2018 OHIO - January & February 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2015)
January 13, 2018
Barrel Aged Beer Bash
Like the finer things in life, beer only gets better with age and Jungle Jim’s will be celebrating this beverage with the Barrel Aged Beer Bash. Our popular barrel aged beer tasting is back and better than ever. This is a festival style tasting where attendees will move from booth to booth mingling with other beer lovers and breweries, and of course, sipping plenty of beer. There will be over 80 different types of barrel aged beers available from a variety of brewers. Available for sampling will be rare beers covering a variety of tastes and styles, all aged to perfection.
January 19-20, 2018 8th Annual Columbus Winter Beerfest
Join Us In 2018, As We Celebrate Great Craft Beer From Down The Street & Around The Country! Columbus Convention Center.
January 23-26, 2018 15th Annual International Hoof-Care Summit
Featuring an extremely valuable combination of general sessions, farrier classrooms, "face-to-face" shoeing roundtables & a trade show.
January 28-29, 2018 Mid-America Restaurant Expo - Columbus, Ohio
The Expo is a premier restaurant event that will connect exhibitors and buyers from all aspects of the foodservice industry in a forward-thinking, high-energy environment. It is the place to connect with new exhibitors, see new and innovative products and engage with industry leaders from the Midwest. The Expo’s environment will be buzzing with high-energy demonstration stages, competitions, tastings and high-caliber programming guaranteeing an exciting and info-packed two days! Attendance: 5,000.
February 10-11, 2018
Big Cheese Festival
No passport required as you travel to different regions and sample some of the finest cheeses we have to offer. In addition to a wide array of cheeses, there will also be meats, olives and other appetizers, as well as a fantastic range of beer and wine to complement it all. Cheese makers from all over the country will be offering up samples of their best cheeses with everything from mozzarellas, cheddars, and Goudas to more rare and artisan based varieties. Jungle Jim’s offers over 1,400 cheeses, and many will be at the festival to taste.
February 4, 2018 4th Annual Farm Toy Show - Eaton, Ohio
Bruner Arena, Preble County Fairgrounds, 9am to 3pm. For more info call (513) 856-8160.
February 14, 2018 - VALENTINE’S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 15-17, 2018 39th Annual OEFFA Conference - Dayton, Ohio
The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA). OEFFA's membership includes farmers, consumers, gardeners, chefs, teachers, researchers, retailers and students. Together, we are working to recreate a regionally-scaled farming, processing, and distribution system that moves food from farm to local fork.
February 17-24, 2018 - National FFA Week - Nationwide
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
February 24, 2018 Whiskey Trail - Fairfield, Ohio
Jungle Jim’s Whiskey Trail is an epic journey of strong flavor and bold tastes. Local and regional master distillers will be on hand to showcase their finest whiskies, as well as teach festival goers about the fine art of distilling. Whiskey themed foods, cigars, and live entertainment make this an immersive night filled with good friends and great whiskey. Nothing subtle about it - this one just rocks.
February 24, 2018 FFA Alumni & FFA Farm Toy Show
Whiteoak High School, 44 North High St., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more info call (937) 763-2714