U.S. Food Festival Section: Local Food Festivals, Shows & Events Listed by STATE & MONTH
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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.
April 5-6, 2019 Wine Forum of Oklahoma 2019 - Stillwater, Oklahoma
Oklahoma State University. Held every other year, the Wine Forum of Oklahoma is a fun, interactive and unique way to explore everything there is to know about wine. This event is two days packed full of educational wine seminars, wine tasting and food and wine pairings. If you love wine and have an interest in how it’s made, don’t miss this chance to sample a wide variety of whites and reds and get down to the basics of how a bottle of delicious pinot noir or zinfandel is created.
January 16, 2016 - Dr. Martin Luther King Soul Food Cook-Off
Feast on mouthwatering soul food dishes such as sweet potato pie, collard greens, homemade yeast rolls, black-eyed peas and hot water cornbread. Browse through booths of soul food and taste the delectable creations of amazing area cooks. The Cook-Off features various cooks competing in different categories to create the most delicious soul food dish. Attendees will vote for their favorite and judges will award the grand prize. This family-friendly event is guaranteed to produce fond memories and plenty of full stomachs. Make your way to this event to learn from the seasoned cooks in the crowd and rediscover the comfort of soul food.
March 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2014 Land & Water Issues of the West
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum announces a symposium focusing on rural issues to be held in March. The program titled ‘Surviving the Elements: Land & Water Issues of the West’ aims to increase awareness of drought and rural issues in the American West, by focusing on stewardship and conservation of land and water. The Museum aims to make an impact and be a change agent for rural issues by creating a conversation between farmers, ranchers and their industry partners to help create solutions. At the center of this conversation will be the symposium held each Friday in March 2014 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and features world-renowned experts on several topics.
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