2019 NEW YORK - JULY 2019
LOCAL FOOD FESTIVALS, FOOD & WINE SHOWS & EVENTS
(see also: 2018 - 2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2010)
JULY 4, 2019 4TH OF JULY
There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list.
July 4, 2019
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog-Eating Contest
Coney Island, New York
The men and women will compete separately for the title of Men's Hot Dog Eating World Champion and Women's Hot Dog Eating World Champion, as well as a $20,000 cash purse for each division. More than 40,000 fans come to the free event, arriving several hours in advance. For these fans, Nathan's Famous produces a pre-show beginning at 10 a.m. that will include a death-defying performance by the Coney Island Strongman and several live bands. Nathan's Famous will also provide a jumbotron to increase visual access for fans. Attendance: 40,000.
July 5-7, 2019 I Love BBQ & Music Festival - Lake Placid, New York
This annual event attracts the best BBQ competitors in the country and continues to grow in popularity year after year. Sampling opportunitites, food and beverage concessions and live entertainment.
July 8-21, 2019 French Restaurant Week - New York, New York
Thousands of New Yorkers and Francophiles celebrating French cuisine and culture. Numerous restaurants across New York will offer a special prix-fixe menu options during dinner, and in some cases, lunch.
July 12-14, 2019 Finger Lakes Wine Festival - Watkins Glen, New York
The Finger Lakes Wine Festival offers the largest showcase of wines produced in New York State with over 90 wineries paired with regional artisans, live music, culinary classes and cooking demonstrations.
July 13, 2019 Little Falls Cheese Festival - Little Falls, New York
'Smile and say cheese!' and you will be happily in the spirit of the new Main Street First Cheese Festival from 10 am to 5 pm. Festival goers will have an unusual opportunity to sample and buy artisanal cheeses from numerous local and regional producers—including several nationally award-winning cheesemakers. Admission and parking are FREE. Entertainment will include live music and a short play presented by Little Falls Theater Company titled “Where’s the Cheese?” Handouts about Little Falls’ cheese history will be available and will include a self-guided walking tour.
July 13, 2019 Cheddar Cheese Festival - Adams, New York
A village wide celebration of the agriculture and cheese making industry in Jefferson County.
July 13, 2019
12th Annual Troy Pig Out
Troy, New York
The annual Troy Pig Out challenges barbeque masters from across the Northeast to duke it out for the top prize in the categories of: Best Pulled Pork, Best BBQ Chicken, Best Pork Rib, Best Beef Brisket, Grand Champion, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que People's Choice Pork Rib contest, Mayor’s Choice, and more. The Troy Pig Out is an official Empire State competition sanctioned by New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo, citing New York pride in its place as the site of events that highlight the state and its tradition of excellence in offering unique foods and specialty dishes often based upon tried and true recipes that have endured through the generations.
July 13-14, 2019 Taste of Buffalo - Buffalo, New York
Nearly 50 restaurants, 7 wineries and over 450,000 invited guests will gather in downtown Buffalo to enjoy "fun by the forkful". One of the region's signature events, the Taste of Buffalo is the largest two-day food festival in the United States. Attendance: 450,000.
July 13-14, 2019 - Famous Food Festival - Deer Park, New York
Join us at the Deer Park Tanger Outlets in Long Island, NY for a family friendly food experience you will never forget! Featuring over 60 food vendors, 175,000 SF of outdoor space, Live Music, Beer and Wine Garden, Virtual Gaming Area, Butterfly Exhibit and much more. This all ages fun for the whole family event is only $5 to attend each day and Kids under 10 get in for free!
July 14, 2019 Champagne & Jazz Party - New York, New York
The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) and presenting sponsors Côte d’Azur and Cannes invite you to celebrate Bastille Day at New York’s liveliest summer fête! Join us for a festive afternoon of French food, wine, culture, and entertainment on 60th Street, from Fifth Avenue to Lexington Avenue. For over 20 years, every July, FIAF has hosted New York’s largest public celebration of France’s national holiday. The day commemorates the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 and the birth of the modern French nation. Abounding with French cuisine, musique, dance, and myriad attractions for the whole family, this three-block fête populaire invites New Yorkers to revel in the flavors, sounds, and joie de vivre of France!
July 16, 2019 Celebrate Mad. Sq. Chefs - New York, New York
This annual event gathers the best chefs and restaurants in the neighborhood for an outdoor dining experience you won’t want to miss. Expect mouthwatering eats, artisanal cocktails, craft beers, and regional wines. We hope to see you there.
July 19, 2019 15th Annual Empire Brewfest - Syracuse, New York
Welcome to the New Empire Brewfest. Chevy Court on the New York State Fairgrounds. In addition to amazing craft beers from all over the State and Country, we've jam-packed the festival with hard to find craft beer, spirits, food, music, games, shopping and much, much more. This is the craft beer festival you've been training for.
July 20, 2019 Hamburg's 35th Annual Burgerfest - Hamburg, New York
The festival celebrates Hamburg's claim as "birthplace of the hamburger" with arts & crafts, car show, film festival, burger-eating contests, games, music, and of course, tasty food and hamburgers. The Taste of Hamburg portion of the festival features offerings from local restaurants.
July 20-21, 2019 Galbani Cheese Italian Heritage Festival
Buffalo, New York
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.
July 22-August 16, 2019
NYC Restaurant Week
New York, New York
Your eating choices in New York City are as limitless as your cravings. Want a 15-course tasting menu at the latest trendsetting restaurant? A porterhouse for two at an old-timey steakhouse? A plateful of Chinese dumplings? The City has thousands of places featuring cuisines from around the world.
July 26-27, 2019
Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival
Syracuse, New York
A Syracuse Artsweek Festival, the Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival is a 17-hour celebration of fine music, food, drink and fun! Attendance: 15,000.
July 27-28, 2019
Niagara Wine Festival
Lewiston, New York
Our annual outdoor wine and culinary festival will be located in Academy Park this year, right in the heart of the Village of Lewiston. Receive a keepsake wine glass with your ticket and samples of wine at each of the participating wineries. Lots of local restaurants and food vendors, wine seminars and more!
July 28, 2019 Annual Austerlitz Blueberry Festival
Austerlitz, New York
Sponsored by the Austerlitz Historical Society, the festival will include early 19th century craft demonstrations, live music and of course-lots of blueberries.
July 28, 2019
7th Annual Taste of Montauk - Montauk, Long Island, New York
Taste of Montauk at the Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina 6-9pm A Celebration of Montauk Restaurants. Culinary Bites from Montauk Restaurants | Long Island Wines | Local Beer. Live Music. Tickets $65 per person $75 at door.
July 28, 2019 15th Annual 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.
July 28-29, 2019 - Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest - Brooklyn, New York
EVENT HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.
July 29, 2019 Taste of Tennis - New York, New York
The Annual Taste of Tennis Gala offers guests the opportunity to sample sensational cuisine prepared by the most prestigious chefs in the world, sip on handcrafted cocktails all while rubbing elbows with professional tennis players, celebrities and a number of New York’s finest chefs and culinary personalities.
2018 NEW YORK - JULY 2018
LOCAL FOOD FESTIVALS, FOOD & WINE SHOWS & EVENTS
waiting for new dates
July 19, 2018 - Good Beer: Craft Beer & Food Festival
New York, New York
28 Liberty Street. This year, we’re taking Good Beer back outside to the plaza. What can you expect? A breezy walk-around tasting where you’ll sample craft brews, hearty food and a mix of other delicious offerings in between, all included in the price of your ticket.