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April 2014 Events Calendar

LocalEats list of April 2014 food events, festivals, conventions and restaurant weeks. Events are listed by state - then date. We're happy to post your event here, simply email details to: events@localeats.com


Date

State / Event Name

Town
Worldwide
April 22 Earth Day Worldwide
Alabama
April 11 Alabama Farm & Poultry Expo Boaz
April 11-12 Tri State BBQ Festival 2014 Dothan
April 12-13 27th Annual Baldwin County Strawberry Festival Loxley
April 25-26 16th Annual Lebanese Food & Cultural Festival Birmingham
April 25-27 Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party Orange Beach
April 26 6th Annual BBQ for Building Birmingham
Arizona
April 5 Arizona Barbecue Festival Scottsdale
April 7-9 NFRA Executive Conference Tempe
April 8-13 36th Annual Scottsdale Culinary Festival Scottsdale
April 19 Wingstock: Where Music and Chicken Meat 2014 Mesa
Arkansas
April 19 11th Annual Gumbo Fest 2014 West Memphis
April 19 28th Annual Alma Spinach Festival Alma
April 24 Annual Taste of the Valley Russellville
April 25-26 12th Annual Strawberry Festival Cabot
April 27 Jewish Food Festival 2014 Little Rock
April 28-May 3 World Famous Armadillo Festival 2014 Hamburg
California
April 2 Wine Country Chefs of Tomorrow Santa Rosa
April 4-5 VinDiego San Diego
April 5 Celebrity Chef Tour 2014 Sonoma
April 5-6 & 12-13 Passport 2014: Tales from the Cellar El Dorado
April 10-13 7th Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine Pebble Beach
April 10-13 Santa Barbara County Vintners' Spring Weekend Buellton
April 11-13 Earth Day Food & Wine Festival San Luis Obispo County
April 11-13 La Habra Spring Citrus Fair La Habra
April 12 Annual Grilled Cheese Invitational Los Angeles
April 12-13 & 19-20 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival San Francisco
April 13 Fallbrook Avocado Festival  Fallbrook
April 17 Annual Grape Day Temecula
April 18 Blind Childrens Center Beeping Egg Hunt Los Angeles
April 19 Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival Sacramento
April 19 Taste of Hillcrest San Diego
April 19 California Nut Festival 2014 Chico
April 20 Union Street's 23rd Annual Spring Celebration & Easter Parade San Francisco
April 25-26 California Wine Festival Orange County Dana Point
April 25-27 Stockton Asparagus Festival Stockton
April 25-27 22nd California Antique Farm Equipment Show Tulare
April 26 33rd Annual Petaluma Butter & Egg Day Petaluma
April 26 SactoMoFo 7 Sacramento
April 26-27 California Poppy Festival Lancaster
April 26-27 17th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival Monterey Park
April 27 Taste of Huntington Beach Huntington Beach
April 27 Chili Cookoff & Classic Car Show Thousand Oaks
April 27 26th Vintage Bouquet Food & Wine Extravaganza Beverly Hills
April 27 29th Annual For Our Children Food & Wine Festival Torrance
April 27 CCC 7th Annual Food & Wine Event San Pablo
April 30-May 4 35th Annual Selma Raisin Festival Selma
April 30-May 7 Silicon Valley Spring Restaurant Week San Jose
Colorado
April 2-5 24th Annual Taste of Vail Vail
April 5 Breckenridge Spring Beer Fest Breckenridge
April 6 Chefs Up Front Denver
April 8-11 Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America Denver
April 13 Taste of Pearl Boulder
April 24 Wine, Women and Chocolate Lafayette
April 26-27 & May 17-18 Barrel Into Spring Grand Junction
Connecticut
April 1 Flavors of Connecticut Plantsville
Delaware
April 10 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation Wilmington
April 11-12 Triple Threat Barbecue Festival at the Delaware State Fair Harrington
April 25-27 Meals From The Masters Wilmington
District of Columbia
April 2 Pinot in the City Washington
April 23 Celebrity Chef Tour 2014 Washington
April 30-May 3 15th Heart's Delight Wine Tasting & Auction Washington
Florida
April 4 7th American Fine Wine Competition and Gala Boca Raton
April 4 19th Annual Wine & Culinary Celebration Fort Lauderdale
April 4-6 Rhythm and Ribs Festival St. Augustine
April 5 Taste of Ocala Ocala
April 6 Taste of Pinecrest 2014 Pinecrest
April 6-9 Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo Fort Lauderdale
April 9-12 VeritageMiami Miami
April 10-13 28th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival Sandestin
April 12 Planes, Trains & BBQ Tavares
April 12-13 Florida Blueberry Fesitval 2014 Brooksville
April 12-13 19th Annual Flower & Garden Expo St. Augustine
April 12-13 16th Annual Bradford County Strawberry Festival Starke
April 12-13 Spring Garden Festival Coral Gables
April 14 19th Annual Taste of Key West Key West
April 18-19 Suncoast BBQ Bash Venice
April 23 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation West Palm Beach
April 24 Pie Industry Seminar Orlando
April 25-26 4th Annual Deerfield Beach Wine & Food Festival Deerfield Beach
April 25-27 APC Crisco National Pie Championships 2014 Orlando
April 25-27 30th Annual Pompano Beach Seafood Festival Pompano Beach 
April 25-27 Miami Rum Renaissance Festival Miami
April 26 18th Annual Taste of St. Augustine St. Augustine
April 26-27 The Great American Pie Festival 2014 Celebration
April 27 Earth Day Festival Pinecrest
April 27 31st Annual Taste of Collier Naples
April 27 Sweet Corn Fiesta West Palm Beach
Georgia
April 9-13 Tybee Wine Festival Tybee Island
