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2019 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2019
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July 22-August 16, 2019
NYC Restaurant Week - New York, NY


August 1-4, 2019
56th Annual Eden Corn Festival
Eden, New York
Buttery, juicy, sweet corn on the cob, served fresh and piping hot, will be the highlight of what you will experience at the Eden Corn Festival in Eden, New York, a festival like no other! This corn is home grown by the most skilled farmers in the State of New York, as evidenced by the taste of these ears!   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 3-4, 2019 - Hudson Valley Seafood & Wine Festival
Washingtonville, New York
This event caters to the Seafood and Wine Lover in You!You can expect 2 days of the Freshest Seafood dishes created by Hudson Valleys Premier Chefs that will keep you coming back for more.From Maine Lobsters to a amazing Raw Bar.

2018 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
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August 3-4, 2018  Belgium Comes to Cooperstown
Cooperstown, New York
Belgium comes to Cooperstown, or "BCTC," is our annual summer beer fest celebrating (and sampling) the best in Belgian and Belgian-style beers. Since its inaugural in 1999, BCTC has grown from a modest gathering to a full-fledged festival with weekend camping; staged live music; a 700 person VIP dinner; late night movie screenings ; receptions and lectures. Over 100 breweries from around the world participate with more than 3,000 guests attending.

August 3-5, 2018  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.  Attendance: 2,000.


August 3-5, 2018
Phelps Sauerkraut Weekend
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 4, 2018
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 4-5, 2018  26th 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. The two days of the festival include cooking demonstrations, garlic tastings and ample opportunities to meet the area's top artisan garlic growers and chefs. A rich array of Finger Lakes food producers and artists adds to the mix. Live music and entertainment for the entire family is also one of the many highlights the festival offers. Numerous varieties of freshly harvested heirloom, hard neck garlic will be available to purchase, and experts will be on hand to offer guidance to the novice grower. A garlic-infused festival menu will be offered daily.

August 7-9, 2018 - Empire Farm Days - Seneca Falls, New York
Be Here for Cutting-Edge Dairy. New crops, markets and methods. EFD will pack these changes into three days of hands-on field demos, Ride N' Drive events and seminars. Visit the leading Ag experts and get BIG bargains on the newest industry tools and products- all in one place at one time.

August 10, 2018  7th Annual Food Truck Derby
Bridgehampton, New York
The Great Food Truck Derby is back! Bring the whole family for a bonanza of ethnic and mobile eats rarely seen on the East End, when a caravan of New York City and Long Island food trucks park amidst potato fields at the Hayground School, alongside New York wine and beer and non-alcoholic drink offerings. Ticket price includes one serving at every food truck (at least 20 trucks will be in attendance) and includes drinks. The food truck coming together will coincide with the Hayground School Community farmers market and programming for kids and families. And the event will benefit the Hayground schoolyard projects in the region, which provide culinary arts training for local kids.  This year, VIP tickets are available offering access to the food trucks starting at 3:30pm, along with private food and drink tastings in the newly renovated Jeff’s Kitchen on school grounds.

August 11, 2018  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 11, 2018
Long Island Craft Classic
East Islip, New York
The Long Island Craft Classic will be held at the beautiful Heckscher State Park in East Islip, NY.  More than 50 craft breweries will gather to participate. The festival will include a broad range of nationally recognized craft beer industry leaders as well as many award-winning favorites from Long Island and New York State breweries. Select cideries and wineries will also be present to offer samplings of their artisanal hand-crafted beverages. The event will also feature BBQ food prepared by Chef Eric Rifkin, owner of Bobbique (Patchogue, NY). All paid attendees will receive a food ticket to be redeemed for a mouth-watering BBQ sandwich and side dish of their choice. The event will help raise funds and awareness for three very worthy local charities; Kids Need More, Natural Heritage Trust, and the Long Island Brewers Guild.

August 12, 2018
Beacon Sloop Club Corn Festival
Beacon, New York
The Beacon Sloop Club Annual Corn Festival at Pete & Toshi Seeger Park in Beacon, NY.  Noon-5pm Ran/Shine  The festival features fresh picked, ready-to-eat local-grown Hudson Valley sweet corn on the cob, corn & bean salad, watermelon, hot chili, old drinks, and other summer treats. Lots of food vendors and artisan farm market. Info: (845) 838-9630.

August 15-17, 2018 - Society of Wine Educators 42nd Annual Conference - Finger Lakes, New York
One the most exclusive wine education events of the year. Enhance your knowledge, network with your peers and sample some of the world”s most rare wines.

