Five Best Food and Drink Events in South Florida This Weekend: Halloween Parties, Oktoberfests, and More

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4. Dogfish Head Vs Southern Tier Tap Takeover
Sometimes it just takes a bit of friendly competition to get things going. On Saturday starting at 7 p.m. The Coffee District is hosting a tap takeover of Dogfish Head and Southern Tier beers in a quest to see what's best. The Dogfish Head 120 Min will be featured for the event. The first 20 Dogfish drinkers will get a free pint glass.
The Coffee District is 325 Northeast Second Ave. in Delray Beach. Call 561-455-0541, or visit

3. Halloween Full Moon Party
Between a full moon and the upcoming festivities of Old Hallow's Eve, some supernatural interactions might just be on the horizon; you might as well embrace it with a party. On Friday at 7 p.m., the Ritz Carlton Fort Lauderdale is hosting a party on its seventh floor deck to benefit Mission United. A $10 donation gets you a complimentary cocktail and light bites. Valet parking is $7.
The Ritz Carlton is located at 1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-465-2300, or visit

2. Sweet Green Afternoon
Going green is more than just an act; it's a lifestyle. Most people who care about sustainability, health, and environmental issues like to spend time with other likeminded folk. If that sounds like you, you should probably check out Sweet Green Afternoon. On Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m., and every month from here on out, Food Gardens Studio is holding a green-focused event with live music, cooking and gardening demos, market, juice bar, and more. The event is free and open to the public.
Food Gardens Studio is located at 509 NE 2nd Ave. in Hallandale Beach. Visit

1. American German Club Oktoberfest
The real Oktoberfest might take place in late September and early October, but South Florida's German contingent is just warming up. Starting at 5 p.m. Friday and running throughout the weekend, the club is opening its doors to the public for the greatest German celebration of them all. For $8 for adults and no cost for children check out carnival rides, wurst, sauerkraut and lots of imported Hofbrau beer at the American German Club.
The American German Club is located at 5111 Lantana Road in Lake Worth. Call 561-967-6464, or visit

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Location Info


Delray Beach Center for the Arts at Old School Square

51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, FL

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The Coffee District

325 Northeast Second Ave., Delray Beach, FL

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The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL

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American German Club of the Palm Beaches

5111 Lantana Road, Lake Worth, FL

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