Friday, August 3rd • 6PM - 9PM

Allegria Hotel


A wide variety of Food, Wine and Craft Beer tastings with live musical performances providing the soundtrack throughout the evening.

TASTE ON THE BEACH ends at 9PM as everyone will be invited* into a custom built movie theatre on the beach, Beach Theatre, for the SHORTS ON THE BEACH Film Series.

SHORTS ON THE BEACH exhibits short films from around the world, featuring the best from both the studio and independent level.

*Reserved seating in Beach Theatre for Taste On The Beach ticket holders will be extremely limited, and on a first come, first served basis.

 SVS Fine Jewelry will be hosting



For a $20 donation, Guests will have the opportunity to choose from 400 champagne glasses. Each glass will have a cubic zirconia and one lucky champagne glass will contain a FOREVERMARK DIAMOND!

Everyone is a winner, as their donation will also receive a $20 gift certificate to SVS Fine Jewelry in Oceanside, New York.


100% of the proceeds will benefit:


LBIFF Host, Marisa Hunter, took us into the kitchen of hidden gems that served at last years TASTE ON THE BEACH event:

Marisa visits J.A. Heneghan's to try their Coconut-Curry Ahi Tuna Ceviche 

Marisa Visits Corazon de Cuba and tries their Empanadas and Cuban Sandwich

A portion of TASTE ON THE BEACH proceeds to benefit:

Long Beach Food & Friendship INN

The Long Beach Food & Friendship INN, “lovingly know as The Long Beach Soup Kitchen”, is a not-for-profit, volunteer-based organization established in 1983 to feed hungry people in the Long Beach area. Annually we serve over 6,500 hot meals and provide over 6,500 take away lunches on our premises and also deliver 6,200 lunches for Long Beach students participating in Project Excellence. Were one of the first soup kitchens to become a part of The INN’s Network of soup kitchens, which now includes 14 soup kitchens (in 21 locations) across Nassau and Suffolk counties. Learn more at: