2014 PENNSYLVANIA - AUGUST 2014
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS, EVENTS
(See also: 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2009 - 2008)
August 4-9, 2014
66th 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 4-9, 2014 Sykesville Ag & Youth Fair - Sykesville, Pennsylvania
Livestock Shows and Sales, Baked Goods Auction, Horse Show, Midway, Petting Zoo, Camel Rides, Tractor Pulls, Live Entertainment and Concerts, and much more.
August 9, 2014 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 9-16, 2014 Washington County Agricultural Fair & Expo
Welcome to the Washington County Agricultural Fair and Expo Center 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 11-17, 2014 Pittsburgh Restaurant Week
Highlighting World-Class Meals through fine dining, fresh harvests & outdoor seating as Three-Course Fixed-Price Meals or $20.14 Specialties
August 12-14, 2014 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 12-16, 2014 Cumberland Ag Expo - Newville, Pennsylvania
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 13-17, 2014 Middletown Grange Fair - Wrightstown, Pennsylvania
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 14, 2014 Flavors of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Flavors is a culinary experience that goes beyond the traditional gala and provides each table of attendees with a local chef who will prepare a multi-course dinner tableside. The meal that is delivered will showcase the signature dishes of our culinary experts and take you beyond the usual restaurant fare. Unleash your inner "foodie" and experience a distinct evening of dining while helping to fund the research, education and advocacy efforts of the American Liver Foundation.
August 14-17, 2014 42nd Annual Montrose Blueberry Festival
Blueberry 5K, horseshoes, pancake breakfast, pagaent, carnival, parade and much more!
August 14-17, 2014 Celebrate Erie: Taste of Erie - Erie, Pennsylvania
Restaurants will compete for a trophy, cash prizes, and bragging rights to the best dish. Music, kids zone and more! Artist Colony will take place in conjunction with Taste of Erie.
August 15-16, 2014 11th Annual Kielbasa Festival
Features kielbasa competition, parade, and entertainment. Come and enjoy!
August 15-17, 2014 A'Maiz'ing Corn Festival - Youngsville, Pennsylvania
Join us for corny family fun with a parade, pageant, 5K run, Brokenstraw Creek canoe race and community float, music, corn eating contest, corn maze, and much more.
August 16, 2014 Tomato Feast - Washington Boro, Pennsylvania
Washington Boro United Methodist Church. An Annual Fund-raiser For Our Fellowship Hall. Enjoy a delicious tomato feast - Play the many games - Taste test and vote for your favorite tomato dish - Enjoy guest speaker, Steve Funk, of Washington Boro's famous Tomato Barn - Blue Ribbon Tomato Contests - Tomato sauce cook-off - Tomato eating contest - Biggest, ugliest of funniest looking tomato.
August 16-17, 2014 Wine Tasting in the Hamptons
New Oxford, Pennsylvania
We are having a wine tasting event, live music and great food. Hampton Fire Company (Volunteer Fire Company). Come on out and sample great wines from our local Pa Winery's, there is nothing better than sampling your favorite wines all in one place. We will also have Wine Related Vendors on site.
August 21, 2014 Savor Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
This event is filled with aromas of appealing appetizers, enticing entrees, delightful desserts, and copious cocktails. A sprawling outdoor landscape will be created at our exciting new location, Stage AE on the Northshore, for an elegant evening of culinary delights, cocktails, and dancing while supporting a worthy cause. The Culinary Competition is a collection of Pittsburgh’s finest chefs sharing their recipes as they compete for “Dish of the Year." Enjoy VIP tickets at $125 or General Admission at $75. The evening benefits the fight against prematurity at Magee-Womens Foundation. We hope you will consider this opportunity to support this great event, with the ultimate goal of helping a worthy cause and helping the tiniest babies.
August 21-24, 2014 31st 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 23, 2014 Tomato & Pear Festival - Media, Pennsylvania
Linvilla Orchards Tomato & Pear Festival takes place every year during August when the tomato & pear crops is abundant. Bring your whole family for a fun-filled and educational day. Enjoy live music and see fun costumed characters. Pick your own tomatoes & pears beginning at 8:00 am!
August 23, 2014 Gettysburg Brew Fest - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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 Seminary Ridge Museum.
(also: gettysburgbrewfest.com/ )
August 23-24, 2014 Seven Springs Wine & Food Festival
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania
The Seven Springs Wine & Food Festival is a celebration of Pennsylvania wine and food. Thirty wineries from all over the state will attend this even. Festival guests can sample from hundreds of different tastes, combinations and vintages, as well as purchase their favorites to take home.
August 30, 2014 11th Annual Taste of Hamburg-er Festival
Join thousands of others at this FREE admission food festival celebrating the hamburger: lots of burger stands and family entertainment on three streets, crafters / artists, and children's activities. Some contests include human mooing, wooden cow decorating, burger cook offs, and of course - burger eating (the record - 15 burgers in 8 min.). Attendance: 15,000
August 30-31, 2014 20th Pocono Garlic Festival
Shawnee on Delaware, Pennsylvania
Two days of extraordinary garlic laced food, arts and live entertainment. All entertainment is included with price of admission, no parking fee either! Proud to be know as one of the stinkest festivals in the Pocono's The Pocono Garlic Festival is celebrating it 20th Anniversary. Attendees will enjoy three stages of continous entertainment, local grown produce and over sixty food and craft vendors selling everything garlic. There is fun for all ages with family theme entertainment, live music including Christine Porter from the Voice and our fun Garlic Eating Contest as welll as a GARLIC CHOPPED Cooking Competiton. Under the education tent there will be live animal shows and garlic growing seminars.