Deering Seafood Festival 3/25/12

Deering Seafood Festival
Sunday, March 25, 10am – 6pm
Deering Estate at Cutler
16701 SW 72 Avenue
Palmetto Bay ( Miami) 33157

Escape to the 8th annual Deering Seafood Festival on Sunday, March 25, for an island celebration and savor Florida’s freshest fish and seafood. There are activities for every age including pontoon boat rides, an Artists’ Village, and nature hikes and tours of the historic homes. In the Cooking Demo tent presented by Whole Foods Market Coral Gables, local celebrity chefs Giorgio Rapicavoli (Eating Room), Simon Stowjanovic (Altamare) and the Executive Chef of Islamorada’s Green Turtle Inn prepare their seafood specialties. Following all cooking demos are wine pairings and tastings from Crown Wine & Spirits.

At Seafood Alle, Golden Rule Seafood Market, Whole Foods Market, Eating Room, River Oyster Bar, Black Point Ocean Grill, Imlee Indian Bistro, Shibui Japanese Restaurant, Iggy’s Street Wok and Paella Party prepare shrimp, lobster, oysters, conch, fish and crab prepared in a variety of ways. For land lovers Sports Grill is on hand with their famous wings and burgers.

On the main stage, Pan Paradise Steel Band and Caribbean Crew each perform their reggae/calypso sound, followed by Mr. Nice Guy. Adding to the island theme are the ever-popular Bahamian Junkanoo musicians. In the Lil’Shrimp Kids Zone there is a Discovery Cove with hands-on adventures, and ounlimited fun on the inflatables.

The Deering Estate at Cutler is a Miami-Dade County park, located at
16701 SW 72 Avenue, in Palmetto Bay (Miami). Admission: Adults $15 in advance online/ $25 at the gate, Children 4-14 year $5, and Foundation Members Free, includes park entrance and all activities, excluding food, drink, pontoon rides and rock wall, from10am-6pm. For more information call 305.235.1668 ext. 263 or log on Proceeds from the event benefit the Deering Estate Foundation.

Miami-Dade Parks provides quality and diverse cultural and recreational experiences for persons with disabilities. To request material in accessible format, information on access for persons with disabilities, or sign language interpreter services (7 days in advance), call 305-755-7848.

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