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May 30-June 2, 2019
Nassau County Strawberry Festival
Bellmore, New York

May 31-June 2, 2019
Springville's 30th Annual Western New York Dairy/Ag Festival
Springville, New York

June 7-8, 2019
Taste of Syracuse
Syracuse, New York
Syracuse's food, music and arts festival. A showcase of the area's most unique restaurants, wineries, breweries and entertainers.

June 7-9, 2019  The Great New York State Food & Wine Festival
Clayton, New York
An event celebrating quality "Made in New York" food & wine products including candy and cheeses, nuts, sauces, herbs & spices, maple syrup and other maple products, apple cider, cookies and ice cream and of course, NYS wines. (also: )

June 7-16, 2019  Rochester Real Beer Week - Rochester, New York
Real Beer Week is a weeklong series of craft beer related events including tastings, food and beer pairings and dinners, socials, concerts, and craft beer launches. The Rochester Real Beer Expo will start the week.

June 8, 2019  Rochester Real Beer Expo - Rochester, New York
The anchor event of the Rochester Real Beer Week is the Annual Rochester Beer Expo.  Local business owners from the award-winning South Wedge neighborhood have joined forces through the Business Association of the South Wedge Area (BASWA) to bring you a street party with over 80 of the most exciting craft beers currently available.

June 8, 2019  Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival - New York, New York
The Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival – New York will attract over 20,000 patrons, a mix of professional chefs and home cooks, eager taste-testers, reggae and soca music lovers, dance aficionados, and cultural enthusiasts in the most anticipated event of the year.  Attendance: 20,000.

June 8, 2019 - Uncorked! - Staten Island, New York
The fine food event of the year!  Stroll through our historic park, listen to soft music, sample great dishes, sip local wines, taste American tradition, enjoy ethnic flavors and make tasty memories.


June 8, 2019
Bacon and Beer Classic
New York, New York
The Bacon and Beer Classic is a one-of-a-kind event hosted inside baseball parks and stadiums across America. It is a premier experience focused on traditions where one’s nostalgia of baseball meets their love for bacon and beer. As the attendees walk through the stadium they will get a taste of history through the hundreds of craft brew samples and mouth-watering bacon-inspired tastes local restaurants cook up. Music will get people dancing, interactive games will bring out their inner kid, and the cooking demos and beer schools will teach everyone – from the expert to the novice – a thing or two about bacon and beer.  All of our events are all inclusive! From the moment you walk into the park, it's all about the experience, and not about opening up your wallet

June 8, 2019  The I Love Chocolate Fest - Brentwood, New York
Over 50 LOCAL Chocolate Vendors, plus an additional 50 vendors with delicious food and crafts. Live Music and Entertainment. Chocolate Donut Eating Contest. Fun for everyone. Indoors and air conditioned. Free, onsite parking.  Cost: Until June 7 at 8pm adults $12.50 |  kids 4-12/seniors 62 & over/military/firefighters/EMTs $10. After June 7/at the door: adults $15 |  kids/seniors/military/firefighters/EMTs $12.

June 8-9, 2019  39th Annual Strawberry Festival - Forestville, New York
A celebration of the area”s strawberry harvest. Fresh strawberry shortcake, chocolate dipped strawberries & Festival wine. Food, wine, draft beer and Merritt's Sangria Wine Slush. Free wine tours & tastings. Classic car cruise, live music, craft vendors, dancing. Hosted by Merrit Estate Winery, each year working with a different non-profit organization to raise money for its cause.

June 8-9, 2019  Annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party
New York, New York
EVENT CANCELLED FOR 2019.  The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party will not be held this summer. The organizers are continuing to search for a new location and are leaving open the possibility for an event to happen in the fall. Then, if it does not happen in the fall, they are hoping to lock down a venue for a large 2020 event.  Attendance: 130,000.

June 10, 2019  34th Annual Chefs' Tribute - New York, New York
An extraordinary selection of chefs will gather in Rockefeller Center for Cheftopia: The Annual Chefs’ Tribute to Citymeals-on-Wheels. For this landmark anniversary, we will honor our founding chefs Larry Forgione and Jonathan Waxman. Chefs Forgione and Waxman, along with the other culinary stars, will celebrate the past while looking to the future by creating dishes inspired by tomorrow’s food trends.

June 11, 2019  Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation
Ithaca, New York
Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the nation's premier culinary benefit, featuring top chefs and mixologists -- all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.

June 13, 2019  Wine Tour de France: Summer Rosés from the South of France - New York, New York
French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF).  Taste some of France’s top rosés.  One of the most food-friendly wines in the world, rosé also offers a style for every palate. Learn how terroirand winemaking influences what’s in the glass in this masterclass showcasing prestigious rosé wines.


