine at our acclaimed restaurant, Il Bolognese, with farm-to-table dining and the freshest fall ingredients on every plate. It’s just one of the exquisite extras that you’ll find at our unique luxury hotel on Ocean Drive. Book your stay today!