Top restaurants from the Tampa Bay area will be cooking up some of the best tailgate foods around in the following categories: Sliders, Chicken, Barbeque, Small Plates. Each restaurant will compete to win a series of awards, including People's Choice, in the category they enter. Meanwhile, guests who purchase food sample wristbands can enjoy generously sized samples from any of the participating restaurants.

Water, Soda (Coke products) and Beer (Budweiser products) will be available for purchase at the event. Those that purchase a VIP wristband will have access to the VIP bar and unlimited snacks in the VIP tent.

Would your restaurant like to compete in the third annual Tampa Bay's Tailgate Taste Fest? Click the link below to submit your application!

2016 Restaurant Application

Past Tailgate Taste Fest winners!