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Black Pepper Food & Wine Festival offers free entry

Immerse yourself in a full-day festival where African Diaspora cuisine, music, art, and culture merge — the Black Pepper Food & Wine Festival.

This FREE event, which benefits diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, is taking place on its new date Saturday, August 13, from 3 to 8 p.m. after it was postponed at the Florida International Biscayne Campus, 3000 NE 151 St.

(Photo courtesy of the Black Pepper Food & Wine Festival)

Several activities will be taking place as part of the festival including:

  • Live music with DJs and bands
  • On-site cook off competition
  • Live podcast interviews with chefs
  • Black vendor marketplace

And more!

The Black Pepper Food Festival is a huge part of growth and exposure for Black-owned restaurants (and food trucks) in the community and is a fun way to show your support.

Guests can register for free but if you’re looking for the full experience and have some extra money to spare, VIP tickets are also available for purchase at this link.

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