U.S. Food Festival & Food Show Section
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March 3-5, 2017 Southern Spring Home & Garden Show
Charlotte, North Carolina
From the mountains to the coast. Musicians to Philanthropists. BarBQ to Moon Pie and Pepsi. Forest lands to Financial Centers. Dogwoodsand Daydreamers. We’ve got it all … and it will all be brought into beautiful focus by hundreds of talented men and women who love calling Carolina home. (also February 24-26, 2017)
March 5, 2016 North of the Border Chili Cook-Off
Lumberton, North Carolina
The area's biggest and best chili cook-off in North Carolina! Sample the finest chili concoctions from more than 30 teams, and enjoy a cold beverage from our friends at RA Jeffreys. Entertainment will be provided by Smitty and the Jump Starters from Greensboro. Admission $5- proceeds to benefit the Lumberton Football Association.
March 7-11, 2016 National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association. 'Make the Grade with School Breakfast.'
March 11-12, 2016 NC Watermelon Association 35th Annual Convention
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
NCWA is the North Carolina Chapter of the National Watermelon Association, which also includes organizations from Maryland-Delaware, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas-Oklahoma, Missouri, Indiana, Illinois, and California-Arizona.
March 11-20, 2016 7th Annual Charlotte Craft Beer Week
Charlotte, North Carolina
Don’t miss a single day of the best craft beer week in North Carolina. You’ll have access to over 100 beer events all around the Queen City. CCBW was founded with the intention of sharing the craft beer message. With the help of craft beer industry groups and businesses (which abound in Charlotte), it offers North Carolina some of the best hop and barley themed events in the state.
March 15, 2016 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.
March 17-20, 2016 Outer Banks Taste of The Beach
Outer Banks, North Carolina
A fantastic way to sample the fare of many fine restaurants on the Outer Banks in one fun-filled, food-centric weekend! Casual chefs to full-on foodie fanatics will revel in innovative culinary opportunities offered up by members of the Outer Banks Restaurant Association. You can indulge in a fancy wine dinner one night and mix with the masses in an organic farm to fork experience the next. Or maybe an intimate cooking class with one of the area’s world class chefs is more your speed. We offer over 60 events over four days at nearly 40 different venues. This fun food festival event features: wine tastings, cooking classes, special multi-course menu presentations, brewery tours, tapas crawls, cook-offs, showdowns and throwdowns, dine-arounds and many more culinary delights! It’s four days of foodie heaven and lots of fun activities on the Outer Banks.
March 18-20, 2016
Cape Fear Wildlife Expo
Wilmington, North Carolina
Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy three days of hunting and fishing exhibitors, wildlife art, decoys, boats and accessories, truck and ATV displays, fly fishing demos, camping, guides, outfitters, sportfishing simulator, contests, archery demos and fun for the entire family.
March 23, 2016 - Celebrity Chef Tour - Charlotte, North Carolina
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation, featuring Award-Winning Chefs.
March 30-April 6, 2016 - Encore Restaurant Week
Wilmington Area, North Carolina
Port City diners will once again be able to enjoy 8 days of culinary delights. There are no tickets or passes are required. Food lovers may simply dine out at as many participating restaurants as they like during Encore Restaurant Week.
March 28, 2015 - Lonerider Showdown - Raleigh, North Carolina
Lonerider Brewing Company, a local business that prides itself on developing ales for outlaws around the triangle, has announced the dates for its 2015 Showdown featuring an extended lineup of Lonerider’s brews and live music concert.
March 11, 2014 WNC Culinary Expo - Asheville, North Carolina
Asheville Independent Restaurants. This culinary industry event is scheduled in the spring of each year. The purpose of this event is to promote our AIR Partners as well as sustainable practices in the hospitality industry. This one day conference includes; AIR’s general member meeting, industry forums and continuing education for restaurant owners, chefs and servers alike. The Expo features AIR Partners who have products and services to promote to restaurants and the hospitality industry.
March 30, 2013 Rainbows and Ramps Festival
Cherokee, North Carolina
Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. Celebrating the nearing of Spring-time, this Festival has marked the traditional beginning of fishing season (though the Tribe now has year-round fishing) and the Ramp or mountain leak. Elders and their families gather to eat, play games and listen to regionally popular music.
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