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16th Annual Taste of Punta Gorda

March 3 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The 16th Annual Taste of Punta Gorda is the season’s major culinary event. Hosted by the Punta Gorda Rotary Club Foundation with Presenting “Iron Chef” Sponsor Publix Supermarkets, the Taste features leading restaurants and food trucks from Punta Gorda and nearby communities serving “tastes” of signature dishes.

Additionally, some 60 arts, crafts, and non-profits will participate. There will be a special Fun Kids’ Zone and musical entertainment all day, featuring the BoogieMen, Deb & the Dynamics, and the Marker 5 Band!

Bring lots dollars for food and drink, camp chairs to watch the music (VIP seating in the shade is available), and an appetite for fun!.



March 3
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Taste of Punta Gorda

Featured Punta Gorda Businesses!

  • Visit Iguanaland Punta Gorda! It’s a Reptile Zoo, Education and Conservation Center. You’ll be Fascinated with Reptiles of all Kinds!
  • Walts Garage block
  • Deans Punta Gorda
  • Sea Grape in Downtown Punta Gorda: A Cooperative Fine Art Gallery Celebrating Local Art and Artists!
  • Want a ‘Never Forget’ Experience? – Skydive at the Most Scenic drop zone on the West Coast of Florida! Skydive with S.W. Florida SkyDive Club at Shell Creek Airport Punta Gorda!
  • Alligator Bay Distillers is a family owned and operated small batch craft distillery located in beautiful Punta Gorda, Florida.
  • JB’s Corner Cafe Deepcreek
  • Visit Peace River Botanical and Sculpture Gardens
  • A boutique with flair in the heart of beautiful downtown Punta Gorda
  • Charlotte County Locksmith Safe Lock
  • Deep Creek Pinch A Penny A full-service retail pool supply store offering everything needed to operate and enjoy a swimming pool or spa!
  • Punta Gorda Elks
  • Good News Pest is the area’s leader in Green Pest Management
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