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September 5-7, 2014
57th Annual Niagara County Peach Festival
Lewiston, New York
This is Niagara County’s oldest and largest event! An old fashioned festival complete with a parade, peach shortcake, great carnival food, entertainment and a midway of exciting rides at Academy Park in Historic Lewiston.

September 5-7, 2014  Saratoga Wine and Food Festival
Saratoga Springs, New York
One of the Northeast's fastest growing Wine & Food Festivals. Includes the Fall Ferrari Festival, seminars, Grand Tasting and more.


September 6, 2014  5th Annual Pig Island 2014 - Brooklyn, New York
Erie Basin Park waterfront in Red Hook, Brooklyn.  • 25 NYC Chefs • 80 Locally Sourced Hogs • Craft Beer, NY State Wine, Cider • Live Music • Free Parking.   One Ticket gets you everything!  Showcasing the best of New York State local farmers, chefs, brewers and vintners all dedicated to bringing home the bacon, Pig Island will take place in Red Hook, the home of our exclusive beer provider, Sixpoint Craft Ales!  • Hard ciders from the Hudson Valley; • Special cooking and butchering demonstrations courtesy of our sponsor, Wüsthof; • Music all day with live bands, TBD; • Free entry and ferry service for kids under 12 with paying adult; • Vegetarian-friendly side stations.

September 6, 2014  Great South Bay Brewery's 4th Anniversary Party
Bay Shore, New York
At TJ Finley's.  Featuring GSB's Fourth Anniversary Imperial Stout aged for 6 monghts in apple brandy barrels. Over 10 other GSB beers on tap including rare releases.

September 6-7, 2014  29th Annual Central New York's Tomatofest
Auburn, New York
The festival was created to bring the community together and provide a public venue for not-for-profit organizations, and has grown to a two-day event, with over 13,000 in attendance over the weekend. People from all over Central New York come to enjoy the great food, music, crafts, and entertainment for the whole family.  Donations from TomatoFest each year enable local food pantries to provide more than 10,000 meals to Cayuga County residents. Approximately 50% of those meals provide food for families with children.

September 6-7, 2014  36th Annual Septemberfest - Forestville, New York
Merritt Winery. Weekend after Labor Day. Septemberfest annual grape harvest festival. Grape stomping, Chiavetta’s famous BBQ chicken. Food, wine and beverages; free wine tours and tastings. Class car cruise, live music, craft vendors, dancing, live and silent auction proceeds to benefit a non-profit charity.

September 6-7, 2014  Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest
Rhinebeck, New York
Celebrating our 13th year in 2014, the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest is a celebration of the gourmet lifestyle in the Hudson Valley. The Fest features hundreds of wines from all over New York and the world, more than 100 gourmet specialty food, fine art, & lifestyle vendors, food sampling from some of the region’s best restaurants and live entertainment.  Visitors can learn about wine and food from our many Cooking demonstrations and Food & Wine seminars throughout the weekend and enjoy the rare opportunity to meet and speak to the wine makers from some of New York’s best wineries.  Always the weekend following Labor Day, the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest takes place at the beautiful Dutchess County Fairgrounds in historic Rhinebeck, New York.  Parking is free and we’re a short trip from the Rhinecliff train station.


September 10, 2014  12th Annual Taste of the Village
New York, New York
The Village Alliance presents the Annual Taste of the Village.  Join neighbors in sampling over 30 local food and wine purveyors in an open tent under the Washington Square Arch.  Tickets go on sale soon, and all proceeds benefit horticultural, sanitation and public safety services in Washington Square Park.

September 13, 2014  Monroe Cheese Festival - Monroe, New York
The festival celebrates Monroe's history of cheesemaking, dating back to 1873. Velveeta process cheese food was first made here in 1918. Monroe is also the birthplace of Liederkranz cheese. The event includes entertainment, Monroe Idol, rides, demonstrations, Children's Corner and more.

September 13-14, 2014  New York Gourd and Artisan Festival
Binghamton, New York
Whether you're interested in gourds, fiber, soapmaking the New York Gourd and Artisan Festival has something for you! Hands-on workshops throughout the weekend for any interest and skill level.  Other Activities include a Silent Auction, Free Demonstrations, Fiber animals (alpaca and angora bunnies) on site, Craft activities for adults and children, Food vendor and more.  If you are a interested in being a vendor at this show please complete this vendor application and submit it as instructed on the form.

