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April 27-May 7, 2017  Apple Blossom Festival - Wenatchee, Washington
April 28-May 7, 2017  Annual Madison Craft Beer Week - Madison, Wisconsin
April 28-May 14, 2017  Apple Blossom Festival - Nebraska City, Nebraska
April 29-May 6, 2017  South Carolina Strawberry Festival - Fort Mill, South Carolina
April 29-30 & May 20-21, 2017  Barrel Into Spring - Grand Junction, Colorado

 

 

May 1, 2017
The James Beard Awards Gala
Chicago, Illinois

May 2, 2017  Wine Expo NH
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

May 2-3, 2017  NLS Food
 Marketing Summit

Palm Springs, California

May 2-6, 2017
NC Strawberry Festival
Chadbourn, North Carolina

May 3, 2017  21st Annual UCLA Extension Restaurant Industry Conference - Los Angeles, California

May 3-7, 2017  39th Annual Selma Raisin Festival - Selma, California

May 4-6, 2017 - 37th Annual Mushroom Festival - Richmond, Missouri

May 4-7, 2017  Herb Society of America Annual Meeting
Little Rock, Arkansas

May 4-7, 2017 - Vinton County Wild Turkey Festival - McArthur, Ohio

May 4-7, 2017  Hospice du Rhône at Blackberry Farm
Walland, Tennessee

May 4-14, 2017 - Oak Mountain Spring State Fair - Pelham, Alabama

May 5-6, 2017  Whistle Stop BBQ Weekend - Huntsville, Alabama
May 5-6, 2017 - National Pie Championships - Orlando, Florida
May 5-6, 2017 - 43rd Annual Panacea Blue Crab Fest - Panacea, Florida
May 5-6, 2017 - Three Rivers BBQ Fest - Hazlehurst, Georgia

May 5-6, 2017 - 25th Annual Indiana Gourd Society State Show
Lebannon, Indiana

May 5-6, 2017 - Lawrence Sertoma 48 BBQ Cookoff - Lawrence, Kansas
May 5-6, 2017 - Annual Wine & Herb Festival - Cayuga Lake, New York

May 5-6, 2017 - 36th Annual BBQ Festival on the Neuse
Kinston, North Carolina

May 5-6, 2017 - Dandelion May Fest & Great Dandelion Cookoff
Dover, Ohio

May 5-6, 2017 - A Taste of Beaufort - Beaufort, South Carolina

May 5-6, 2017 - Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival
Galveston, Texas

May 5-6, 2017  37th Annual Strawberry Festival - Roanoke, Virginia

May 5-7, 2017  La Habra Citrus Fair - La Habra, California

May 5-7, 2017 - 54th Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival
Fernandina Beach, Florida

May 5-7, 2017 - Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival
Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

May 5-7, 2017  Asheville Herb Festival - Asheville, North Carolina

 

May 5-7, 2017
Montello Fish-N-Fun
Montello, Wisconsin

May 5-14, 2017  122nd Sequim Irrigation Festival
Sequim, Washington

May 5-31, 2017
Biscuit Art Exhibition
Knoxville, Tennessee

May 6, 2017
National Homebrew Day
Nationwide - Each year on the first Saturday in May, thousands of homebrewers around the world unite to celebrate National Homebrew Day.  Brewers brew the same recipes and toast simultaneously at noon Central Time.

May 6, 2017 - 25th Annual Mayhaw Festival - El Dorado, Arkansas

May 6, 2017 - The Great Petaluma Chili Cook-off, Salsa, & Beer Tasting
Petaluma, California

May 6, 2017 - 32nd Annual New England Regional Chili Cookoff
Somers, Connecticut

May 6, 2017  11th Annual Island Grove Blueberry Festival
Island Grove, Florida

May 6, 2017  Midwest Morel Fest - Ottawa, Illinois
May 6, 2017 - Baltimore Wine & Food Festival - Baltimore, Maryland
May 6, 2017  Naptown barBAYq - Annapolis, Maryland

May 6, 2017  6th annual Rochester Craft Beer Expo
Rochester, Minnesota

May 6, 2017 - Annual Garden City Brewfest - Missoula, Montana
May 6, 2017  Indian Food And Cultural Festival - Las Vegas, Nevada

May 6, 2017 - Gloucester County Craftsmen & Home Show
Mullica Hill, New Jersey

May 6, 2017  33rd Annual Ham & Yam Festival
Smithfield, North Carolina

May 6, 2017  Annual El Reno Fried Onion Burger Day
El Reno, Oklahoma

May 6, 2017 - Harrisburg Wine Festival - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
May 6, 2017 - Annual Washington Crossing Brewfest
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania

May 6, 2017  14th Annual Strawberry Festival - Slater, South Carolina
May 6, 2017  Rosewood Crawfish Festival - Columbia, South Carolina
May 6, 2017  34th Annual Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
Johnston, South Carolina
May 6, 2017  Low Country Shrimp Festival and Blessing of the Fleet
McClellanville, South Carolina

