Your South Beach Wine and Food Festival Guide

The South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF®) began in 1997 as a one-day showcase featuring both national and international wines paired with local cuisine. It has since blossomed into a five-day extravaganza attracting those who seek a culinary adventure from all over the world and a star-studded cast of chefs.

SOBEWFF® takes place annually in late February and consists of more than 80 different locations all across South Florida. Read more to learn how to navigate SOBEWFF.

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Tickets to South Beach Wine and Food Festival

Ticket prices depend on the type of events you attend. There is no “general admission” type tickets for purchase as each event is a separate occurrence. It is best to map out the events you want to attend before you arrive, so you know exact costs and locations. It is strongly recommended to purchase your tickets before you arrive at SOBEWFF. If you prefer, there are ticket packages available for purchase. And don’t worry, your ticket covers all food and drinks available at the event — just bring your appetite. Find out more about packages and individual event prices.

Meet Your Favorite Celebrity Chefs

SOBEWFF wouldn’t be complete without an appearance or two from your favorite celebrity chefs, and there are plenty to choose from. From Food Network stars to the Cooking Channel’s world-renowned chefs, your taste buds will be delighted at these special events hosted and/or food prepared by your favorite chef. Hurry up and purchase tickets; they are going fast!

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Educational Seminars

Looking to learn more about wines and try a few along the way? The SOBEWFF wine seminars may be up your alley. With more than 10 seminars, such as Around the World with 8 Rosés and What’s Your Sherry Style?, you are bound to learn a thing or two. Check out the full line-up.

Party in Style

If you are looking for a little fun after the sun goes down, then the South Beach Wine and Food Festival late-night parties are for you. These parties cater to the 21-and-up crowd and feature yummy desserts and drinks. Unless otherwise noted, most SOBEWFF events are only for guests 21 and older. However, families can plan to take children to these fun food events.

Attractions and Accommodations

Don’t forget to take advantage of being in fabulous Miami by spending a little time on the beach or soaking up the great culture. Find the best places to see South Miami attractions.

Now that you are ready to plan your SOBEWFF adventure, make sure to book your vacation rental early! Browse our selection of luxury Miami rentals that will keep you close to the action.