April 11-13 46th Annual Blessing of the Fleet Darien
April 11-13 78th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival Atlanta
April 13 Classic City Brew Fest Athens
April 18-19 6th Annual Smokin Pork-n-Butts Jackson
April 24-27 37th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia
April 25-26 BBQ and Blues Festival Barnesville
April 25-27 AquaCurean Savannah
April 26 10th Spring Chicken Festival Chicken Cook-Off Gainesville
Hawaii
April 5 Maui County Agricultural Festival Wailuku
April 5-9 93rd Annual WAFC Convention Honolulu
April 24-26 21st Annual Hawaii Arts, Crafts & Food Festival Hilo
Idaho
April 26 Wine Extravaganza Coeur d'Alene
Illinois
April 8-9 Food Technology and Innovation Forum 2014 Chicago
April 9-11 The NAMA OneShow 2014 Chicago
April 11 60 Men Who Cook Geneva
April 12 Belleville Ale Fest Belleville
April 12 Annual Sheep & Crafts Festival Waterloo
April 25 WhiskyFest Chicago 2014 Chicago
April 25-26 Baconfest Chicago Chicago
April 25-May 4 Edelweiss Restaurant Schlachfest Norridge
April 26 Annual Pinot Days Chicago
April 27 Mushroom Festival Grafton
Indiana
April 25-27 Annual Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival Wakarusa
April 25-27 Simply Music, Simply Mushrooms Morel Festival Nashville
April 26 Indiana Wine Fair 2014 Story
April 26-27 Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival & Car Show Mansfield
Kansas
April 9-11 Great Bend Farm & Ranch Expo Great Bend
Kentucky
April 7 The 171st Annual Tater Day Benton
April 24-May 4 15th Annual Herb Festival Bowling Green
April 26 Kentucky Bourbon Festival Sampler Bardstown
April 26-27 Mountain Mushroom Festival Irvine
Louisiana
April 11-13 43rd Annual Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula
April 11-13 Cajun Hot Sauce Festival New Iberia
April 12 28th Annual Franklin Parish Catfish Festival Winnsboro
April 25-27 Arnaudville Etouffee Festival Arnaudville
April 25-27 Lockport Food Festival Lockport
Maine
April 8 Maine Restaurant & Lodging Expo Portland
April 25-27 41st Fishermen's Festival Boothbay Harbor
Maryland
April 8-10 15th Annual Food Safety Summit Baltimore
April 12 Women’s Law Center of Maryland: Wine & Chocolate Baltimore
April 26-27 WineFest at St. Michaels St. Michaels
April 27 Highlandtown Wine Festival Baltimore
Massachusetts
April 6 Worcester VegFest Worcester
April 19 Brew Woo Worcester
April 23 22nd Annual Waltham Food and Wine Festival Waltham
April 29 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation Boston
Michigan
April 23-27 78th Annual National Trout Festival Kalkaska
April 24-27 Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival Shepherd
April 25-27 Vermontville Maple Syrup Festival Vermontville
April 25-27 Freeland Walleye Festival Freeland
Minnesota
April 1-30 Farm Babies Apple Valley
April 5 Taste of Heritage Albert Lea
April 5-6 7th Annual Minnesota Alpaca Expo Owatonna
April 5-6 New Vintage Days Chisago City
April 12 Vergas Maple Syrup Fest Vergas
April 26 5th Annual Savor Minnesota Canterbury Park
April 27 The Great Chefs of Minnesota Minneapolis
Mississippi
April 5 9th Annual Sante South Wine Festival Jackson
April 5 39th Annual World Catfish Festival Belzoni
April 17 10th Annual Taste of DeSoto Southhaven
April 17-20 & 24-27 22nd Annual Crawfish Music Festival Biloxi
Missouri
April 5-6 Big Bass Bash Fishing Tournament – Spring Lake Ozark
April 24-26 Missouri Cherry Blossom Festival Marshfield
April 26-27 Show Me Gourd Festival Sedalia
Nevada
April 8-10 71st Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention & Expo Las Vegas
April 26-27 Smokin in Mesquite BBQ Championship Mesquite
New Hampshire
April 16 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation Manchester
April 29 Wine Expo NH 2014 Durham
New Jersey
April 4-5 Atlantic City Beer & Music Festival Atlantic City
April 4-13 Jersey Shore Restaurant Week Jersey Shore
April 24 Friends of the Livingston Library 'A Taste of the World' Livingston
April 26 Rutgers Agricultural Field Day New Brunswick
April 26-27 Shad Fest 2014 Lambertville
April 28-May 4 Morristown Restaurant Week Morristown
New York
April 5 Spring Family Fishing Festival Belmont Lake State Park
April 5 10th Annual Cask Ales Festival Patchogue
April 5-6 Just Food Conference New York
April 5-6 Central New York Maple Festival Marathon
April 9 Whisky Live New York
April 12 North Fork Horseradish Festival Riverhead
April 12 Schnitzelfest Albany
April 12 New York City BBQ Cookoff Staten Island
April 12-13 Pasta Primo Vino New Paltz
April 25-27 & May 2-4 Wine & Herb Festival Romulus
April 26 New York City Chili Cookoff 2014 Staten Island
April 26-27 'TAP' New York Craft Beer & Fine Food Festival Hunter
April 28 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation New York
April 29 Wine Spectator's Grand Tour New York
April 30 A Taste of the Lambs Club New York
North Carolina
April 4-5 36th Annual Pig Cookin' Contest Newport
April 5 World Beer Festival--Raleigh Raleigh
April 5-8 CNM Symposium 2014 Ashville
April 7-13 44th Annual Grifton Shad Festival Grifton
April 10-13 Blue Ridge Wine & Food Festival Blowing Rock
April 12 The Great Grapes Wine & Food Festival Cary
April 12-13 10th Asheville Artisan Bread Bakers Festival Asheville
April 16 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation Charlotte
April 19 Smoky Mountain Oyster & Seafood Festival Maggie Valley
