2018 OKLAHOMA: January - April 2018
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS
(See also: 2019 - 2016 - 2014)
November 24, 2017-January 7, 2018
Winterfest - Tulsa, Oklahoma
November 25, 2017-January 15, 2018
Arvest Winterfest - Tulsa, Oklahoma
January 12-13, 2018
Annual KNID Agrifest
Chisholm Trail Expo Center. KNID Agrifest, northwest Oklahoma's largest farm show, provides informative seminars and demonstrations as well as vendor booths, activities and more. Though this Enid event is geared toward ranchers, farmers and producers, there's something for everyone. Browse craft vendor booths for quaint and unique items, and check out the latest in agricultural technology and products at over 250 booths. KNID Agrifest will also offer raffles, so make sure to sign up to win great prizes.
February 10, 2018 Chocolate Festival - Norman, Oklahoma
The Norman Chocolate Festival (previously hosted by the Firehouse Art Center) is an annual event with a rich history of bringing the community together to support education. This will be the first year for the Norman PTA Council to present the Chocolate Festival. During the festival, partnering restaurants and businesses will offer thousands of samples of delectable treats for those who wish to purchase tickets. Tickets can be purchased for 4 one-hour-long sessions. During each session, ticket holders will receive 10 tastes. Premium admission ticket holders will receive 5 additional tastes. The majority of proceeds from this event will support education in Norman Public Schools through grants for school PTA projects.
February 14, 2018
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 17-24, 2018
National FFA Week
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
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 20, 2018 - 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.
March 31, 2018 An Evening at the Gallery - Poteau Rotary Wine & Arts Festival - Poteau, Oklahoma
Taste wine from several Oklahoma wineries, sample gourmet food, view exceptional art work from local artists, all while enjoying the entertainment provided by local musical and theatrical performances.
April 7, 2018 Craft Beer Forum of Oklahoma - Stillwater, Oklahoma
Oklahoma State University.
April 14-21, 2018 Annual World Championship Cow Chip Throw
An event of the Cimarron Territory Celebration. Also Chili Cook-off, Horse Shoe Throwing Contest, Parades, Arts & Crafts, etc.
April 19-21, 2018 Oklahoma City Farm Show
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Launched in 2005 as the Southern Plains Farm Show, the show will now be billed the Oklahoma City Farm Show. The name change is designed to clearly communicate the show’s location, and also signifies the plans for a long term partnership with the community and State Fair Park, a world-class event site. The show continues as the premier spring agricultural and ranching event for the southern plains area, with over 300 exhibitors featuring over 1000 product lines for three big days.
April 21, 2018 Ales & Tails Crawfish Fest - Vinita, Oklahoma
The 4th annual Ales & Tails Crawfish Festival is Oklahoma’s largest crawfish and Red Dirt festival Gates will open at 5 p.m. for a night featuring heaping plates of crawfish and live music by three of the hottest names in the Red Dirt genre.
April 22, 2018 Earth Day - Worldwide
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.