2013 New Jersey - September 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
waiting for new dates
September 5-8, 2013 36th Annual Greek Festival - Union, New Jersey
St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. Enjoy the tastes and sounds of Greece under the tents, rain or shine! Homemade foods such as mousaka, pastitsio, roasted lamb, souvlaki and gyro as well as homemade pastries including baklava, loukoumades, and galaktonbouriko. Live music, Folk dancing, zeibekiko contest, and free dance lessons! Greek Import Boutique. Don't forget to bring the kids to the rides and games!
September 7-8, 2013 Belmar San Gennaro Festival - Belmar, New Jersey
Belmar's Main Street will be lined with the sights, sounds and aromas of Little Italy as the borough celebrates its second annual San Gennaro Festival. Main Street will be lined with food vendors, crafters, and commercial vendors, and Belmar merchants will be out in force with special sidewalk sales and activities.
September 8-10, 2013 Philadelphia National Candy Gift & Gourmet Show
Atlantic City, New Jersey
America's largest show dedicated to the retail confectioner, is sponsored by the Retail Confectioners Association of Philadelphia.
September 14-15, 2013 Atlantic City Seafood Festival
Atlantic City, New Jersey
A two day extravaganza of fun, food and entertainment celebrating the treasures of the Atlantic Ocean while highlighting our sea side city. The 2013 event is constructed to be the ultimate family day at the Jersey Shore! The wide variety of programming, great wines and beers of New Jersey, over a hundred local restaurants, amusements, cooking demonstrations, a chowder cook off and live entertainment adds to the outdoor fun for the whole family to enjoy!
September 20-22, 2013 5th Annual Summit Wine and Food Festival
Summit, New Jersey
Bringing together renowned chefs, expert sommeliers, and a host of food television celebrities.
September 21, 2013 Paulsdale Uncorked: 6th Annual Wine Tasting Event
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Take a little refuge and join us at Paulsdale Uncorked! API's annual wine tasting event. The South Jersey Chapter of the United States Personal Chef Association will prepare fresh gourmet cuisine and Traino's Wine and Spirits will provide a wonderful selection of hand-picked wine to compliment the chefs' preparations. Proceeds from this event will support the continued preservation of Paulsdale.
September 21, 2013 36th Annual Festival of the Sea
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
The Festival of the Sea is a street fair located in the heart of downtown Point Pleasant Beach where visitors sample dishes by the area's finest restaurants (from clam chowder to lobster to steak); wine garden, arts & crafts, pony rides, antiques, kiddie games and live entertainment. Attendance: 60,000.
September 21-22, 2013 Bergen County Wine Festival
Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
Overpeck County Park. Garden State Wine Growers Association.
September 21-22, 2013 Fall Festival-Orthodox Church of the Holy Cross
Medford, New Jersey
Traditional and International Foods: Kielbasa, Stuffed Cabbage, Pierogi, Halushki, Borscht, and Hot Dogs, Babkas, Cookies and Cakes (some sugar free), pies, water ice, soft pretzels Kids: FREE Moon Bounce, face painting, pumpkin painting, water ice, pretzels. Handmade jewelry, fall crafts, icons, christian music cds, large basket raffle/auction, 50/50 church tours.
September 21-22, 2013 Valenzano Winefest 2013 - Shamong, NJ
The Garden State”s largest blues, jazz and wine festival featuring continuous live entertainment, award winning wines from seven of New Jersey's favorite wineries, cheese tasting, top crafters from around the state.
September 21-Oct 31, 2013 PumpkinLand Festival - Vernon, New Jersey
An old-fashioned hayride to the U-Pick Pumpkin Patch; Pigtucky Derby Pig Races; Corn Stalk Maze; Hay Maze; Hay Crawl; Corn Box; Glass Bee Hive; Visiting Farm Animals; Boo Barn; “Chicken Little” Chick Barn; Dancing Robot Show; Duck Racing; Vortex Tunnel.
September 22, 2013 Barefoot Grape Stomp - Belvidere, New Jersey
If you've ever seen the famous "I Love Lucy" episode with Lucy stomping grapes, here's your chance to actually experience it. Roll up your pants and take off your shoes and socks. Willing guests will have the opportunity to experience the old-fashioned way of crushing grapes. Wine tasting, buffet-style dinner, wine cellar tour and barefoot grape stomping. Reservations are required.
September 22, 2013 Champion of the Grill - Blues and BBQ Festival
Augusta, New Jersey
Presented by the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce, Champion of the Grill - Blues and BBQ festival features an exciting grilling competition, blues bands, a classic car show, vendors, exhibitors and more. Free admission, free food samples, food vendors, cash prizes, and more. Fun for entire family!
September 28, 2013 Belmar Beer on the Pier - Belmar, New Jersey
September 28-29, 2013 Bloomfield Harvest Fest - Bloomfield, New Jersey
Two food courts serving festival and ethnic food favorites, over 150 vendors offering crafts, Kid Zone and non-stop entertainment.
September 29, 2013 The Epicurean Palatte - Mercer County, New Jersey
Annual fundraiser for Grounds for Sculpture. Deliciously woven throughout the beautifully landscaped sculpture park, this crowd pleasing event is renowned for featuring more than 20 of the finest area chefs and the extraordinary culinary offerings they prepare as well as a robust selection of great wines, craft beers, and exclusive spirits from regional purveyors. New this year is a decadent twist as GFS introduces artisan chocolate by our region’s finest chocolatiers.