The Taste of Lauderdale Lakes: Food, Music, Arts & Culture Festival is a new family-friendly event that will feature a “taste” of all the wonderful things unique to our City.


Festival-goers will enjoy live music and entertainment for the entire family including arts and crafts, food, and a Best Home Chef Cook-off competition.


For one day, the C-13 Canal Greenway Trail is transformed to a showcase of the best of Lauderdale Lakes. Here is an opportunity to get to know many of the businesses, services and entertainment options available in our City and the surrounding community.

Taste The Food





Best Home

Chef Cook-off




Experience the flavors of Lauderdale Lakes.

Restaurant Showcase

In Lauderdale Lakes, there are plenty of dining options for every palette! Guests will enjoy food from local restaurant. This is a terrific way to entice visitors to stay and dine with a full meal at any number of the City’s great restaurants and eateries.


Are you a Lauderdale Lakes restaurant? Apply to participate in the showcase.


Best Home Chef Cook-off

The Best Home Chef Cook Off is a gourmand’s delight… a contest in which participants create and prepare an original recipe using a basket of ingredients from the Lauderdale Lakes Community Garden and local grocers.

Winner gets bragging rights and $500!

Are you a Lauderdale Lakes resident with serious cooking skills?


Cooking Demonstration

Some of Lauderdale Lakes’ favorite dining establishments take to the stage with our Chef demonstrations. Festival foodies will relish this opportunity for a front row view as master cooks reveal their cooking tips, recipes, and entertain with demonstrations of seasonings and ingredients.


Enjoy Live Entertainment

You don’t have to travel far to discover some of the best sounds in South Florida.

There is plenty to be found in Lauderdale Lakes!

2018 Taste of Lauderdale Lakes

Get ready to see your favorite local performers!

Experience Arts & Culture

This Arts & Culture Village will display a wonderful variety of locally produced and created items for sale and viewing.

Plus, the art show is an opportunity to meet, in person, talented artists. This is international art, crafts, and culture without having to travel.

Some of the most popular items available to purchase include framed art, wooden sculptures, straw hats and handbags, coconut-palm baskets, handmade jewelry, and African inspired clothes and more!


Explore The Kid’s Corner

Kids will enjoy the Taste of Lauderdale Lakes too! There will be face painters, balloons, rock climbing wall and more. Plus, children can learn how to prepare healthy foods by watching the cooking demonstration.


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