South Beach Seafood Festival
Enjoy things to do in Miami with over five days of South Florida’s best seafood at this culinary showcase of South Florida’s favorite chefs!
South Beach Seafood Festival
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!
-Saturday, October 26: The South Beach Seafood Festival at Lummus Park (South Beach, on the sand)
-Friday, October 25: VIP Chef Showdown at Lummus Park (South Beach, on the sand)
-Thursday, October 24: Crabs, Slabs and Cabs at Shore Club
-Wednesday, October 23: Cooking & Cocktail Experience at Meat Market Miami
-Tuesday, October 22: An Evening at Joe’s at Joe’s Stone Crab (SOLD OUT)
Learn about each event below:
MAIN EVENT – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26:
SOUTH BEACH SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
LUMMUS PARK – Entrance: 1400 OCEAN DRIVE, MIAMI BEACH
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!
FESTIVAL IS OPEN TO ALL AGES.
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.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25:
VIP CHEF SHOWDOWN
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Lummus Park – Entrance: 12th & Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
Tickets: $150 – All Inclusive | Only 1,000 Tickets Available
14 CHEFS. 7 BATTLES. 1 CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT.
#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.
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!
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24:
CRABS, SLABS AND CABS
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
at Shore Club, 1901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
Tickets: $150 – All Inclusive | Only 200 Tickets Available
Get ready for the ULTIMATE SURF N’ TURF DINING EXPERIENCE!
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!
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23:
COOKING & COCKTAILS EXPERIENCE
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!
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22:
AN EVENING AT JOE’S
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 the year…before anyone else.
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
Purchaser Terms & Conditions:
Eventbrite is the exclusive authorized ticket outlet for this event. All sales are final, no returns or exchanges. Lost or stolen tickets will not be replaced. Lineup and event details subject to change. Tickets are not redeemable for cash. Must be over the age of 21 and present a valid government ID at entrance for all events excluding Saturday, October 26th which is open to all ages. Purchaser agrees to indemnify and hold harmless CI Management, Inc. & the South Beach Seafood Festival from any claims or injuries. Venue reserves the right to deny entry to highly intoxicated ticket holders. Event is rain or shine. Backpacks of all sizes are subject to be checked by security upon arrival.