U.S. Food Festival Section: Local Food Festivals, Shows & Events Listed by STATE & MONTH
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July 4, 2017 4TH OF JULY
There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list.
July 8, 2017
Saint Benedict Festival
St. Benedict, Oregon
Held at Mount Angel Abbey. Vote for your your favorite chef at a friendly cook-off among five Bon Appétit chefs. They will feature cuisine inspired by Benedictine kitchens around the world, including India, Italy, Mexico, Switzerland and Japan. Food will be available all afternoon. - Savor local wines and a new pale ale brewed by the Abbey’s own Benedictine Brewery. - Enjoy lively lawn games with the monks (their favorite is croquet), live music, and quirky “behind the scenes” monk-led Hilltop tours, where you can view ancient illuminated manuscripts, tour the Abbey Church, and more. - Visit booths selling monastery crafts and a silent auction featuring activities with the monks. - Stop by open houses in the library, guest house and museum. - Benedictine spirituality – the Festival begins at noon with midday prayer and concludes with Vespers in celebration of St. Benedict at 4 p.m. Come and go as you like! - The $50 ticket price includes the bountiful catered picnic, beer, wine and all activities (adults only, please). Proceeds support the Abbey’s library, guesthouse and monastery.
July 15-16, 2017 Annual Hood River County Cherry Celebration
Hood River, Oregon
It's the time of year when businesses throughout the Hood River Fruit Loop share the bounty of the Hood River Valley; starting with the annual Cherry Celebration. Cherry celebration is an adventure for the family, with activities for everyone. Farms offer many varieties of fresh-picked and u-pick cherries, wines, lavender, jams and other cherry treats. Many farms feature picnic areas.
In addition to the orchard-fresh fruit available all along the Loop, some Fruit Loop farms serve up special activities or attractions for Cherry Days. Admission to most Fruit Loop farms and attractions is free, and most are open from at least 10am to 5pm. The Hood River County Fruit Loop is 35 miles of orchards, forests, farmlands, and friendly communities. Along the Loop are 31 visitor-friendly businesses that include farmstands, wineries, alpaca farms, a chestnut farm, lavender fields, and gift stores.
July 26-30, 2017 30th Annual Oregon Brewers Festival
One of the nation's longest running craft beer events, the Festival exists to provide an opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of craft beer styles from across the country. Eighty craft breweries from all parts of the nation offer handcrafted brews to 70,000 beer lovers. Live music, beer-related vendors, beer memorabilia displays, beer writers and publishers, hop growers, homebrewing demonstrations, and an assortment of foods from a variety of regions. The Crater Lake Root Beer Garden offers complimentary handcrafted root beer for minors and designated drivers. Attendance: 70,000.
July 28-30, 2017 31st Annual International Pinot Noir Celebration
The IPNC is a 3 day event, famous around the globe, as a mecca for lovers of Pinot noir and northwest cuisine. During the weekend, world-renowned winemakers, northwest chefs, esteemed media, epicures and wine lovers will gather in McMinnville, Oregon, exploring Pinot noir, savoring unforgettable meals, and learning and celebrating with luminaries of the food and wine world.
July 15-16, 2016 6th Annual LifeWise Oregon Berry Festival
The Oregon Berry Festival has been Discontinued. 2016 was the last event.
July 18, 2015 Hubbard Hops Festival - Hubbard, Oregon
An annual festival with a parade, beer garden, games for young and old, musical entertainment, food, craft booths, and much more.
July 18, 2014 Good Food Night Market - Portland, Oregon
Working closely with partner (and four-time Good Food Award Winner) Olympic Provisions, the Good Food Merchants Guild will host a public Good Food Night Market followed by a Beer & Brats After Party in Portland’s hip Pearl District, a neighborhood known for its arts, culture and great food. Brewers, cideries, picklers and more will come together to sample and sell at this unique, 500-person public market with live music. Following the market, we’ll toast the best of the Pacific Northwest with great beer, Olympic Provisions brats and Award-winning krauts, kimchis and condiments (9-11 pm, $12 entry with a beer and a brat).
July 27-28, 2013 Jefferson Mint Festival & Frog Jump
The Mint Festival will not be held in 2014. If you would like to be involved in planning and creating for 2015, please email [email protected]
July 7, 2012 10th Annual Clambake and Seafood Barbeque
Nye Beach, Newport, Oregon
The event is designed to be a fundraiser for our local non-profit service, school and charitable organizations. It features great food including steamed clams, barbeque, lobster gumbo, shrimp cocktails and live music all day long.
July 25, 2012 Pints for Prostates Pale Ale Invitational
The tasting event, held at Tom McCall Waterfront Park, features pale ales from a dozen Oregon breweries and a dozen breweries around the globe. Proceeds benefit the Pints for Prostates campaign, raising awareness about prostate cancer.
July 15-16, 2011 23rd Annual Deschutes Brewery Sagebrush Classic
NEXT EVENT WILL BE IN 2013
July 29, 2009 Zin and BBQ - Portland, Oregon
Taste award-winning Zinfandels from over 40 premier wineries. Mingle with top winemakers and principals in an intimate setting. Learn about the richness and versatility of Zinfandel. Discover why Zinfandel is America’s Heritage Wine. Sample incredible BBQ provided by future chefs.
UNITED STATES FOOD FESTIVALS LISTED BY STATE
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