2017 PENNSYLVANIA - AUGUST 2017
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events still waiting for new dates
August 5, 2017 Brew 'N Chew - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Brew ‘N Chew is GoodTaste! Pittsburgh’s annual beer fest with bite! Unlike other beer shows, Brew ‘N Chew not only showcases Craft, regional, national and international beers, but also features food tastings and pairings, tavern games, live music and more.
August 5-6, 2017 Epiphany of Our Lord Parish Festival
This community wide festival grew out of the local neighborhood church festivals. With smaller neighborhoods becoming extinct so have the personalities of communities. Featuring homemade Old European ethnic foods, this annual parish festival promotes community togetherness. People come together to enjoy great food and music that ranges from rock to polka. We generally have at least two live bands through the festival, with ample space for dancing. There are carnival style games for all ages.
August 5-13, 2017
Cumberland Ag Expo
We invite you to come out and support the activity this year. We are proud to invite exhibits for home products and special contests this year, despite continuing reductions in state funding. We will host the PA Preferred baking contest, the Angel food contest and the Apple pie contest. The winners will qualify for the Pennsylvania Farm Show. We will also accept donations for the bake sale. Please attend to enjoy the food and fellowship. Help in our fund raising effort so that we may continue to support all the exhibits for years to come. Look for the updated schedule page for our early September event soon! See you there!
August 7-12, 2017 - 69th Annual Butler Farm Show
Hundreds of 4-H youngsters bring their animals to the Butler Farm Show to compete for the coveted ribbons and positions in the Livestock Sale. Thousands of dollars are awarded to Best of Show, Grand Champions and Reserve Grand Champions through the bidding process. Arts& Crafts and Farm Products are on display. Food vendors and exhibitors line the many walk-ways on the farm show grounds. The show arena features outstanding shows each of the six nights. Tractor Pulls and a large Demo Derby highlight the week.
August 7-12, 2017 - Sykesville Ag & Youth Fair
Livestock Shows and Sales, Baked Goods Auction, Horse Show, Midway, Petting Zoo, Camel Rides, Tractor Pulls, Live Entertainment and Concerts, and much more.
August 11-12, 2017 - 13th Annual Kielbasa Festival
Features kielbasa competition, parade, and entertainment. Come and enjoy!
August 12, 2017 Peach Festival - Media, Pennsylvania
Linvilla Orchards hosts our annual Peach Festival early every August while peaches are plentiful. You can pick your own peck of peaches at the peak of perfection!
August 12-19, 2017 Washington County Agricultural Fair
Welcome to the Washington County Agricultural Fair where we annually celebrate our Western Pennsylvania heritage, culture and community by providing wholesome family fun, great entertainment, friendly competition and educational experiences for the whole family! The Fair is where agriculture, industry, education and recreation unite in a cooperative effort to dynamically portray the resources and accomplishments of the Washington County area.
August 14-20, 2017 Pittsburgh Restaurant Week
Highlighting World-Class Meals through fine dining, fresh harvests & outdoor seating as 3-Course Fixed-Price Meals or $20.17 Specialties.
August 15-17, 2017 Ag Progress Days - University Park, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's largest outdoor agricultural exposition. Penn State's Ag Progress Days will once again show the many faces of agriculture, bringing together people with a wide range of perspectives on the production of food, fuel and fiber. Sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
August 16-20, 2017 69th Middletown Grange Fair
Horse Show, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, 4-H Youth Activities, Hay & Grain, Vegetables, Fruits & Nuts, Home Products, Floral Exhibits, Needlecraft, Art, Photography, Handcrafts, Household Furnishings, Fair Queen Competition, Apiary Products, Antique Farm Machinery, Eggs, Angel Food Cake Contest, Apple Pie Contest, Chocolate Cake Contest, Chocolate Cookie Contest, Entertainment
August 17-20, 2017 Annual Pittston Tomato Festival
Delicious food, a variety of live entertainment, a parade, 5K run, games, rides, arts and crafts, bingo and of course home-grown Pittston tomatoes keep bringing an enthusiastic crowd to the festival year after year. And don't miss the Tomato Fights. Attendance: 50,000.
August 17-20, 2017 Celebrate Erie: Taste of Erie - Erie, Pennsylvania
Thursday evening marks the opening of CelebrateErie and Taste of Erie is the place to be! With plenty of seating, and music to enjoy, come sample what some of Erie’s finest eating establishments have to offer. While strolling through Perry Square, you can also check out the Artist Colony, where some of the regions most acclaimed artists will display their art for the evening.
August 19, 2017 Gettysburg Brew Fest - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
The Annual Gettysburg Brew Fest will return with 50 craft breweries to sample from! A distinctive sampling experience, featuring an impressive array of craft brews and hard ciders from Pennsylvania, the Mid-Atlantic and the U.S. Take in spectacular views of the historic Gettysburg Battlefield, set against the backdrop of the Seminary Ridge Museum. VIP and General Admission tickets available beginning April 15. Brewfest tickets will be $70 for VIP and $45 for general admission
August 25-27, 2017 Seven Springs Wine Festival
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania
Showcasing wineries from all over Pennsylvania offering a tantalizing experience for anyone who loves wine. The festival features complimentary wine sampling from 31 wineries, daily seminars, live entertainment, a variety of crafts, and musical entertainment.
August 26, 2017 Tomato Celebration - Media, Pennsylvania
Linvilla Orchards' Tomato Celebration takes place in late August when the tomato crops are abundant. Bring your whole family for a fun-filled and educational day. Enjoy live music and see fun costumed characters.
August 26, 2017 VegFest- Vegan Food & Street Festival
VegFest celebrates the growing vegan culture and sustainable living practices throughout Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley. Our festival includes cooking demonstrations, renowned speakers, live music, as well as over 100 food, small business, and craft vendors from up and down the east coast. Attendance: 10,000.
August 31-Sept 1, 2017 2nd International Conference on Molecular Biology, Nucleic Acids & Molecular Medicine - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme: 'Explore the science of Nucleic Acids'.