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2013 MEXICO 2013
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos
(see also: 2014 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009)
February 21-23, 2013 Expo Cafe & Gourmet
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Expo Café & Gourmet is the perfect platform to promote specialized food and coffee; the visitors are professionals from the hospitality industry and retail.
March 14-17, 2013 Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food festival
Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Taste the New World: 'Europe Meets the Americas'. Cancun and the Riviera Maya are host of this celebration, a region surrounded by the preciousness of nature and the mysticism of the Mayans. Right here, where once a great civilization bloomed, we honor the flavors and Chefs of the Americas. Wine and Spirits Testing Seminars, Celebrity Chefs Cooking Demos and VIP Yatch for Celebrities. After Dark Cancun Parties where cocktails and amusement come together for the Mixology Performances. Gourmet Tasting Village, where the best restaurants and gourmet foods, wines, spirits and entertainment will be showcased.
(also: cancunwinefoodfest.com )
May 16-17, 2013 PMA Fresh Connections Mexico
Join leaders from throughout the Mexican fresh produce and floral supply chains – growers, packer, logistics suppliers, wholesalers and retailers at the Produce Marketing Association industry event.
June 4-6, 2013 Alimentaria Mexico
Centro Banamex, Mexico City, Mexico
International Food, Beverage And Equipment Exhibition. Alimentaria Mexico is the only one in the country which has succeeded in including all food, beverage and equipment sectors. In addition to its drawing power, this has enabled it to establish a position as the most important event in Mexico and undisputed focal point for Central America. Attendance: 11,000.
June 12-14, 2013 ExpHotel 2013 - Cancun, Mexico
The Most Recognized Event in Mexico and the Caribbean for the Hospitality Industry. Cancun 2013 Exphotel invites you to be part of the 17 years of the event for the Hospitality Industry, where in addition to business opportunities, find a program for business meeting, seminars and workshops by leading experts in the field, competitions high prestige chefs and the Festival of Cheese, Bread and Wine in the Caribbean.
June 26-28, 2013 Expo Restaurantes - Mexico City, Mexico
Considered to be the best event dedicated to the Restaurants and Food Industries in Latin America.
July 10-14, 2013 Capella Pedregal Food & Wine Festival
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Relish four days of epicurean adventure and relaxed elegance. Join us as we explore the pleasures of food and wine with internationally recognized chefs and master sommeliers. Intimate in nature, this exclusive event is limited to 120 participants. Offering four days of meaningful interaction with a select group of master chefs best known for their inventive, seasonal cuisine.
August 26-29, 2013 Abastur (Restaurant & Hotel Show)
Mexico City, Mexico
Largest restaurant & hotel show in Mexico.
September 5-7, 2013 Chocolate Salon - Mexico City, Mexico
Exhibition dedicated to promoting a culture of Chocolate, identity and market trends.
September 5-7, 2013 Expo Café - Mexico City, Mexico
Coffee Expo. In addition to the exhibition area offers courses, workshops, conferences and tasting.
September 5-7, 2013 Agave Fest - Mexico City, Mexico
Exhibition dedicated to promoting products Agave: Knowing the types of agave, Appellations of Origin, Myths and Realities, processing, beverages and products made from Agave. Promote the producers of Tequila, Mezcal, Sotol, Bacanora, Raicilla, Pulque and Agave based products.
September 5-7, 2013 Beer Expo Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico
Beer In Mexico Expo, input suppliers to find the microbrewery industry, producers and importers of microbrews, industrial and home. Visitors can enjoy more than 100 styles of beer.
September 5-7, 2013 Gourmet Show 2013
Mexico City, Mexico
A specialized exhibition, which promotes good eating in Mexico, bringing together all actors involved with food, drinks and accessories. Essential ingredients for gourmet cooking.
October 17-20, 2013 Holbox Gastronomic Festival
The small island of Holbox, a Mexican paradise unspoiled by tourism, will be hosting its first Gastronomic Festival. Considered the Mexican Caribbean’s capital of cuisine, Holbox features some of the finest restaurants along the coast with diversified culinary options from Mexican to International fare.
November 24, 2013 5th Annual Taste of Playa
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Taste of Playa, a premier international event, will be held at Parque Fundadores, between “La Quinta Avenida” and the beach in Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico. Taste of Playa offers locals and visitors a unique opportunity to explore a wide variety of contemporary and traditional Mexican cuisine samples, created within the region. Distinctive restaurants from Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya will prepare and present their gastronomic tastes. Taste of Playa is a community-oriented culinary event that is open to the public and relies on partners and sponsors for financial support.
December 23-24, 2013 'Noche de Rábanos' (Radishes Night)
A tradition that dates back to colonial times, a great exhibition of figures made of radishes is put on display. Figures of animals, humans, saints, and other characters are made using this vegetable only, and the artists are rewarded for their ingenuity and skill. (On Oaxaca website click Cultural Attractions on left, then Festivities in center of page, then on right side at bottom click Noche De Rabanos).