April 22-24 Charlotte Wine and Food Weekend Charlotte
April 23-26 Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend 2014 Charlotte
April 23-27 10th Annual Beaufort Wine & Food Weekend Beaufort
April 25-27 28th Annual North Carolina Pickle Festival Mount Olive
April 26 Hickory Hops Brew Festival Hickory
Ohio
April 24-27 85th Annual Geauga County Maple Festival Chardon
April 25 Dayton Liederkranz-Turner Spring Bier Tasting Dayton
April 27 19th Annual Taste of the Nation Toledo
Oklahoma
April 3-5 Oklahoma City Farm Show Oklahoma City
April 12-19 45th Annual World Championship Cow Chip Throw Beaver
April 26 An Evening at the Gallery, Rotary Wine & Arts Festival Poteau
Oregon
April 11-12 Annual Pear Blossom Festival Medford
April 18-19 Spring Beer & Wine Fest Portland
April 24-26 35th Annual Northwest Cherry Festival The Dalles
April 25-27 32nd Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival Astoria
April 29 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation Portland
Pennsylvania
April 2-13 Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia Philadelphia
April 4-6 Spring Wine & Food Festival Macungie
April 6 Taste of the Town--Gettysburg Gettysburg
April 11-12 16th Annual Pennsylvania Herb Festival York
April 22 Flavors of Philadelphia Philadelphia
April 26 GoodTaste North Pittsburgh
April 26-27 33rd Endless Mountains Maple Festival Endless Mountains
April 27 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation Philadelphia
April 27 Flavors of Westmoreland Westmoreland
Puerto Rico
April 3-6 Saborea Puerto Rico San Juan
April 12-13 El Festival del Pueblo del Tomate Juyuya
April 18-20 Festival del Apio Barranquitas
Rhode Island
April 11-14 ACF Northeast Regional Conference  Providence
South Carolina
April 3-12 35th Striped Bass Festival Manning 
April 6 6th Annual Shalomfest '14 Greenville
April 10-12 South Carolina BBQ--Shag Festival Hemingway
April 11-12 29th Annual World Grits Festival St. George
April 12 5th Annual South Carolina Chili Cook-off Championship Anderson
April 19 11th Annual Soft Shell Crab Festival Port Royal
April 22-27 Colleton County Rice Festival Walterboro
April 25 Wine Tasting at Riverbanks Botanical Garden Columbia
April 26-29 ACF Southeast Regional Conference Charleston
April 27 27th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival Mount Pleasant
Tennessee
April 5-6 15th Annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament Gatlinburg
April 11 Wine, Dine and Art Crawl Gatlinburg
April 11-12 Thirsty Orange Brew Extravaganza Johnson City
April 12 Smoky Mountain Winefest Gatlinburg
April 19-27 World's Biggest Fish Fry Paris
April 25-27 Tri-State Antique Tractor Show Gray
April 26-27 18th Annual National Cornbread Festival South Pittsburg
April 27 Flavors of Nashville Nashville
Texas
April 2 Dining Out in Dallas 'Battle of the Chefs' Dallas
April 4 Annual Wine & Beer Fest Castroville
April 4-6 Poteet Strawberry Festival Poteet
April 6 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation Houston
April 8 Houston Press Menu of Menus Extravaganza Houston
April 12 Alvin Kiwanis Crawfest Alvin
April 12 Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival Buda
April 12-13 17th Big Mamou Cajun Festival Grand Prairie
April 23-27 Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair Sugar Land
April 24-25 30th Annual San Angelo Wine & Food Festival San Angelo
April 24-27 2014 Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival Galveston
April 24-27 Annual Texas Bar-B-Q Festival and Cook-Off Vidor
April 25 Spring Wine Release Bryan
April 25-26 8th Annual Real. Texas. Festival Mesquite
April 25-26 Texas Food Truckin' Fest Arlington
April 25-27 Chicken Fried Steak Festival Lamesa
April 25-27 Austin Food & Wine Festival Austin
April 26 Tatum Pecan Pie Festival Tatum
April 26 30th Annual Wine and Roses Festival Bryan
April 26 Ranch Day Lubbock
US Virgin Islands
April 10 A Taste of St. Croix St. Croix
Vermont
April 24-25 St. Johnsbury World Maple Festival 2014 St. Johnsbury
April 25-27 48th Annual Vermont Maple Festival St. Albans
April 12 Breaux Vineyards Nebbiolo Vertical Tasting Purcellville
April 12-13 14th Annual Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival Waynesboro
April 16 66th Annual Shad Planking Wakefield
April 26 Maymont Herbs Galore & More Maymont
April 26-27 The Great Grapes Wine & Food Festival Reston
April 13-14 Northwest Foodservice Show Seattle
April 19 World Class Crab Races & Crab Feed 2014 Westport
April 23-24 6th Annual SCAA Symposium 2014 Seattle
April 24-27 26th Annual SCAA Exposition 2014 Seattle
April 24-27 United States Coffee Championships Seattle
April 24-May 4 Apple Blossom Festival Wenatchee
April 10-12 24th Annual West Virginia Beef Expo Weston
April 12 8th Annual Chocolate Festival Lewisburg
April 26 76th Feast of the Ramson Richwood
April 4-6 Wisconsin Deer & Turkey Expo Madison
April 4-7 Wisconsin Meat Processors Convention & Competition Middleton
April 7-8 10th Annual Bay View Winefest Milwaukee
April 12 7th Annual Dairy State Cheese & Beer Festival Kenosha
April 19 Madison Food Camp Madison
April 22-23 Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference Madison
April 22-24 International Cheese Technology Exposition Milwaukee
April 26 Between the Bluffs Beer, Wine & Cheese Festival La Crosse

