Vero Beach Food, Wine & Music Spectacular Celebrates 4-Day Event

The Vero Beach Food, Wine, and Music event will run February 15th-18th.
The Vero Beach Food, Wine, and Music event will run February 15th-18th.

The Vero Beach Food, Wine, and Music event will run February 15th-18th. These are extraordinary events you won’t want to miss.

It will begin with the Fire & Ice VIP Cocktail & Press Event on Thursday, Feb 15th at 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm at The Celebrity Owned Costa D’Este Beach Resort & Spa.

This Fire & Ice VIP Cocktail & Press Event will give everyone an opportunity to mingle with all of the celebrities, musical talent & world-renowned chefs in an intimate setting.

Fire & Ice VIP Cocktail
Fire & Ice VIP Cocktail

All while enjoying delicious wines, fun spirits, tasty heavily passed Hors D’oeuvres, and great music. Guest should dress in cocktail attire. Valet parking will be available. You must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

Celebrity Musical Artist-Virtuoso Matteo Bocelli
Celebrity Musical Artist-Virtuoso Matteo Bocelli

Celebrity Musical Artist-Virtuoso Matteo Bocelli will perform on Friday, Feb 16th from 7 pm – 9 pm. This concert event will be hailed as one of the “freshest event experiences” as VBFWM bridges together world-renowned talent, Matteo Bocelli, with cutting-edge production, sound, and design. It will be benefiting United Against Poverty & the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary.

It will have a supper club setting, and the guest will receive tasty bites provided by Wild Thyme Catering made by Chef Travis Beckett. The attire for this performance is summer chic.

Once again guest are required to be at least 21 years of age. Tickets for this once in a lifetime concert are only available online.

The Beat Goes On After Glow Party
The Beat Goes On After Glow Party

The Beat Goes On After Glow Party, will following the Matteo Bocelli concert, on Friday, Feb 16th from 9:30 pm – 2:00 am.

Join in on the fun at the VBFWM afterglow party. Continue the musical fun within a lounge club atmosphere. Come dance, mingle with our performing musical artist and VBFWM name talents.

This is a limited capacity event and tickets are only available online. Guests should dress in their best evening fun glow attire.

On Friday, February 17th, there will be three events, all benefiting the Source & the Hibiscus Children’s Center.

The 1st event will be the Jr. Chef Challenge from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
Unfortunately, this event is already sold out.

Celeb Chef Graham Elliot
Celeb Chef Graham Elliot

The 2nd event will be time with Celeb Chef Graham Elliot during an interactive Celeb Chef’s Dinner; it will be from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

The VBFWM love affair with excellent chefs continues, and they are very proud to announce Graham Elliot. He is best-known for his television appearances on shows like Master Chef, Top Chef, and Master Chef Junior.

Join him as he shares his signature cooking style for the first time in Vero Beach at VBFWM.

Celebrity Chef's Dinner
Celebrity Chef’s Dinner

The 3rd event will be the Celebrity Chef’s Dinner; it will be from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm. This delicious dinner celebrates the “Best Of International Cuisine.”

Well-known Celebrity Chefs Graham Elliot, Chef Alex Thomopolous, Chef Shaun O’Neale, and Chef Christi Ferretti have created an out of this world dinner, which highlights all of their cooking backgrounds and their favorite International dishes. Tickets for this mouth-watering dinner are still available online.

On Saturday, February 18th, there will also be three events all benefiting HALO No Kill Rescue & The American Cancer Society.

Sunday Grand Tasting Brunch
Sunday Grand Tasting Brunch

The 1st event to begin will be a Sunday Grand Tasting Brunch that will be from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm. It brings together treasure coasts top restaurateurs, sought-after champagne, wines and fresh spirits.

There will be live bands and DJs, and brunch inspired displays. Additionally, there will be a specialty food demo with chef Alex Thomopoulos.

It will all take place with a breath-taking backdrop of the Indian River Lagoon. Tickets for this brunch extravaganza are still available.

Bark Bistro
Bark Bistro

The 2nd event of the day will be the VBFWM Bark Bistro from 11:00 am – 2:30 pm. During this chef’s interactive event, they will be highlighting some unique tastes and spirits.

Plus, they will showcase large pups that are available for adoption from the HALO, no-kill shelter.

The Pups & Pinot Fashion Show
The Pups & Pinot Fashion Show

The 3rd and final event of the VBFWM will be The Pups & Pinot Fashion Show, created for dogs and fashion lovers; it will be from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

Let’s face it we have all been impacted by cancer, either personally or with someone we love. Support these cancer survivors as they walk the runway with adorable pups that are looking for their forever homes. This unique event will feature an array of brunch cuisine, champagne, and more made by renowned local chefs & restaurants.

To purchase tickets for any of these events go to http://foodwinemusicvero.com/tickets/.

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About Tina Hodges
Tina Hodges moved to Sebastian with her family in 1980 and has lived in the area ever since. After graduating from Sebastian River High School, she studied at Indian River Community College. Tina worked at Dooney & Bourke for many years before she became a full-time travel writer. Tina joined Sebastian Daily in 2016.