August 13, 2013

PGA National Resort & Spa Screams for Ice Cream!

If you're in the South Florida area this weekend, don't miss out on PGA National Resort & Spa's Ice Cream Festival Weekend!

From foodies to families, there's something for everyone at the upcoming festival, where the resort will attempt to become the Guinness Book of World Records title holder of "World's Longest ice Cream Sundae" on Sunday.

Check out the schedule and see what you're interested in!

Friday, Aug. 16:

The “Gourmet Ice Cream Pairing Dinner at Bella Lago” from 6 – 10 p.m. ($100 per person, tax and gratuity additional, adults only) is a four-course culinary feast presented by a trio of celebrated chefs: PGA National’s Donald Young and Todd Sicolo and Todd Owen (both from The Grove Park Inn, Ashville, N.C.)  The lavish meal is highlighted by pan-seared scallops and Barolo-braised short ribs of beef and will include fresh-snipped basil ice cream, white truffle foie gras crema, and frozen hot chocolate.

Saturday, Aug. 17: 

A full roster of family fun for the day features: “Brain Freeze / Face Freeze Ice Creaming Eating Contests” at the Wave Poolside Bar & Grill with Wild 95.5 FM playing all the hits (11 – 1 p.m.); Whole Foods’ “Big Taste – Ice Cream Sweet Tweet” ice cream bazaar with e-voting for “Yummiest Ice Cream Flavor” (2 – 4 p.m., $20 for adults, $10 for kids, unlimited sampling); “BBQ Sock Hop” at the Palm Terrace with live entertainment (4 – 8 p.m.); and “Golf Kart Drive-in Movie” (9 p.m., $10 per cart, includes popcorn).

Sunday, August 18

The “Luke’s Ice Cream Sweet Sundae Fun Day” ( will be held in the PGA Ballroom from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The cost is $35 per family and includes a sundae building kit (two adults / two children, proof required). The event features family friendly vendors, face painting, bounce houses, and an attempt to win the Guinness Book of World Records title of “World’s Longest Ice Cream Sundae” of more than 1,200 ft.