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. 



  1. momknowsbest15

    February 10, 2017 at 2:07 PM

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

    1. Fatima Torres

      February 13, 2017 at 12:20 PM

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

  2. Jennifer Parker-Gilbert

    February 10, 2017 at 2:26 PM

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

  3. AJ Money Matters

    February 10, 2017 at 6:02 PM

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

  4. Sarah Bailey

    February 10, 2017 at 6:35 PM

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

  5. Jennifer L Johnson

    February 10, 2017 at 6:51 PM

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

  6. Jasmine Eclipse

    February 11, 2017 at 12:01 AM

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

  7. Author Brandi Kennedy

    February 11, 2017 at 1:05 AM

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

  8. duffelbagspouse

    February 11, 2017 at 7:10 AM

    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. Terri Ramsey Beavers

    February 11, 2017 at 7:57 AM

    It sounds like a fun event. Not sure I could make it to that area for it though.

  10. Erin

    February 11, 2017 at 8:41 AM

    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!!

  11. annalisanuttall

    February 11, 2017 at 9:39 AM

    What an amazing photo. You look so happy in that photo. xx

  12. nmetolen75

    February 11, 2017 at 10:06 AM

    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!

  13. Jessica

    February 11, 2017 at 10:52 AM

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

  14. Wanderlust Vegans

    February 11, 2017 at 11:23 AM

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

  15. Amber

    February 11, 2017 at 3:56 PM

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

  16. Ave Hla

    February 11, 2017 at 5:25 PM

    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!

  17. Kim

    February 12, 2017 at 6:42 PM

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

  18. Kiyshia

    February 12, 2017 at 6:45 PM

    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

  19. Shaheen Khan

    February 13, 2017 at 12:13 AM

    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😊

  20. AWanderingVine

    February 13, 2017 at 4:08 AM

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

  21. Marceline Dementori

    February 13, 2017 at 4:35 AM

    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!

  22. Elizabeth O.

    February 13, 2017 at 8:46 AM

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

    1. Fatima Torres

      February 13, 2017 at 12:41 PM

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

  23. David

    February 13, 2017 at 9:23 AM

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

    1. Fatima Torres

      February 13, 2017 at 12:21 PM

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

  24. Dawn Gibson-Thigpen

    February 13, 2017 at 4:47 PM

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

  25. ohmummymia

    February 14, 2017 at 4:05 PM

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

  26. Mhaan (@momyrockinstyle)

    February 17, 2017 at 8:53 PM

    What a great place to bring the kids with! They will surely enjoy this!

    Mhaan | http://www.mommyrockininstyle.com

  27. Agness of Fit Travelling

    February 25, 2017 at 8:17 PM

    You must had enjoyed a lot, Tima! This place looks amazing, there are so many things to do!

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