2018 PENNSYLVANIA - January & February 2018
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS AND LOCAL FOOD EVENTS
(See also: 2016 - 2009)
Dec 15-Jan 2, 2018, 2017 - Gingerbread House Competition & Display - Lahaska, PA
January 6-13, 2018
102nd Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show
The largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country, with nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial booths.
January 9-11, 2018
Keystone Farm Show
The Keystone Farm Show is the fastest growing farm show on the East Coast! Started in January of 1998 to address the needs of agrimarketers in the Mid-Atlantic area, the show has nearly tripled in size! The Keystone Farm Show has been extended to 3 days to accommodate the increase in attendance. This show targets only full-time farmers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Since it's inception, the Keystone Farm Show has tripled in number of exhibitors and uses all available space at the York Fairgrounds including the newly refurbished Heritage Hall. Attendance: 10,000.
January 13, 2018 12th Annual Lemon Ball - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, raising funds for childhood cancer research, holds its annual gala, with cocktails, silent & live auctions, dinner, dessert and dancing.
January 27, 2018 Northwest PA Maple Producers Association Annual Meeting - Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania
January 27, 2018
Butler County Wine Festival
The annual Butler County Wine Festival. Featuring Pennsylvania wineries, high end vendors, refreshments, basket raffle and more held in the elegant Crystal and Terrace rooms of the Butler Days Inn. Presale*: $20 per person/per session , Day of Event: $25 per person/session. Tickets available at The Butler Media Group, 252 Pillow St., Butler or online. Must be 21 years or older to attend. Session I: 2-5 PM. Session II: 6-9 PM.
January 28-Feb 3, 2018 Historic Bethlehem Winter Restaurant Week
The Downtown Bethlehem Association (DBA), a council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, presents the most delicious weeks of the year in downtown Bethlehem’s Historic District! Participating Restaurants in Bethlehem will offer fixed menus for lunch and dinner. Lunch price points: $5, $10, $15. Dinner price points: $10, $20, $25, $30, $35, $40.
February 14, 2018 - VALENTINE'S DAY
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, 2018 Chocolate Olympics - Butler, Pennsylvania
Mars Area Public Library. (Grades k-2) 1:00 - 2:00 PM (Grades 3-5) 2:00 - 3:00 PM This will be an hour filled with fun games all related to chocolate. Please register 724-625-9048
February 17-24, 2018 - National FFA Week - Nationwide
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
February 23, 2018 16th Annual A Taste of York City
Join us for the Annual A Taste of York City. Enjoy a cocktail reception, seated dinner, and silent and live auctions benefiting York City Special Events. Feast on a served dinner featuring the fine restaurants of York City. Bid on unique silent and live auction packages celebrating York City.
February 24, 2018 - Pottstown Firkin Fest - Pottstown, Pennsylvania
A firkin is a barrel, equivalent to 10.8 gallons, that holds cask-conditioned ale. The beer has less carbonation, a smoother mouthfeel, and since it is unfiltered, the beer results in more complex flavors and aromas. The Pottstown Firkin Fest is an exclusive event limited to 250 sampling guests. Attendees enjoy beer selections from 20 of the best local and national craft breweries. Admission includes unlimited tastings of specialty beers, a full-size sampling glass and live music.