Illinois Food Festivals & Shows
(Food, Wine, Beer & Agricultural Events)
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Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:
May 4, 2019 Midwest Morel Fest
LEARN, HUNT, AUCTION . . . for Morel Mushrooms during Ottawa's Midwest Morel Fest! This unique festival offers something for everyone from the mushroom enthusiast to the curious observer!
May 31-June 2, 2019 - Taste of Mexico
Chicago has a global reputation for its top Michelin and Zagat-rated restaurants. Perhaps because of the huge Mexican population, Mexican cuisine ranks high on the list of Zagat Chicago favorites. Authentic Mexican food is the event's main focus. The cities' and the regions' award winning Mexican restaurants and chefs will set up outdoor kitchens in the events Restaurant Row and serve up small plates of their signature dishes for bargain prices. The culinary emphasis in Restaurant Row is authenticity. The event features three stages: a Main Stage with big entertainment, a Culinary Stage where participating chefs will demonstrate recipes and compete for Top Chef award, and a Showcase Stage where dance troupes, orchestras and brass bands from area high schools or colleges perform.
June 7-8, 2019 International Horseradish Festival
For over three decades, the Horseradish Festival has celebrated the multi-faceted and vastly under-utilized spicy member of the mustard family and brought people from around the midwest and the country to Collinsville for fun, entertainment, and great food and drink.
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