Celebrate #SOBEWFF At Jungle Island

Celebrate #SOBEWFF At Jungle Island

This post is sponsored by Jungle Island. Although I received compensation to share this information, all thoughts are my own. 

Round your foodie friends and plan a family day at Jungle Island! During the South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF), Jungle Island will be hosting its 10th annual Fun and Fit as a Family event on February 25th and 26th.

Fun and Fit as a Family offers children and parents the opportunity to try a variety of food served up by Food Network stars and culinary personalities, including Duff Goldman, Robert Irvine, Rev Run & Justine, and Andrew Zimmern.

 Andrew Zimmern and his friends.

With healthy food samples, fun physical fitness activities and three exciting animal shows, this event is sure to keep your family and friends entertained. There’s a little bit everything, so purchase your tickets in advance ($20 per person, per day).

Local residents are also invited to participate in a social media contest, “10 Days of Giveaways,” sponsored by Jungle Island and the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival. The contest begins February 15th and social media fans can participate by simply liking Jungle Island’s Facebook page and answering a series of questions related to the Festival.

Prizes will range from family-packs of tickets to Fun and Fit as a Family, to mingling with Jungle Island’s favorite animal residents; one-day passes to Jungle Island, etc. Winners to be announced each day. Be sure to use #JungleIsland and #SOBEWFF to help spread the word.

The upcoming event is was made possible by the generosity and support of numerous sponsors including Badia Spices, Baptist Health South Florida, Books & Books, Chef Works, Cooking Channel, Food Network, Goya Foods, Jungle Island, KitchenAid, Lifeway®, McDonald’s, Metro Signs, Miami-Dade County, Panda Kitchen and Bath, and U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance.

For more information about the Fun and Fit as a Family event, head over to sobefest.com/funandfit/

This week, Motherhood Through My Eyes gave away a family of four pack to one of our lucky readers as part of the #14DaysofLove giveaway. Read all about the 14 Days of Love giveaway here. 


Fatima Torres

What's life like with three kids and two pups? It's entertaining, that's for sure! MTME breaks down family fun ideas and shares personal insights from a former B2B editor and digital marketer turned mom running a business and a household -- all under one roof. With her husband as her #1 fan, there isn't anything she can't accomplish. Read on to learn how she breathes in fire and exhales success.

This Post Has 30 Comments

  1. What a cool place. My boys would love to see all these animals up close.

    1. We had such a great time when we visited the animals. There are so many from different parts of the world.

  2. I wish I lived closer! I would love to do something like this-especially if Food Network is a sponsor!

  3. This place looks awesome! That tiger in that picture is super cute! This would make a great day out.

  4. Your photo was very intriguing. Is that animals for real? I would love to be there if it is.

  5. What an amazing place to visit!!! Looks like so much fun, I would love to travel to Florida!

  6. This looks like such a fun time! I miss the sunshine, and just thinking about Florida right now sounds heavenly!

  7. Looks like a really fun event to attend! Andrew Zimmern looks so cool draped in all those animals, too – I love chimpanzees!

  8. I went to Miami last year, I wish I had heard about this place before now. I love Miami and food so I know this would be a lot of fun.

  9. Jungle Island looks like so much fun! I would totally love to go to that and also the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival!!

  10. This sounds like such a cool event! I love that picture of Andrew Zimmerman with all the animals, it’s adorable! I would definitely check this out if I lived closer!

  11. All the years I’ve lived in South Florida and I’ve never been to this place. It sounds like so much fun!

  12. We have always wanted to go to Miami. It would definitely be a lot warmer than rainy England!

  13. My daughter would LOVE this! She’s big on seeing animals and this looks like a blast.

  14. Fun and Fit as a Family event sounds like a lot of fun! I’m sure my family would enjoy the even, wish we’d be in the area! Andrew Zimmern’s friends look so cute!

  15. Wow this looks awesome! This is definitely a family fun event 🙂

  16. Wow! That looks amazing and my daughter would LOVE it so so very much. Its seems like you get a lot for your money too. Thanks for sharing

  17. Sounds like a great weekend plan. Especially loved that u get to see the animals up close n folks from food network, that’s fantastic😊

  18. Sounds like a fun event! My family would love it. Jungle Island sounds like a cool place.

  19. Sounds like an awesome event! I love it when the event is all about good food! This is definitely something that I’ll enjoy! I hope I lived nearer!

  20. This is perfect for foodies and animal lovers! It’s a nice place to go to with the family, without a doubt!

    1. I thought the same. They have so much to offer during the event. I can’t wait to hear how it goes.

  21. This looks like a lot of fun. Wish I lived in a south Florida to be able to go.

    1. Aww, sorry to hear. And yes, it’s a wonderful event for the entire family to enjoy!

  22. i have been wanting to go to jungle island. i have heard some amazing things about it. also so sorry to hear

  23. Oh my what a place! I want to be there with those monkeys:D I think my whole family would love that place

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