Celebrate ‘Harvest Fest’ at Lucky’s Market

Despite the still sizzling summer weather, fall has officially begun at Lucky’s Market stores throughout Broward. To celebrate the changing season, and showcase some of Florida’s most popular fall produce and seasonal products, the specialty grocer will host its annual ‘Fall Into Something Different Harvest Fest’ on Saturday, October 20, from 11 am – 4 pm, at each of its Florida locations. All event activities are free to the public.  
 
All Florida locations are stocking up on everything fall-flavored, including 15 varieties of apples, several types of squash, berries, pumpkin spice flavored cheeses, fall florals, and seasonal beer and wine, including an especially ghoulish ‘Trick” (red) or “Treat” (white) wine.
 
In Broward County, Harvest Fest activities in the various stores will focus on both family and adult-focused events.
 
The Coral Springs/Parkland and Plantation Lucky’s Market stores will offer:

• Kids activities including: in-store pumpkin patch (great for photos), kids costume contest, crafts and coloring
• Samplings of various apple varieties, apple cider, and a slice of Lucky’s special Apple Pie with Handmade Cinnamon Whipped Cream
• Seasonal beer and wine tastings for the grown-ups
• Unique entertaining ideas, including DIY charcuterie plates, fall food decorations, desserts and Lucky’s made-from-scratch dishes from the store’s Kitchen. 
 
The Oakland Park Lucky’s Market will offer:

• Free, adult “Trick or Treat Passport” event, with stamps given at each station Guests who visit each station will be entered to win a special Grand Prize
• Each station will feature Fall beer and wine samplings, with suggested pairings, including:
• Cheese
• Desserts
• Nuts
• Breads and pastries
• Adult costume contest (creative, G-Rated costumes encouraged)
• Unique entertaining ideas, including DIY charcuterie plates, fall food decorations, desserts and Lucky’s made-from-scratch dishes from the store’s Kitchen.
 
“We genuinely believe that good food shouldn’t be a luxury, it should be a right,” said Brooke Armstrong, Florida spokesperson for Lucky’s Market.  “Some of the year’s most delicious produce and spices are harvested throughout Florida in the fall, and we are so excited to showcase these items in a fun and tasty way during Harvest Fest.” 
 
In addition to the abundance of in-store seasonal specialty items, Lucky’s Market also has published a number of fall recipes on its website, featuring everything from Pumpkin Fudge to Holiday Harvest Salad to a Zombie Apocalypse Cocktail. Some of these prepared items will be featured at Harvest Fest on October 20 and will be available in the prepared foods Kitchen department at the store.
 
For more information, visit luckysmarket.com or find your local store here. Contact your local store for specific event details. 
 
Lucky’s Market currently operates more than a dozen locations throughout Florida, with plans to nearly double its footprint in the state over the next two years.