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Five Food and Wine Festivals You Don't Want To Miss

Celebrate the best in food and wine at these travel-worthy culinary festivals happening this year.

Located in some of the most beautiful and vibrant places in America, these epicurean fetes bring together superstar chefs, mixologists, and winemakers for cool collaborations and epic feasts — ideal spots for the best vacations for food lovers. They’re also packed with informative lectures, musical performances, fun competitions, and drool-worthy food and wine pairings.

Meet us on the sand at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival
Learn from trend-setting foodies at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic

South Beach Wine & Food Festival

February 22 – 25, 2024 | Miami Beach, FL — The toughest thing about this buzzy bacchanal? Choosing which of the more than 110 events to attend. Meals at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival have been prepared by notable chefs such as Thomas Keller, Michael White, Marcus Samuelsson, Paul Qui, and Melba Wilson. Wine lovers can partake in tastings with some of the region’s most respected producers, and creative events like BubbleQ, a Champagne and barbecue pairing, are sure to satisfy all palettes.

Stay at one of The Club's three-bedroom residences at Starwood’s eco-brand, 1 Hotel South Beach. From Tesla service to rooftop daybeds, the hotel has more than 600 feet of beachfront property and is just steps from Miami’s best restaurants and shopping.

Aspen Food & Wine Classic

June 14 – 16, 2024 | Aspen, CO — What started in 1982 as an informal gathering of chefs, restaurant owners, mixologists, and purveyors has become a prestigious, trend-setting food fest. The Aspen Food & Wine Classic goes beyond three days of non-stop eating and drinking — an estimated 10,000 bottles of wine are consumed each year — and offers attendees a chance to learn everything from the secret of mixing up the perfect Italian aperitivos to how to build an authentic New England clam bake.

Stay in one of The Club’s five residences at The Timbers Club in nearby Snowmass. Each condo-stye home includes three bedrooms and three bathrooms and comes equipped with modern kitchens and plenty of living space. Would you prefer to stay in the heart of Aspen? Try Hotel Jerome, a Club partner offering Members preferred rates.

New York City Wine & Food Festival

October 17 – 20, 2024 | New York City, NY — Each year, New York’s premiere wine and food experience brings together more than 500 of the industry’s top professionals for a four-day homage to all things edible and drinkable. Past festivals have taken advantage of New York’s unique energy to put on such unique soirees as a walkabout drag brunch with performances by NYC drag queen superstars, a bread master class at the city’s famed Sullivan Street Bakery, and a Broadway-inspired brunch with actress Kristin Chenoweth.

Stay in one of The Club’s five suites at Trump International in Midtown Manhattan or one of the 14 luxury residences at Park Avenue Place in Midtown East. At the Trump, enjoy access to the 6,000-square-foot spa and wellness center, heated salt-water pool, turndown service, and two Michelin-star restaurants, Jean-Georges, which also provides 24-hour room service. At Park Avenue Place, enjoy access to the Forbes Five-Star Peninsula spa and fitness center. Your dedicated on-site Concierge awaits to coordinate anything you need to make this a perfect weekend escape.

Gather your crew and head to the New York City Wine & Food Festival
Sip Veuve Clicquot, mix and mingle, and enjoy culinary greatness

Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

November 1 – 3, 2024 | Big Sur Valley, CA — Offering a setting as stunning as the culinary delights offered, the Big Sur Food & Wine Festival highlights the work of chefs, purveyors, and foragers from across the U.S., as well as more than 50 wineries and Champagne houses. Highlights include “Magical Mystery Tours,” a series of intimate half-day events held at undisclosed locations, including wineries and glamorous private homes; winemakers dinners; and a wrap-up dance party.

Stay in one of the two-bedroom units at Fairmont Heritage Place in Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco. Each of The Club’s 10 private residences boasts a gas fireplace, elevated ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling windows, plus world-class amenities like butler service and private wine storage.

Meet local winemakers and chefs
Enjoy culinary fun in the most beautiful coastal setting

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

November 3 – 10, 2024 | San Diego, CA — The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is where sailboats and sandy beaches serve as the backdrop to one of the country's most talked about week in food. Featuring dozens of events, hundreds of domestic and international wineries, the celebration of craft beer and spirits, local culinary legends, and nationally acclaimed chefs.

Immerse yourself in the casual luxury of La Jolla — a quaint seaside town clinging to the cliffs and shoreline of San Diego. Our two spacious three-bedroom residences are close to all the action, just short blocks from the beach, yet removed enough for serenity and privacy.


*Please note, all dates are subject to change per the organizers. Be sure to check each festival's respective website for updates and more information.