May 3-7, 2023
The Culinary Event on Florida's Historic Coast
A World Class Food + Wine Festival in the Nation's Oldest City!
The St. Augustine Food + Wine Festival is a culinary celebration taking place in one of the country’s most beautiful and historic cities. A showcase of culinary, beverage and culture that highlights celebrity guest chefs, celebrity winemakers/ proprietors, local chefs, artisans and local craft spirits/beers. The festival offers a wide variety of events for all tastebuds, from wine dinners and tasting events, to master classes and more.
The World Golf Hall of Fame and the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort and the historic district of St. Augustine are the host location sites for the 2023 festival. World Golf Village is located 20 minutes north of historic downtown St. Augustine and the beaches. Florida’s largest city Jacksonville is located only 30 minutes away.
The festival organizers look forward to bringing this third annual, world class culinary festival to St. Augustine, as they manage several other major festivals throughout the coastal southeast, including Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife on Vilano Beach, St. Augustine and the new Louisiana Food & Wine Festival.
The Irresistible Old-World Charm
of the Ancient city
Coastal Beauty with History and Culture
Visiting downtown St. Augustine would not be complete without exploring the historic sites and taking in the architecture, charm, and culture of the ancient city. Whether visiting Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, strolling on the bay front or taking a trolley ride along the brick-lined streets, visitors are transported to another time, another era, another world. Noted as one of the South’s Best Food Towns by Southern Living Magazine, the culinary and beverage scene here is flourishing. With so much to do and see in this waterfront, pedestrian-friendly city – visitors will want to plan as much time as possible to soak in the European flavors of Old Town. There is an alluring charm, beauty and mystique to shopping and dining in historic buildings on alleyways with brick-lined streets. In addition, unique attractions, tours, entertainment, arts and historical sites abound. Be sure to plan your trip around the cultural arts and happenings throughout St. Johns County during the festival, culture around every corner.
The Festival’s Charity Partner
St. Augustine's Hidden Gem
Vilano Beach, St. Augustine, Florida
Vilano Beach Main Street is the festival’s charity partner, the non-profit organization’s mission is to preserve and improve the historic Vilano Beach community, while protecting its small-town beach vibe. The festival assists in raising funds and awareness for the organization’s mission.
Vilano Beach is located only 10 minutes away from historic downtown St. Augustine on Florida’s scenic AIA Byway. Vilano offers a variety of amenities from oceanfront and oceanside opportunities for beach lovers with a wide array of restaurants, hotels and activities – including fishing, surfing, boating and more. The famous Vilano Pier provides some of the most magnificent views available for sunsets in the St. Augustine area and Vilano Beach allows vehicle parking on the beach itself, weather permitting.