September 13-14, 2014  36th Annual Harvest Festival
Cooperstown, New York
The Farmers' Museum.  Join us for this ultimate celebration of autumn! Harvest Festival is a regional favorite. Enjoy great food, music, animals, and activities your family will love.

September 14, 2014  Purple Foot Festival - Fairport, New York
Casa Larga's Purple Foot Festival is one of the largest grape stomping festivals in the Eastern U.S. Celebrate harvest through the old world tradition of stomping grapes. Festival highlights include wine tastings, winery tours, live music, wine seminars, gourmet food sampling, and local vendors.

September 14, 2014  24th Annual Taste of New Paltz
New Paltz, New York
Taste of New Paltz is the premiere community event in the Mid-Hudson Valley - a fun-filled day packed with food, drink, music, art and more!

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September 15, 2014  Foodlink Festival of Food - Rochester, New York
The 10th annual Festival of Food is from 6-9pm at the Rochester Public Market. More than 100 restaurants, breweries, wineries, bakeries and more will serve the best in the region’s food on drink. Ticket admission includes unlimited food and drink all evening long. All proceeds benefit Foodlink, the regional food bank.  Tickets for the premier tasting event are now on sale!

September 15-21, 2014  Troy Restaurant Week - Troy, New York
Every September the City of Troy and the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District host a City-wide Restaurant Week. Restaurant weeks have become wildly popular in many cities across the country; now it's our turn!  Participating restaurants offer special prix-fix menus at up to three different price points, $5, $10, $20 and $30, during the week-long event, so there is something for everyone!

September 18, 2014  Savor the Season Uptown - New York, New York
Savor the Season – Uptown is an exclusive event to celebrate the more than 2 decades in which Harvest Home has been in operation. Designed as a walk around tasting, up to 300 guests will sample the signature dishes, beverages and desserts from several uptown restaurants that feature some of the most outstanding chefs north of 96th Street. This year we will honor our long-time partner EmblemHealth for their commitment toward “Making Health a Habit.” Proceeds from the evening will support the development of Harvest Home’s Educational Center which, when combined with the markets, will provide year-round health and wellness programs to New York City residents.

September 18, 2014  Sip for The Sea - New York, New York
Sip For The Sea is a food & wine benefit for the New York Aquarium to help repair damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.  Pull a cork for a Penguin, simple as that. The Hess Collection, which works with the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Seafood Watch program to promote sustainable seafood (paired with sustainable wine) has joined with the Wildlife Conservation Society and several other sponsors to offer wines from our entire portfolio, paired with offerings from some of New York’s finest restaurants, including The Lambs Club, Blue Water Grill, Parlor Steakhouse and many more.

September 18, 2014  A Night Out for No Kid Hungry at Restaurant North
Armonk, 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.

September 18, 2014  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 14 of New York's finest restaurants.

September 19-21, 2014  Southern Westchester Food and Wine Festival
Southern Westchester County, New York
A unique culinary celebration showcasing the talents of renowned restaurants, wineries, pit masters, cheese mongers, breweries, specialty culinary providers, spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities. Hosted by the Scarsdale Chamber of Commerce and The Village of Mamaroneck, the Festival brings community together through food, wine, and beverage sampling, while generating awareness and raising funds to fight hunger, obesity, & malnutrition.  This year, the Festival anticipates attracting over 25,000 people with additional events and additional locations, making it the largest and most well-known festivals of its kind in the county. It is now a premier, annual, multi-day, multi location lifestyle festival, showcasing the offerings of Southern Westchester County.

September 20, 2014  Celebrity Chef Tour -  New York, New York
Benefitting the James Beard Foundation, featuring Award-Winning Chefs.

September 20, 2014  10th Annual Lowville Cream Cheese Festival
Lowville, New York
Live music all day, competitions; cream cheese mural, milk tray relay, cream cheese bingo, tractor pull, cream cheese toss, world's largest cheesecake, cream cheese recipe contest, etc.

September 20, 2014  Cincinnatus Corn Fest - Cincinnatus, New York
Lots of attractions, kids' stuff, live music, food, and much, much more! Sponsored by the Cincinnatus Fire Department.

