2013 New Jersey : October 2013
LOCAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS, EVENTS
events still waiting for new dates
October 1-2, 2013 Tri-State Food Expo - Meadowlands, Secaucus, NJ
The Tri-State Food Show is a fresh approach to a Retail & Foodservice Trade Show. Attend the show alongside other qualified foodservice and retail colleagues, and make face to face connections with vendors whose products and services can help you stay competitive in today's market. 250+exhibitors featuring products for the retail and foodservice industry.
October 5-6, 2013 Grand Harvest Wine Festival - Morristown, New Jersey
To help celebrate this bountiful time of year, the Garden State Wine Growers Association will once again host its Grand Harvest Wine Festival at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township.
October 5-6, 2013 25th Annual Chowder Cook-Off Classic
Beach Haven, New Jersey
Part of Chowderfest Weekend. Enjoy unlimited chowder tasting! Live music, children's entertainment, and a food court.
(also: www.visitlbiregion.com/visitors/chowderfest/ )
October 5-6, 2013 NJBG Harvest Festival - Ringwood, New Jersey
Annual festival will feature hot-air balloon rides, live music, hay rides, petting zoo, dance exhibitions, pie contest, craft show, and great harvest food and drink. $20 per carload includes all activities and raffle tickets.
October 5-6, 2013
NJ Garden State Wine Growers Association Wine Festival
Morristown, New Jersey
With football season getting underway, the fall wine harvest season is now upon us. To help celebrate this bountiful time of year, the Garden State Wine Growers Association will once again host its Grand Harvest Wine Festival at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township.
October 11-13, 2013 Deerfield Township Harvest Festival
Rosenhayn, New Jersey
The 35th annual festival pays tribute to local farmers. Local, regional and national entertainers. It also includes a parade, arts & crafts show, mascot mania, amusement rides and games, a Sing Fest competition, a multi-cultural food court and fireworks.
(Also: www.deerfieldtownship.org/harvestfestival/index.htm )
October 12, 2013 West Cape May Lima Bean Festival
West Cape May, New Jersey
Limas, limas, limas, soup, tacos, salad, jewelry, tshirts and more!!!! Great food, quality vendors, antiques, entertainment and fun. Come out and celebrate West Cape May's farming heritage. You will never think of legumes the same way again.
October 12-13, 2013 Cape May Wine Festival - Cape May, New Jersey
Cape May - Lewes Ferry Terminal. Garden State Wine Growers Association.
October 13, 2013 Autumn Toast to the Environment - Jackson, NJ
Come on out and sample great wine, snack on spectacular food, meet some great people and support Clean Water! We are holding our 4th annual wine & chocolate tasting and charity auction
October 13, 2013 Dunellen HarvestFest - Dunellen, New Jersey
The Dunellen Downtown Management Organization is excited to be sponsoring the first annual Dunellen HarvestFest in Washington Memorial Park (North Washington Avenue from 10am-4pm. This event will feature artists and crafters from around the Garden State, local nonprofits, activities for kids, foods, music, dancing, and more! Apple pie contest and scarecrow contest open to all NJ residents. No entry fee. Participating in Dunellen's HarvestFest is rather affordable: starting at $20 for a 10'x10' non-food vendor space. DUNELLEN NONPROFITS RECEIVE A FREE SPACE (based on availability). Please note that this event is RAIN OR SHINE. For more info, please email: email@example.com
October 18-20, 2013 St. Leon's Armenian Food & Arts Festival
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
From dining and dancing to art exhibits and cooking classes, the Armenian Food & Arts Festival offers cultural fun for the entire family to enjoy. Delicious and traditional Armenian cuisine available for the duration of the festival, and a special tasting from several Armenian restaurants. Exciting music and dance performances and an exclusive art exhibit showcasing award-winning Armenian artists. Instructional cooking classes and hands-on demonstrations led by Armenian culinary experts in a professional on-site kitchen.
October 19-20, 2013 Chatsworth Cranberry Festival - Chatsworth, NJ
The 30th annual event will be a celebration of New Jersey's cranberry harvest, the third largest in the United States and offer a tribute to the Pine Barrens and local culture.
October 21, 2013 Signature Chefs Gourmet Gala - Teaneck, New Jersey
This newly created, premier event combines North Jersey’s 30 year Harvest Ball Black Tie Gala with the North Jersey Signature Chefs Gourmet Gala for a very elegant, upscale evening of fine dining, dancing, ballroom dancing demonstrations and enjoying top of the line as well as the newest wines, spirits and liqueurs. Business or Cocktail attire is recommended. Bud Maltin and his orchestra will be on hand. This gourmet extravaganza will feature the skills and creativity of approximately 25 -30 of the finest chefs and hottest restaurants in North Jersey. You will also experience the opportunity to bid on incredible, creative and unique silent auction and culinary packages. Auction packages highlight fabulous cuisine, fine wine, travel, entertainment, dinners, hotel stays and vacation getaways to raise funds to help America’s babies.
October 28, 2013 March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction
Farmingdale, New Jersey
The March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction provides a unique opportunity to sample gourmet cuisine and taste artesian and craft beverages from the best chefs in the Central Jersey community and have fun bidding on wonderful live and silent auction packages.
October 29-30, 2013 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 11, 2013 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.