Courtesy: SAVOR SoFLO
ST. PETERSBURG, FL. — This autumn season, local foodies, wine lovers, and craft beer enthusiasts are invited to “SIP, SAVOR, and be SEEN” at the annual SAVOR ST. PETE event. The two-day festival will take place November 6th-7th in downtown St. Petersburg, overlooking beautiful Tampa Bay in North Straub Park. It will feature a first-class culinary showcase of the Bay area’s most acclaimed restaurants, celebrated chefs, popular breweries, and a phenomenal selection of wines, all within the Grand Tasting Village.
General Admission and VIP tickets are now available, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting The Children’s Cancer Center.
Joining its sister events, SAVOR SoFLO and Cocoa Beach Uncorked, SAVOR ST. PETE has been one of Florida’s most sought-after culinary event series since 2011. The two-day event will be a foodie’s paradise, a star-studded weekend destination showcasing the Bay area’s top-tier culinary talent. Renowned wine and spirit producers, brewmasters, culinary personalities, and chefs will entice, educate, enlighten, and entertain guests from all over the world.
“We are thrilled to relaunch SAVOR ST. PETE, in fabulous downtown St. Petersburg this fall,” said Tammy Gail, festival founder and producer. “This is a defining opportunity for the hospitality industry to showcase their exquisite selection of culinary creations and libations that exist within the eclectic, artsy, delectable city of St. Petersburg. We are thrilled to donate a portion of proceeds to The Children’s Cancer Center to help children and their families who are battling cancer or chronic blood disorders through their journey.”
As part of the SAVOR experience, attendees will receive a limited-edition wine glass, wine glass lanyard, custom tote bag, and exclusive access to the Grand Tasting Village, an enormous 25,000-square-foot tent where unlimited food, wine, and beer samplings are included in the ticket prices.
General Admission tickets for this event are priced at $85 and include unlimited tastings from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Optional VIP tickets are available for purchase at $115 and include exclusive access to the VIP Spirits Lounge which features premium full bar selections, along with full access to unlimited tastings from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
SAVOR ST. PETE presenting sponsors and community partners include: City of St. Petersburg, Publix, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, duPont Registry Tampa Bay, St. Pete Life Magazine, iHeartRadio, Sysco, Tampa Bay Times, and Yelp.
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In an effort to keep guests safe, SAVOR ST. PETE will be following COVID-19 recommended guidelines and safety regulations from the CDC and the City of St. Petersburg despite being an outdoor event and will enforce social distancing parameters.
Masks are encouraged for those who are already vaccinated and mandatory for those who are unvaccinated. All vendors and employees will be required to wear masks and gloves at all times. Guests must eat in a stationary position at high-top tables throughout the festival, as well as be physically distanced to remove their face masks.
If you’ve been wanting to get out and enjoy a time filled with good eats and drinks for the entire family, check out SAVOR ST. PETE in Tampa Bay!
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Born and raised in South Florida, Krystal is a recent graduate from the University of Miami with professional writing experience at the collegiate and national news outlet levels. She’s a foodie who loves all things travel, the beach, & visiting new places throughout Florida.