Groovin & Tasting

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Groovin' & Tasting Event

On Saturday, January 24, 2015, atop the city parking garage, on Orange Avenue & US, in historic downtown Fort Pierce, will be filled with the tantalizing aromas of delicious food, the tastes of superior beers and wines, and the sounds of great music at the first annual Groovin’ & Tasting, the Sunrise City Beer, Wine & Spirits Fest.

Musical Guests:

Ghost Cat

Bobby & The Blisters

Mark & Rui

The event, which benefits the BlueBird Educational Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to providing musical scholarships and instruments to local students, takes place beginning at 1 pm atop of the City of Fort Pierce parking garage on Orange Avenue and US1.

There will be a plethora of stations of wines, craft beers, and spirits from around the world, joined by gourmet food provided by some of the area’s most renowned chefs and caterers.

Whether you’re a connoisseur of all gastronomy and spirits, or a novice looking to refine and expand your palate, Groovin’ & Tasting promises a delicious experience that will delight your senses while you enjoy an unforgettable, fun-filled party atmosphere.

Participating Food and Drink Purveyors will include local restaurants:

  • Sailfish Brewery
  • Brooklyn Stone Brewery
  • Light Horse Pinot Noir
  • Rodney Strong, St. Frances
  • Tito’s Vodka
  • Willete Bourbon
  • Uncle Val’s Botanical Gin
with more being added every week.

A special thanks to our sponsors

Fort Pierce Utilities Authority, Leatha D. Mullins PL, Hilton Garden Inn PSL, Roy's Liquors & Fine Wines, AmeriGas, Scripps Treasure Coast News, 99.7 Jack FM, 94.7 HotCountry, Jonathan J. Kirschner PL, The Breeze 93.7, Cook & Menard Architects

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Tickets Available
At These Locations

Manatee Center

Vanishing Mermaid Giftshop
480 N Indian River Dr.
Fort Pierce

Saint Lucie Jewelry & Coins

9168 South US #1
Port St. Lucie

Roy's Liquors & Fine Wines

720 South US #1
Fort Pierce

Local Hotels offering special lodging packages include the Beachfront Inn and Dockside Inn with more being added. We will also enlist the services of a shuttle service to shuttle event participants to participating hotels and local parking lots. Be sure to mention the event when you call to reserve your room or suite for the special discounts


Admission of $30 in advance or $35 at the door per person includes all food samplings and wine tasting. Full pours and larger servings are available at additional prices.

V.I.P Tickets

VIP tickets are also available at $50 per person, and includes catered food in the special VIP area.

Designated Driver admission

A special Designated Driver admission of $10 includes all food samplings, but excludes all alcoholic beverage tastings or full pours.

21 or older with Photo ID is required for admission.

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