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2017 MARYLAND: MAY 2017
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

(see also: 2016   -   2015   -   2012   -   2011  -  2009)


May 6, 2017  Naptown barBAYq
Annapolis, Maryland
Kansas City Barbeque Society BBQ Contest & Festival.  Live music, loads of bbq, fun for the whole family!  (also: )

May 6, 2017
Baltimore Wine & Food Festival
Baltimore, Maryland
A World-Class, Waterfront, Culinary Event.  Experience The Inaugural Baltimore Wine and Food Festival; bringing together world-renowned chefs, artisanal craftsmen, and culinary pioneers with thousands of Baltimore’s foodies.  • Over 150 Different INTERNATIONAL and LOCAL Wines, Beers, and Spirits in an ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE affair.  The title says wine but there are all types of adult beverages offered, sampled, and compared.  • A Souvenir Glass to take home.  • Great food to taste and to buy from some of Baltimore’s hottest restaurants and Food Trucks.  • The Cooking Kitchen features hands-on cooking demonstrations and wine pairings from Local, regional and nationally recognized chefs converge to offer meet and greets, book signings and demonstrations throughout the event.

May 7, 2017  7th Annual Sykesville Art and Wine Festival
Sykesville, Maryland
Juried Artists showcasing and selling everything from paintings, photography, pottery, fabric, jewerly, sculptures and more. Live Music, Maryland Wineries and Food.

May 13, 2017  8th Annual Somerset Strawberry Festival
Marion Station, Maryland
Welcome to the 8th Annual Somerset Strawberry Festival.  This year's festival is dedicated to the memory of Gloria Whittington. The festival begins at 9am right in the heart of Marion Station, Maryland.  Marion Station is a small town located north of Crisfield in Somerset County.  Bring your family to this year's Strawberry Festival for some fun, food, and history. Live music, arts & crafters, food vendors, Little Miss & Mr. Strawberry contest and lots lots more.


May 13, 2017
7th Annual Montgomery County Strawberry Festival!
Burtonsville, Maryland
Carnival Rides – Live Music – Food Trucks  – Pony Rides – Moon Bounces  – Farmers and Orchards – Crafts and Gifts.  At Zimmerman-Ace Field, 4101 Sandy Spring Rd (Rt 198) Burtonsville, MD 20866.  Free Entry.  Buy your carnival ride tickets now to avoid the line! Buying Ride Tickets directly from this site allows us to sponsor 200 Montgomery County foster children and families in local women and children’s shelters to attend the festival.

May 13, 2017  Maryland Craft Beer Festival - Frederick, Maryland
Up to 40+ Maryland breweries will be present with over 180 different beers. The event includes on-site brewing demonstrations, rare bottles and kegs, one of a kind casks and VIP craft beer gifts that will blow your mind! This family-friendly festival features live music, fresh foods, kid's activities, and local exhibitors.

May 14, 2017  MOTHER'S DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.

May 27-28, 2017  Caribbean Wine, Music & Art Festival
Mt. Airy, Maryland
While the steel drum band plays and the reggae beats fill the air, sip Linganore wines and enjoy the mellow vibes. There will be wine sampling and tours and wonderful vendors with art, crafts and great food.

May 27-28, 2017  Brew at the Zoo - Baltimore, Maryland
Bears, beers & bands!  Brew at the Zoo tickets will include: Admission to The Zoo, Admission into the event area, unlimited beer & wine sampling, a commemorative tasting glass, live music, KidZone, and access to food & artisan vendors. Famous Dave’s BBQ VIP tickets will be available and will sell out.

May 28, 2017  25th Annual Soft Shell Spring Fair - Crisfield, Maryland
Noon-4 pm. Seafood/sides/beverage. Kids' activities, arts and crafts, demonstrations, Watermen's Hall of Fame, fresh crab cakes & soft crabs.


2016 MARYLAND - MAY 2016
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events waiting for new dates

May 29, 2016 - Ridgely Strawberry Festival - Ridgely, Maryland
An annual event with craft vendors, strawberry shortcake and other food, games, live music and a parade. Benefits local charitable organizations.


2015 MARYLAND - MAY 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events waiting for new dates

May 2-3, 2015  Bud Break Tasting Room Event - Dickerson, Maryland
Join us in celebrating the unofficial start of our summer season. New wines released and live music.

May 13-17, 2015  MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival
Various locations, Maryland
The MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival has been canceled "indefinitely" as organizers have struggled with declining attendance & unpaid bills.


2012 MARYLAND: MAY 2012
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events waiting for new dates

May 5-6, 2012  Chesapeake Bay Wine Festival - Kent Island, Maryland
The 2013 festival POSTPONED until 2014


2011 MARYLAND - MAY 2011
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

waiting for new dates

May 21, 2011  Colesville Strawberry Festival - Colesville, Maryland
Cancelled for 2012. This was the last festival.




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