Things to Do: 17th Annual Taste of South Tampa

The South Tampa Chamber is hosting the 17th Annual Taste of South Tampa, on March 19, presented by Older, Lundy, Koch & Martino.

For the sixth year, the Tampa Garden Club, on Bayshore Boulevard, in Tampa, will be transformed into an outdoor festival offering live entertainment, food samples from local restaurants, a beer garden and the opportunity to win prizes from sponsors.

“With such a variety of food, and beverage options, at the event, there is truly something for everyone and the inclusive price gives attendees the opportunity to try a little bit of everything,” says Kelly Flannery, president and chief executive officer of the South Tampa Chamber.

The general admission ticket is all-inclusive and includes unlimited food and beverage samples, live entertainment, giveaways from business exhibitors and voting for the “Best of South Tampa” awards.

VIP tickets include additional perks including early access to the event, an air-conditioned VIP lounge with additional food and beverage options, indoor restrooms and a swag bag. The first 100 VIPs to arrive will also have the opportunity to receive a custom engraved chalice.

For tickets and to see a full list of participating sponsors, restaurants and businesses, visit

Tickets are only available online. ($50.00 General Admission, $100.00 VIP, $40.00 Military, Kids Under 10 Free). General Admission tickets will remain on sale through the day of the event. VIP Ticket sales will end on March 17.

Here is the full restaurant list:

7th + Grove Hospitality

Ava Tampa

Blue Ice Vodka

Bocelli Modern Italian

Bolay Fresh Bold Kitchen

Bulla Gastrobar

Daily Eats

DonutNV Tampa

Flames Indian Cuisine

Flor Fina

Grazing Amazing Co

Grove Soho

Joe and Son’s Olive Oils

Kombi Keg

Luv Child

MacDintons Irish Pub and Restaurant

Metro Diner

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Outback Steakhouse


Paul’s Fusion Kitchen

Planet Smoothie

Plant Botanical

PRP Wine International

Shake Shack

Siesta Key Rum

Sweet Soul

Tampa Snow Shave Ice

The Brass Tap

Time for Wine

Beer Garden from Pepin Distributing to feature Stella Artois, Kona Brewing and NURTL Hard Seltzer


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