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June 1-4, 2017 Nassau County Strawberry Festival
Bellmore, New York
Catch all the fun and excitement at the annual festival hosted by the Lions and Kiwanis Clubs of the Bellmores. There will be plenty of rides, free live entertainment, free parking, fresh strawberries & lots of strawberry concoctions. Come on down and support your local not-for-profit organizations that give back to your community.
June 2-3, 2017 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 2-4, 2017 Springville's 29th Annual Western New York Dairy/Ag Festival - Springville, New York
Featured attractions: fireworks, two hour parade, arts & crafts show, antique & new farm equipment show, car show, kids' farm activity tent, rides, music, food, contests and more.
June 3, 2017 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 9-11, 2017 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: www.1000islands-clayton.com/foodwinefestival/ )
June 9-18, 2017
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 10, 2017 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 10, 2017 Pour The Core: Hard Cider Festival, Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York
Gather with fellow apple enthusiasts, hard cider aficionados, fermentation zealots, and craft beverage fanatics at Brooklyn's premier hard cider festival. At Pour The Core: Brooklyn, you and your friends will gather in Brooklyn's trendy and crafty Greenpoint neighborhood and be showcased to the finest locally-produced and internationally-sourced ciders – more than 75 styles produced by over 40 different cider makers! The event will feature local favorites like Big Apple Hard Cider and Original Sin; best-selling US brands like Woodchuck Hard Cider and Angry Orchard; and a variety of imported ciders and perries from Spain, England and elsewhere, like Strongbow. Kick off summer with cider and local grub from the city's favorite food trucks! The event will take place rain or shine. There will be free seminars for ticketholders about cider, the making of cider, and the enjoyment of cider. The event will also help raise funds for KiDS NEED MoRE.
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 37th 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 10-11, 2017 Annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party
New York, New York
The weekend-long event occurs every June and brings together the country’s top pitmasters who cook up their award-winning food for over a 100,000 barbecue enthusiasts. Set against the beautiful backdrop of Madison Square Park, the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party attracts people from near and far to sustain and celebrate America’s authentic culinary and musical traditions. Attendance: 130,000.
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 10-11, 2017 Bounty of the Hudson Wine & Food Festival
New Paltz, New York
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 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.
June 12, 2017 32nd 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 13, 2017 Wine Tour de France 2017: A Summer Rosé Tasting
New York, New York
French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF). Taste some of France’s top rosés with Wine Enthusiast's Managing Editor Joe Czerwinski. 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 six prestigious rosé wines.
June 13, 2017 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 15-18, 2017 63rd 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 16-17, 2017 37th 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 24-25, 2017 - 3rd Annual Adirondack Wine and Food Festival
Lake George, New York
Charles R. Wood Park Festival Commons. Take your taste buds on an unforgettable journey as you are introduced to over 80+ NY state wineries, craft beverage producers, artisanal food vendors and more… all with the beauty of Lake George as your backdrop! Admission includes a commemorative wine glass, cooking demos and sampling throughout the farmer’s market style event. The perfect opportunity to try before you buy and take home unique, made in NY products!. Tickets: $27-$35. (also: www.adkwinefest.com )
June 24-25, 2017 Cherry Festival - Romulus, New York
Varick Winery's 13th Annual Cherry Festival. 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 25-27, 2017 63rd 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 12, 2016 Hudson Valley Pizza & Meatball Fest
Poughkeepsie, New York
From the people who brought you Wingbowl. Who makes the best pizza in the Hudson Valley? Live music, Games, Prizes and More!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?"
June 25-27, 2010 1st Annual Long Island Wine & Food Festival
Greenport Village, NY
Barrel samplings, food tastings, live music, book signings, celebrity chefs, tours & more, culminating with a Grand Tasting June 27 in Greenport.
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