2018 PENNSYLVANIA - JULY 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(See also: 2017 - 2013 - 2011 - 2010)
July 4, 2018 4TH OF JULY
There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.
July 4-8, 2018 Annual Vegetarian Summerfest
Annual Conference of the North American Vegetarian Society. University of Pittsburgh Johnstown. The Vegan Experience That Can Change Your Life! (also: summerfest.navs-online.org/ )
July 8, 2018 Blueberry Festival - Media, Pennsylvania
Linvilla Orchards Annual Blueberry Festival takes place annually in early July while the local blueberry season is in full swing. You can pick your own healthy blueberries from acres of bushes. The Blueberry Pie Eating Contest is the highlight of the day!
July 14, 2018 9th Annual Blues & Brews
Mount Hope Estate & Winery, Pennsylvania
Enjoy the taste of Maryland with an all-you-can-eat menu featuring crabs, brisket and more at Mount Hope's annual Blues and Brews! This summer staple welcomes guests to enjoy fresh seafood and other favorites while live music fills the outdoor feasting glen. Bring your appetite!
July 14, 2018 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.
July 14-15, 2018 - Bluegrass and Blueberries - Lahaska, Pennsylvania
Blueberry treats meet toe-tapping bluegrass and country music in the fun summer festival featuring live entertainment, children’s activities and more.
July 15-21, 2018 Derry Township Agricultural Fair
New Derry, Pennsylvania
Come out and enjoy our annual agricultural fair with livestock, animals, fishing, antique tractor rodeo, bingo, food, exhibits, pet show, tractor pull, arts and crafts show, fleece and fiber show, carnival rides, market sale, contests, fireworks and much more.
July 20-22, 2018 Picklesburgh
Picklesburgh, a new annual free festival that celebrates pickling in all of its glorious incarnations. For two days in July, the Roberto Clemente Bridge in Downtown Pittsburgh will transform into Picklesburgh, highlighted by a giant flying Heinz pickle balloon, custom built by a team that also crafts balloons for Disney and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Picklesburgh is a culinary celebration that goes beyond the dill pickle to include international dishes and handcrafted foods from local chefs that house-cure pickled vegetables; informative how-to demonstrations that embrace the farm-to-table movement and the rising popularity of DIY canning; a selection of artisan cocktails, many featuring pickled ingredients; fun pickle themed merchandise, live music and even a competitive pickle juice drinking contest.
July 21, 2018 - Hops, Vines & Wines Festival
Souvenier tasting glass for unlimited beer and wine tasting from local and regional brewers and wineries. Great live music and food sampling.
July 21-22, 2018 - 31st Annual Blueberry Festival
The 'Sweetest Festival of the Summer' is full of blueberry flavor and lots of happenings, including live music, regional crafters, children’s games and activities, colonial demonstrations, culinary contests, and an assortment of blueberry themed food. Enter the Blueberry Festival Cooking Contest. Join us for our pie eating contests for kids and adults both days. The newly expanded Blueberry Brewery will sample blueberry beer, wine, mead, and vodka. More than 15 bands will perform a variety of genres including: jazz, blues, rock, country, and more. This family friendly festival has fun activities for kids including: pony rides, crafts, creating corn husk dolls and totem poles with the Museum of Indian Culture. New this year is our costumed Pet Parade on Sunday. Also new this year, Logan’s Heroes Animal Rescue and Tails of Valor will bring dogs in need of a home on Pet Adoption Saturday. Tickets can be purchased online and at the Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites Visitor Center.
July 24-28, 2018 Plainfield Farmers' Fair
Plainfield Farmer's Grove, Pennsylvania
Goat, Steer and Swine livestock competitions; Great American Apple Pie and Chocolate Cake/Cookies and Vegetable Bread Contests; Watermelon Eating Contest; Bar B Q Chicken; Adult and Kiddy Tractor Pulls; Entertainment; Children's Old Fashioned Games; etc.
July 25-28, 2018 American Cheese Society Annual Conference
Each year, the American Cheese Society (ACS) hosts the foremost educational conference and world-renowned cheese competition in North America. More than 1,000 professionals, purchasers, and influencers from throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe attend to network, sample products, and learn from industry experts. The Conference culminates in the Festival of Cheese, where competition cheeses are available for sampling alongside craft beer, wine, cider, and specialty foods.
July 28, 2018 American Cheese Society Festival of Cheese
The Cheese Festival features unlimited samples of 2,000+ artisan, farmstead, and sepcialty cheeses of every imaginable style and flavor profile from the 2018 American Cheese Society Judging & Competition, alongside gourmet foods and libations. As you exit the Festival, you will have the opportunity to browse the annual ACS Cheese Sale. Pick up some incredible artisan cheeses from producers around the country at amazing prices, all for a great cause! Cheese Sale proceeds benefit the nonprofit American Cheese Education Foundation.
July 28, 2018 Indian Valley Beer Fest - Telford, Pennsylvania
Come out to sample the best local beers as well as craft beers from across the country! This year the Indian Valley Public Library will be teaming up with their neighbor, the Lutheran Community at Telford for an even better event.