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2018 Massachusetts: MAY 2018 Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events (see also: 2017 - 2016 - 2015 )
May 6, 2018 - Hawley Rhubarb Matinee Hawley, Massachusetts (No Website) Located at Hawleywood, 84 Middle Road in Hawley, Massachusetts. All are welcome at the newest food event in Hawley, Massachusetts, which will be low key but fun. Bring your favorite rhubarb dish, recipe, or anecdote—or just come relax in the country and taste other people’s treats.
The day celebrates rhubarb in general and the publication of the new book, “Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb.” At 3 p.m. horticultural maven Pat Leuchtman will discuss raising rhubarb. And writer/chanteuse Tinky Weisblat will sing a song of rhubarb and talk about her love of this much maligned food. Red attire is encouraged but not required. For further information, call 413-339-4747 or email [email protected]
May 12, 2018 - The World's Largest Pancake Breakfast Springfield, Massachusetts A great way to meet neighbors and friends as the community sits down at Springfield’s breakfast table in celebration of the city’s May 14, 1636 founding. Serving thousands of people, volunteers prepare the menu including pancakes, coffee, juice and milk. The breakfast table runs down Main Street from Tower Square to Court Square.
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.
May 14-20, 2018 Cape Cod Restaurant Week - Cape Cod, Massachusetts During Cape Cod Restaurant Week, the best restaurants from Falmouth to Wellfleet are offering three- and four-course exhibition menus for $25, $30 or $35. Revisit an old favorite or find a new one!
May 16-20, 2018 - 22nd Annual Nantucket Wine & Food Festival Nantucket, Massachusetts One Island… Five Days.... the annual Nantucket Wine & Food Festival. Choose from over 50 events including the Harbor Gala, Grand Tastings, Culinary Demonstrations, luncheons, dinners and seminars… something for EVERYONE. Taste and learn about the most prestigious wines - from every major wine region in the world. Join Award Winning Chefs from all over the country.
May 19, 2018 Green Briar Annual Plant Sale East Sandwich, Massachusetts Stop by this one day Plant Sale from 9am to 2pm and select from a limited number of true wildflowers, native and naturalized, dug from the nature center’s award-winning Shirley G. Cross Wildflower Garden. You will also find perennials, annuals, small ornamental trees and shrubs, full sun, full shade and wet area choices. This is a home garden community sponsored event – all to support maintenance of Green Briar’s wildflower garden.
May 20, 2018 Annual Taste of SouthCoast New Bedford, Massachusetts Downtown New Bedford, Inc. will hold its 11th Taste Of SouthCoast festival from noon – 5pm (tastings end at 3:15pm) at Pier 3 on the waterfront. This family-friendly event features SouthCoast restaurants, caterers, and bakeries serving up sample size portions of their signature dishes. Local beer and wine will be available. Ticket price includes the tasting & music by a local band. Free children’s activities. Free parking in the Elm street garage and shuttle bus.
May 30-June 5, 2018 Wellfleet Restaurant Week Wellfleet, Massachusetts The Wellfleet Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in the Sixth Annual Wellfleet Restaurant Week, a week-long celebration of food and dining, as well as a vehicle by which to get locals and visitors out & about, enjoying all the great dining venues our members have to offer.
2017 Massachusetts: MAY 2017 Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events events still waiting for new dates
May 11-14, 2017 - The MV Wine Fest - Edgartown, Massachusetts The 2017 festival will take place on the gorgeous island of Martha's Vineyard. It's a four day island-wide celebration of wine and food at local homes and businesses with events like signature grand tastings, private home dinners, oyster safaris, and more. Tickets go on sale March 2017.
May 18, 2017 20th Annual A Taste of Spring - Woburn, Massachusetts An evening of delicious tastings, raffles, and door prizes. Woburn/Burlington's largest and most popular community tasting event
2016 Massachusetts: MAY 2016 Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events events still waiting for new dates
May 7, 2016 - Phantom Gourmet Hot Dog Safari Boston, Massachusetts An entire day of food and fun, all to benefit the Joey Fund for Cystic Fibrosis. The event, which was founded in 1989, features a dozen kinds of hot dogs, other delicious foods, and tons of fun for up to 30,000 people seeking the best hot dog in New England.
2015 Massachusetts: MAY 2015 - Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events events still waiting for new dates
May 9, 2015 BARS Annual Blessing of the Rakes Osterville, Massachusetts Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by local clergy for a bountiful harvest. Reed Baer, Pastor of West Parish Barnstable will officiate. Bring your rakes, and if you bring your bucket you can grab some clams after (if you have your shellfishing license).
May 29-30, 2015 American Craft Beer Fest Boston, Massachusetts The 8th annual ACBF, held at the Seaport World Trade Center, is the east coast's largest celebration of American beer, featuring over 140 American brewers and over 640 beers! Attendance: 15,000.