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

  10. 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!!

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