June 13-16, 2019  64th Annual Mattituck Strawberry Festival
Mattituck, New York
The festival has music, carnival, raffle, coloring contest display, fresh local strawberries, arts and crafts, international food court, vendors, games, and much more.  By late June on the North Fork the strawberry crop is reaching its peak and bursting with flavor. On Father's Day weekend, at the peak of the strawberry harvest, the Mattituck Lions Club brings the community together for a special weekend of fun and purpose. Whether you're here year-round, are a seasonal resident or are drawn here by the Festival, you're in for a wonderful time – all while raising money for local non-profits!

June 14-15, 2019
39th Annual Owego Strawberry Festival
Owego, New York
Food, entertainment, contests, wine tent, and 20,000 people enjoying the day. Friday night includes entertainment, food and fireworks.  Held on the closed streets of downtown Owego, NY.  Lots of excitement is planned for this year's Festival! The usual attractions like "Straw Dawgs Strut Their Stuff" Contest, Children's Bounce House, a zillion runners at the 5K Race and Kids' 1 Mile Run , a Miss/Mrs. Strawberry Pageant, Wine/Beer/Spirit Tasting, Rubber Ducky Derby, lots of great entertainment and a few surprises.  And, of course, YOU!   There will be plenty of great food and a fantastic array of arts and crafts.  Over 200 vendors and artisans will line the streets downtown.   Attendance: 20,000.

June 18-19, 2019 - Future Food-Tech - New York, New York
Future Food-Tech, San Francisco will bring together key figures from across the food industry, including investors, start-ups, technology companies and food and ingredients manufacturers. With a common goal to meet the global food challenge, the event will create a forum for networking, debate, discussion and learning – showcasing the technologies and championing the innovations which have the potential to transform the sector.

June 21, 2019 - The Joy of Sake - New York, New York
This once-a-year event features the world's finest sakes in peak condition and the best in traditional and contemporary Asian cuisine. Over 300 premium sakes will be available for tasting, along with appetizers by the areas finest restaurants.

June 22, 2019 - Hudson Valley Taco Fest - Beacon, New York
Riverfront Park on the Hudson River! Come enjoy a day all about gourmet tacos such as steak, chicken, beef, fish, shrimp, and vegan tacos to purchase. Wash them down with some refreshing Sweet Sangrias and Fine Brew also for purchase. Enjoy some great Mariachi music and the sounds from local bands. Watch the Taco Takedown eating Championships. Be an Official Taco Tasting Judge and Vote for your favorite taco place! Plus check out our vendor shopping experience while hanging out at Riverfront Park.

June 23-25, 2019 - 65th Summer Fancy Food Show
New York, New York
North America’s Largest Specialty Food and Beverage Event comes to New York City annually in the late June / Early July timeframe. Discover 180,000 products including confections, cheese, coffee, snacks, spices, ethnic, natural, organic and more. Connect with 2,400 exhibitors from 80 countries & regions.

June 29-30, 2019  15th Annual Cherry Festival - Romulus, New York
Varick Winery.  Enjoy cherry picking, wine tasting, sweet treats, food, apple chuckin', arts & crafts vendors, hayrides, music, children's games and fun for the whole family.  Rain or shine. Free admission.

June 29-30, 2019 - 5th Annual Adirondack Wine and Food Festival
Lake George, New York
Charles R. Wood Park Festival Commons.  The Adirondack Wine & Food Festival is a family-friendly event!   The festival will showcase some of the best wineries, breweries, distilleries, artisan food vendors, crafts and food trucks the region has to offer!  With admission, you’ll receive a commemorative wine glass to be used throughout the event to sample craft beverages! As a designated NY Farmer’s Market, the Festival offers the perfect opportunity to try before you buy. Each of our craft beverage and artisan food makers will offer small complimentary samples of their products, farmer’s market-style!  For the fourth year in a row, Chef Matt Bolton and the students of the SUNY Adirondack Culinary Arts Program will be at the Festival showing off their skills and offering cooking demonstrations for attendees all weekend long under the Culinary Tent!  NEW This Year: We are adding a Cocktail Demonstration Schedule under the Culinary Tent, with local bartenders mixing new concoctions from wines and liquors available for purchase at the festival!

2018 NEW YORK - JUNE 2018
waiting for new dates

June 1, 2018 - Rice Bread Class - New York, New York
For this class, Nobuko will show you how to make delicious gluten-free rice bread from scratch. Bread made from rice has a fluffy, chewy, and soft texture that is loved in Japan.  This bread is made with unprocessed ingredients and can be elevated by adding other whole grains and superfoods to make the bread even more nutritious.  Participants will be introduced vegan chinese buns, whole grain sandwich bread and whole grain vegan pizza.

