2019 TEXAS : JANUARY 2019
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS
(See also: 2018 - 2017 - 2016 - 2014)
January 9-10, 2019
Potato Expo 2019
POTATO EXPO is the largest conference and tradeshow for the potato industry held in North America. Network with key decision makers and international industry leaders, learn about the latest trends and innovations in the industry and grow your business!
January 11, 2019
National Potato Council Annual Meeting - Austin, Texas
The NPC Annual Meeting is your opportunity to connect with other grower leaders from across the country and to shape national public policy impacting potato production and distribution. These policies have a real impact on the day-to-day operation of your business and there is no voice too small to make a real impact. Topics of discussion include trade, environment, legislative and government affairs, and more. Held immediately following POTATO EXPO, the Annual Meeting provides a way to get up-to-date on issues facing potato growers and network with others in the industry. The meeting includes with a reception and awards banquet recognizing leaders and innovators in the industry.
January 13-15, 2019 School Nutrition Industry Conference
School Nutrition Association. Strengthen your business connections, further your professional knowledge and help SNA build the future of School Nutrition
January 14-20, 2019 San Antonio Cocktail Conference
San Antonio, Texas
Brings together top bartenders for four days of education seminars, guided tastings and cocktail parties. Conference proceeds will benefit HeartGift San Antonio.
January 18-19, 2019 10th Annual Yaga's Chili Quest & Beer Fest
This years festival will consist of the ever so popular Chili & Beer tasting with a ton of added perks. Get ready for live music, a 5K Fun Run/Walk, a washer pitching tournament, a jackpot margarita contest, vendors and a historical strand merchant walk-about. As if that doesn’t fulfill all of your festival needs, returning this year is the expanded Beer Festival.
January 18-Feb 9, 2019 Fort Worth Stock & Rodeo - Fort Worth, Texas
Join us for 23 days of heart pounding rodeo, world class livestock, kid-friendly exhibits, live music, cowboy cuisine, our “Moo-seum Experience,” the carnival/midway and four acres of incredible shopping.
January 19-26, 2019
Annual Texas Citrus Fiesta
Annual festival held since 1932, celebrating the citrus harvest in the lush Rio Grande Valley, with a pageant, parade, exhibits, carnival, and a costume show featuring beautiful costumes made of dried fruits and vegetables grown in the Valley.
January 21-Feb 2, 2019 - Restaurant Weeks - San Antonio Area, Texas
Restaurant Weeks celebrates food at all of our local restaurants! It is a cross section of the culinary scene that encompasses a diverse range of cuisines and includes some of our most time-honored restaurants and buzz-worthy newcomers. Restaurant Weeks gives visitors and residents the opportunity to experience the quality, variety and hospitality that embody the Boerne, New Braunfels, and San Antonio dining experience. Bon appétit! (Reservations aren’t required but are a good idea!) Menu Offerings: $25 Breakfast/Brunch, $15 Lunch, $35 Dinner, and $45 Dinner.
January 24-Feb 25, 2019 122nd Washington's Birthday Celebration
Most folks probably could never guess where the largest celebration of George Washington’s birthday is held. Believe it or not, it is staged each year in the border city of Laredo, Texas. True enough, Laredo is hardly the first thing that comes to mind when Americans think of their first president. However, it is Laredo that throws the largest and oldest Washington Birthday Celebration. Founded in 1898, this month-long celebration attracts over 400,000 visitors each year. Over the years, the event has grown to include a variety of entertainment and activities. This year’s celebration is scheduled to include parades, concerts, fireworks displays, a carnival, fun run, BBQ cookoff and more. In short, there really is something for everyone at this 'International celebration of a traditionally American holiday.' Attendance: 400,000.
January 25, 2019 Laredo-Webb County Bar Association Tequila Tasting
The Laredo-Webb County Bar Association presents its third annual Noche de Agave Tequila Tasting event held this year at Paseo Real. Tequila aficionados can expect to sample various luxury tequilas (up to thirty) at this fundraising event! Live music; and, traditional Mexican antojitos that will tantalize your palates. All proceeds benefit a scholarship fund awarded to local students attending Laredo Community College and/or Texas A&M International University. (Washington's Birthday Celebration Association).
January 25-27, 2019 ZestFest 2019 - Irving, Texas
Anyone who appreciates the hotter things in life is invited to indulge in a fiery food experience ZestFest brings together the spiciest exhibitors and products from around the country for one sizzling weekend. ZestFest is the ultimate party for bold and flavorful food enthusiasts. Cooking demos by celebrity chefs, live music, interactive contests and thousands of bold food samples.
January 31, 2019 Epicurean Evening - Houston, Texas
Join us for "A Taste of Space" at Space Center Houston and enjoy samples from more than 40 area restaurants and food establishments and entertained by a variety of musical treats like mariachi bands and vocalists