2019 New Jersey: January - February 2019
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS
(see also: 2017 - 2015)
January 26-27, 2019
Annual Food & Agriculture Winter Conference
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Northeast Organic Farming Association Winter Conference. Join us for our Annual Winter Conference. New Jersey’s largest agricultural & food conference featuring two days of classes and nationally recognized speakers in sustainable agriculture.
January 26-27, 2019 5th Annual South Jersey Spring Home Show Expo
Pitman, New Jersey
The South Jersey Spring Home Show Expo, a two-day event will bring together homeowners and many of the most knowledgeable and experienced remodeling and building experts under one roof in the Pitman, NJ area.
January 26-27, 2019 Asbury Park BeerFest - Asbury Park, New Jersey
The Asbury Park Beerfest returns to Convention Hall with two sessions on Sat., Jan. 26 and one on Sun., Jan. 27. Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster and The Stone Pony box office.
January 27, 2019 - The Chocolate Expo 2019 - Paramus, New Jersey
Celebrate your passion… and celebrate life! Chocolate is one of life’s true pleasures. No matter what your age, background or interests, almost everyone loves chocolate. The Chocolate Expo has by far become the northeast’s largest chocolate-themed event. The Chocolate Expo offers tastings & sales of chocolates, baked goods, specialty foods, gelato, cheeses and much more from local and regional vendors. Depending on location, tastings and sales of wines, beers and other “adult beverages” may also be offered. Each Chocolate Expo event combines chocolate and food with a dash of fun such as unique exhibits, performances, demonstrations and/or celebrity appearances.
February 2, 2019 9th Annual Great Beer Expo
Meadowlands, New Jersey
This international beer tasting extravaganza will showcase more than 50 breweries from across the globe, each providing samples of their country’s proudest brewing achievement. Your admission ticket includes beer sampling, souvenir tasting glass, and admission to the beer seminars. Shoulder to shoulder with some of America’s best breweries, will be amazing breweries from Japan, Germany, France, Belgium, Italy, Ireland, Mexico, Austria, Nicaragua, Thailand, Poland, New Zealand, Indonesia, Sweden, China, and others.
February 9-17, 2019
Wine & Chocolate Weekend
Statewide, New Jersey
The new winter sipper is Wine Hot Chocolate, and we are ready to jump on the bandwagon. Delicious Sharrott red wine mixed with rich hot chocolate? Join us for a special 5 course Wine Tasting. Enjoy dry and sweet wines expertly paired with small food samples, including our Port-style wine Wicked with dark chocolate! And finish your tasting with our very special Sharrott wine hot chocolate. A fun way to experience a variety of flavors! Wine tasting is $8 and includes 5 wines and pairings plus a souvenir glass.
February 14, 2019 - VALENTINE'S DAY
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 16-23, 2019 - 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 23, 2019 Tropicana Atlantic City’s Wines From Around the World Festival - Atlantic City, New Jersey
The festival features wineries from the United States, New Zealand, Italy, France, Argentina, Uruguay, Australia, South Africa and more. Featured wineries include, but are not limited to, Artesa, Ruffino, Kim Crawford, Simi, Francis Coppola, Ferrari-Carano, Masi, Vistalba, Paul Goerg. Guests can also enjoy artisan crafters, delicious food available for purchase, and live entertainment by Evolution X from 1 to 5 p.m. Wines will be available for purchase by the bottle or case. Admission includes a souvenir wine glass. Tickets, $30 in advance and $35 at the door, will be available for purchase at the Tropicana Box Office and via Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com. Designated-driver tickets, $10, will be available at the door. Must be 21 to attend.
February 24-26, 2019 ChefConnect - Atlantic City, New Jersey
If you’re a chef seeking new ideas, a student looking to gain experience or a foodservice professional keeping atop the latest trends, we’ve got plenty of educational and networking opportunities for you.