2014 Nevada - april, may & june 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
(see also: 2015)
April 8-10, 2014 71st Annual Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention & Expo
Las Vegas, Nevada
The convention and exhibition is where distributors seek out new and exciting beverage products for US consumers. (also: www.wswa.org )
April 26-27, 2014 Smokin in Mesquite BBQ Championship
The Smokin in Mesquite BBQ Championship is one of the biggest prize purses in the west. $40,000 Cash and Prizes. Come and enjoy great competition and a down home weekend in the great city of Mesquite, Nevada at the CasaBlanca Resort.
May 1-3, 2014
3rd Annual Smoke on the Water Nevada State BBQ Championship
Considered one of the largest contests in the state with a guaranteed purse of $20,000, the Nevada champion's purse of $3,500 is one of the largest on the competition circuit. We're also spreading the love by paying top five overall and through fourteen places in all four categories.
May 3, 2014 Wine Spectator's Grand Tour - Las Vegas, Nevada
More than two hundred of the world's finest wineries will pour one of their best wines. All wines Are Wine Spectator's top-scoring selections. Meet and mingle with many winery owners and/or winemakers. Taste wines are that hard to find—discover new favorites. Enjoy a light buffet to complement your evening. A souvenir Riedel tasting glass is included. (New York City, Washington D.C. and Las Vegas)
May 3, 2014 11th Annual Indian Food And Cultural Festival
Las Vegas, Nevada
The Indian Community of Las Vegas is celebrating our 11th annual Indian food and cultural festival at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater. We are a non-profit organization.
May 8-11, 2014 Vegas Uncork'd - Las Vegas, Nevada
The most anticipated foodie event of the year is bigger than ever with dozens of one-of-a-kind events that could only happen in Las Vegas. To mark its seventh anniversary, the famed resorts of Las Vegas have assembled an unparalleled collection of celebrity chefs, master sommeliers, and cutting-edge mixologists in the nation. Vegas Uncork’d—an homage to their skill, their cuisine, and their fans—is an exclusive opportunity to not just taste their food, but to rub elbows with them throughout four days of unique events.
May 10-11, 2014 Chili on the Comstock - Virginia City, Nevada
The two-day event hosts around 40 of the best chili cookers in the west competing for a spot in the International Chili Society (ICS) World Finals later this year. Competitors start from scratch on Saturday morning and a winner is picked for each day. There is also a people's choice award with winners receiving cash and "Virginia City-style" prizes.
May 24, 2014 Springs Preserve Ice Cream Festival - Las Vegas, Nevada
The annual event will feature stations serving ice cream cones, sundaes, novelties and root beer floats, with entertainment for all ages including live music, airbrush tattoos, a photo booth, a bubble play station and carnival games. Visit Springs Preserve, the premier place in Las Vegas to explore the valley's vibrant history.
May 30-31, 2014 25th Annual TIA Convention & Trade Exposition
Las Vegas, Nevada
Tortilla Industry Association Annual Convention & Trade Expo.
June 1-3, 2014 Food Logistics Forum - Incline Village, Nevada
Building on the success of the 2013 Food Logistics Forum (FLF), the 2014 FLF will provide two days of robust educational resources and time to build new business relationships and share best practices.
June 17-20, 2014 115th RMA Convention - Incline Village, Nevada
This year marks the 115th convention of the USA Rice Millers’ Association (RMA). The RMA Convention’s longevity speaks to the value of this annual professional forum for the U.S. rice milling industry and allied businesses, including domestic and international customers for U.S.-grown rice. The educational program will include topics related to trade and economic issues that affect opportunities and challenges for the rice industry. A trade show will highlight rice milling related equipment, products and services.