May 6, 2017  14th Annual Wein & Saengerfest - New Braunfels, Texas

May 6, 2017  Chinoteague Seafood Festival - Chinoteague, Virginia
May 6, 2017  Blues, Brews, and BBQ on the River
Historic Yorktown, Virginia

May 6, 2017  Annual Oyster Feed - Ocosta, Washington

May 6-7, 2017  Ridgefield Gone Country BBQ Festival
Ridgefield, Connecticut

May 6-7, 2017 - Venice Seafood & Music Festival - Venice, Florida
May 6-7, 2017  Wine on the Fox - Oswego, Illinois
May 6-7, 2017  Millfest 2017 - Lindsborg, Kansas
May 6-7, 2017 - Wild Bacon Wine Trail - Hermann, Missouri

May 6-7, 2017  13th Asheville Artisan Bread Bakers Festival
Asheville, North Carolina

May 6-7, 2017  11th Annual Spring Town Point Virginia Wine Festival
Norfolk, Virginia

May 6-8, 2017  Women Chefs & Restaurateur's National Conference
Seattle, Washington

May 6-10, 2017  96th Annual WAFC Convention
Palm Desert, California

May 7, 2017  Cochon555 - San Francisco, California
May 7, 2017  Taste of the Town - Santa Clarita, California
May 7, 2017 - 34th Annual Taste of Collier - Naples, Florida

May 7, 2017  7th Annual Sykesville Art and Wine Festival
Sykesville, Maryland

May 7, 2017 - 12th Annual FredFest - Portland, Oregon
May 7, 2017  Sly Fox Bock Fest & Goat Race - Phoenixville, Penn.
May 7, 2017  The Big Nosh - Columbia, South Carolina

May 7-13, 2017 - 80th West Tennessee Strawberry Festival
Humboldt, Tennessee

May 8-11, 2017  Annual Food Safety Summit - Rosemont, Illinois
May 8-11, 2017 - WasteExpo 2017 - New Orleans, Louisiana

May 9, 2017 - 17th Surimi Industry Forum - Astoria, Oregon

May 9-13, 2017  70th Annual Tennessee Strawberry Festival
Dayton, Tennessee

May 10-12, 2017 - 25th Annual OSU Surimi -  School - Astoria, Oregon

May 10-13, 2017 - Heart's Delight Wine Tasting & Auction
Washington D.C.

May 11, 2017  Sustainable Wine Dinner Series - Los Angeles, California

May 11, 2017  Taste of Edina - Edina, Minnesota
May 11, 2017  21st Annual East Side Wine Tasting
Minneapolis, Minnesota

May 11, 2017 - Celebrity Chef Tour - Nashville, Tennessee
May 11, 2017  Gatlinburg Beans 'n Cornbread Blast!
Gatlinburg, Tennessee

May 11-12, 2017  Historic Rural Life Festival - Nashville, Tennessee

May 11-13, 2017 - Wine and Vine Fest - Nicholasville, Kentucky
May 11-13, 2017  Rayne Frog Festival - Rayne, Louisiana

May 11-13, 2017  70th Annual Governor's Fishing Opener
St. Cloud, Minnesota

May 11-14, 2017  Gator By the Bay - San Diego, California

May 11-14, 2017  43rd Annual Cochon de Lait Festival
Mansura, Louisiana

May 11-14, 2017 - The MV Wine Fest - Edgartown, Massachusetts
May 11-14, 2017  Food Book Fair - New York, New York

May 11-14, 2017  5th Annual Wilmington Wine & Food Festival
Wilmington, North Carolina

May 11-14, 2017  Rooster Days - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

May 12, 2017  The Clearwater Beach Taste Fest
Clearwater Beach, Florida

May 12, 2017 - MT Brewers Spring Rendezvous - Bozeman, Montana

May 12-13, 2017  39th Annual International Bar-B-Q Festival
Owensboro, Kentucky

May 12-13, 2017 - Annual North Carolina Brewers & Music Fest
Huntersville, North Carolina

May 12-13, 2017  Annual Ramp Festival - Newport, Tennessee
(NO WEBSITE)

May 12-13, 2017  34th Annual Electra Goat BBQ - Electra, Texas

May 12-14, 2017 - Bayou Cajun Fest - Larose, Louisiana
May 12-14, 2017  Shepherds Harvest Festival - Lake Elmo, Minnesota
May 12-14, 2017  Friends School Plant Sale - St. Paul, Minnesota

May 12-14, 2017  32nd Annual Texas Crab Festival
Crystal Beach, Texas

May 12-14, 2017 - Green Festival Expo 2017 - Washington D.C.

