Illinois Food Festivals & Shows
(Food, Wine, Beer & Agricultural Events)
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Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:
September 20-22, 2019
Long Grove Apple Fest
Long Grove, Illinois
Visitors are invited to explore the many delicious ways to enjoy fall’s favorite fruit–from live music and entertainment to apple pies, apple cider donuts, caramel apple lattes, apple martinis, and more! Local restaurants and specialty shops will carry a wide range of apple-inspired treats, while local farmers will have baskets full of a variety of tree-ripened apples.
September 27-29, 2019 - Chicago Gourmet
Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet is a celebration of food and wine showcasing more than 100 of Chicago’s finest restaurants and chefs, as well as hundreds of renowned vintners, spirit makers and premium breweries from around the world. Dozens of live cooking demonstrations, expert seminars, gourmet tastings, and book signings by internationally renowned chefs, master sommeliers and winemakers. The fun—and tasty—Hamburger Hop kicks off the weekend, an exclusive Grand Cru wine tasting is featured on Saturday and Sunday, and the Bon Appétit and Chicago Gourmet Dine Around extends the event beyond Millennium Park into some of the area’s best restaurants.
October 10-13, 2019 National Dutch Oven Gathering (NDOG)
Join hundreds of black pot camp enthusiasts from around the country to share food and fun. Workshops, demonstrations and other activities are planned throughout the weekend. (also: www.idos.com )
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