Food and Wine on Pine 2015, a culinary and cultural
experience, will be held on May 2nd 2015 on historic Pine Avenue in Anna Maria showcasing the very best in food, wine,
art and music that our area has to offer. Join us to experience this unique and fun-filled event!
- Delicious and unique food from over 25 of the area's finest restaurants
- At least 30 upscale wines
- Craft and domestic beers
- Approximately 40 juried artists
- More than 30 musical acts
- Actors depicting characters from Anna Maria's history
- Art Demonstrations
- A Children's Art and Activity Area and the annual 'sliming" of CrossPointe Fellowship Pastor, Ed Moss
- A Children's Artist Tent
Although Food and Wine on Pine 2014 had to be cancelled, we expect Food and Wine on Pine 2015 to be
a grand success! Please make the date on your calendar!
(This year we have two 'rain dates': Sunday, May 3rd and Saturday, May 9th.)
New for 2015 - Pine Avenue Downs!
Sponsored by The Rotary Club of Anna Maria,
Southern Wine and Spirits and Brighthouse Networks
Donít want to miss the Kentucky Derby? Well, now you donít have to! Visit Pine Avenue
Downs at Food and Wine on Pine, a fully loaded Kentucky Derby tent outfitted with Big Screen TVís showing a live simulcast of all
the exciting events leading up to the quickest two minutes in sports, televised for your viewing pleasure. Other Derby related events
include chance betting and fabulous prizes to win all throughout the day as well as a bar serving up Mint Julips and other signature Derby
drinks, and so many authentic Derby things to do you will swear you are at the actual event.
Derby Hat Contest
Sponsored by the Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper
Anyone wishing to participate in the Hat Contest just come to the Derby Tent on Pine Avenue to
register and have their picture taken by 3 pm. Their pictures will be posted at Pine
Avenue Downs. Come on in for a mint julep and vote for your favorite Derby Hat contestant.
At 4:30 pm all of the contestants will meet at
Pine Avenue Downs, where the winners will be announced at 5 pm. Prizes will
be gift certificates for area shops and restaurants. Judging is up to the crowd. First and second place will be
Fun for the whole family!