APRIL 2014 FOOD EVENTS BY DATE

March 2014 Events Calendar

LocalEats list of March 2014 food events, festivals, conventions and restaurant weeks. Events are listed by state - then date. We're happy to post your event here, simply email details to: events@localeats.com


Date

State / Event Name

Town
Nationwide
February 1-7 African Heritage & Health Week Nationwide
March 3-7 National School Breakfast Week 2014 Nationwide
March 23-29 National Agriculture Week Nationwide
Arizona
March 1 36th Annual Arizona State Open Chili Championship Casa Grande
March 1 26th Annual Great Arizona Beer Festival Tempe
March 1-2 11th Annual Polish Festival 2014 Phoenix
March 1-2 Annual Yuma Lettuce Days Yuma
March 8-9 16th Annual Litchfield Art & Culinary Festival Litchfield Park
March 14-16 10th Annual Fountain Hills Fine Art & Wine Affaire Fountain Hills
March 15-16 Tucson Festival of Books Culinary Stage Tucson
March 22 Great American Barbeque & Beer Festival Chandler
California
March 1 26th Annual Winter Wine & Food Fest Sacramento
March 1-2 World of Wine Winter Barrel Tasting Temecula
March 2-5 ACF Western Regional Conference Oakland
March 4-5 NLS Food Marketing Summit 2014 Indian Wells
March 6 Fresh Ideas Organic Marketplace Anaheim
March 6-9 Natural Products Expo West Anaheim
March 7 The Organic Center's 11th Annual VIP Dinner Anaheim
March 10 TrashFish Los Angeles Los Angeles
March 12 Celebrity Chef Tour 2014 Danville
March 14 Simply Wine Festival Westlake Village
March 14-16 Vintage Paso: Zinfandel and Other Wild Wines Paso Robles
March 15 8th Annual San Francisco International Chocolate Salon San Francisco
March 15 21st Annual Taste of Yountville Yountville
March 15 19th Annual Fairfax Brewfest Fairfax
March 15 World Cup of Beer Homebrew Competition Finals Oakland
March 19-23 Western Candy Conference Rancho Mirage
March 21 Charlie Palmer 9th Annual Pigs & Pinot Healdsburg
March 21-23 8th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival Petaluma
March 21-23 Food + Wine Festival Palm Desert Palm Springs
March 23-27 44th Food + Beverage Environmental Conference Napa
March 26-30 FEDA 2014 Convention Indian Wells
March 27 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation San Francisco
March 28-29 Annual Lodi Spring Wine Show Lodi
March 29-30 Barrel Tasting Weekend Livermore
March 30 Pasadena Grand Pinot Fest 2014 Pasadena
Colorado
March 1 Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cookoff & Carnivale Parade Manitou Springs
March 6 Annual Red Wine & Seafood Denver
Connecticut
March 8-9 24th Hebron Maple Festival Hebron
Delaware
March 1 24th Annual Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival Rehoboth Beach
District of Columbia
March 2-5 LAC 2014 Washington
March 31 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation Washington
Florida
March 1 St. George Island Charity Chill Cook-off St. George Island
March 1-2 Mixon Fruit Farms Annual Orange Blossom Festival Bradenton
March 1-2 48th Annual Grant Seafood Festival Grant
March 2 Nosh Fest V Cooper City
March 2 & 8-9 Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival Fort Myers
March 5-8 RFA 34th Annual Conference & Tabletop Display Orlando
March 7-8 Safety Harbor Seafood Festival Safety Harbor
March 7-9 Fairchild's 12th Annual Int’l Orchid Festival Coral Gables
March 8 20th Annual Taste of Oviedo Oviedo
March 8-9 Fine Beverage, Chocolate & Food Show 2014 Pinecrest
March 8-9 Original Marathon Seafood Festival Marathon
March 10-13 Cruise Shipping Miami 2014 Miami Beach
March 15 5th Annual Pigfest Tallahassee
March 15 Great Atlantic Festival Jacksonville Beach
March 21-23 Lions 33rd Seafood & Music Festival 2014 St. Augustine
March 21-23 6th Annual Wine & Seafood Festival 2014 Clermont
Georgia
March 1 Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival 2014 Atlanta
March 1 17th Annual Collard Greens Festival Port Wentworth
March 6-8 11th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering Cartersville
Hawaii
March 5-8 19th Annual Kona Brewers Festival Kailua-Kona
Illinois
March 2-4 BakingTech 2014 Annual Conference Chicago
March 9-11 Women Chefs & Restaurateur's National Conference Chicago
March 13-15 Good Food Festival & Conference 2014 Chicago
March 20 IFMA Fundamentals Seminar Rosemont
Indiana
March 10-12 Hoosier Hospitality Conference Notre Dame
Iowa
March 1-2 Maple Syrup Festival Cedar Rapids
March 4-6 27th Annual Iowa Hawkeye Farm Show Cedar Falls
Kansas
March 4 International Pancake Day Liberal
Kentucky
March 21-23 Kentucky Deer & Turkey Expo Louisville
Louisiana
March 14-15 Iowa Rabbit Festival Iowa
March 29-30 Louisiana Chili Cook-Offs Baton Rouge
Maine
March 20 No Kid Hungry Dinner Ogunquit
Maryland
March 1 Chocolate & Candy Festival Bel Air
March 9-10 40th Annual Spring Trade Expo Ocean City
March 21-22 Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival 2014 Timonium
Massachusetts
March 4 Taste of the South End Boston
March 11 Taste of the Nation Boston Food Fights Series Boston
March 16-18 New England Food Show Boston
March 16-18 Seafood Expo/Seafood Processing North America Boston
Michigan
March 7-9 Michigan Deer & Turkey Spectacular Lansing
March 7-9 Flushing Walleye Festival Flushing
Minnesota
March 1 Schell's Bock Fest New Ulm
March 1-2 20th Annual Twin Cities Food & Wine Experience Minneapolis
March 7-8 New Ulm Hub Club Farm Show New Ulm
March 13 Share Our Strength's Minneapolis Cakewalk Minneapolis
March 13-15 North American Farm and Power Show 2014 Owatonna
March 16-23 & 30 Chocolate March St. Croix Valley
Missouri
March 8 Chocolate Extravaganza Hannibal
March 16-19 ACF Central Regional Conference St. Louis
March 22-23 35th Annual Hermann Wurstfest Hermann
Montana
March 9 Milk River Wagon Train Feed and Dance Malta
North Carolina
March 14-15 NC Watermelon Association 33rd Annual Convention Durham
Nebraska
March 6-9 International Cake Exploration Societé Midyear Meeting Omaha
March 12-13 48th Annual Triumph of Ag Expo Omaha
Nevada
March 2-5 COEX 2014 Henderson
March 23-26 Catersource Annual Conference & Tradeshow Las Vegas
March 25-27 International Pizza Expo 2014 Las Vegas
New Hampshire
March 1 Annual Chilly Chili Cookoff North Conway
New Jersey
March 8-9 Celebrity Food and Wine Show 2014 Tenafly
March 9 6th Annual Belmar Restaurant Tour Belmar
March 30-31 Atlantic Bakery Deli Dairy Expo 2014 Atlantic City
New Mexico
March 8-11 National Farmers Union Convention Santa Fe
New York
March 1-2 NYC Vegetarian Food Festival New York
March 2 Chocolate World Expo Garden City
March 2 25th Annual U.S. Pastry Competition New York
March 2-4 Ultimate Barista Challange New York
March 2-4 International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of NY New York
March 4 C-CAP Annual Benefit New York
March 7-9 Coffee Fest New York City New York
March 22 8th Annual Spring Craft Beer Festival Uniondale
March 22-23 9th Annual Coffee & Tea Festival NYC 2014 New York
March 26 11th Annual Wine & Wishes New York
March 29-30 NYC Hot Sauce Expo New York
March 30 Time Out For Hunger New York
North Carolina
March 13-16 Outer Banks Taste of The Beach 2014 Kitty Hawk
March 19-26 Encore Restaurant Week Wilmington Area
March 29 Triangle Beer & Bacon Fest Cary
North Dakota
March 4-9 77th North Dakota Winter Show Valley City
Ohio
March 1 AleFeast Dayton Dayton
March 6-8 Cincinnati International Wine Festival Cincinnati
March 7-9 Bockfest 2014 Cincinnati
March 8-9 & 15-16 March Maple Madness Driving Tour Statewide
March 14-16 Ohio Deer & Turkey Expo Columbus
Oregon
March 1 Classic Wines Auction & Dinners Portland
March 6-9 Savor Cannon Beach Wine & Culinary Festival Cannon Beach
March 11-14 RCA Annual Conference & Culinology Expo Portland
Pennsylvania
March 6-8 18th Annual Bison Show and Sale Harrisburg
March 8 4th Annual Uncork the Alleghenies Altoona
March 29-30 & April 2-6 67th Annual Pennsylvania Maple Festival Meyersdale
Puerto Rico
March 1 Taste of Rums San Juan
March 8 Maratón de la Chopa Toa Alta
March 14-15 Festival de la China Dulce Las Marias
March 14-15 Five Days with Our Land Mayaguez
Tennessee
March 6 Taste! Chattanooga
Texas
March 3-5 Food Marketing Institute Annual Business Conference Dallas
March 4-8 National Barbecue Association Conference & Trade Show San Marcos
March 4-23 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Houston
March 4-23 Rodeo Uncorked! Champion Wine Garden Houston
March 6-9 35th Annual Fulton Oysterfest Fulton
March 8 Old-Fashioned BBQ Bash San Marcos
March 10-11 Food Manufacturing & Safety Summit 2014 Dallas
March 16-18 80th Annual NIOP Convention San Antonio
March 20-22 10th Annual Savor Dallas 2014 Dallas
Utah
March 6-7 Intermountain Sustainability Summit 2014 Ogden
March 13-16 Int’l Dutch Oven Society's World Championship Cook-Off Sandy
Virginia
March 1 Samedi Gras Purcellville
March 8-9 & 15-16 Highland Maple Festival Highland County
March 26 Virginia Food and Beverage Expo Richmond
Washington
March 7-9 Penn Cove Musselfest Coupeville
March 29-30 Vegfest 2014 Seattle
Wisconsin
March 10-12 Midwest Foodservice Expo Milwaukee
March 18-19 World Championship Cheese Contest Madison

