2019 NEW YORK - JUNE 2019
LOCAL FOOD FESTIVALS, FOOD & WINE SHOWS & EVENTS
(see also: 2018 - 2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012)
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: www.1000islands-clayton.com/foodwinefestival/ )
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
LOCAL FOOD FESTIVALS, FOOD & WINE SHOWS & EVENTS
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.