The 7th Annual Festival of Flavor, sponsored by Back Forty Beer Company and Riviera Utilities, will take place Saturday, Oct. 6, in the quaint and historic streets of downtown Foley (the location of the popular Tanger Outlet stores) from noon until 5 p.m.

Hosted by the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, The Festival of Flavor showcases the many flavors of local and regional food, wine and craft beer.

Festival guests can stroll the streets of downtown Foley while enjoying the unique specialty wines, craft beer, food trucks and delectable cuisine prepared by local chefs and restaurants.

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As a qualifying event for the World Food Championship (WFC), guests can watch as local chefs prepare their signature dish to fight for the golden ticket into the WFC! The Festival of Flavor will host its own competition for People’s Choice and the winner will receive over $1,000 in cash and prizes.

The event takes place on Orange Avenue from Hwy. 59 to Alston Street and on Alston Street between Orange Avenue and Jessamine Street.

General Admission is $20 (includes unlimited food samples and three beer/wine samples); children 12 and under: $10 (includes unlimited food samples and a free nonalcoholic beverage); VIP: $60 (includes unlimited food samples, three full adult beverages and access to the VIP tent and private restroom trailer. Also includes a commemorative mug or wine glass while supplies last.

Parking is located throughout downtown. All parking is within a short walking distance to the festival. Designated parking areas are reserved for handicap parking.

This is a gated, ticketed event. Entrance points will be located at Alston Street and Highway 98 and on Orange Avenue and Hwy. 59.

The 2018 Festival of Flavor is one of several festivals to enjoy in October. Beginning the following Thursday is the award-winning Annual National Shrimp Festival.

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