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U.S. Food Festival Section: Listed by State & Month
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2018 KANSAS: May and June 2018
May 5-6, 2018
Experience early Kansas flour milling at the Smokey Valley Roller Mill Museum's annual event. Tour the 100 year old mill in action and learn about farming the old-fashioned way as farmers use horse-drawn equipment to prepare a field for planting. Enjoy traditional craft demonstrations, music and dance.
May 13, 2018 - MOTHER'S DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
June 1-2, 2018 McLouth BBQ Blowout - McLouth, Kansas
The Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned competition is sponsored by the McLouth Recreation Commission. There are kids' rides, petting zoo, remote control airplanes, vendors, and more.
June 1-2, 2018 Annual Big Blue River Days - Marysville, Kansas
Big Blue BBQ Championship: Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned with over $10,000 in cash and prizes. Winners in each category--pork ribs, chicken, beef brisket, and pork butt or shoulder., Blues Brews and BBQ, Poker Run, Rib Run, Farmers Market, Community Dessert Contest, Kids Que Grilling Competition, Kids Carnival, Toy Tractor Pull, Car Show, etc.
June 22-23, 2018 The Great Lenexa Barbeque Battle
The Great Lenexa Barbeque Battle started in 1982 with 12 contestants and 12 judges. On April 27, 1984, Governor John Carlin declared the contest the official Kansas State Championship. Since then, the contest has grown to its current size of 200 contestants and 240 judges.
June 22-24, 2018 - 15th Annual 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.
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June 8, 2019 National Festival of Breads 2019 - Manhattan, Kansas
America’s only amateur bread baking contest will make its home in Manhattan, Kansas. The National Festival of Breads, sponsored by King Arthur Flour, Fleischmann’s Yeast and the Kansas Wheat Commission, celebrates the relationship between farmer and consumer and highlights the art of baking bread at home. The biennial competition, which seeks the best bread recipes from home bakers throughout the United States, is adding a Youth Category to this year’s contest that is open to amateur youth bakers ages 12 to 17 from all over the nation. The adult competition is open to home bakers ages 18 and up. (www.americasbreadbasket.com/nfob )
May 19-20, 2017 Annual Midwest Beer Fest
The event allows you to taste more than 350 beers from around the world including microbrews from Kansas, purchase tasty food from local restaurants, and bid on great silent auction items — all while taking a “sip for a scholarship”. Includes Midwest Chickenfest, a chicken wing cook-off contest.
June 1-2, 2017 - Farm to Fork Dinner Event
The Farm to Fork Dinner Event will be an evening of fine food, fellowship, and live entertainment. Join us inside the historic Strand Theatre, 1102 Main Street. The meal will be prepared by Gella's Executive Chef, Manuel Hernandez, and feature local ingredients provided by vendors of the Downtown Hays Market.
June 10-11, 2016 Fire on the Frontier BBQ Classic - Hays, Kansas
Plan on attending the annual KCBS sanctioned BBQ Contest, Fire on the Frontier BBQ Classic. If you have never competed in Hays, now is the time! Come see for yourself why we continually receive praise for our event organization and hospitality! The event has a new "fiery feel" to it this year but you should still expect great food, good fun and a heck of a competition!
June 18, 2016 Annual Meatloaf Cook-Off & Festival - Paxico, Kansas
This festival features a meatloaf cook-off, car show, live music, vendors, childrens' games and much more! Come join in the festivities and stroll the historic streets of downtown Paxico. New events this year include a pie baking contest and outdoor flea market.
June 23, 2016 Project Smoke - Mayetta, Kansas
We at KTWU Television, Topeka, KS would personally like to invite you to a fundraising event, featuring Master smoker, chef, and author Steven Raichlen of PBS programming “Project Smoke.” He is stopping here in the smoking capitol of Kansas, June 23 – Prairie Band Casino & Resort. $65 prepaid ticket gets you an autographed copy of his newest cookbook – “Project Smoke, “ and access to a mouthwatering buffet featuring some of his newest recipes! Steven will be there to meet all his biggest fans.
June 4, 2010 Grasshopper Festival - Augusta, Kansas
A Bar-B-Que dinner (hotdogs, hot links, hamburgers and bratwurst too), complete with ice cream, will be served and no one will be disapointed. This years Festival will be bigger and better! More live (and different types) of music - more great activities for the little ones. The name and theme come from a time in Augusta's past when the town almost died after a plague of grasshoppers chewed every tree, shrub, crop and even the clothes on the line.
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