Minnesota Food Festivals and Shows
(Food, Wine, Beer & Agricultural Events)
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Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:
May 31-June 2, 2019
83rd Pine Island Cheese Festival
Pine Island, Minnesota
Antique Tractor Show, Parades, Cheese Ball Contest, Mud Bog, Wine & Cheese Tasting, Street Dance, Midway, Car Show, Pie Stand. In July of 1911 a group of small dairies cooperated to build a Prize Winning World Record 6,000 lb. Cheese on a railroad flatcar. The Pine Island Cheese Festival started in September 1936, and was held annually through 1940 when World War II interrupted. When the festival was reborn in 1949, it was switched to a weekend in June. Since then, the cheese festival has been the opening festival of the summer in southeastern Minnesota.
June 13-16, 2019
Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Held at Kingston Park, the family focused event offers something for everyone--wonderful food, fantastic bands, a parade, a carnival and much, much more! Attendance: 20,000.
June 28-30, 2019
Henderson Sauerkraut Days
Taste of Kraut recipe contest, Minnesota Brewery beer tasting, bingo, card and bean bag tournaments, music by local talent, trivia, a raffle, as well as plenty of brats and kraut. Last full weekend of June.