2014 New Jersey: November & December 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2015 - 2012 - 2011 - 2009 - 2007)
November 2, 2014 The Chocolate Expo
Secaucus, 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.
November 3, 2014 YCS Festival of Flavors - Park Ridge, New Jersey
Savor the Taste of Giving--heal the hearts of NJ's defenseless children. Over 30 restaurants and wine vendors will showcase their signature dishes and delicious wines for you to sample while you listen to live music and participate in our elegant raffle. Sponsorship opportunities available.
November 8-9, 2014 Six Flags Grape Adventure - Jackson, New Jersey
The 5th Annual Grape Adventure features 14 wineries & vineyards. The event features Live Music, Food and Craft Vendors. Safari Packages are available for a special tasting of reserve wines at Camp Aventura in the African Plains.
November 11-12, 2014 KosherFest - Meadowlands, Secaucus, New Jersey
Kosherfest is the perfect platform to connect with buyers and sellers from across the globe to find what your business needs to succeed. See hundreds of new certified-kosher products first-hand and meet thousands of qualified buyers face-to-face, all under one roof.
November 22, 2014 St. Vincent de Paul Food & Wine Tasting Fall Festival
Stirling, New Jersey
St. Vincent de Paul School Presents: Food & Wine Tasting Fall Festival 7pm to 11pm $40 per adult (21 or older) Live music. Sponsored by Wine World in Stirling, NJ. Must be 21 years of age to enter and ID required. Basket Raffles, 50/50, wine pull and live music - Fun Event!
November 27, 2014 THANKSGIVING DAY - Nationwide
There are so many events today, they are to numerous to list.
November 28-30, 2014 Holiday Wine Trail Weekend
Statewide, New Jersey
Visit participating wineries statewide for a Thanksgiving holiday weekend of special wine tastings, pairings, entertainment and offers.
November 28-30, 2014 Holiday Wine Trail - Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Villa Milagro Vineyards. Experience a little bit of Christmas in Mexico. Luminarias will light your way to our Cantina. Inside warm yourself near our wood burning stove as you enjoy traditional Mexican Christmas music. Snack on taquitos, bolas de arroz and albóndiga as you sip Gracias and our other fine wines. Then finish with a bunuelo and a taste of our special Christmas wine, Feliz Navidad.
November 28-30, 2014 Holiday Open House - Milford, New Jersey
Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy the company of all the people you are thankful for in your life. It is a time for laughter, memories, and best of all great wine and food! Alba Vineyard invites you to our annual Holiday Open House Weekend. Join us for this celebration and enjoy wine tastings and specialty food pairings prepared by featured local restaurants. Be part of the experience - wine, food, and fun! Stock up on your favorite wines for yourself, family, or friends.
December 4, 2014 Red Bank Holiday Flavor - Red Bank, New Jersey
Red Bank’s fabulous flavours - the culinary event of the season at the Molly Pitcher Inn. Featuring fare from more than 15 Red Bank restaurants. Savor the season with a sampling of delectable food and libations. Tickets will be $45 at the door. Featuring live entertainment by pianist George Markey, tree lighting, Santa, prize giveaways and more! The evening’s proceeds will benefit the Parker Family Health Center.
December 4, 2014 Winter Festival of Lights - Newark, New Jersey
Newark Museum. A celebration of cultural and artistic treasures at our annual holiday kick-off, "Winter Festival of Lights." There's something for everyone including performances, planetarium shows, family workshops, holiday storytelling and candlelight tours. Free hot cocoa and cider will be served. Also, enjoy 20 % savings on all Museum Shop purchases.
December 5, 2014 Chocolate Stroll - Boonton, New Jersey
Main Street Businesses will be open late from 5 - 9 pm for an evening of sales, socializing, and chocolate!
December 5-7, 2014 12th Annual Christkindlmarkt
Tuckerton, New Jersey
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum. A True Christmas Village Atmosphere! Holiday market and fair under huge heated tents. Santa (of course!), craft & gift vendors, fabulous food court, horse drawn cart rides, kiddie rides, trackless train, make & take crafts, hot Gluhwein, rolling chair sleigh rides on the boardwalk, entertainment and lots of holiday fun. Wine tasting and sales by Valenzano winery. The Festival of Trees will be open for viewing. $3 admission, free for members. $5 onsite VIP parking / free offsite parking with free shuttle bus.
December 5-7, 2014 NJ Holiday Gift Show & Sale - Edison, New Jersey
This annual gift show takes place during the first full weekend in December. It is the perfect place for you to complete your gift shopping that goes beyond the everyday ordinary. Our vendors will offer you a wide array of gifts and collectibles to include antiques, art, coins, cosmetics, crafts, gems, handmade items, memorabilia, fossils, gems, historical items, jewelry, militaria, minerals, science items, specialty food items, sports, trains, watches, and the list goes on and on.?
December 6, 2014 Weihnachtsmarkt - Sparta, New Jersey
Annual Lake Mohawk German Christmas Market. 2014 will be the 13th year of the Market and we continue to see expansion of vendors, entertainment and authentic German food again this year. The Lake Mohawk Country Club has embraced the market and utilized further real estate down the boardwalk area in addition to the Ballroom and the Papoose room for vendors to sell their quality wares. The entertainment venues will once more be both indoors and outdoors as visitors will be serenaded by various local groups lakeside.
December 10, 2014 Terra Madre Day - Worldwide
A worldwide celebration of local food held every year on December 10. Through hundreds of diverse and unique events across the globe, together we show that a global food revolution grows from local roots.