Fall Guide 2012
Fall Guide 2012: Events
Published: September 26, 2012
Oct. 10, Nov. 14
Food Truck Bash Eight local food trucks, like The Crooked Spoon, Monsta Lobsta and Kona Dog, will be parked at this riverside marina-meets-bar-meets-nature-preserve. 5-9 pm Wednesday; Wekiva Island, 1014 Miami Springs Road, Longwood; free admission, various menu prices; 407-862-1500; wekivaisland.com.
Oct. 12-Oct. 13
Latin Food & Wine Festival Two-day culinary event with local restaurants offering the best in Latin cuisine, wine and beer booths and live entertainment by the lake. 6:30-9:30 pm Friday, 4-10 pm Saturday; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free-$99; latinfoodandwine.com.
Oktoberfest Family-friendly outdoor event with German music by Europa, Alpine dancing by Schuhplattler Gruppe Alpenrose, a beer garden for adults and a root beer garden for the kids. 6-10 pm Friday, 5-10 pm Saturday; Avalon Park Town Center, 13001 Founders Square Drive; free; avalonpark.com.
Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Outdoor culinary festival with dishes from 17 restaurants, beverage stations, cocktail 101 classes and appearances by celeb chefs Todd English and Michael Mina. 4:30 pm Friday, 5:30 pm Saturday; Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, 1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd., Lake Buena Vista; $80; 800-227-1500; swandolphinfoodandwineclassic.com.
Oct. 12-Oct. 14
Sanford Bikefest: Thunder in the Streets Daytona Bike Week isn't until March, but you can get your fix to hold you over til then right here in Sanford. This motorcycle gathering alongside Lake Monroe will feature live entertainment, food vendors, stunt shows, a biggest beer belly contest and more. 11 am-11 pm Friday, 10 am-11 pm Saturday, 10 am-4 pm Sunday; Fort Mellon Park, 1000 E. First St., Sanford; free; 407-688-5000; sanfordfl.gov.
Oct. 12, Nov. 9
The Food Truck Bazaar This is one of TheDailyCity.com's food-truck events. Sample eats from area mobile food vendors. 6-9 pm Friday; Casselberry City Hall, 95 N. Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry; various menu prices; thedailycity.com.