2013 New Jersey - August 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
(see also: 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2008)
August 1, 2013 Gourmet Burger + Wine Tasting Event
Riverdale, New Jersey
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 2-11, 2013 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 10-11, 2013 Gourmet Food Truck Invitational - New Egypt, New Jersey
The event will bring fourteen different gourmet food trucks to one of the most scenic settings in New Jersey for a weekend that will satisfy food and wine enthusiasts with a taste-tingling array of global cuisine. With selections from sweet to savory and ethnic to outrageous, no palate will be left unsatisfied.
August 17-18, 2013 11th Annual Seafood Festival - Landisville, New Jersey
Classic American Car Show, Music, Food, Wine, and One Great Time.
August 17-18, 2013 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 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, New Jersey
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.
August 28, 2013 23rd 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 31, 2013 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 31-Sept 1, 2013 Jazz It Up Wine Festival - Allaire State Park, New Jersey
Garden State Wine Growers Association.
August 31-Sept 1, 2013 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.