Thursday, October 21, 2021

Annual Taste of Marco

The 22nd Annual Taste of Marco will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at the beautiful Esplanade located on North Collier Blvd. Over 25 of the areas finest restaurants will be serving up tasty treats for you to purchase. Refreshments will also be available and this year’s options will include a Wine Booth brought to festival goers by Island Liquor at Town Center Liquor. Kids can enjoy playing in a special kid’s area where there will be a Bounce House, Giant Slide and more!

Two 50/50 raffle drawings are also scheduled.

The “Coldstone Creamery” Entertainment Stage will feature musician /singer Shane Totten performing from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and the featured entertainment will be “The Greg Miller Band” from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and then Island Paradise DJ Steve Reynolds will keep the party going until 5:00 p.m.

This year’s activities include the return of the Waiter/Waitress Race sponsored by the Islander Restaurant & Martini’s Upstairs. Participants will race for the best time and win cash prizes.

There is plenty of free parking and preferred parking with shuttle service to the Esplanade from Veterans Community Park available for a donation with proceeds going to the Lely High School Football Program. If you are arriving by boat, dock slips will be available from the Dockmaster of the Esplanade for a nominal fee.

Your hosts/ MC’s for the event are Island Paradise DJ Steve Reynolds with Special Guest Host Nick Miletti from NBC-2 Morning News.

Food and Drink tickets are sold in $1 increments and the entrance fees is still only $5 for Adults and kids 12 and under are free with paid Adult admission.

The 22nd Annual Taste of Marco is generously underwritten by the Law Firm of Roetzell & Andress and proceeds from the event benefit the Greater Marco Family YMCA.

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