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2023 NEW YORK - APRIL 2023
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

(see also: 2021  -  2020  -  2019  -  2017  -  2016  -  2015)


April 1, 2023
Glens Falls Brewfest
Glens Falls, New York
Arena Floor, Civic Center Plaza.  4pm to 7pm.  Tastings from over 20 brewers including local, regional and national favorites. Have some fun and support Adirondack Theatre Festival and the Feeder Canal Alliance.

April 3, 2023  C-CAP Annual Benefit - New York, New York
At Pier Sixty, NYC.  Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP), non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing underserved high school students with culinary education, scholarships, career counseling and jobs in the foodservice industry.

April 14, 2023 - Spring Wine & Cheese Weekend
Seneca Lake, New York
An incredibly popular event, combining the classic tastes of wine and cheese into one delectable weekend. It is a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake and a chance to visit over 30 unique wineries.

April 15, 2023  Spring Family Freshwater Fishing Festival
Belmont Lake State Park, New York
Held at Belmont State Park, the event marks the start of the spring trout stocking program on Long Island. Activities include open fishing, fishing instruction, fly casting demos, displays, fish cleaning services, games and refreshments.

April 15-16, 2023 - CNY Maple Festival - Marathon, New York
Festival highlights include music, juried craft show, pancakes, sugar shack, making maple syrup, train ride, and dog demos.  The tapping of maple trees some as old as the area itself, has been a tradition in Cortland County since the days of the Iroqouis Indian culture. Through the years, maple syrup production has provided income for area farmers, and has grown with the times and advances in technology.

April 22, 2023 - Earth Day - Worldwide
More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.

April 22, 2023  Hudson Valley Mac & Cheese Fest
Washingtonville, New York
The Brotherhood Winery.  Sample Mac & Cheese creations from some of the finest restaurants and Chefs in the Hudson Valley. Entry with all tickets include a free self guided tour of the winery and lots of Mac and Cheese samples as your taste buds will decide who will be crowned the king of Mac and Cheese! This is a family event – kids 12 and under are FREE and we are expecting this event to be sold out before it begins.


April 26, 2023  Brisket King NYC 2023 - Pig Beach Queens, New York
The 12th edition of Brisket King NYC will be held outdoors at the huge Pig Beach BBQ location in Queens this April. The event will feature brisket dishes from upcoming barbecue pitmasters and chefs. Historically, Brisket King has featured pitmasters before they were household names, so you’re also getting a look at the future of the barbecue scene.

April 29, 2023  Das Bock! - Plattduetsche Park, Long Island, New York
Featuring more than 45 breweries from across the state, the unique event offers enthusiasts, both novice and seasoned, a rare opportunity to relish in craft beers of all styles, with a focus on a variety of traditional lagers.

April 29-30, 2023  Wine & Herb- April Weekend
Cayuga Lake, New York
Sample wines at each winery along the Cayuga Wine Trail and receive a different herb at each stop. Build your garden, while sipping our fine wines and savoring herb prepared cuisine.

2021 NEW YORK - APRIL 2021
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
waiting for new dates

April , 2021 - NYC Taste of the Nation - Brooklyn, New York
EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS.  Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the nation's premier culinary benefit, featuring top chefs and mixologists -- all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.

2020 NEW YORK - APRIL 2020
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
waiting for new dates

April 1, 2020 - Night Out for No Kid Hungry - New York, New York
EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS.  No child in should grow up hungry in America, but one in five children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign is ending childhood hunger in this nation by connecting kids in need with nutritious food and teaching families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. You can help surround kids with the nutritious food they need where they live, learn and play.

April 4, 2020  New York City BBQ Cookoff - Staten Island, New York
Come visit New York City’s authentic living history village for the only BBQ cookoff within the five boroughs that has been sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society!  A family-oriented event that includes BBQ sampling, judging, cash prizes, amusements, and live entertainment.

