2012 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2012
LOCAL FOOD FESTIVALS, FOOD & WINE SHOWS & EVENTS
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August 2-5, 2012 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 2-5, 2012 49th 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 4, 2012 Cortland Arts & Wine Festival - Cortland, New York
The 6th annual festival will feature a juried art show, Finger Lakes wineries, food vendors and live music all day.
August 4-5, 2012 20th 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 11, 2012 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 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.
August 11, 2012 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 11-12, 2012 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 11-12, 2012 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 11-12, 2012 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 12, 2012 Beacon Sloop Club Corn Festival - Beacon, New York
The annual Corn Festival helps raise funds for the upkeep of the club's flagship, The Woody Guthrie, and for sailing and educational programs. The Woody, a wooden replica of a gaff-rigged Hudson River ferry sloop, will be on hand for free sails on the Hudson during the festival. There will be live music including folk legend and environmentalist Pete Seeger. Come on down to get "Buck-an-Ear" corn and enjoy a great variety of local foods, crafts, and environmental booths.
August 16, 2012 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 18-19, 2012 Hudson Valley Ribfest - New Paltz, New York
Sponsored by the Highland Rotary Club, Ribfest celebrates its 8th 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 19-22, 2012 Gourmet Housewares Show - New York, New York
Held annually in August. Specifically designed for upscale housewares including gadgets, cookware, cutlery, bakeware, tabletop, small electrics, kitchen textiles, and specialty foods. Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
August 25-26, 2012 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.