MARCH 2014 FOOD EVENTS BY DATE

February 2014 Events Calendar


LocalEats list of February 2014 food events, festivals, conventions and restaurant weeks. Events are listed by state - then date. We're happy to post your event here, simply email details to: events@localeats.com


Date

State / Event Name

Town
Nationwide
February 1-7 African Heritage & Health Week Nationwide
February 15-22 National FFA Week Nationwide
Arizona
February 14-16 3rd Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival Scottsdale
February 15-22 Arizona Beer Week Statewide
February 28-March 2 Fine Art & Wine Festival--March 2014 Carefree
Arkansas
February 15 Eureka Springs 10th Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival Eureka Springs
California
February 21-23 Big Western Regional Barista Competition & Brewers Cup Los Angeles
February 1 Let It Shine St. Helena
February 8-9 Wine & Chocolate Weekend Madera
February 8-9 International Alsace Varietals Festival Boonville
February 14-17 Olive Festival Finale Weekend Sonoma
February 14-23 68th Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival Indio
February 19-20 Food Processing Expo 2014 Sacramento
February 21 8th Annual Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah Alameda
February 22 33rd Annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook Off & Festival Santa Cruz
February 22-26 AFFI-CON 2014 San Diego
February 27-March 9 Sacramento Beer Week Sacramento
February 28-March 9 36th Annual Barrel Tasting Sonoma County
Colorado
February 16 Colorado Indulgence Festival Colorado Springs
District of Columbia
February 13-15 15th Annual Washington DC Int’l Wine & Food Festival Washington
February 24-27 NPC Potato D.C. Fly-In 2014 Washington
February 4 Share Your Love Dinner Washington
Florida
February 27-March 9 Florida Strawberry Festival Plant City
February 1 19th Annual Einstein on Food & Wine Tampa
February 4 Simply Italian Miami
February 6-17 Florida State Fair Florida State Fair Grounds
February 7-9 Delray Beach Garlic Fest 2014 Delray Beach
February 7-9 Everglades Seafood Festival Everglades City
February 7-9 Wine Weekend St. Pete 2014 St. Petersburg
February 8 5th Annual Orlando Chili Cook-Off Orlando
February 8 Chili Cook Off 2014 Pinecrest
February 8 Tropical Rum Fest West Palm Beach
February 8-9 Clearwater Beach Uncorked Clearwater Beach
February 9 Annual Forgotten Coast Chef's Sampler St. George Island
February 14-16 Winefest XXIV Clermont
February 14-17 AKFCF Convention Orlando
February 15-16 32nd Annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival Cortez
February 20-23 South Beach Wine & Food Festival South Beach
February 21-23 Florida Gourd Society Gourd Show 2014 Melbourne
February 22 Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival 2014 Tampa
February 22-23 LaBelle Swamp Cabbage Festival LaBelle
February 22-23 Downtown Food & Wine Fest Orlando
February 23 A Celebration of Wine Gainesville
February 24-27 20th Annual FSMA Top2Top Conference Orlando
February 28-March 2 Annual Marine Flea Market and Seafood Festival West Palm Beach
Georgia
Jan 31-February 2 Athens Wine Weekend Athens
February 16-18 Annual American Meat Conference 2014 Atlanta
February 19-23 Annual NWA Convention Savannah
February 23 Atlanta Chef's Expo 2014 Atlanta
Hawaii
February 22 Culinary Arts Under the Stars Waikoloa
Illinois
February 6 Celebrity Chef Tour 2014 Chicago
February 7-9 Midwestern Herb and Garden Show Mt. Vernon
February 15-16 Galesburg Historical Society Chocolate Festival Galesburg
February 21-23 Illinois Deer & Turkey Expo Springfield
February 27-March 1 IAMP Convention & Trade Show Champaign
India
Jan 25-February 1 Week of Chocolate 2014 Bloomington
February 22-23 & Mar 1-2 Parke County Maple Syrup Fair Parke County
Iowa
February 1 Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival Des Moines
Kentucky
February 12-15 National Farm Machinery Show Louisville
February 19 9th Annual Wine Walk Newport
February 23 Hospice Chocolate Festival Bowling Green
Maine
February 16 Annual Chocolate Festival Greenville
February 21 Chili/Chowder Cookoff Greenville
Maryland
February 20 The Science of Chocolate: Cocoa-ology Baltimore
Massachusetts
February 10 The Greg Hill Foundation 1350 Days Event Boston
February 15-16 Annual Boston Wine Expo Boston
Michigan
Jan 30-February 1 Great Lakes Ice Cream & Fast Food Show Lansing
February 1 15th Annual Northern Michigan Small Farm Conference Acme
February 1-28 Harbor Country Chocolate Classic New Buffalo
February 22 Michigan Winter Beer Festival Grand Rapids
February 27 Celebrity Chef Tour 2014 Birmingham
February 28 The Great Wine & Food Symposium Grand Rapids
Minnesota
Jan 23-February 2 Saint Paul Winter Carnival St. Paul
February 8 Chocolate: Journey From Bean to Bar 2014 Chaska
February 8 26th Annual Farm Toy Show Sauk Centre
