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11th Annual Taste of the Beach

September 7, 2018

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One event on September 15, 2018 at 12:00am

Pensacola Beach chefs will spice up the food and crowds on Saturday, September 15, at Pensacola Beach’s biggest culinary event of the year, and you’re invited!

The 11th annual Taste of the Beach will take place Friday evening, Sept. 7, with a special VIP dinner presented by five Pensacola Beach chefs. The following weekend, the fun will continue all day, Saturday, Sept. 16, with cook offs, cooking demos, a chef challenge, an amateur challenge, sample tastings and a live concert.

Entry for Saturday’s day-long festival is free, with more than 20 beach restaurants showcasing their signature dishes for $5 each.


The festival begins with a professional chef cook-off competition starting at 11 a.m. and doesn’t slow down from there. Later in the day, simultaneous live cooking demonstrations will begin, so be sure to purchase a food-sampling wristband.

The festival will also put on a team cook-off, live entertainment, crab races and kid-friendly activities. You’ll have so much fun you’ll want to stay the whole day.

Taste of the Beach is a primary off-season festival bringing thousands of locals and visitors to Pensacola Beach and was recently named one of the top 20 events it the Southeast for September by the Southeast Tourism Society.

Sept. 7 VIP Dinner $75pp/Cash Bar

Sept. 15 Free Admission/Buy Chef Sampling Tks 11am-9:30pm ATM’s onsite

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