2013 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2012 - 2011 - 2010)
July 22-August 16, 2013 NYC Restaurant Week - New York, New York
August 1-4, 2013 Sorrento Cheese Italian Heritage Festival
Buffalo, New York
This year is the 25th anniversary of the 2nd largest Italian street festival in the country. It is with great pride that we invite you to take in the sights, sounds, food and culture that make the Italian-American experience so very special.
August 1-4, 2013 50th Annual Eden Corn Festival - Eden, New York
Bring your family and friends to experience a wide variety of delicious foods, midway rides, tractor pulls, square dancing, arts & craft shows, auto shows, country music entertainers, impersonators and much much more all while visiting the "Garden of Eden".
August 1-4, 2013 Phelps Sauerkraut Festival - Phelps, New York
Celebrates the Phelps area's history as one of the largest producers of sauerkraut in the world. Events include live music, 20k race, Kraut Idol, fireworks, arts & crafts, a parade and a kraut-eating contest.
August 3, 2013 Cortland Arts & Wine Festival - Cortland, New York
The annual festival will feature a juried art show, Finger Lakes wineries, food vendors and live music all day.
August 3, 2013 Lehigh Valley Wine Art Music Festival
Schnecksville, New York
Enjoy a relaxing day sampling and purchasing a variety of wines presented by several of Pennsylvania's most popular wineries & vineyards while celebrating the Lehigh Valley's vibrant arts & music scene.
August 3-4, 2013 Putnam County International Wine & Food Fest - Carmel, New York
Come out and celebrate with us on a fun-filled weekend with New York's finest wineries, local and international retailers, arts and crafts and food vendors, as well as a farmer's market and live music.
August 3-4, 2013 21st Annual Glorious Garlic Festival
Fox Run Vineyards, Penn Yan, New York
Like grapes, some varieties of garlic do better in certain places. Such a place is the Finger Lakes, where at present between 70 and 100 strains are cultivated. Garlic food tent, cooking demonstrations, garlic vendors, beverage tent, music.
August 6-8, 2013 EFD: Empire Farm Days - Seneca Falls, New York
The New Ag Era continues. In 2013 - new crops, markets and methods. EFD will pack these changes into three days of hands-on field demos, Ride N' Drive events and seminars for 2013. Visit the leading Ag experts and get BIG bargains on the newest industry tools and products- all in one place at one time.
August 8, 2013 Butternut Valley Summer Harvest Festival - Morris, New York
Celebration of our local farm harvest. Farmer's Market Live Music, Home Cooking, etc. At Guy Rathbun Park (Behind Firehouse). Sponsored by the Butternut Valley Alliance.
August 10, 2013 North Fork Craft Beer, BBQ and Wine Festival
Jamesport, New York
Long Island's premier beer festival will showcase the finest craft breweries – more than 50 in all – from across the country and will pair them with outstanding BBQ prepared by Maple Tree BBQ and award-winning wines from Martha Clara Vineyards and other local Long Island wineries.
August 10, 2013 Avon Rotary Corn Festival - Avon, New York
The community festival draws thousands of people to see friends, browse arts & crafts, listen to a wide range of music, eat lots of food, and participate in the corn eating contest.
August 10-11, 2013 North Country Wine, Beer & Food Festival
Ogdensburg, New York
'Pride of New York' event features New York State wines and craft beers, local foods, cheeses, spices,flavored olive oils, rubs, sauces, honey and maple products as well as selected artisans all representing "The Pride of New York" State. August 10th 11 AM to 6 PM August 11th 12PM to 5 PM at Lockwood Arena, Ogdensburg. Admission is $5.00 free wine glass to the first 1,000 people through door.
(also: http://ogdensburgny.com )
August 10-11, 2013 America’s Grape Country Wine Festival
Dunkirk, New York
Dozens of wineries from across New York State come together for a weekend full of wine, food, educational seminars, tastings, sales by the bottle and live music. A true farmer’s market with fruit and vegetable sales, artisans, crafters and wine industry professionals.
August 10-11, 2013 Finger Lakes Riesling Festival - Canandaigua, New York
Area wineries, restaurants, artists and musicians will join together for a celebration of all things that make our region so amazing. Live music, locally grown foods, unique artwork and handicrafts, wine tasting and more. It's literally a mile of family fun!
August 10-11, 2013 The German Alps Festival - Hunter, New York
The Hunter Mountain German Festival always brings smiles to the faces of German-Americans and everyone else who attends. The good-time music is sure to get you up on your feet... or at the very least tapping your feet. Traditional German-American foods, Schuhplattler Dancers, plus some new entertainers, plenty of vendors, plus fun activities for the kids.
August 16-18, 2013 Hudson Valley Ribfest - New Paltz, New York
Sponsored by the Highland Rotary Club, Ribfest celebrates its 9th year as the region's largest and most unique barbecue food event for the whole family. Sit back while you eat and listen to our music line-up, or learn how to cook like the pros in our demonstration tent.
August 17-21, 2013 NY Now - New York, New York
Drawing 35,000 attendees from all 50 states and 80+ countries, NY NOW is produced twice annually by GLM Shows and is open to the trade only. Held in January and August in New York City, the Fair hosts 2,800 exhibiting companies showcasing the very best lines across the home, lifestyle and gift spectrum.
August 22-Sept 2, 2013 The Great New York State Fair - Syracuse, New York
The annual celebration emphasizes agriculture as one of the state's largest and most important industries, entertaining families, and showcasing the talents and aspiriations of youth. The fair promotes agricultural growth and awareness through educational programs, statewide competitions, and supporting sales of the state's agricultural and food products. Attendance: 1 million.
August 24, 2013 T.J. Finley's Bourbon, Beer & BBQ Festival - Bay Shore, New York
More than thirty whiskies and thirty craft beers to be offered at Long Island's first-ever T.J. Finley's Bourbon, Beer & BBQ Festival.
August 24-25, 2013 Long Island Maritime Museum”s Annual Seafood Festival
West Sayville, Long Island, New York
Combines arts & crafts, education and entertainment with some of the island's best seafood. Attendance: 18,000
August 31-Sept 1, 2013 12th Annual National Buffalo Wing Festival
Buffalo, New York
Includes the U.S. Chicken Wing Eating Championships and National Wing Sauce-Off Competition. Celebrity Chef Challenge, sponsored by Frank”s RedHot Cayenne Pepper Sauce, the sauce used to create the original Buffalo Wings in 1964.