2013 PENNSYLVANIA - AUGUST 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(See also: 2012 - 2011 - 2009 - 2008)
August 5-10, 2013 65th 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 5-10, 2013 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 10-17, 2013 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 13-15, 2013 Ag Progress Days - University Park, Pennsylvania
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 14-18, 2013 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 15-18, 2013 42nd Annual Montrose Blueberry Festival
Blueberry 5K, horseshoes, pancake breakfast, pagaent, carnival, parade and much more!
August 15-18, 2013 Pittston Tomato Festival - Pittston, Pennsylvania
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 15-18, 2013 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 17, 2013 Finger Lakes BBQ Bash - Hector, Pennsylvania
Wine & Beer Fest - BBQ Competition - NYS Farm Market - taking place along Seneca Lake's southeastern shore, in the heart of the Finger Lakes' Banana Belt. Join us for an exciting new wine & beer fest designed to raise funds for the local Valois-Logan-Hector Volunteer Fire Company's "new building" fund.
August 17-18, 2013 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 17-18, 2013 Youngsville 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.(also: http://www.cornfestyoungsvillepa.blogspot.com/ )
August 23-24, 2013 10th Annual Kielbasa Festival - Plymouth, Pennsylvania
Features kielbasa competition, parade, and entertainment. Come and enjoy!
August 24, 2013 Jessup Summer Wine Festival 2013 - Jessup, Pennsylvania
Keep cool and quench your thirst with sample after sample of our area's very best icy-cold “summer wines,” wine slushies and more when several of Pennsylvania's favorite wineries & vineyards join together to participate in the brand-new Jessup Summer Wine Festival. In addition to the wine, you'll enjoy the Jessup Hose Company's signature Pig Roast and an abundance of other delicious foods, along with live music, and a wide variety of local arts & handcrafted items, wine accessories, apparel & jewelry, and much more. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Jessup Hose Company's fund to purchase a much-needed new rescue truck.
August 24-25, 2013 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 event, August 24 and 25, 2013. Festival guests can sample from hundreds of different tastes, combinations and vintages, as well as purchase their favorites to take home.
August 25, 2013 8th Annual Savor Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
A Celebration of Cuisine culinary competition. A collection of Pittsburgh's finest chefs and mixologists will come together to share their favorite recipes. Chefs will vie for the coveted "Dish of the Year" honors and bartenders will compete at the Great Happy Hour Competition.
August 31, 2013 10th Annual Taste of Hamburg-er Festival - Hamburg, Pennsylvania
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.). 15,000
August 31-Sept 1, 2013 19th Pocono Garlic Festival - Shawnee, Pennsylvania
This fun-filled event is a mix of the legendary Pocono-grown garlic, entertainment so good you”ll think you”re at a high-priced concert, a gaggle of gifted craftspeople and artisans, and lots and lots of great food--all of it liberally laced with garlic.