September 20, 2014  7th Annual Oktoberfest - Bay Shore, New York
TJ Finley's Public House.

September 20-21, 2014  3rd Annual Hudson Valley Harvest Festival
New Paltz, New York
Celebrate New York’s rich agricultural bounty!  Ulster County Fairgrounds.  This family-fun event will feature a huge Farmers’ Market highlighting local farms, a kids play area, and a broad array of arts and crafts and food vendors, including the 4-H Snack Bar and their famous milkshakes, fall themed treats and brick oven pizza, live music, animal exhibits, home and garden demos, a quality tag sale, and more!  And don’t forget our contests! Compete for “Best in the Hudson Valley” and receive a prize at various contests, including a photo contest and exhibit, cupcake and pie baking, and pickle and jam canning contests.  This event helps support the community based programs provided by Family of Woodstock, Inc. and Cornell Cooperative Extension Ulster County.

September 20-21, 2014  10th Annual Cuba Garlic Festival
Cuba, New York
The 10th annual festival will include the Garlic Festival King & Queen, garlic cook-off contest, great garlic bulb contest, garlic hot dog eating contest, and amateur wine making competition.

September 24, 2014  1st Annual Spirits of New York Cocktail Event
New York, New York
Local, artisanal spirits producers are at the forefront of an exciting revolution – re-invigorating small scale, regional, spirits production and helping build vibrant, local economies by supporting local farmers and creating local jobs, and doing so deliciously.  You are invited to join us at the First Annual Spirits Of New York Cocktail Event by Slow Food NYC and our partner Haven’s Kitchen a recreational cooking school, specialty food shop, and event space dedicated to the enjoyment of delicious, sustainable, seasonal food.

September 26, 2014  Plate by Plate Annual Tasting Benefit
New York, New York
Plate by Plate is the premier annual food and wine charity and fundraising event benefitting Project by Project. Each year, the event showcases New York City's premier restaurants and is attended by over 550 food and wine loving guests who look forward to sampling what the city's best has to offer.

September 27-28, 2014  Naples Grape Festival - Naples, New York
Since 1961, the festival is held every September in our valley to celebrate the area's grape harvest, talented artisians, wine makers, local and regional music and cuisine.  Enjoy wine, food, arts, crafts and local/regional music.  Bake a pie for the World's Greatest Grape Pie Contest and sample every thing "grape" that our valley has to offer.

September 27-28, 2014  Appleumpkin Festival - Wyoming, New York
Celebrates the harvest season in the Wyoming area, where apple orchards and pumpkin patches abound. Revel in the final golden days of summer along gaslit streets lined with hundreds of craft vendors, strolling entertainers and the mouth-watering aromas of delectable festival treats!

September 27-28, 2014  Hudson Valley Garlic Festival
Saugerties, New York
The anticipation is growing as vendors from around the country prepare an eclectic assortment of culinary garlic treats. Fun, food and sensory delights await your entire family in beautiful Saugerties. This year is better than ever with even more sights, sounds and smells. If you’ve never been at the Hudson Valley Garlic Festival, get ready for a real treat. We’re located at the foot of the beautiful Catskill mountains on the Hudson River. Prepare to have a wonderful time!

September 28, 2014  40th Annual Atlantic Antic Street Festival
Brooklyn, New York
The Atlantic Antic will bring one million people to Atlantic Avenue to celebrate the longstanding tradition of food, festivities, and fun! The event is a Brooklyn institution, embracing the myriad of heritages that coexist in the Borough. Spanning four Brooklyn neighborhoods from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue, the Antic is the largest street festival in New York City!

September 28, 2014  Lab School Presents: 'Tastes: Meatpacking District'
New York, New York
Top chefs from Chelsea and the Meatpacking District will again grace Gansevoort Plaza's cobblestone pathways, sharing their delectable fare, to support the NYC Lab School for Collaborative Studies, one of the city's highest-performing public middle and high schools.

September 29, 2014  Autumn Harvest Dinner - New York, New York
21st Annual Autumn Harvest Dinner to benefit Share Our Strength.