April 11, 2020 - Bacon and Beer Classic - Brooklyn, New York
The Bacon and Beer Classic is a one-of-a-kind event hosted inside baseball parks and stadiums across America. It is a premier experience focused on traditions where one’s nostalgia of baseball meets their love for bacon and beer. As the attendees walk through the stadium they will get a taste of history through the hundreds of craft brew samples and mouth-watering bacon-inspired tastes local restaurants cook up. Music will get people dancing, interactive games will bring out their inner kid, and the cooking demos and beer schools will teach everyone – from the expert to the novice – a thing or two about bacon and beer.  All of our events are all inclusive! From the moment you walk into the park, it's all about the experience, and not about opening up your wallet

April 18-19, 2020 - Wines & Bites 2020
Shawangunk Wine Trail, New York
Shawangunk Wine Trail Event.  Savor the region’s finest wines, one delicious sip at a time paired with a variety of scrumptious food bites over the course of one or two days. Each of the thirteen member wineries has selected cheese, meat, salad, pasta, or dessert to offer with their wines. Receive a souvenir wine glass at the starting winery of your choice and continue on a self-guided tour of the SWT at your own pace.

April 24, 2020  The James Beard Awards Gala - New York, New York
The James Beard Awards Gala and Reception.  Known as the Oscars of the food world, the James Beard Awards cover all aspects of the industry: chefs and restaurateurs, cookbook authors and food journalists, restaurant designers and architects, and more. The James Beard Awards are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals in America.

2019 NEW YORK - APRIL 2019
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
waiting for new dates

April 27, 2019  New York City Chili Cookoff - Staten Island, New York
This cookoff is a Regional event, which means winners will qualify for the World Championship in October!  Come visit New York City’s authentic living history village for the only chili cookoff within the five boroughs that has been sanctioned by the International Chili Society!  A family-oriented event that includes chili sampling, judging, cash prizes, amusements, and live entertainment.

April 30, 2019  Healthy Brand Showcase - New York, New York
Healthy Brand Showcase is a one-day product showcase featuring new health, wellness, fitness, nutrition, and natural beauty products. For one-day only, national media, industry experts and celebrity guests meet national brands in person, demo their products, and collect press kits, product samples and gift bags.


2017 NEW YORK - APRIL 2017
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

waiting for new dates

April 29-May 6, 2017  VariEATy 2017 - New York, New York
Variety the Children's Charity of New York is pleased to present the second year of Varieaty: Local Eats to Benefit Local Youth! During this week-long initiative local food vendors partner up with Variety the Children's Charity of New York in support of providing therapeutic arts programs for the tri-state area's most underserved youth. During VariEATy 2017 vendors donate a percentage of sales back to Variety the Children's Charity of New York.


2016 NEW YORK - APRIL 2016
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

waiting for new dates

April 16-17, 2016  New York Culinary Experience - New York, New York
The only hands-on culinary event of its kind that offers you the chance to cook side-by-side with 30 of the world's most renowned chefs.

April 19, 2016  Long Island Horseradish Festival - Riverhead, New York
The Long Island Horseradish Festival has been postponed until 2017.


2015 NEW YORK - APRIL 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

waiting for new dates

April 28, 2015  Meat Matters - New York, New York
Join Chef Rick Bayless and other nationally-renowned chefs for an intimate taste experience at the Food Network Kitchen in NYC! Meat Matters is a rare opportunity to explore the Food Network Kitchen, learn about the issues surrounding producing and eating meat, and connect with leading change makers in the culinary world.

April 30, 2015  Wines & Food Extravaganza - New York, New York
In the presence of His Excellency François Delattre, Permanent Representative of France at the United Nations, and Former Prime Minister Alain Juppé, Mayor of Bordeaux and, George Sape President, and Robert Wilmers Chairman of the Board of the American Friends of Cité des Civilisations du Vin, and Sylvie Cazes, President of the Cité des Civilisations du Vin will host a Wines & Civilizations Tasting Extravaganza in the United Nations Delegates Dining Room.  VIPs in attendance will get to taste wines from over 50 countries, including France, the United States, Italy, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Germany or South Africa of course, but also wines from China, India, Brazil, Lebanon, Kenya, Israel, Australia, Thailand, Tunisia, Ethiopia and many more “unexpected” countries.  This Wines & Civilizations Tasting Extravaganza will be organized in a non formal but elegant setting, allowing guests to mingle and enjoy many different experiences and surprises from Europe,  Africa, Asia, America or the Middle East throughout the evening. An exclusive and unique assortment of delicious international foods will be prepared specially for our guests by some of the world’s most respected chefs.



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