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2015 OHIO - November & December 2015
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(see also: 2014 - 2013 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009)

November 13, 2015  Viva Las Vino - Columbus, Ohio
An exciting evening featuring fine wines and handcrafted ales. Guests may attend the High Roller Tasting for a top-notch tasting experience as well as the Players Club tasting, ideal for the young professional learning the nuances of wine appreciation.  Guests will also enjoy a silent auction and delicious hors d'oeuvres. All benefiting the programs and services of the Epilepsy Foundation of Central Ohio.

November 13-14, 2015  International Wine Festival - Fairfield, Ohio
The Grand Hall of The Oscar Event Center will come alive with wineries and oenophiles pouring wines from around the world. This is a chance to discover your perfect wines from over 90 wineries, plus experience food pairings by country. Raise your Jungle Jim’s wine fest glass to a great night.  Upgrade your evening in style! Experience all of the benefits of the Grand Tasting, plus enjoy rest and relaxation in our Jungle Lounge complete with International "Dinner by the Bite," Exclusive Wine Sampling, and full access to the Oscar Pub.


November 13-15, 2015
Fabulous Food Show
Cleveland, Ohio
Spread out over 400,000 square feet of indoor space, this is the country’s largest presentation of fine food, fine art, craft breweries, wineries, restaurants and purveyors all under one roof! Taste, try & buy your way through the expansive show floor with over 450 exhibiting companies – including Free Admission to the By Hand Fine Art & Craft Fair. Watch nearly 100 live demonstrations on 6 stages by world renowned celebrity chefs and culinary professionals. COOK, ENTERTAIN and SAVE money like a pro this holiday season!

November 26, 2015  THANKSGIVING DAY - Nationwide
There are so many events today they are to numerous to list.

December 2-6, 2015  40th Annual Madrigal Feaste - Ashland, Ohio
A dinner theater based in sixteenth-century England, the Madrigal Feaste provides constant entertainment throughout the evening. The Ashland University Chamber Singers perform ceremonial music, Christmas carols, and madrigals while the Players present a new comedic play along with improvisational theatrics. Fanfare trumpeters, the Court Jester, and Butler round out the cast. Performer costumes are designed as authentic reproductions of period apparel, and the four-course meal culminates in flaming bread pudding, a traditional dessert. Vegetarian meals are available upon request at the time of purchase.

December 10, 2015  Terra Madre Day - Worldwide
A worldwide celebration of local food held every year on December 10. Through hundreds of diverse and unique events across the globe, together we show that a global food revolution grows from local roots.


2014 OHIO - November & December 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

waiting for new dates

December 4-6, 2014  Acres U.S.A. Conference - Columbus, Ohio
The annual Acres U.S.A. conference sets the standards for innovation and learning. It is where you find farmers and consultants from every side of eco-farming who come together to share their experience and expertise. Attend the non-stop event, learn the latest in cutting-edge technology and methods, and return home ready to make your farming operation the best it can be.


December 13-14, 2014  Christmas Cookie Tour of Inns
Holmes County, Ohio
Spend either Sunday or Monday afternoon partaking in the merry festivities of the Christmas season. Visit several of Amish Country's finest inns and enjoy tours, music and demonstrations. Benefits local charities.

December 31, 2014  Annual Walleye Madness at Midnight
Port Clinton, Ohio
Port Clinton, the "Walleye Capital of the World" celebrates the New Year as a 20-foot, 600 pound fiberglass walleye drops from a crane at the stroke of Midnight. Live entertainment and street vendors.

December 31, 2014  First Night Marion Popcorn Pop n' Drop - Marion, Ohio
Everyone gathers in Busby Park to party and watch the giant popcorn ball drop at midnight. Music and various events throughout the evening.


2013 OHIO - November & December 2013
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

waiting for new dates

November 8-10, 2013  International Beer Fest - Cleveland, Ohio
That’s right; the Midwest’s largest beer fest has moved to fall! This year, the I-X Center will unite International Beer Fest with the Fabulous Food Show - crafting one unparalleled event exBEERience!


2011 OHIO - November & December 2011
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

waiting for new dates

November 4-5, 2011  Heinen’s / WVIZ World Series of Wine
Cleveland, Ohio
The Grand Tastings, Wine Tasting Seminars, and opulent Winery Dinners make the World Series of Wine “a benchmark” against which all other wine tastings in the region are measured.


2010 OHIO - November & December 2010
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(these events are waiting for new dates)

November 14, 2010  Bake-off for the Homeless - Columbus, Ohio
Having a baking competition for the homeless, contestants must bake one dish from the cooking genes, include breakfast, lunch,, dinner, and dessert. The date of the event is not offical yet , all proceeds are going to Faith Mission Homeless Shelter in Columbus, Ohio.


2009 OHIO - November & December 2009

events still waiting for new dates

November 6-7, 2009  Taste of Holmes Holiday Food Festival & Taste of Home Cooking School - Walnut Creek, Ohio
Future Shows Cancelled.

November 22, 2009  Holiday Charity Wine Taste - Boardman, Ohio
Advance purchased tickets $25.00 each includes 10 tastes, hand served hor d' ourves and live musical entertainment. Choose from over 50 wines from around the world. Proceeds benefit many local charities.


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