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September 9-10, 2013 Holiday Buying Show - New York, New York
The largest buying event for the Bar, Restaurant and Retail Industry.  It is the most timely, all-inclusive opportunity that will bring you success in today’s hospitality marketplace. Everything you need to run a successful business will be available all in one place.

September 19, 2013  Food Waste Free NYC! - New York, New York
Food Tank is organizing an incredible event around Food Waste Awareness Week. And if you don't live in New York (or can't attend in person), the event will be live-streamed on Food Tank's website.

September 20-22, 2013  Savannah Potato Fest - Savannah , New York
Held at the Savannah Fireman's Field. Parade, fall floral and photography contests, fireworks, parade, music, wine tasting, potato wrestling and potato peeling contest.

September 21-22, 2013  Cooperstown PumpkinFest - Cooperstown, NY
A good time is guaranteed for all – at the height of fall foliage during two days of food, family activities and a chance to watch giant pumpkins compete for prize money and brave racers paddle giant pumpkins on Otsego Lake.

September 21-22, 2013  Stems & Steins Wine, Beer and Food Festival
Old Forge, New York
A celebration of New York State wine, beer and food with an Adirondack flourish.  (also: )

September 24, 2013  Spain's Great Match - New York, New York
Welcome to the 20th Annual  Spain’s Great Match, a curated selection of Spain’s great wines, sumptuous foods and cutting edge design.

September 28-29, 2013  Le Taste of France Show - New York, New York
The second Taste of France is back this fall, this time in Bryant Park in the heart of New York City.  Our exciting events and special daily programs explore the diversity of the French world: its Lifestyle, Technology, Beauty, Cuisine, Wine and Spirits, Tourism, Culture, Children and Fun.

Sept 29-Oct 1, 2013  4th Annual Int’l Pastry Competition
New York, New York
The sweet showdown taked place at the annual International Chefs Congress.


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September 10, 2012  Chateau Palmer Wine Dinner at Aureole
New York, New York
Please join us for a wine dinner hosted by Jean-Louis Carbonnier of Château Palmer at Aureole. This will be an in-depth look at the Palmer estate, presenting the opportunity to indulge in a vertical tasting from some of Bordeaux’s finest vintages. The dinner will be held in the Halo Room and will start off with a reception followed by a delightful four-course dinner that will be expertly paired with eight vintages from Château Palmer, spanning the past 42 years. Tickets are $500 per person and include dinner, wines, tax and gratuity. If you have any questions regarding the event format or the featured wines, please contact Gretchen Dec via phone at (718) 991-5700, or via email at

September 27-28, 2012  5th International Chinese Culinary Competition
New York, NY
The competition is dedicated to reviving traditional Chinese culinary techniques and methods, promote authentic Chinese culinary philosophy, and promote the exquisite traditional Chinese culinary culture. North American preliminary is Sept 27, Final competition is Sept 28 and Award Ceremony details will be announced.


Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

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September 16-25, 2011  4th Annual NY Craft Beer Week - New York, NY

September 18, 2011  New York City Apple Day - New York, New York
New York City Apple Day is a free, fun street festival held on Orchard Street between Broome and Grand Streets on the site of the old DeLancey Apple Orchard on the Lower East Side, NYC.

September 18, 2011  22nd Annual Long Island Apple Festival
East Setauket, New York
Traditional harvest activities will enliven the pastoral setting of the Sherwood-Jayne Farm. Fun for the whole family! Sponsored by Homestead Arts, Society of Long Island Antiquities and Three Village Historical Society.

September 19-30, 2011  Discover Queens Restaurant Week
Queens, New York
A price conscious dining promotion that celebrates Queens culinary diversity over two weeks from Monday to Thursday. For a great price diners will receive a special menu from over 50 participating restaurants with a choice of appetizers, entrees and desserts.

Sept 22, 2011  Chefs, Athletes & Models: Food, Wine & Cocktail Gala
Long Island City, NY  EVENT CANCELED

September 22-23, 2011  NTDTV 4th Int’l Chinese Culinary Competition
New York, New York
Watch master chefs from around the world compete for the gold. Sample traditional dishes from the 5 major cuisine styles. Try some of China”s most popular wines. Experience the sophistication of Chinese teas.

