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NEWS & RELEASES

The revolutionary summer chic celebration of black excellence and culture, AfroCAN Fest returns to the Tampa Bay area on Sunday, June 19th from 5p-9p at an all new location - The 330 Commerce Club!


After an extraordinary year in 2022 that welcomed the likes of Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, City Councilman Orlando Guides, and many other notable figures is gearing up to be an incredible moment in history once again for the Florida region!





This year, celebrants can anticipate the return of a Live Art showcase, AfroCAN Fashion Presentation, Live Music performances, a History Walk , and a highlight of black owned brands!


Guests this year will also be enchanted with a special fire show performance to kick start the evening in grand style at 6:19p as we embrace the spirits of the ancestors and the fire within them!


This year's theme is Sunflowers & Rosé, with guests dressed in the radiant color scheme of sunflower yellow and/or rose pink for a beautiful evening on the venue lawn.


An adult only affair, guests can enjoy pourings of wine, champagne, and rosé for purchase to compliment dishes from featured culinary artists on site.


For tickets and more info on AfroCAN Fest, www.afrocanfest.eventbrite.com


A day out for the lovers of brunch and bubbly, Mermosa Wines hosted their first annual Bubbles & Brunch Fest!



Held on the beautiful St.Pete Pier, attendees enjoyed a special day out sipping on sparkling wines from all over the region while soaking in the sun, sea breeze and 90s RnB!


A perfect day out for brunch, General Admission guests enjoyed exploring food trucks on site such as Coco's Grub & Go with their popular Chicken & Waffles dish, while the VIPs enjoyed a low country style four-course catered experience hosted by Stephanie Love of Epicurious One.

The team at City Festivals was live in attendance happy to be in support of the festivities!


For the first time, the Florida Vegan Gourmet Food Festival welcomed the plant based celebration on a organic farm...changing up the typical ambiance to allow guests to explore another side of plant-life process!


An exciting and rustic experience, guests including, Tampa Foodie of Charlie's Chow Down, embraced the one-with-nature environment!


Check out her recap on the experience and some of the amazing grubs at the festival!

https://www.charliechowsdown.com/blogposts/city-festivals-2021-vegan-festival