This Fall, the 12th Annual Taste of the Island will once again tantalize the taste buds of patrons. With more than 20 local restaurants, liquor distributors, and bars in the greater Wilton Manors and surrounding areas participating, and guests will have the opportunity to sample the best food and beverage options South Florida has to offer.

The 12th Annual Taste of the Island will take place on Monday, November 13, 2017, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the beautiful Richardson Historic Park and Nature Preserve (1937 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, Florida 33305).

Wilton Manors Taste of the Island invites you to explore a wide range of culinary delicacies and specialty beverages not only enjoyed by local Wilton Manors residents but attendees from surrounding Broward, Dade, and Palm Beach Counties as well.

A staple event in the City of Wilton Manors, Taste of the Island is sure to be a memorable evening. This year’s event will feature local favorites Chima Steakhouse, Kelly’s Landing, Funky Buddha Brewery, Trader Joe’s, Chef Ray, LLC, Croissan’Time, Garlic Knot, Spatch Peri-Peri Grilled Chicken – just to mention a few.

Taste of the Island is made possible by the tremendous support of the Wilton Manors Community Affairs Advisory Board, iHeartMedia (93.9 MIA and Y100), Hotspots Media Group, South Florida Gay News, Waste Management, Sterling Accounting, and the City of Wilton Manors, amongst others.

“In addition to just being one of the most fun events of the year, Taste of the Island raises funds to help support area nonprofits and city programming throughout the year,” said Gary Resnick, Mayor of Wilton Manors.

All proceeds from Taste of the Island will go to benefit the Wilton Manors Historical Society, the Kiwanis Club of Wilton Manors, City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department and the Wilton Manors Development Alliance.

To view a complete list of event sponsors and participating restaurants and bars or to purchase tickets visit: Tasteoftheisland.org.

Paper tickets may also be purchased through November 13, 2017, at Wilton Manors City Hall, 2020 Wilton Drive; Hagen Park, 2020 Wilton Drive; Wilton Manors Library, 500 NE 26 Street, and Sterling Accounting, 2435 N. Dixie Highway. Ticket are now $35 a person, but are limited to the first 700 guests.

Event parking will be available at City Hall (2020 Wilton Drive) and Hagen Park (2020 Wilton Drive). A free shuttle will be transporting guests from the parking lots to Richardson Park and Nature Preserve.