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September 2-5, 2016  156th Woodstock Agricultural Fair
Woodstock, Connecticut
Celebrating agriculture for 156 years, the fair offers animals, exhibitions, three stages of entertainment, a carnival, and over 100 food vendors. Always held Labor Day Weekend, Friday through Monday

September 9-11, 2016  Mystic Eats - Mystic, Connecticut
Enjoy fantastic food from over 25 local vendors, fun displays, live entertainment, beer & wine, and gorgeous Mystic River views on Cottrell Street in downtown Mystic!

September 10-11, 2016  A Taste of Greater Danbury
Danbury, Connecticut
Come on down and have some food from some of the area's great restaurants. Enjoy the Saturday night concert.  Attendance: 20,000.


September 10-11, 2016
St Peter’s Annual Apple Festival
Monroe, Connecticut
Apples, crafters and more on the Monroe Green can only mean it’s the annual Apple Festival of St. Peter’s Episcopal church. We have 70 crafters from several states, homemade baked goods, children’s games, a snack bar, caramel apples, fresh apples and apple cider for sale.  Held annually, the weekend after Labor Day.

September 10-11, 2016  Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival
East Norwalk, Connecticut
There’s something for all ages during this popular fall event. Entertainment spotlights national acts plus dozens of favorite regional musicians. The fun also includes quality artists and crafters ... a children’s activity area and amusement rides ... a tempting food court ... environmental, recreational and leisure demonstrations and displays ... harbor tours ... and OYSTERS -- to eat ... to shuck ... to learn about!   Attendance: 50,000.

Sept 16-17, 2016  11th Annual Irish Festival - Milford, Connecticut
Irish music, dancing, culture, food, & drink, & glorious Irish wares for sale.

September 17-18, 2016  Haight-Brown Vineyard 45th Harvest Festival
Litchfield, Connecticut
An annual celebration for the whole family, revolving around our most important event here at HB - Harvest.  Live music, Hay rides, shopping, grape stomping, kids activities, locally brewed beer (Cambridge Brew House), food and, of course...WINE. Wine tastings, wine by the glass, wine cellar & vineyard tours, etc.

September 17-18, 2016  Stonington Vineyards Annual Harvest Festival
Stonington, Connecticut
Food, Wine and Live Music!  Welcome to Stonington Vineyards.  We are one of the first Connecticut wineries, located mid-way between New York and Boston. Take in the beauty, stroll in the vineyards, enjoy our wines and share the memories! Tickets: $20.

September 17-18, 2016  9th Annual Raspberry Festival
Sherman, Connecticut
White Silo Farm & Winery.  Food, Wine, Tours, Live Music

September 19-24, 2016  Hamden Restaurant Week
Hamden, Connecticut
Restaurants all over town will be featuring either a buy one get one option or three-course prix fixe menu consisting of an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Prix fixe menus will be priced at $12 for lunch & $24 for dinner.


September 21, 2016
Rustic Farm-to-Table Dinner
Cheshire, Connecticut
Boulder Knoll Community Farm.  An elegant multi-course farm dinner experience showcasing a seasonal menu developed using farm-fresh produce.

September 22-25, 2016
97th Annual Durham Fair - Durham, Connecticut
Connecticut’s largest agricultural fair. Come visit the Durham Fair and you’ll see what a real fair is all about. Live entertainment, rides and games on the Midway, first-class animal competitions and discovery events on the Corn Stalk Stage. Along with a trove of crafts, exhibits, shopping and fun food. Yum! The Durham Fair is easy to reach yet hard to leave. We know you will have a great time!  The Durham Fair is owned and operated by the Durham Agricultural Fair Association, Inc., and is a private, not-for-profit corporation. The Durham Fair is the largest fair in North America managed entirely by unpaid volunteers.   Attendance: 200,000

September 25, 2016 - Shoreline Chefs - Westbrook, Connecticut
Fundraiser for the Estuary Regional Senior Center/Old Saybrook.  Being held at Waters Edge Resort & Spa.  1525 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT.  25 local Chef’s prepare small plate tastings of their favorite recipes.  Tickets are $35.  Beer & Wine, silent auction, entertainment.  3- 6 PM.  All proceed benefit the programs of the Estuary Regional Senior Center.

September 25, 2016  North Haven Rotary Club A Day of Wine & Roses
North Haven, Connecticut
Tasting competition for local wine makers Artisan cheeses of Connecticut Display and raffle of exotic floral arrangements Silent auctions of fine wines and gourmet products Live cooking demonstration All you can eat food Live Music

September 25, 2016  A Taste of Connecticut - Groton, Connecticut
Avery-Copp Museum.  4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.  Sample locally made wine, craft beer, and cider. Taste delicious regionally produced savories and sweets. See what’s been cooking in the historic museum kitchen. Savor summer’s end on our waterfront property, and enjoy music by CBYD Jazz Trio with a river view.  Suggested donation $25 RSVP appreciated.


Food & Wine Shows & Local Food Events

events still waiting for new dates

September 26, 2014  Silver City Brewfest - Meriden, Connecticut
Presented by Meriden Rotary


Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events still waiting for new dates

September 28, 2011  Farm to Table Wine Dinner - Norfolk, Connecticut
Join us for Chef Dan's skilled pairing of local organic foods with wines from sustainable vineyards.


Food & Wine Shows & Local Food Events

events still waiting for new dates

September 19, 2010  Tenth Annual Taste! Organic Connecticut
Manchester, Connecticut
Celebrate the harvest at Taste! Organic Connecticut, sponsored by NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association).  The Only Local & Organic festival in Connecticut offering a farmer's market, fresh prepared food, live music, sustainable vendors, artisans, free workshops and free kids activities!



waiting for new dates

September 2-3, 2008  CT Hospitality Expo - Uncasville, Connecticut
The Official Trade Show of the Connecticut Restaurant Association and Connecticut's Hospitality Industry

Sept. 20-21, 2008  Stonington Vineyards Wine & Food Festival
Stonington, Connecticut




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