2014 NEW YORK - MAY 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2013 - 2012 - 2011)
April 25-27 & May 2-4, 2014 Wine & Herb Festival
Romulus, New York
May 1, 2014 25th Wine & Spirits Top of the List
New York, New York
A Tasting of America's Most Popular Restaurant Wines. Includes entry to grand tasting and invitation to live music after the tasting.
May 1, 2014 American Cancer Society's 9th Annual Taste of Hope
New York, New York
Taste of Hope is a culinary, wine and spirits tasting event featuring over 40 of New York's hottest and most popular restaurants and vendors, all set within a fun cocktail party atmosphere!
May 1, 2014 Wine Tour de France - New York, New York
Art de Vivre: Wine Tour de France with Food & Wine Magazine. To celebrate the eighth annual Wine Tour de France, FIAF partners with Food & Wine magazine to take a new look at the art of French wine-making. This series of three tastings, curated by Food & Wine executive wine editor Ray Isle and featuring some of New York’s top sommeliers, will delight oenophiles of all levels. Each tasting features a flight of six wines paired with delicious breads and a selection of cheese and charcuterie. Thursday, May 1, May 15, and June 12, 2014
May 1-7, 2014 3rd Annual NY Burger Week - New York, New York
To celebrate National Hamburger Month, Burger Conquest, The Food Film Festival & Burger GPS proudly bring you the 2nd Annual NY Burger Week, From gourmet blends to off-menu specialities, to beer pairings, NY Burger Week will pay tribute to the world’s greatest sandwich, the Hamburger. Each restaurateur and Chef will be preparing a unique event that pays tribute to the Burger in their own way.
May 2 & 4, 2014 Annual Wine & Herb Festival - Romulus, New York
(Also April 25-27). Sample wines at each winery along the Cayuga Wine Trail and receive a different herb at each stop. Build your garden, while sipping our fine wines and savoring herb prepared cuisine.
May 3, 2014 Ramp Fest 2014 - Hudson, New York
Celebrate the forageable green, spring delicacy, wild onion of myth and mystery. Original dishes will be created by top chefs from upstate NY and the big city.
May 4, 2014 Caribbean Food Festival - Brooklyn, New York
Live Music, Arts, Poetry, Spoken Word, Comedy, Live Performances, Lots of Caribbean Foods, Bouncing Castle for the Kids and more.
May 6, 2014 No Kid Hungry Dinner - New York, New York
No child in should grow up hungry in America, but one in five children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign is ending childhood hunger in this nation by connecting kids in need with nutritious food and teaching families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. You can help surround kids with the nutritious food they need where they live, learn and play.
May 6-11, 2014 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. With a successful debut in 2013, this year's 2nd Annual festivities have only gotten bigger and better! For 2014, 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.
May 7, 2014 3rd Annual Village Voice Choice Streets Food Truck Event
New York, New York
Returning for a third voyage on the Intrepid, The Village Voice is proud to present our third annual Choice Streets Food Truck tasting event on May 7, 2014 (rain date May 9) from 7:00 – 11:00 PM. 1,300 ticketholders will be presented with a exclusive tasting passport to gain access to over 20 of some of the city's favorite and highly sought-after food trucks. Set amid the backdrop of the New York Landmark — The Intrepid — attendees will feast on Pier 86 and enjoy and evening of fabulous food, complimentary drinks, free tour of the Intrepid ship and an amazing view of New York City. Only guests ages 21 and over admitted.
May 9-13, 2014 Manhattan Cocktail Classic - New York, New York
Part festival, part fête, part conference, part cocktail party--an annual celebration of the myriad points of intersection between cocktails and culture. With over one hundred events spread across five days and five boroughs, the Manhattan Cocktail Classic offers a vast array of unique experiences to enthusiasts and professionals alike.
May 9-18, 2014 Long Island Craft Beer Week - Long Island, New York
We have decided to forego Long Island Craft Beer Week 2014. We are already working on LICBW 2015. The plan is to make LICBW 2015 an unforgettable week for Long Island Craft Beer and Long Island Craft Beer Fans.
May 10, 2014 Rip Van Winkle Wine & Cheese Festival - Catskill, NY
The annual event will have a variety of wineries offering tastings and wine sales, as well as vendors selling cheeses, honey, jams, sauces, jewelry, crafts and more. All proceeds to benefit the Village of Catskill Parks.
May 11, 2014 MOTHER’S DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list. (2nd Sunday in May)
May 17, 2014 Bierfest - Albany, New York
Enjoy an evening of German dinner and drink at the German-American Club of Albany at our German Bierfest. Doors open at 5:00 PM. German Lagers, Pilsners, Bocks, and Hefeweizens will be available. Dinner served at 6:00 PM. Cost $20/person. Salad and dessert included. Live music from TBA. Walk-ins are welcome for live music and dancing at $6/person. For reservations, please call 518.439.5932. All of our events are open to the public!
May 17, 2014 Taste of Tribeca - New York, New York
A World Class Culinary Festival. For over 20 years, Taste of Tribeca has been an amazing day of food, fun, festivities and raising funds to support arts and enrichment programs for PS 150 and PS 234.
May 17, 2014 B.E.E.R.'s 18th Annual Brew-Off - Calverton, New York
Homebrew Competition. B.E.E.R. (Brewer's East End Revival) Long Island's Largest Homebrew Club.
May 17-18, 2014 9th Avenue Int’l Food Festival - New York, New York
Since 1973. From 37th Street to 57th Street, Ninth Avenue closes to cars and the festival takes over. It's unique and amazing, celebrating the joys of ethnicity through food, entertainment and every kind of street fair stall. Most street fairs in New York all look the same but this one stands out. The food is the big draw, but the festival is a fabulous expression of the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood – teeming with ethnic food shops and fine restaurants and offering an eclectic global smorgasbord of national and regional foods. Attendance: 1 million.
May 29-June 1, 2014 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.
May 31, 2014 5th Annual Southern Tier Craft Beer and BBQ Festival
Big Flats, New York
The Festival features a Brewers Exhibition and Tasting, Amateur BBQ Cook-Off, Live Entertainment, Arts & Crafts Vendors and the Blessing of the Beers. Craft Beer Tasting tickets include festival admittance. So if you purchase a Craft Beer Tasting ticket you do not need to purchase an admittance ticket. Craft Beer tickets are $33.00 on the day of the Festival.
May 31-June 1, 2014 Seneca Lake Wine and Food - Watkins Glen, NY
Seneca Lake Wine and Food will celebrate and highlight the best the Seneca Lake area has to offer. Over 50 wine and food vendors will be in attendance for you to sample. Live music and cooking demonstrations will also be a part of the event for you to enjoy.