September 24-25, 2011  Hudson Valley Garlic Festival - Saugerties, NY
Vendors from around the country prepare an eclectic assortment of culinary garlic treats. Fun, food and sensory delights await your entire family in beautiful Saugerties.

September 27, 2011  2nd Annual Art of Farming Auction - New York, NY
Sotheby's Auction House will host an afternoon of topics, speakers and visuals that provide a brief history of the commercial and cultural values of heirloom seeds and biodiversity. A cocktail reception and seated dinner featuring the bounty of the season will follow. Proceeds benefit the GrowNYC New Farmer Development Project and The Sylvia Center at Katchkie Farm.


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September 11, 2010  1st Annual Farm-To-Table Awareness Event
New York, New York
Join Master Chef Toni Willard-Young, Holton Farms along with a few of her top “junior” chefs as they play host to an amazing farm-to-table event.  The event includes: a demonstration, food tasting, complimentary hors' d oeuvres, and fun-filled activities for children. Guests will receive gift bags filled with great products from some of the event’s many sponsors, which  include cosponsor Holton Farms, Hint Water, giggle, We Love Colors, Beansoup, Baked By Melissa, and more. Space is limited, must rsvp:

September 15, 2010  Counter Space: Design & the Modern Kitchen
New York, New York
Sept 15, 2010 to March 14, 2011.  MoMA (Museum of Modern Art).  The exhibit explores the 20th century transformation of the kitchen, the most important room in the house. "Prominence is given to the contribution of women throughout the exhibition, not only as the primary consumers and users of the domestic kitchen, but also as reformers, architects, designers, and as artists who have critically addressed kitchen culture and myths."

September 15, 2010  Wine Down NYC With Iron Chef Cat Cora
New York, New York
America's premier wine tasting party, at newly opened L'ybane Wine Bar & Restaurant for a celebration of food, wine, and the Mediterranean lifestyle.  Enjoy  unlimited tastes of delicious and distinct wines from the Boutari portfolio and L'ybane's signature Mediterranean hors d'oeuvres.

September 21, 2010  Cuisine of Queens & Beyond Food & Wine Event
Astoria, New York
Spice it up with "The Flavors of Fall"  NOTE: Dish du Jour will not be hosting their annual food and wine event in May this year.  We have moved our date to  Tuesday, September 21, 2010, to bring you an all new event with the wonderful foods of the fall season.  For further information or to present your restaurant, foods or beverages, please call  718.777.7918

September 24-26, 2010  The Chautauqua Bon Vivant - Mayville, New York
The Chautauqua Bon Vivant is a luxurious experience of Culinary, Wine & Spirits. This two-day event that delights in the rich agricultural and cultural bounty of Chautauqua County includes: Saturday Wine Pairing Lunch, VIP Cocktail Reception, Grand Tasting, and Sunday's Champagne Infused Brunch.

September 25, 2010  Long Island City Craft Beer Festival
Long Island City, New York
One of the special events kicking off the 2010 New York Craft Beer Week, will be held at Water Taxi Beach in Long Island City.

September 26, 2010  New York City Apple Day - New York, New York
New York City Apple Day is a free, fun street festival held on Orchard Street between Broome and Grand Streets on the site of the old DeLancey Apple Orchard on the Lower East Side, NYC.

September 30, 2010  7th Annual Global Food & Wine Experience
New York, New York
Celebrate Diversity in  Food and Wine" at The Prince George Ballroom in New York City. Wine and Food Enthusiasts will join wine purveyors, restaurateurs, and industry professionals in support of over 75 culinary students as they receive hands-on experience, mentorship, and the opportunity to network with seasoned professionals within the industry. This year's special honoree will be Bernard Sun of Jean Georges.


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September 9, 2009  WLIW21 Autumn Gourmet Classic - New York, NY
The ultimate "foodie" event in an intimate setting!  Lidia Bastianich, Jacques Pépin and John Barricelli team up for food, wine & culinary theater.  Live demos, food tastings from around the New York metro area and wines from around the world.

Sept 12-13, 2009  4th Annual Gluten-Free Culinary Summit East Edition
Hyde Park, New York
Conducted by nationally renowned culinary masters and industry experts, this weekend features artisan gluten-free baking and cooking class demonstrations, seminars, tastings, baking competitions, special dining events, and more.



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