February 13 Valentines Love Dinner 2014 Chaska
February 20-22 Cold Climate Grape & Wine Conference St. Paul
February 20-23 International Eelpout Festival Leech Lake
February 22-23 Upper Midwest Bakery Association Convention Red Wing
Missouri
February 4-7 Midwest Grape & Wine + Craft Brew Conference & Trade Show St Charles
February 1 11th Annual Chocolate Festival West Plains
February 1 Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour St. Louis
February 6-8 Missouri Organic Association Annual Conference Springfield
February 15 2nd Annual West Plains BrewFest West Plains
February 21-23 Western Farm Show Kansas City
February 22 33rd Annual Sertoma Chili Cookoff Springfield
February 22-23 Chocolate Wine Trail Hermann
Montana
February 8 Feb Fest Helena
February 9 Wine/Cheese/Chocolate Anaconda
February 14-15 Elegant Chocolate Dinner Anaconda
Nebraska
February 4-5 Mid-America Alfalfa Expo & Conference Kearney
February 14-15 Annual Healthy Farms Conference Kearney
February 14-23 Omaha Beer Week Omaha
February 22 8th Annual Beertopia Extreme Beerfest 2014 Omaha
Nevada
February 8 25th 'Splendor in the Glass' Wine & Beer Tasting Las Vegas
February 9-12 National Grocers Association Show Las Vegas
February 15 Tapping Day Bendix Woods County Park
New Hampshire
Jan 18-February 16 The Winter Wine Festival New Castle
February 12 Share Your Love Dinner Portsmouth
February 22 Seacoast Winter Brew Fest Portsmouth
February 22-March 3 Portsmouth Beer Week Portsmouth
New Jersey
February 7 Deirdre”s House Wine and Chocolate Tasting Morristown
February 8-9 & 15-16 Wine & Chocolate Weekends Statewide
February 15 The Big Brew Beer Festival 2014 Morristown
New Mexico
Jan 29-February 1 28th Annual Taos Winter Wine Festival Taos
February 1 The Souper Bowl XX Santa Fe
February 3-4 Annual New Mexico Chile Conference Las Cruces
New York
February 3 Vinitaly Tour 2014 New York
February 13 4th Annual Good Spirits New York
February 20-22 New York Farm Show Syracuse
February 21-March 2 New York City Beer Week 2014 New York
February 24 Kosher Food and Wine Experience New York
February 28-March 2 New York Times Travel Show New York
North Carolina
February 1-2 12th Annual Carolina Chocolate Festival Moorehead City
February 5-7 Southern Farm Show Raleigh
February 6-8 Annual Triangle Wine Experience Asheville
February 20 Science of Eats Durham
February 22 5th Annual Stanly County Winter Wine Festival Albemarle
February 15 API Gumbo Cookoff 2014 Dickinson
Ohio
February 1 AleFest Columbus Columbus
February 9-10 North American Pizza & Ice Cream Show Columbus
February 15-16 35th Annual OEFFA Conference Granville
Oregon
February 15-16 Wine, Beer, Seafood & Music Festival Reedsport
Jan 31-February 1 9th Annual Portland Seafood & Wine Festival Portland
February 1 Mardi Gras Jambalaya Cook-off Lincoln City
February 4 FoodWorx Portland
February 20-23 Newport Seafood & Wine Festival Newport
Pennsylvania
February 22-23 Celebration of Chocolate Butler
Puerto Rico
February 7-9 Coffee Harvest Festival 2014 Maricao
February 14-16 Festival del Chapin 2014 Naquabo
February 21-23 Feria Agricola Trujillo Alto
South Dakota
February 11-15 Watertown Winter Farm Show Watertown
Tennessee
February 4-7 Cattle Industry Annual Convention & NCBA Trade Show Nashville
Texas
Jan 17-February 8 Fort Worth Stock & Rodeo Fort Worth
Jan 23-February 24 Washington Birthday Celebration Laredo
February 1 Border Beer Fest Laredo
February 6 Epicurean Evening Houston
February 6 WBCA Taste of Laredo 2014 Laredo
February 6-23 Annual San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo San Antonio
February 8 Boys & Girls Club of Laredo Wine Tasting Gala Laredo
February 21-22 WBCA Jalapeño Festival 2014 Laredo
February 22-23 Way Out Wineries Mardi Gras Road Trip! Various
February 26-March 1 World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest Houston
February 27-March 1 Commodity Classic 2014 San Antonio
Vermont
February 1 Taste of Vermont Stratton Mountain
February 8-9 Valentine Wine & Chocolate Weekend Statewide
Virgin Islands
February 15-17 Agrifest 2014 St. Croix
Virginia
February 7 Bacchus Wine & Food Festival Newport News
February 18-23 Virginia Wine Expo Richmond
Washington
February 1 Annual Belgianfest Seattle
February 4-6 Spokane Ag Expo Spokane
February 7-8 Enumclaw Wine & Chocolate Festival Enumclaw
February 9-10 & 16-17 Red Wine & Chocolate Weekends Lake Chelan
February 21-23 Chocolate on the Beach Festival Pacific Beach
February 22 Washington Beer Open House Various Locations
February 23 Seattle Food and Wine Experience Seattle
Wisconsin
February 14 10th Annual Death By Chocolate Appleton
February 22 Frozen Tundra Wine Fest Kewaunee
February 22 7th Annual Chamber Beer Tasting New London
February 22 12th Annual Hops and Props Oshkosh
February 27-March 1 25th Annual Organic Farming Conference La Crosse

