24th Annual Taste of the Beach

May 5, 2019 11:00 am

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Old San Carlos Blvd.
450 Old San Carlos Blvd. Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

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Join us on Fort Myers Beach to enjoy tasty samples from local area restaurants as well as great live entertainment at the Taste of the Beach!

The 24th Annual Taste of the Beach will be held Sunday, May 5, 2019 on Old San Carlos Blvd. just down the street from Times Square.  Restaurants will offer samples of their signature dishes available for purchase and compete for top Taste of the Beach Award honors in the categories of Best Appetizer, Best Beef Entree, Best Seafood Entree, Best Chicken Entree, Best Dessert, Best Decorated Booth, and People’s Choice. Gates open at 11:00 a.m.  Food will be served until it runs out or at 4:00 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and children over 12. Children under 12 are free. Food tickets will be $1.00 each, with a $5 average food serving price. Live music will be provided.

For Vendors and Volunteers

Interested to be a food vendor? Click here to download an application. Be aware you must be an FMB Chamber member to participate as a food vendor. For information on joining please email [email protected].

We are also accepting merchandise vendors and exhibitors for this event. Click here to download an application.

The FMB Chamber also needs volunteers for this event for both morning and afternoon shifts. Times are 10:15 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. or 1 P.M. – 4:15 P.M. Duties include entry sales, food ticket sales, beverage sales, set-up and clean-up. Volunteers receive free entry to the event, ten complimentary food tickets, free water and the chance to meet some great people!

Contact the Chamber at 239-454-7500 or [email protected] for more information on volunteer or vendor opportunities.

This event is brought to you by the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce.


$5 Admission for Adults and children over 12

Food tickets are $1 each.

Here are this year’s Restaurants

Logo for the Salty Crab Bar & Grill on Ft Myers Beach. Logo for Fish Tale Waterfront Dining on Fort Myers Beach. Logo for Pincher's Restaurant with two locations on Fort Myers Beach.

Thanks to our 2019 Taste of the Beach sponsors

Partner Sponsor

Logo for suncoast credit union.

Back Gate Sponsor

St. Raphael's Episcopal Church logo.
St Raphael’s Episcopal Church

In-Kind Sponsors

 Logo for Gavin's Ace Hardware in Fort Myers Florida. Logo for Costco Wholesale, with a location in Fort Myers FL. Logo for Fred's Award World, awards specialist in Fort Myers, FL.  Logo for iheartradio. Logo for the Fort Myers Beach Observer.