Things To Do

South Florida Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Coffee Fest, Funky Buddha Anniversary, and Brunch


Three-Year Anniversary Pre-Party 
Funky Buddha Brewery (1201 NE 38 St., Oakland Park) will be throwing a party before the big party in honor of their third birthday. This is from 6 to 11:30 p.m. and will feature music from DJ MP. Visit


Grind Coffee & Craft Fair
The Grind Coffee Project (443 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale) will host its monthly community extravaganza. This is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature food, live music, art, activities, and, of course, coffee. Visit

Riverwalk's Fourth Annual Smoke on the Water BBQ Feast
Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale (305 S. Andrews Ave. #410, Fort Lauderdale) will be hosting a BBQ Feast from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Vendors include Smokey C's Catering, Boca's Best BBQ & Smokehouse, Hot Dog Hound, Georgia Pig BBQ & Restaurant, and more. There will also be a competition among some participating vendors. Admission is free with BBQ items starting at $5. There will also be a beer garden and live music. Visit

Funky Buddha Brewery's Three-Year Anniversary Festival
Jaco Pastorius Park (4000 N. Dixie Highway, Oakland Park) will be the host of Funky Buddha’s third birthday party. There will be about 100 beers on draft was well as food trucks and live music. Food trucks include Box of Chacos, Springin Rollout, the Wholesome Rollers Food Truck, Rhino Doughnuts & Coffee, Food Dude, LLC, and more. This event is from 2 to 10 p.m. Admission is $8. For more info and the full list of events and special releases, check out our post.

Willamette Hop Home Brew Competition
BX Beer Depot (21 S. J St., Lake Worth) will host a beer competition at 2 p.m. Although any style of beer can be brewed, contestants will be using one-ounce of BX Beer Depot’s Willamette Hop for every 5 gallons of beer brewed. Visit

Brunch at Brimstone
Brimstone (14575 SW Fifth St., Pembroke Pines) will serve bunch from noon until 3 p.m. along with $15 all-you-can-drink mimosas. Live jazz music offers an experience unique among brunch spots. Visit

Hangover Sundays at PRL
Hipster stomping ground PRL (1904A Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood) is offering a miniparty to wrap up the weekend and get you ready for the workweek. From 7 p.m. to midnight, guests can enjoy music and strangely named beers found nowhere else. There is no cover. Visit

All Month Long

Burger of the Month
The Beach Burger has the prestigious honor of being the burger of the month at Burger Bar (Donald Ross Village at 4650 Donald Ross Road, Palm Beach Gardens). Ingredients include swiss, applewood-smoked bacon, beach sauce, and pickles. Rosemary's Bourbon is the drink of the month and contains bourbon, simple syrup, rosemary puree, and cranberry juice and is topped with club soda. Visit

Josie’s Ristorante Summer Discount
Josie’s Ristorante (1602 S. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach) will offer 25 percent off the entire menu until September. This is for dine-in only and is not applicable with other discounts or offers. Visit

Stout Bar & Grill Summer Happy Hour
Stout Bar & Grill (3419 N. Andrews Ave., Oakland Park) will feature half-off drinks, flatbreads, and appetizers Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit

For more events, visit our online calendar or pick up the print edition of New Times Broward-Palm Beach every Thursday. To submit an event, use our online form

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.
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