June 16, 2018  Bounty of the Hudson Wine & Food Festival
New Paltz, New York
NEXT EVENT IN 2020.  The Annual Bounty of the Hudson, this year held at Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz, New York.  This event brings the bounty of the Hudson Valley region to one convenient location, with live entertainment, farm fresh produce, local artisan cheeses, specialty products and a collection of award-winning wines produced in the Hudson Valley.

June 28, 2018  Brooklyn Eats - Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn Eats is Brooklyn’s first and largest food and beverage trade show, taking place this year At Bklyn Studios at City Point. Last year’s Brooklyn Eats hosted over 100 exhibitors, welcomed 2,000 guests and showcased the cool that’s cooking in Brooklyn.  The show is aimed at local and regional buyers/distributors, restaurateurs and consumers with the aim of increasing visibility and sales of the variety of high quality foods and beverages that are made in Brooklyn; from artisanal chocolates to zesty pickles- we make it all right here!  Brooklyn Eats is free to the trade and open to the public for a $10 fee.


2017 NEW YORK - JUNE 2017

waiting for new dates

June 10, 2017  Unforgettable IPA and TACO Festival
Staten Island, New York
1pm-5pm.  Richmond County Bank Ballpark. Home of the Staten Island Yankees in the Fifth & Forgotten Borough of Staten Island. Taste classic (and eclectic) India Pale Ales from some of New York City's best breweries while sampling tacos from premier taco joints and food trucks from all five boroughs.

June 10-11, 2017  Green Festival Expo 2017 - New York, New York
Join the Green Festival Marketplace by exploring over 200 exhibitors, learning from over 50 inspirational speakers, indulging in some delicious vegan or vegetarian food and learning all you need to know to live a more sustainable lifestyle! SHOP. TASTE. ENJOY.

June 11, 2017  1st Annual Coffee & Tea Festival NYC: Iced
Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York
The first of its kind in the New York City area, this “all things coffee and tea” festival will be served on ice! Think iced tea, iced coffee, cold brewing, ready-to-drink, tea/coffee infused frozen products, and more!  Join exhibitors as they pour tastings of their finest iced beverages and introduce you to new and award-winning products! This fun-filled unofficial summer kick-off event will celebrate all things coffee and tea and offer “chilly” seminars, tastings, and more! The expo center will also feature some of the most delectable sweet and savory foods from some of NYC’s finest food vendors to compliment the spectacular collection of iced drinks. Bring your family, bring your friends – make it an inexpensive and thirst-quenching day out!  Get your ticket(s) today to saunter the festival tasting all the iced coffee and iced tea to your heart’s delight in celebration of National Iced Tea Day on June 10! Come for an hour or stay the whole day – drink, eat, learn.  The event will take place indoors. Tickets are $20 per person and include admission to the event, a souvenir tasting cup, freedom to attend festival seminars, and enjoy tastings from various exhibitors. Children 12 and under are admitted into the event for free but require a ticket that can be obtained for free on the ticketing page. If not sold-out, tickets will be available at the door for $25.


2016 NEW YORK - JUNE 2016

waiting for new dates

June 20, 2016  5th Annual Spirits of New York Event
New York, New York
Slow Food NYC.  Featuring spirits made in New York, primarily with principle ingredients grown and produced in New York, or, if not, fair- or direct-traded. Selected regional producers’ beverages will be served up neat and in tantalizing, season- and place-inspired cocktails for truly local libation.


2015 NEW YORK - JUNE 2015

waiting for new dates

June 3-20, 2015  The Economy of Food - Bronx, New York
The Bronx River Art Center (BRAC).  At BRAC's temporary gallery space at 305 East 140th St. Bronx, N.Y.  This is the third of an extensive two-year production of ten exhibitions that will run through 2016, collectively called Food Systems, Surroundings & Sensibilities.  The Economy of Food analyzes the economics of the food system, the complex operation sustaining our lives, from farm or factory to our kitchen table. The exhibition addresses the economies of food production, trade and food distribution, food consumption, and recycling the system's aftermath. Artists participating in the exhibition are responding to this universal issue with installations, photography, performance and video works, raising questions on issues such as corporate vs. sustainable farming, undocumented immigrants and child labor in food production, local food distribution in the Bronx, the new geopolitics of food, multinational food culture, commercial and creative recycling of food waste and packaging, and attempts to balance low budgets while providing nutrition and feeding our families in "the hungriest borough in NYC".

