Saturday, March 23rd
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
At Friendship Fountain & the MOSH
This year GastroFest will be cash-based, so bring cash!
Each vendor is required to have sample sizes available for $1- $3 each.
Vendors are encouraged to have options for carnivores & vegans.
ENTRY TO THE FEST IS FREE, although there some ticketed events.
This all-day celebration of the culinary world of Northeast Florida includes educational talks, tasting events, a marketplace and more.
GETTING THERE: The Skyway will be open during the fest–take it to the San Marco Station right next to the MOSH and Friendship Fountain. Meters are free Downtown on weekends. You can park near the Hemming Park Station or any other open Skyway station and then take
Kings Avenue Garage – $5 cash only at entrance to attendant–right near Kings Ave stop of the Skyway, so you can hop right on for free to San Marco.
Riverplace Tower Garage & Lot (Ameris) – $5 credit card only collected by machines – rates will be set for machines. Right around the corner from Friendship Fountain & GastroFest.
To keep the fest Green, this year we are not allowing any plastic water bottles! If you are a vendor we can get you in touch with a water box vendor.
GastroFest is presented by GastroJax Inc., a non-profit organization created to foster and preserve local cuisine by educating the public about local food and beverage sources, local restaurants, and North Florida dishes.
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