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August 1-10, 2014  New Jersey State Fair
Augusta, New Jersey
Showcasing New Jersey's agriculture, the fair takes place at the Sussex County Fairgrounds. The schedule includes a farm and horse show as well as food, music, arts, and cultural events.

August 16, 2014  'Truck' erton Food Truck & Brew Fest
Tuckerton, New Jersey
Tuckerton Seaport has added a brand new event to our summer line-up. Join us as Tuckerton become “Truck”erton with 20 food trucks rolling in to serve up food and fun. From 11am to 7pm, the Seaport will have live entertainment and programs perfect for the whole family.


August 16-17, 2014  Shore Chef Crab Cake Cook-Off
Oceanport, New Jersey
Shore Chefs compete for the best crab cake award and the coveted People's Choice Award. Taste fare from your favorite local restaurants. Crab cakes, fried catfish, and clam chowder bread bowls are just a few of the favorites.

August 16-17, 2014  Annual Seafood Festival - Landisville, New Jersey
Classic American Car Show, Music, Food, Wine, and One Great Time.

August 23-24, 2014  Gourmet Food Truck Invitational
New Egypt, New Jersey
Once again food and wine lovers will converge at the Laurita Winery in New Egypt for a Laurita Winery Gourmet Food Trucks weekend. Experience the trending Gourmet Food Truck offerings while sipping on wine! Live music all day and the gathering of good friends will make this day special. Enjoy gourmet treats from the tri-state area's top food trucks.

August 27, 2014  24th Annual Great Tomato Tasting
Pittstown, New Jersey
Snyder Research and Extension Farm. Join us in this unique opportunity to taste over 80 tomato varieties (including heirlooms and hybrids), farm grown produce, stroll through our demonstration garden, and take a wagon tour.

August 30, 2014  West Cape May Tomato Festival
West Cape May, New Jersey
The West Cape May Tomato Festival featuring Jersey fresh grown tomatoes, food, fine vendors, South Jersey Artists, handmade jewelry, and stained glass.

August 30-31, 2014  Jazz It Up Wine Festival
Allaire State Park, New Jersey
Garden State Wine Growers Association.

August 30-31, 2014  BBQ & Craft Beer Festival - Oceanport, New Jersey
Featuring the tastings from the best craft breweries plus an outrageous array of smokin' hot barbecue to go with it, along with exciting live entertainment, crafters and plenty of fun activities for the kids.


2013 New Jersey - August 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events waiting for new dates

August 1, 2013  Gourmet Burger + Wine Tasting Event - Riverdale, NJ
Join us at Your Own WInery in Riverdale, N.J. for our Gourmet Burger + Wine Tasting Event on August 1, 2013.  Sample various slider burgers, a decadent cupcake bar and fantastic wine made at Your Own Winery.

August 18, 2013  Barefoot Grape Stomp - Belvidere, New Jersey
Don't miss out on the fun as you stomp grapes with your barefeet and feel the grape skins squeeze between your toes. Grape stomping event includes formal wine tasting, buffet style dinner, wine cellar tour, barefoot grape stomping and concludes with a dessert wine tasting. $53.50 per person includes tax and gratuity.

August 24, 2013  4th Annual Spicy Wing Challenge - Wood Ridge, NJ
Buffalo’s Chicken Shack will be hosting its 4th Annual “Spicy Wing Challenge” wing eating contest.  Challengers compete for the title of “Buffalo King” and a grand prize of $1000.00 based on the challenger that can eat the largest amount of our spiciest wings in 7 minutes.   These are Jumbo Buffalo Wings sauced with Buffalo’s “Numb Ya Face” spicy buffalo sauce that is measured at more than 500,000 SHU.  There will be plenty of water, milk and ice on hand for the dropouts or challengers that’ll need special “cool me down” attention.   This will be a great and fun event for the challengers as well as spectators.  Got a sauce you make that’s a hit? Bring it to compete.   A new addition to the annual event is the “Wing Sauce” Contest.  For 2013 we have added the Buffalo’s “Wing Sauce” Contest where contestants will submit their home-style sauces to compete.


2012 New Jersey : August 2012
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August 26, 2012  Sustenance on the Farm Dinner - Morristown, NJ
Fosterfields resident farmer Rob Kibbe will provide a farm tour. The chefs will prepare an elegant farm-to-table six-course dinner centered around Fosterfields, vegtables, grass-fed meat and poultry as well as School Lunch Farms heirloom vegetables. Vegetarian and Vegan options are available.  Rounding out the meal are foods from artisans based within a small radius of the farm and top-rated organic & sustainable wines that will be paired with each course. Live music performed during the dinner.  The proceeds from this Sustenance on the Farm Dinner will benefit Slow Food Northern NJ school garden programs and Fosterfields Living Historical Farm school programs.

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2011 New Jersey - August 2011
Food Festivals and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events

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August 28, 2011  Rib Rock Festival - Holmdel, New Jersey
Bring the family for a day full of music, fun and barbecue cooked low and slow by the regions best pitmasters. Rib Rocks festivals will satisfy fans with a tasty mix of ribs, brisket, pulled pork and other tempting edibles, the best local blues and rock acts performing on the festival.



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