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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — SoLa Rum, Food & Wine Festival is proud to announce their 5th annual festival will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 5 pm to 11 pm EST on the grounds of the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center (3800 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill, FL 33311). The event is presented by Moving Communities Forward Foundation, Inc, the City of Lauderhill, and Chef Kulture. This year’s festival is headlined by R&B music artist, Musiq Soulchild with more special guests to be announced soon.  Tickets are now on sale on Eventbrite

“We are excited to announce our 5th annual festival has returned and can’t wait to share our sponsors, community partners, and entertainment lineup. After many delays during the pandemic, it’s great to be able to bring the festival back,” said Maria Munro, Producer, SoLa Rum, Food & Wine Festival.  “Throughout the years, events like SoLa have strengthened the central Broward Region’s reputation as a destination for culturally diverse communities, cuisine, entertainment, and arts — a true ‘Floribbean’ lifestyle, and we are proud to offer our brand to that roster,” Munro added. 

SoLa Rum Food & Wine Festival is Back in South Florida

SoLa Rum, Food & Music Festival showcases wineries, rum distilleries, talented chefs, and cultural vendors by transforming the grounds of the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center into a destination experience. The festival highlights the soul of South Florida’s blended culture through samples of Afro-Caribbean rums and wines from different regions, over 10 featured chefs offering small bites and tapas, live music, and of course South Florida’s beautiful people. The VIP Wine and Dinner Experience is for true wine enthusiasts and dining aficionados. This year’s dinner experience will be led by world-renowned sommelier Tahiirah Habibi, founder of the Hue Society, and fine dining Chef Sheron Chin. Returning is the SoLa Tasting Pavilion featuring over six top South Florida chefs in cooking demonstrations presented by Chef Kulture. New this year is the SoLa Tasting Room –  an upgraded general admission ticket with access to an intimate tasting session led by spirits experts.

All event patrons must be 21 years old and present valid identification upon entry to the festival. General Admissions tickets are $75 and $95 (with Tasting Room add-on); VIP Experience tickets are $150 (single) and $275 (couples).

For more information about purchasing tickets, event lineup, vendor and sponsorship participation, request media credentials, and more, visit For interview requests, please contact Natasha Sweeting, Nadashi Marketing, [email protected].


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