Illinois Food Festivals & Shows
(Food, Wine, Beer & Agricultural Events)
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Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:
March 23, 2018 WhiskyFest Chicago
WhiskyFest is the longest running whisky festival in the country and is held in Chicago, San Francisco, New York and Washington D.C.. WhiskyFest offers you the opportunity to taste from a selection of more than 350 whiskies from around the world; many of them rare and exclusive. Meet the whisky makers at their booths to learn first-hand how the whiskies are made. Take some time to enjoy the never-ending gourmet buffet.
April 7-8, 2018
Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo
The Expo is the biggest gluten free and allergen friendly event in the US. Whether you're looking for specialty products that taste great or trying to learn how to cook and bake to meet your dietary needs, the Expo is the place to be!
May 18-20, 2018 Long Grove Chocolate Fest - Long Grove, Illinois
The 19th Annual Chocolate Fest sponsored by Long Grove Confectionery presents three straight days of vintage village charms, family entertainment and the region's most innovative chocolate creations - everything from Chocolate Beer to Chocolate Pudding Pie Pops. This year, organizers will unveil a new Chocolate Experience Tent with chocolate demonstrations, artisans and a dipping fountain in addition to bringing back timeless fan favorites like the Chocolate Scavenger Hunt, the classic carnival, the chocolate pie eating contest and the live music stage. Chocolate specialties being planned exclusively for Chocolate Fest include novelties like chocolate beer, S'mores on a stick, as well as time-proven standards like chocolate-dipped fruits, hand-crafted chocolate fudge, chocolate cake and much more.