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Sat, Feb 17


The Deuces Live!

The 2024 Publix Tampa Bay Collard Green Festival

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The 2024 Publix Tampa Bay Collard Green Festival
The 2024 Publix Tampa Bay Collard Green Festival

Time & Location

Feb 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Deuces Live! , 2240 9th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712, USA


About the event

Mark your calendars! The Publix Tampa Bay Collard Green Festival is back and better than ever!

Join us for a FREE leafy celebration that promises fun for the whole family

DATE & TIME: Saturday, February 17, 2024 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WHERE: 9th Avenue S. at 22nd Street S., St. Petersburg, Florida - In Partnership with the Woodson African American Museum of Florida.


SPECIAL GUEST Adrian E. Miller, The Soul Food Scholar!

*Join us at noon for a live presentation from two-time James Beard Award winner, author, attorney, and certified barbecue judge, as he explores "Black Chefs in the White House”

*Over 200 local vendors

*Fresh collard green giveaway sponsored by WP Rawl Farms

*LIVE bands, surprise recording artists and entertainment

*The new FamilyZone by John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital! Bring the whole family for fun, face paint , games, and tree climbing

*Sample the winning recipe from the 2023 High School Collard Green Recipe Contest Winner, proudly presented by the American Culinary Federation of Tampa Bay!

*TBCGF Physical Fitness Demonstrations, featuring Natasha Walker of Nu-Body Fitness

*Sample cooking demos under the Taste Tent with Wendy Wesley, RDN and local chefs

*Explore the benefits of the 30-Minute Lunch Break Workout with insight from Mike LaBua of Body by Labua, personal trainer of over 30 years. Brought to you in partnership with Hooters

*Connect with local community service providers for resources, screenings, and blood pressure checks

*Accessible Agriculture Demonstrations


Do you make the BEST COLLARD GREENS in Tampa Bay?

We’ll be the judge of that! Enter for your chance to win the $500 top prize and bragging rights at the 2024 Tampa Bay Collard Green Festival COLLARD GREEN COOK-OFF, sponsored by Healthy Start John’s Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

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Special THANKS to our Sponsors, Partners, Vendors, Donors, & Volunteers!!!

Woodson African Museum of Florida Publix Healthy Start of John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital American Culinary Federation of Tampa Bay Simply Health Care Humana Deuces Live The Catalyst WP Rawl Farm Tampa Bay Times St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership

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