The Polished Palate Rum Fest

at the

bahiaMar Beach Resort and Yachting Center



In The Waterfront Gardens at
The Bahia Mar Beach Resort & Yachting Center
801 Seabreeze Boulevard Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

In 1875, the Bahia Mar Beach Resort and Yachting Center became the site for a house of refuge to provide shelter for survivors of the area's frequent shipwrecks. The Coast Guard took over the house during Prohibition as a base for chasing rum runners who brought illegal whiskey in from the Bahamas.

We’re glad they landed here!

This time-honored destination now offers 44 breathtaking acres along the Intracoastal Waterway, home to many of the world's finest luxury yachts and, now, home to the


Sample dozens of Rums, Rhums & Cachacas from the world over featuring tastes of their signature styles

Guests receive an 8 oz. Rocks Glass
courtesy of Rums of Puerto Rico*

Sip and sway to Latin rhythms while savoring specially created hors d’oeuvres. Seminars will be hosted by Industry Professionals. Bid on a variety of items at our Silent Auction, benefiting charity, just in time for the gift-giving Season

The evening includes a COCKTAIL CONTEST in search of the
Fort Lauderdale RumFest Cocktail of the Year

LET YOUR PALATE BE THE JUDGE as each participating brand serves up their Cocktail Entry.

VIP Admission 6:30: $40 in advance, $50 Cash (only) at the door

General Admission 7:30: $30 in advance, $40 Cash (only) at the door

-Silent Auction ends at 8:30PM-  

-Event ends at 9:30PM-

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About the Bahia Mar Beach Resort
Yachting Center

Walk the docks of their acclaimed oceanfront marina, home to many of the world's finest luxury yachts. Stroll across their skywalk to the vast beach, where the city's heart beats. Soak up the sunshine on their pristine shores, and enjoy countless water sports - ranging from sailing and sport fishing to jet skiing and diving. If you can bear to leave the resort, journey into town to explore the city's world-renowned shops, restaurants, art galleries, and nightlife. You'll find this historic Fort Lauderdale Florida hotel resort is perfectly positioned to satisfy every whim. Experience the signature essence of the "Venice of America" from their exclusive oceanfront setting:

  • Located along the sun-splashed coastline of Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida
  • Two blocks to world-renowned shopping and dining on Las Olas Boulevard
  • Only one mile to Port Everglades and Broward County Convention Center
  • A mere two miles to downtown Fort Lauderdale and the performing-arts center
  • Just 4 miles from Fort Lauderdale / Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
  • 30 miles from Miami International Airport (MIA)

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