Foodstock Orlando, the multi-day celebration of food is here.
The event, which is at various locations in the Orlando area, features social events, educational exhibits, music and of course, food.
The event celebrates the agriculture and hospitality industries in Florida.
Thursday’s event is at I-Drive 360 at the Coca-Cola Eye from 6-9 p.m.
Friday, the fun moves to Pointe Orlando at the Main Event, and finally Saturday, it is a food trucks event with live music at the Broken Cauldron Taproom and Brewery on Church Streeet in downtown Orlando.
Participating restaurants today and Friday include Ace Cafe, B.B. Kings, Hard Rock Cafe, Sugar Factory, Tavena Opa, Tin Roof, Cuba Libre, B Resort and Spa, Shake Shack, Cooper’s Hawk and many more. Admission to the Thursday and Friday events is $55 at the door, $49 in advance. Admission to the Church Street event at Broken Cauldron, is free. Parking is also free at most locations.
For more information go to www.foodstockorlando.com. Donations to the Grand Tour Foundation also are welcome. The foundation provides scholarships and grants to hospitality, tourism and restauant students.