2014 DELAWARE 2014
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS, EVENTS
See also: 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010
February 14, 2014 Valentine's Day
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled today. They are too numerous to list.
March 1, 2014 24th Annual Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
It's a fabulous day of chocolate, with tastes galore, vendors, a raffle, kids games and much more! At the heart of the festival is the chocolate Baking Contest. The baking contest will feature more restaurant entries than ever before! It's a fabulous day of chocolate, with tastes galore, vendors, a raffle, kids games and much more!
March 3-7, 2014 National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) was launched in 1989 to raise awareness of the availability of the School Breakfast Program (SBP) to all children. Each year, the School Nutrition Association (SNA) helps schools to celebrate NSBW with a fun theme.
March 25, 2014 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Every year, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless other across America join together to recognize the contributions of agriculture.
April 10, 2014 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation
Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the nation's premier culinary benefit, featuring top chefs and mixologists -- all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.
April 11-12, 2014 Triple Threat Barbecue Festival at the Delaware State Fair - Harrington, Delaware
The Delaware State Fair's first annual Triple Threat BBQ Festival, where food and fun lovers collide for the ultimate feast. As a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned event, the Triple Threat is every bit a competition as it is a good time for visitors. Jam packed with 2 days of fun, the BBQ Fest includes live music, carnival rides, corn hole, and of course, beer, wine, and barbecue. BBQ competitions will offer prizes ranging from $100.00 to $2,500.00 for each category: beef brisket, pork ribs, chicken, pork. Grand Champion $2,500.00, Reserve Champion $1,300.00, Delaware State Champion $1,500.00
April 22, 2014 Earth Day - Worldwide
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
April 25-27, 2014 Meals From The Masters - Wilmington, Delaware
Join us for a culinary extravaganza! This weekend of events has grown from the success of our signature event, the Celebrity Chefs’ Brunch, into a spring weekend of culinary delights, including the Evening With The Masters and the Cellar Masters’ Wine Auction.
May 11, 2014 Mother's Day - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list. (2nd Sunday)
June 1-6, 2014 Restaurant Week 2014 - Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Downtown Rehoboth Restaurant Week presented by Rehoboth Beach Main Street: 3-course prix-fixe meals at select restaurants in downtown Rehoboth Beach - Restaurant Capital of Delaware! No matter your culinary favorites or what's in your wallet, there are treats for your palate. Indulge!
JULY 4, 2014 - There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.
July 17-26, 2014 Delaware State Fair - Harrington, Delaware
For nearly a century, the Delaware State Fair has hosted a wide variety of exhibits, with over 3,000, exhibitors competing in categories from Angus beef cattle to zinnias. Culinary competitions include the Blueberry Blow-out Contest, Crazy Over Cupcakes Contest, Homemade Ice Cream Making Contest, Wild Men & Women Cooking Contest, and More! Attendance: 300,000.
November 7, 2014 4th Annual Cocoa Crawl - Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Wine, Dine & Shop Local! Enjoy great deals, delectable drinks and art by Delaware artisans, desserts and fall treats from the best local restaurants -- all inside participating stores! $10 wristbands benefit local charities.
November 27, 2014 Thanksgiving Day - Nationwide
All StatesThere are so many events on Thanksgiving Day they are to numerous to list. (4th Thursday in November).
December 7, 2014 Downtown's Cookin'-A Community Unity
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
A community dinner from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. Gather with your neighbors, friends and family to celebrate the holiday season and enjoy a delicious meal provided by local businesses and volunteers. There will be live entertainment, Santa, plus activities for kids of all ages. Also at Community Unity, Main Street bestows its Citizen of the Year Award. Come dine with us!