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South Florida Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Vegfest, Christkindl Market, and Wings


Old Town Untapped

Bailey Contemporary Arts (41 NE First St., Pompano Beach) will host Pompano Beach’s very first craft brew and arts festival, Old Town Untapped. There will be free craft beer samples from Pompano breweries, art, food trucks, live music, art, and more. This event is from 6 to 9 p.m. Visit


Yappy Hour

Save dogs and simultaneously imbibe at Funky Buddha (1201 NE 38th St., Oakland Park). Attendees who donate $5 or more to the Shepherd Help And Rescue Effort, Inc. will get a wristband good for $1 off all drafts from 1 to 4 p.m. Guests can also bring in new or slightly used items for the shelter as well. Visit

Vegans, unite! There will be a festival dedicated to plant-based living food at War Memorial Auditorium (800 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale). There will be food samples, over 125 food vendors and chef demonstrations. This is from noon to 6 p.m. and tickets are $15. Visit

Barely Mow Brewing at Craft Beer Cartel
Barley Mow Brewing will be at Craft Beer Cartel (557 SW 12th Ave., Fort Lauderdale) handling out samples of their beers as well as chocolate from Pinellas Chocolate to pair. Event starts at noon. Visit


German Club's Annual Christkindl Market
The American German Club of the Palm Beaches (5111 Lantana Rd,, Lake Worth) will host its third-annual Christkindl Market, which features a lantern parade, German food, Christmas ornament workshop, decoration of miniature gingerbread houses, and more. Admission is $8 at the gate. Those 12 and under are free. The event goes from noon to 9 p.m. Visit

Wings Special Sundays at the Watering Hole
Whole Foods Market Davie (1903 S. University Dr., Davie) offers guests ten boneless or traditional wings along with a beer for $8. This is located in their indoor restaurant, the Watering Hole. Visit

All Month Long

Hoffman's Chocolate Winter Wonderland
Hoffman’s Chocolates is celebrating its 26th-annual Winter Wonderland at Hoffman’s Chocolates Factory, Shoppe, Ice Cream Parlour, and Gardens (5190 Lake Worth Rd., Greenacres). Until Friday, December 30, attendees can enjoy lights, holiday displays, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and more. The shop will also introduce its Circle of Celebration holiday wreath display and contest. Visit

Football Specials at Burger Bar

Burger Bar (4650 Donald Ross Rd., Palm Beach Gardens) will celebrate the NFL season with $14 domestic beer buckets, $18 imported beer buckets, and appetizer specials. Games will be shown on nineteen 55-plus-inch HD TVs. Specials are available for both day and night games, from Thursday night football through Monday night football. Visit

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Natalya Jones is a food and music writer covering Broward and Palm Beach Counties. To get the latest in entertainment and fun things to do in South Florida, follow her on Twitter.