Date posted: 05/03/2013
What better way to spend your weekend than to attend a food festival with family and friends? Santa Monica is a lively city filled with a variety of family-friendly events including awesome food festivals. With May already here, make sure to attend one or more of these food festivals. This is a great opportunity to get to know the area if you are staying in Santa Monica. Mingle with locals and tourists while sampling delicious food from neighboring restaurants and bakeries. Here are just a few of the food festivals going on this May near and around Santa Monica:
Flavors of Los Angeles 2013
Get a chance to try the best gourmet food at the Flavors of Los Angeles event in Santa Monica. Los Angeles’ most renowned chefs will be preparing a variety of entrees that will be sure to satisfy your cravings. Attendees will get to enjoy a delicious five-course meal right alongside these talented chefs. The Greater Los Angeles Division of the American Live Foundation will be hosting this event for the 7th year and each year, it has brought together crowds of food enthusiasts. Most of the invited chefs are from local restaurants in the Westside and Beach cities including Seasons 52 Santa Monica, Hamasaku, Arrington of Wilshire, Ocean & Vine. This event will also include a wine tasting and cocktail reception presented by American Harvest Organic Vodka and Klamie Wine Cellars. Before dinner is served at 7:00 pm, there will also be a silent auction held at 5:30 p.m. Flavors of Los Angeles will take place on Sunday, May 5th. If you are interested in attending this event and helping raise funds for American Liver research, then click here to purchase your tickets today.
Venice Beach Food Fest
If you are unable attend the Flavors of LA event, then don’t miss out on the Venice Beach Food Fest in mid-May. Enjoy some outdoor fun and great weather while munching on some mouthwatering cuisines from local restaurants and food trucks. This is a casual event that invites those traveling to Southern California. There will a wide selection of food to choose from including vegetarian options. Main dishes and desserts will be offered for those who have a sweet tooth. This event will take place on Sunday, May 19 from 10am to 5pm and tickets range from $20 to $35. Get your tickets today and invite friends and family!
Yet another food festival you can attend is the Crush fair in Santa Monica on Sun, May 19. Wine lovers are encouraged to attend this food tasting event which includes a wide variety of flavorful wines, specialty cocktails and culinary delectables. Pair it with some feel good music and you’re ready to grub on some delicious food. Click here to purchase your tickets today!