2018 OHIO - March & April 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2017 )
March 2-4, 2018
26th Annual Bockfest
Bockfest is a celebration of historic Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati's brewing heritage and the coming of spring. There are several bock beer festivals that take place around the world, but Cincinnati's Bockfest is the oldest and largest in the United States. Bockfest occurs during the first weekend of March
March 3-4 & 10-11, 2018 March Maple Madness Driving Tour
A statewide event sponsored by the Ohio Maple Producers Association and syrup makers across Ohio. Spend a day in Ohio's beautiful countryside and see how clear, sweet sap from the maple tree becomes golden, delicious maple syrup. See website for details.
March 5-9, 2018 - National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) was launched in 1989 to raise awareness of the availability of the School Breakfast Program (SBP) to all children.
March 8-10, 2018 Cincinnati International Wine Festival
A grand celebration of wine, food and music with winery dinners, grand tastings, and a charity auction. Proceeds benifiting Greater Cincinnati Charities.
March 10, 2018 - 10th Annual AleFeast Dayton - Dayton, Ohio
An evolutionary and unique direct pairing of fine foods with complementary craft beer styles in a responsible, educational, & enjoyable fashion.
March 16-18, 2018
Ohio Deer & Turkey Expo
Booths of hunting/shooting products, accessories, services and related outdoor items. Seminars including cooking and butchering, plus contests and more.
March 16-18, 2018
Celebrate Chocolate at Gervasi Vineyard
A delectable weekend of chocolate indulgence at Gervasi Vineyard. The weekend is an extraordinary opportunity for chocolate lovers to explore and experience the world of chocolate.
March 20, 2018 - 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.
March 29-31, 2018 Spring Dairy Expo - Columbus, Ohio
The Spring Dairy Expo (SDE) showcases great dairy cows, dedicated people and the incredible youth that make up Ohio’s dairy industry. The show at the Ohio Expo Center, promises to be greater than ever! It is one of the few times when producers of all breeds gather to demonstrate one of the reasons they enjoy this business. These dairy enthusiasts include the producers you work with on a daily basis to provide goods and services. They appreciate it when you get involved by supporting all aspects of the industry.
April 22, 2018 Earth Day - Worldwide
Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
April 26-29, 2018 89th Annual Geauga County Maple Festival
The festival celebrates the production of maple syrup, a leading agricultural industry in Northern Ohio. Events include two grand parades, maple syrup judging & auction, queen's contest, photo contest, "Sap Run", bathtub races, craft show, concessions, rides, and continuous grandstand entertainment.
April 28-29, 2018 Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest - Columbus, Ohio
We’re having a party and you’re invited! Gluten Free & More (formerly Living Without) magazine wants you to know that living with a food allergy or sensitivity doesn’t need to be about deprivation and missing out. On the contrary, what you’re living without is all the horrible symptoms and medical problems you had before understanding what allergens you needed to avoid. So, come join us, over a hundred of our favorite exhibitors and thousands of our closest friends as we celebrate LIVING WELL!! At every event, you get to sample tons of gluten-free, allergy-friendly foods, learn from experts in the community and hang out with others who understand our world.