FEBRUARY 2014 FOOD EVENTS BY DATE

January 2014 Food Event Calendar


LocalEats list of January 2014 food events, festivals, conventions and restaurant weeks. Events are listed by state - then date. We're happy to post your event here, simply email details to: events@localeats.com


Date

State / Event Name

Town
Nationwide
Jan 23 National Pie Day – Nationwide Nationwide
Alaska
Jan 17-18 Great Alaska Beer & Barley Wine Festival 2014 Anchorage
Arizona
Jan 17-19 Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival 2014 Carefree
California
Jan 17-20 Napa Truffle Festival 2014 Napa
Jan 19 Winter Wine Classic 2014 Santa Barbara
Jan 19-24 San Diego Restaurant Week 2014 San Diego
Colorado
Jan 9-11 14th Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines Festival Vail
Jan 11 Lafayette Quaker Oatmeal Festival 2014 Lafayette
Jan 11 The Great Fruitcake Toss Manitou Springs
Jan 11-26 108th National Western Stock Show, Rodeo & Horse Show Denver
Connecticut
Jan 24-26 The Sun Winefest '14 Uncasville
Jan 26 Chocolate World Expo Norwalk
Florida
Jan 9-18 Uncorked...Key Largo & Islamorada Food & Wine Festival Upper Keys
Jan 15-18 MAFSI Annual Conference Palm Beach Gardens
Jan 18-19 9th Annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival 2014 Key West
Jan 22-26 Key West Food and Wine Festival 2014 Key West
Jan 25-26 Key Largo Stone Crab & Seafood Festival 2014 Key Largo
Indiana
Jan 14-16 25th Anniversary Fort Wayne Farm Show Ft. Wayne
Kansas
Jan 7-9 25th Annual Topeka Farm Show 2014 Topeka
Louisiana
Jan 19-22 52nd Annual United States Sweet Potato Convention 2014 New Orleans
Minnesota
Jan 9 4x4 Culinary Minnesota Wine Series: Ringing In the New Year  Chaska
New Jersey
Jan 25 4th Annual International Great Beer Expo 2014 Secaucus
South Carolina
Jan 18 World Beer Festival Columbia
Jan 20 Annual Viva La Vista Festival Columbia
Jan 26 Annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival 2014 Mt. Pleasant
Texas
Jan 12-15 AFBF Annual Convention 2014 San Antonio
Jan 18 Annual Yaga's Chili Quest & Beer Fest 2014 Galveston