August 17-19, 2018 - 14th Annual Hudson Valley Ribfest
New Paltz, New York
Sponsored by the Highland Rotary Club, Ribfest, 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 18-22, 2018 - NY Now - New York, New York
Drawing 35,000 attendees from all 50 states and 80+ countries.  The Market for Home and LIfestyle.  Attendance: 35,000.

August 22-September 3, 2018 - 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 25-26, 2018 - 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 25-26, 2018  Putnam County Wine & Food Fest
Patterson, New York
Enjoy the best wine and spirits New York has to offer, plus live music, chef demonstrations, and great food!  Sample wines, spirits, or ciders from some of New York’s and beyond most renowned producers.  And, if you like what you taste, purchase by a bottle to go or buy a case to enjoy your favorites all year long. Bring a blanket and lawn chairs and enjoy savory foods while rocking to the rhythmic sounds of live music. There will be arts and crafts, exhibits, and two full days of live entertainment – even for kids. So, bring the whole family and enjoy a day full of fun and entertainment!  11am to 6pm at the Patterson Fire Department (Grounds) 13 Burdick Road, (off Route 311) Patterson, NY.


2017 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2017

events waiting for new dates

August 12, 2017  Tap+Cork: Brooklyn Beer & Wine Fest
Brooklyn, New York
Now in its 5th year, thousands are expected to gather once again to sip and sample their way through a curated selection of 50+ craft beer and wines, along with food vendors, live music and entertainment. Presented by Arts+Crafts, the Fest combines the sophistication of grand tastings with the celebratory atmosphere of summer festivals and neighborhood block parties. General admission includes 15 sample tastings (additional sets of 5 tasting tix will be available for $5 at the event) and a commemorative sampling cup. VIP includes exclusive drink options, free food and expedited entry. Tickets: $25-$60.

August 12-13, 2017  New York State Wine Festival
Canandaigua, New York
EVENT ON HIATUS FOR 2018.  Join fellow wine lovers for a two-day celebration of the many great wine varietals New York has to offer, held exclusively on the grounds of the New York Wine & Culinary Center in Canandaigua, NY.


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

events waiting for new dates

August 13, 2016  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.


2015 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

events waiting for new dates

August 8-9, 2015  Wine, Beer & Food Festival - Ogdensburg, New York
The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce and the City of Ogdensburg are proud sponsors of this signature event of the summer! The Pride of New York wines, food and beer will be available for sampling and purchasing at the Lockwood Civic Center.  Food cooking demonstrations and local artisans will also round out the program.

August 27, 2015  Riverhead Farm To Table Dinne
Jamesport, New York
The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce's first Farm to Table Dinner will take place at Jamesport Vineyards located at 1216 Main Road in Jamesport, NY. Inspired by the array of fresh local produce and meats, which pair well with local wine and beer, the six course dinner will put its proceeds directly back into Riverhead with all proceeds to benefit the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce. The dinner will start at 5:30PM with a welcome reception followed by a six course menu, each with a pre-selected wine and beer pairing for the guest's choosing.  Advance purchase of tickets is required.

August 27-30, 2015  Kids Eat NYC - New York, New York
Kids Eat NYC has a mission to provide a memorable and elegant dining experience for kids (up to 17) and get them to think differently about food and make it more exciting for them at an earlier age. Kids Eat NYC (similar to Restaurant Week) teams up with forward thinking NYC restaurants and each restaurant creates their own take on the "kids menu",  one like no other "regular" kids menu. Those prevalent foods like chicken fingers, mac and cheese, grilled cheese, and burgers and fries, are prohibited during Kids Eat NYC. Instead, kids can expect complex and savory flavors like Henry’s ‘Cool Cucumber Chow Mein’, Miranda’s ‘Grilled Vegetable Garganelli’, and Vai’s ‘Pancetta Salmon Saltimbocca’.


2014 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events waiting for new dates

August 9, 2014  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 14, 2014  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.


2013 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

events waiting for new dates

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.


2012 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2012

events waiting for new dates

August 11, 2012  Wine, Paws and Claws - Romulus, New York
Come to Swedish Hill Winery, jam out to live music and enjoy delicious barbecue foods and wines by the glass under our scenic pavilion surrounded by vineyards. While there’s no cover charge to get in, we do encourage donations to Beverly’s Animal Shelter on this evening. The shelter will also be bringing some furry friends to the event.


2011 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2011
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events waiting for new dates

August 27, 2011  Rib Rock Festival - Wantagh, New York
Bring the family for a day full of music, fun and barbecue cooked low and slow by the regions best pitmasters. Rib Rocks festivals will satisfy fans with a tasty mix of ribs, brisket, pulled pork and other tempting edibles, the best local blues and rock acts performing on the festival.



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