May 12-21, 2017  Lexington Craft Beer Week - Lexington, Kentucky
May 12-21, 2017  Rochester Lilac Festival - Rochester, New York

May 13, 2017  Fayetteville Foam Fest - Fayetteville, Arkansas

May 13, 2017  12th Annual Uncorked! Wine Festival
San Francisco, California
May 13, 2017  12th Annual Paradise Chocolate Fest
Paradise, California

May 13, 2017  Bacon and Beer Classic - Denver, Colorado
May 13, 2017  15th Annual Indiana Wine Fair - Story, Indiana
May 13, 2017  Wine and Vine Fest - Nicholasville, Kentucky

May 13, 2017  8th Annual Somerset Strawberry Festival
Marion Station, Maryland

May 13, 2017  B.E.E.R.'s 21st Annual Brew-Off - Bay Shore, New York
May 13, 2017  Rip Van Winkle Wine & Cheese Festival
Catskill, New York

May 13, 2017  Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival - Charlotte, North Carolina

May 13, 2017  Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival
Portland, Tennessee

May 13, 2017  Annual 'Of Ale & History Beer Festival
Middletown, Virginia

May 13-14, 2017 - Verde Valley Wine Festival - Clarkdale, Arizona
May 13-14, 2017  CoffeeCon NY - New York, New York

May 14, 2017  MOTHER’S DAY - Nationwide

May 15-16, 2017 - Mediterranean Diet Roundtable
Boston, Massachusetts

May 15-20, 2017  MSU Billings Wine & Food Festival - Billings, Montana

May 15-21, 2017  Cape Cod Restaurant Week
Cape Cod, Massachusetts

May 15-25, 2017  8th Annual Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week
Clearwater Beach, Florida

May 16-18, 2017  Southwest Fuel & Convenience Expo
Fort Worth, Texas

May 17, 2017 - Celebrity Chef Tour - Asheville, North Carolina

May 17-20, 2017  World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest
Memphis, Tennessee


May 17-21, 2017 - National Association of Flour Distributors Annual Convention - Palm Beach, Florida

May 18, 2017 - Potter Park Zoo Wine & Stein - Lansing, Michigan
May 18, 2017  Brooklyn Uncorked - Brooklyn, New York

May 18-19, 2017  The Southern Food Writing Conference
Knoxville, Tennessee


May 18-21, 2017  35th Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival
Paso Robles, California

May 18-21, 2017 - National Morel Mushroom Festival
Boyne City, Michigan

May 19, 2017 - PIER 39 Spring Wine Pour - San Francisco, California

May 19, 2017  Orange Bowl Food and Wine Celebration
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

May 19, 2017  Earth Share Celebrates New Jersey
Princeton, New Jersey

May 19, 2017 - Village Voice's 10th Annual Choice Eats Tasting Event
New York, New York

May 19-20, 2017  7th Annual Georgia Mountain EggFest
Hiawassee, Georgia

May 19-20, 2017 - Nine Lakes Wine Festival - Oak Ridge, Tennessee

May 19-21, 2017  OC Spring Home & Garden Show
Anaheim, California
May 19-21, 2017  Annual Lodi Zinfest - Lodi Lake Park, California
May 19-21, 2017  OC Night Market - Costa Mesa, California

May 19-21, 2017  20th annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival
Anderson Valley, California

May 19-21, 2017  Food & Wine Conference - Orlando, Florida
May 19-21, 2017  Northeast Livestock Expo - Windsor, Maine

May 19-21, 2017 - Green Briar Annual Plant Sale
East Sandwich, Massachusetts

May 19-21, 2017  North Carolina Potato Festival
Elizabeth City, North Carolina

May 19-21, 2017  Taste Addison - Addison, Texas

May 19-28, 2017  Ka'u Coffee Festival - Pahala, Hawaii

May 20, 2017  SoCal BBQ Bash and Expo - Fairplex, Pomona, California
May 20, 2017  Bacon and Beer Classic - Indianapolis, Indiana
May 20, 2017  A Taste of Wabasha - Wabasha, Minnesota
May 20, 2017  Beer Bbq Bacon Showdown! - Morristown, New Jersey
May 20, 2017  Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival - Knoxville, Tennessee
May 20, 2017 - 8th Annual Basil Fest - San Antonio, Texas
May 20, 2017  Houston Press BrewFest - Houston, Texas
May 20, 2017 - Strawberry Festival - Stuart, Virginia

May 20-21, 2017 - St. Armands Seafood & Music Festival 2017
Sarasota, Florida

May 20-21, 2017 - Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo
Atlanta, Georgia

May 20-21, 2017 - Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest
Minneapolis, Minnesota

May 20-21, 2017  NYC Vegetarian Food Festival - New York, New York
May 20-21, 2017  16th Annual Virginia Beer Festival - Norfolk, Virginia

May 20-23, 2017 - NRA Show 2017 - Chicago, Illinois

May 21, 2017  Cochon555 - Houston, Texas
May 21, 2017  Whitetop Mountain Ramp Festival - Whitetop, Virginia
May 21, 2017  Taste Oregon - Seattle, Washington

May 22-24, 2017  17th International Conference on Food & Nutrition
Las Vegas, Nevada

May 25-26, 2017  Whitetop Mountain Maple Festival
Whitetop, Virginia

May 26-28, 2017  New Orleans Wine & Food Experience
New Orleans, Louisiana

May 27, 2017  Taste of Brickell Food & Wine Festival - Miami, Florida
May 27, 2017  Bavarianfest - Helen, Georgia

May 28, 2017  Vista Strawberry Festival - Vista, California

May 30-June 4, 2017  Auction Napa Valley - Napa Valley, California

 

 

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