22nd Annual Taste of Bonita

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs Noon is hosting their 22nd Annual Taste of Bonita, November 20 – 22. For the last 22 years they have hosted this three day event, that offers amazing food, music, and fun for the whole family.Taste of Bonita

Friday night kicks off the event with The Wine & Craft Beer Social. Come Saturday for the Chili & BBQ Cook-off and then Sunday for the official Taste of Bonita. The Taste of Bonita features food to sample from over 25 area restaurants, a car show, live music, arts & crafts and an area for the kids to play.  By attending this event you also help support local and national charities that Rotary Club supports throughout the year, including:

  • Estero High School Scholarships
  • Bonita Springs Assistance Office
  • Wheelchair Foundation
  • Junior Achievement
  • Gift of Life
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
  • New Horizons
  • AMI Kids/Swamp Boys
  • and many other deserving groups and organizations in our area and around the world

Schedule of events for The Taste of Bonita:

Corey Perrine/Staff Michael Burks owner of Tropical Smoothie Cafes in Estero and Naples is seen dressed as a banana Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 at Riverside Park in Bonita Springs. "Fruit smoothies, two tickets!" Burks yelled. A few thousand came out to enjoy the 20th anniversary of the Taste of Bonita. The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs and Physicians Regional Health Care System hosted the event. The celebration featured local food, music, games, a car show, prizes and more. The event has raised more than $500,000 in the past 10 years for charitable causes supported by the Rotary Club, including Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, the Bonita Springs Assistance Office, New Horizon’s Super Girls Club, the Wheelchair Foundation and many others. Sunday is considered the main day with a chance to sample from about 25 locally owned restaurants.

5:00 -9:00 pm: WINE FEST & CRAFT BEER SOCIAL (Wine & Craft Beer VIP PARTIES 4:30-6:30 by ticket)

11:00 am – 3:00 pm: CHILI/BBQ COOK OFF & CRAFTS FAIR
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm: FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK

11:00 am – 5:00 pm: TASTE OF BONITA featuring Restaurants, Live Entertainment with 4 Tribute Bands, Kids Play area.


The most important thing is to bring your appetite, you will not go home hungry!

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