2013 NEW HAMPSHIRE: January through May 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
waiting for new dates
January 26, 2013 Polar Grill Festival - Portsmouth, New Hampshire
The Meat House and Redhook Brewery will be teaming up with local eateries and distinguished barbecue masters to once again be firing up the grills and shoveling snow to make way for the event’s local vendors and bands, activities, and of course, fresh grilled meats and plenty of cold beer. Attendance: 2,500.
February 1-Mar 17, 2013 The Winter Wine Festival - New Castle, New Hampshire
Annual celebration of wine, food and song. Excite your senses and savor the experience at one of New England”s premier wine festivals.
February 6, 2013 Share Your Love Dinner - Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Exquisite 5 course sit down dinner prepared by some of the hottest chefs in the Seacoast area, at the new When Pigs Fly Pizzeria with Chef Ben Hasty. All proceeds go to benefit Cooking Matters, Share Our Strength’s nutrition education program.
February 23, 2013 Seacoast Winter Brew Fest - Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Back for a second fantastic year, the crew at 2Beerguys.com and SeacoastBeverageLab.com have teamed up with the Portsmouth Gaslight Company to host the 2nd Annual Seacoast Winter Brew Fest. The brew fest takes place on Saturday, February 23rd, and is the featured event during Portsmouth Beer Week.
February 23-March 4, 2013 Portsmouth Beer Week - Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Portsmouth Beer Week is a 10-day celebration of beer. By partnering with local breweries, restaurants, bars, and distributors, our goal is to increase Portsmouth's footprint on the national craft beer map. Through a wide variety of events, our aim is to foster a collaborative environment so we can push Portsmouth further along as the great beer city that we locally know it as. Cheers!
March 2, 2013 Annual Chilly Chili Cookoff - North Conway, New Hampshire
As you ease your way through the Village, you're sure to work up a healthy appetite. Visit area businesses for mouth-watering samplings of homemade chili. As part of the event, the Chamber will host an International Chili Society sanctioned chili cook-off.
March 4-8, 2013 National School Breakfast Week 2013 - Nationwide
National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) was launched in 1989 to raise awareness of the availability of the School Breakfast Program (SBP) to all children. Each year, the School Nutrition Association (SNA) helps schools to celebrate NSBW with a fun theme – this year it is School Breakfast--Go For The Gold.
March 9, 2013 18th Annual ChocolateFest - New London, New Hampshire
If everything chocolate is your passion, you simply cannot miss out on the Annual ChocolateFest sponsored by the Lake Sunapee Regional Chamber of Commerce and Colby-Sawyer College.
March 19, 2013 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Every year, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless other across America join together to recognize the contributions of agriculture.
April 22, 2013 Earth Day - Worldwide
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
April 30, 2013 Wine Expo NH 2013 - Durham, New Hampshire
A grand tasting of hundreds of wines with star chef demos, raw bar, carving stations, cheese stations and live music. Presented by University of New Hampshire's Dept. of Hospitality Management in partnership with Horizon Beverage to support student scholarships.
May 1, 2013 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation - Manchester, New Hampshire
Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the nation's premier culinary benefit, featuring top chefs and mixologists -- all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.
May 26, 2013 24th Annual Chowderfest & Brews - Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Help us decide who has the best chowda! Up to 10 area Waterville Valley area restaurants will compete, in hopes of winning the coveted prize of the "Golden Clam Award". Guests get samples of all chowders (plenty enough to fill your belly) and a ballot to vote for their favorite. Also, local NH area microbreweries will be sharing their varieties of summer ales under the Town Square Tent during the entire event.