2018 NEW MEXICO: JANUARY to APRIL 2018
Food, Wine, Beer & Agricultural Events
(see also: 2013)
January 27, 2018 The Food Depot's Annual Souper Bowl
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sample amazing soups prepared by several dozen of Santa Fe's finest chefs, then cast your vote for your favorites. This annual soup competition benefits The Food Depot, Northern New Mexico's food bank.
February 1-4, 2018
32nd Annual Taos Winter Wine Festival - Taos, New Mexico
The Taos Winter Wine Festival is a multi-day celebration of food and wine with participating local restaurants and over 40 national wineries. Events include Taste of Taos & Reserve Tasting, Grand Tasting, Seminars, Winery Dinners, and Apres Ski Tastings.
February 5-6, 2018 Annual New Mexico Chile Conference
Las Cruces, New Mexico
New Mexico State University, Chile Pepper Institute. Practical Solutions for Growers, Processors and Producers. Research Solutions on Disease & Pest Management. Learn the Latest Updates on Best Management Practices and Food Safety. PLUS -Commercial Booths and Current NMSU Research Poster Displays.
February 14, 2018 - VALENTINE'S DAY - Nationwide
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 17-24, 2018 National FFA Week - Nationwide
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
February 25, 2018
Just Desserts Eat & Ski
Red River, New Mexico
Picture this: You’re cross country skiing or snowshoeing through a snowy forest when suddenly you come upon a group of people with chocolate on their faces licking their fingers and eating from a table laden with delectable goodies. This is no fantasy, it’s “Just Desserts” Eat & Ski Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area’s most popular event. The theme is simple: Enchanted Forest puts homemade desserts out on a five kilometer course and skiers ski out to the different sites and indulge in delicious concoctions like the popular 18-Layer Chocolate Cinnamon Torte, Fudge, Wild Blueberry Pie, Triple Chocolate Kahlua Espresso Cake, gluten-free delights, and much more!
March 2-4, 2018 30th Annual National Fiery Foods & Barbecue Show
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Now in its 30th year, it’s the largest and most visited show about spicy foods and barbecue in the world. Held each March in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it features 200+ exhibitor booths filled with more than 1,000 different products. The show attracts more than 20,000 trade and general public attendees from all over the world. Attendance: 20,000+
March 5-9, 2018 National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.
March 15-17, 2018 CNM Symposium - Albuquerque, New Mexico
Clinical Nutrition Mangers (CNM), a Dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association.
March 17-18, 2018 Southwest Chocolate & Coffee Fest
Albuquerque, New Mexico
The Largest Chocolate & Coffee Festival in the U.S. Come taste, try and buy divine creations by the Southwest's finest chocolatiers, candy makers, coffee roasters, cafes, bakers, restaurants and more. Come for the food - Stay for the cooking demos, chocolate eating contests and live entertainment.
March 20, 2018 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture
March 25-28, 2018 Food + Beverage Environmental Conference
Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
The premier environmental event for the food industry, bringing together senior environmental managers from food and beverage companies to share their experiences with sustainable practices, environmental compliance, new technologies and approaches.
March 31, 2018 4th Annual Great New Mexico Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival - Albuquerque, New Mexoco
International Balloon Museum.
April 22, 2018 Earth Day Worldwide
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.