2018 MISSOURI - JANUARY, FEBRUARY 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
(see also: 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2011)
January 26-28, 2018 St. Louis Food & Wine Experience
St. Louis, Missouri
Oenophiles and foodies alike will be thrilled by the many options presented over the enticing Food & Wine Experience weekend. There is literally something delicious for every taste.
January 31-February 2, 2018
MOA Conference 2018
The Missouri Organic Association is now Mid-America Organic Association. Welcome to the best organic and sustainable farming conference in the heartland. Join us for over 70 informative educational sessions, hands-on workshops, special events including the MOA Top Chef Competition, and, of course, great food! Don't miss it! And, as always, thank you for your support of the Mid-America Organic Association and its goals...educating farmers and consumers about organic and sustainable agriculture.
February 3, 2018 Chocolate Tour - Excelsior Springs, Missouri
At the annual Chocolate Tour, downtown merchants get creative with their chocolates; you get to enjoy it all. Tickets available online and at the Visitor Center in the Hall of Waters. Tickets are $10 in advance; $15 at the event.
February 14, 2018 - VALENTINE'S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 17-18, 2018
Chocolate Wine Trail
The Chocolate Wine Trail has become a romantic Valentine’s tradition for many couples, who spend the third weekend of February sampling luscious chocolate and wine pairings at seven stops along the Hermann Wine Trail. A word to the wise—tickets sell out early.
February 17-24, 2018
National FFA Week - Nationwide
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
February 23-24, 2018 37th Annual Sertoma Chili Cookoff
Every square inch of the Springfield Exposition Center will be utilized to house the largest fundraising party southwest Missouri has ever seen, at least since last year's event. Expect multiple stages of talent and food galore mixed with a few cold beverages. Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the door.
February 23-25, 2018 57th Annual Western Farm Show
Kansas City, Missouri
The Western Farm Show is at the heart of agriculture and as the Midwest's premier indoor farm show, this is definitely the place to be. There are over 500 exhibitors and 400,000 sq.ft. filled with the latest in farm and ranch equipment, livestock supplies, buildings, fertilizer, feed, seed, tools, irrigation systems and much more. The Family Living Center features crafts, home improvement ideas and all the supplies you need to make a house a home. Visit the Health & Safety Roundup Area for health screenings and safety ideas. Everything is right here, under one roof.