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2014 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
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July 31-August 3, 2014  51st Annual Eden Corn Festival
Eden, New York
July 31-August 3, 2014  Phelps Sauerkraut Festival
Phelps, New York

August 2, 2014  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 2-3, 2014  Putnam County Int’l Wine & Food Fest - Carmel, NY
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.  World class culinary professionals, breweries in the extended beer garden, food, arts and crafts, fresh produce, local and international artists and even a flea market.

 

August 2-3, 2014  22nd 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 3, 2014  Great Chefs Dinner - Bridgehampton, New York
The annual fundraiser benefits Hayground School's Jeff's Kitchen culinary education with top chefs, fine wine, and a silent auction.

August 5-7, 2014  Empire Farm Days 2014 - Seneca Falls, New York
Be Here for Cutting-Edge Dairy. In 2014 - 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 2014. 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, 2014  The Great 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 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 9, 2014  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 9, 2014  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 9-10, 2014  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 9-10, 2014  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 9-10, 2014  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 9-10, 2014  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 10, 2014  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 10, 2014  Long Island Potato Festival - Cutchogue, New York
Peconic Bay Winery.  "Mashed Potato Sculpting" contest, "Best Potato Salad" contest, "Great Potato Peeling Race", and a "Mashed Potato Eating" contest.  Demonstrations will include cooking with potatoes and how potato vodka is made. Activities including potato sack races, potato spoon balancing races, and 'Mr. Potato Head' decorating (with real potatoes!) are sure to be a hit for children of all ages. Live music.  Local farmers will be bringing out their new and antique farm equipment to 'touch a truck.' Food and drinks will be available for purchase from a variety of vendors and food trucks, but make sure to enjoy the free tastings that exhibitors will be offering.

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.

August 15-17, 2014  Hudson Valley Ribfest - New Paltz, New York
Sponsored by the Highland Rotary Club, Ribfest celebrates its 10th 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 16-20, 2014  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 21-Sept 1, 2014  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 23-24, 2014  Long Island Maritime Museum’s 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 30-31, 2014  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.

 

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
LOCAL FOOD FESTIVALS, FOOD & WINE SHOWS & EVENTS
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.

 

2010 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2010
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
events waiting for new dates

August 7, 2010  Taste of New York Farm and Wine Market
Sackets Harbor, New York
An opportunity to sample and purchase wines and farm products from across New York State. Nearly 40 Farms and Wineries from across the state will attend to sample and sell their products and educate spectators on how the products are produced. Wines, Cheeses, Maple Syrups, Ice Cream, Meats, Sauces and More!!

 

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