JANUARY 2014 FOOD EVENTS BY DATE

December 2013 Event Calendar


LocalEats list of December 2013 food events, festivals, conventions and restaurant weeks. Events are listed by state - then date. We're happy to post your event here, simply email details to: events@localeats.com


Date

State / Event Name

Town
Alabama
December 4-7 Christmas On the River & Alabama State Barbeque Cookoff Demopolis
December 31 Mobile's New Year Celebration Mobile
Arizona
December 27-31 66th Annual Arizona National Livestock Show Phoenix
California
December 5 3rd Annual Noe Valley Holiday Wine Walk San Francisco
December 7 BevMo! Holiday Beerfest Los Angeles
December 7-8 Indio International Tamale Festival Indio
December 7-8 Holidays in the Vineyards Livermore
December 13 Fine & Rare Wine Signature Auction  Beverly Hills
Colorado
December 7-8 Winter Farmers' Market & Holiday Gift Show Longmont
December 13-14 Hammond's Candy Cane Festival Denver
Connecticut
Nov 29-Dec 15 3rd annual Wood Gingerbread Festival South Windsor
Florida
December 5 The Single Malt & Scotch Whisky Extravaganza Fort Lauderdale
December 5 The Single Malt & Scotch Whisky Extravaganza Hollywood
December 13-17 Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival Palm Beach
December 14 8th Annual Celebrate Brevard- Food and Wine Gala Palm Bay
December 14-15 Wine & Chocolate Festival Clermont
December 31 Annual Dropping of the Conch Shell Key West
December 31 The Big Orange New Year's Countdown Miami
December 31 New Year's Eve Orange Drop Orlando
Georgia
December 31 Cherry Blossom Ball Drop Macon
December 31 Peach Drop Atlanta
Illinois
December 3-5 32nd Annual Greater Peoria Farm Show Peoria 
December 12-14 Acres U.S.A. Conference Springfield
Indiana
Nov 29-December 15 Festival of Gingerbread Fort Wayne
Kansas
December 5-8 Gingerbread House Festival  & Viewing Lawrence
Kentucky
December 6-8 Heart of Kentucky Holiday Festival Lebanon
Louisiana
December 6-8 Annual Plaquemines Parish Fair & Orange Festival Buras
Maine
December 31 Eastport Sardine & Maple Leaf Drop Eastport
Maryland
December 31 First Night Talbot Crab Drop Easton
Michigan
December 7 20th Annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade Sandusky
December 10-12 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market Expo Grand Rapids
December 13-14 & 20-21 Farm By Lantern Light Grayling
December 31 CherryT Ball Drop Traverse City
Minnesota
December 5 Mill Valley Kitchen and Marin Dinner Chaska
December 7 Christmas in the Logging Camp Grand Rapids
December 12 4x4 Culinary Minnesota Wine Series: Winter Magic Chaska
Mississippi
December 6 Annual Wassail Fest Columbus
Missouri
December 4-6 USA Rice Outlook Conference 2013 St. Louis
December 6-7 Missouri Livestock Symposium Kirksville
Nebraska
December 10-12 Nebraska Power Farming Show Lincoln
Nevada
Dec 2-4 2nd Int’l Conference on Obesity & Weight Management Las Vegas
New Hampshire
December 14-15 17th Annual Inn to Inn Holiday Cookie & Candy Tour Mt. Washington Valley
December 14 9th Annual Currier and Ives Cookie Tour Cheshire County
New Mexico
December 6-7 Carlsbad Winter Wine Festival Carlsbad
New York
December 4 BID Annual Dinner Troy
North Carolina
December 31 New Year's Eve Pickle Drop 2013 Mt. Olive
Ohio
December 8-9 Christmas Cookie Tour of Inns Holmes County
December 31 First Night Marion Popcorn Pop n' Drop Marion 
December 31 Annual Walleye Madness at Midnight Port Clinton
Oklahoma
December 12-14 Tulsa Farm Show Tulsa
Oregon
December 4-8 Annual Holiday Ale Festival Portland
Pennsylvania
December 7 Valley Forge Beer Festival Philadelphia
December 30-31 Peeps Fest Bethlehem
December 31 New Year's Eve Pickle Drop Dillsburg
December 31 New Year's Eve Bologna Drop Lebanon
Rhode Island
December 13-14 A Dickens Christmas Feast Newport
Tennessee
December 7 12 South Winter Warmer Nashville
Texas
December 3-5 Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show Amarillo
Vermont
December 13-15 Woodstock's Winter Wassail Weekend Woodstock
Washington
December 6-7 Winter Beer Festival Seattle
December 7 Lighted Boat Parade and Crab Pot Christmas Tree Ilwaco
December 7 25th Annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade Sunnyside
Wisconsin
December 4 16th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Christmas Parade Antigo
December 7 Medieval Feast & Wassailing of the Apple Trees Maiden Rock
December 31 Midnight Big Cheese Drop Plymouth
December 31 Annual Droppin' of the Carp Prairie du Chien
Wyoming
December 6 19th Annual Wreath & Chocolate Auction Pinedale

DECEMBER 2013 FOOD EVENTS BY DATE

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