June 10 - July 1, 2015 Grand Central Oyster Bar's Herring Festival
New York, New York
The Dutch Herring are back! Herring lovers will enjoy the season for less than a month. The Herring is flown in air expressed Grand Central Oyster Bar from Scheveningen, The Netherlands, on the North Sea where the herring fleet makes its home. Not only will the Oyster Bar receive the very first herring shipped to the USA, but the cream of the catch, as well.

June 20-21, 2015  Crossborder Blues, Brews & Que - Wilson, New York
Bringing together three of America's favorite crafts at one amazing venue, the lakefront community of Wilson NY. Blues competition features bands that put the soul into blues, commercial brews go head to head to take home the Big Daddy Brew trophy, and both professional and backyard BBQ cooks pit their skills against other barbeque chefs.

June 22-28, 2015  Sustainable Seafood Week NYC - New York, New York
SSWNYC is a culinary-fueled celebration showcasing the efforts of local fishermen, chefs, organizations and communities to promote responsible sourcing of seafood.  We have worked with many amazing partners to produce a week's worth of unique event collaborations to bring everyone one step closer to the sea -- spanning parties, tastings, dinners, workshops. Along with ticketed events open to the public, we'll be expanding on last year's industry panel to include even more programming geared towards anyone that's a stakeholder in the sustainable seafood discussion, including restaurant professionals, seafood purveyors, and scientists.

June 26, 2015  Seafood Fest - New York, New York
Farmers Market, Local Restaurants, Live Music, Beer and Cider Garden.


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

waiting for new dates

June 5, 2014  Slow Food NYC's 3rd Annual Fundraiser - New York, NY
Simply the best party of the year! The Slow Food NYC Annual Fundraiser, the (s)low down, will feature some of the best food and drink artisans in New York City along with one-of-a-kind auction and raffle prizes and live bluegrass music. This year we'll be honoring Chef Peter Hoffman with our third annual Snailblazer Award. We hope to see you there.

June 14-15, 2014  Around the World - Hudson Valley, New York
For this popular annual event, each of the wineries along the Shawangunk Wine Trail transform into a different wine producing country. Armed with your "Passport", travel the Wine World and discover the best of each "Country's" food paired with delicious wines from the Shawangunk Wineries.


2013 NEW YORK - JUNE 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

waiting for new dates

June 2, 2013  Wing Fling 2013 - Saugerties, New York
7th Annual Chicken Wing Festival with people's choice judging for best wings. Free all day play for kids, live entertainment, market place vendors, thousands of chicken wings, other foods available,  beer,chicken wing eating contest - A great family fun day.

June 21-23, 2013  Brockport BBQ & Music Festival - Brockport, New York
Unfortunately we are not hosting an event in 2014. Thanks to all that supported the event in the past and allowed us to contribute so generously to the Wilmot Cancer Center and other local charities.

June 28-30, 2013  Western NY BBQ & Music Festival - Hamburg, NY
Presented by the Patchin Fire Company of Boston, New York, a not for profit organization comprised of men and women working together  making our community a better place to live.  The  Festival is a barbeque  competition sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, the largest BBQ sanctioning body in the world as well as the New England BBQ Society.  This high profile three day event features BBQ food vendors, music, rides, classic car show.  Competition  includes...Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) sanctioned BBQ Contest & New England Barbecue Society (NEBS) sanctioned Grilling Contest.

June 29, 2013  Chenango Wine Festival 2013 - Norwich, New York
Celebrate summer with us by soaking up some small-town charm while sipping some of New York State's finest wines. Sample & purchase the featured products of several of the state's wineries while kicking back and enjoying a day of live music, great food, and a wide variety of local arts & handcrafted items, wine accessories, specialty foods, apparel & jewelry, and much more.


2012 NEW YORK - JUNE 2012
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

waiting for new dates

June 2, 2012  Harbor Country Day School Strawberry Festival
Saint James, New York
This is a celebration of Long Island grown strawberries, benefiting Long Island Children's Hospital. Activities include local musicians, children's entertainment and games, strawberry shortcake eating contest, as well as craft and food vendors.

June 26-27, 2012  The Bar & Restaurant Show - New York, New York
A trade event located in the heart of New York City. The largest gathering of sampling and tasting of premium wines, spirits, and beverages, with celebrity chefs, exclusively for the food and beverage professional.

June 28, 2012  Eating Planet Book Launch & Panel Discussion - NY, NY
On June 28, the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet project and the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition will launch the new book Eating Planet: Challenge for Mankind and the Planet. The book examines the paradoxes of the global food system, the cultural value of food, production and consumption trends, and the effects of individual eating habits on health and on the environment.  The event will include the panel discussion "How do we feed (and also nourish) a planet of 7 billion?"



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