The 22nd year of the Las Olas Wine & Food Festival is shaping up to be one for the books as a showcase of South Florida’s finest eateries and international wineries, hits iconic Las Olas Blvd., Friday, April 21.

(Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale, FL) January 1, 2017 – Get ready to sip, sample, mix, mingle, and CELEBRATE! The American Lung Association is gearing up to host the 22nd Annual Las Olas Wine and Food Festival (“LOWFF”) Friday, April 21, 2017 from 7:30-10:30PM, with a bolder experience on Fort Lauderdale, Florida’s iconic Las Olas Boulevard!

Presented by Breakthru Beverage, New Amsterdam Vodka, Woodford Reserve, and William Hill Winery, this year’s Las Olas Wine & Food festival, benefiting American Lung Association, will be one for the books as thousands of foodies from all over join together to stroll down the famous Las Olas Boulevard and enjoy the experience of the all new #LOWFF, additionally sponsored by Las Olas Association and Las Olas Company.

The theme of 2017: EVERYONE’S A VIP AT #LOWFF!

With the flash of LOWFF’s signature wine-holder-lanyard credential, guests will gain access to the luxury tasting pavilions along each block as well as ALL VIP LOUNGES, hosted by participating sponsors along the boulevard. There will be one price ticket available for purchase at $125, with special discount promotions happening throughout the upcoming months.

Spanning over five enclosed blocks, LOWFF will treat guests to 45+ wineries and 60 restaurants with a culinary journey to showcase the talents of South Florida’s finest chefs. Credentials are required to enter into any of the pavilions, BUT there are 2 more blocks of pavilions to enter with lots of ground to cover and explore, so event VIPs should be ready for a unforgettably spacious evening on the town. Each private pavilion will be made up of restaurants, wine sampling stations, and MYO interactive experiences with an increase of flair featuring live music, DJs, culinary and mixology demonstrations, interactive retail displays and more. It is THE evening to be at on Las Olas Boulevard and since everyone’s a VIP, it’s time to get your golden ticket to indulge in an exquisite evening under the stars!

The Annual event benefits the American Lung Association, which has a mission to fight against the third leading cause of death in the United States. Support of this event will assist in funding research and educational programming for the American Lung Association (ALA) so join the American Lung Association as they provide a breath of fresh air for the culinary inclined.

It is safe to say, the fun doesn’t stop there at LOWFF 2017. The 2nd Annual Best of the Best Chef Competition returns to the main stage. The 2016 Champs were Battle Burger (Chef Dustin Ward of BLT Restaurants,), Land (Chef Yukie Horata with Mama Mia’s) and Sea (Chef Andres Teran with JWB Prime Steak and Seafood) with an expert panel of judges made of up South Florida’s favorite foodie personalities helping to decide who will be named BEST OF THE BEST along with LOWFF top connoisseurs. Each category will feature 2 chefs going head to head in live competitions and matchups will be announced shortly. The competition is just getting heated up in Ft. Lauderdale.

Early release tickets are already sold out, so be sure to get your tickets while supplies last because credentials are necessary to gain entrance into festival zones and supplies is limited. Once inside, everything is included! Tickets can be purchased online, with prices starting at $125. For a complete line-up of events and ticket information, visit or call (954) 727-0907 and be sure to find us online @LasOlasWFF .



For more information, contact:
Valerie Roy at CI Management, [email protected] , 786-683-6397
Ashley Bencivenga, American Lung Association, [email protected], 954-727-0907