2014 TEXAS - JUNE 2014
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS
(see also: 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010)
June 2-8, 2014 Wine & Food Week
One of the top 10 destination culinary and wine events in the US, Wine & Food Week's gastronomic grandeur features more than 500 wines, 50 restaurants, legendary wine producers and culinary personalities from around the globe, and a vast collection of specialty beers and gourmet food purveyors. Wine education classes, chef demonstrations, cookbook author events, live and silent auctions, and casual to fine wine-and-dine experiences round out the week's festivities.
June 6-7, 2014 42nd Chisholm Trail Roundup BBQ & Chili Cook-Offs
With Music Festival. BBQ & Chili cook-offs, arts & crafts, etc. Always 2nd week in June. Chisholm Trail Roundup Rodeo & Parade etc. follows, on June 12-14, 2014.
June 13, 2014 Fort Worth Zoo Beastro
Fort Worth, Texas
Beastro is the Fort Worth Zoo’s annual music and tasting event that supports the Zoo’s local and international wildlife conservation and education efforts. Beastro features the finest area restaurants stationed throughout the Zoo serving sample appetizers, entrées and desserts. In addition to the delectable cuisine, the event features open bars throughout the park and live music entertainment. Several animal exhibits remain open until sunset.
June 13-14, 2014 Columbus Annual June BBQ Cookoff - Columbus, Texas
Proceeds Benefit Columbus FFA Students. Help us send our students to the state convention!
June 14, 2014 25th Annual Texas Blueberry Festival
Tons of fresh blueberries, blueberry pancakes, blueberry pie, blueberry cobbler and blueberry ice cream contests. Kids will love the Blueberry Bounce Park, petting zoo, make and take arts and crafts, pet parade, The Big Blue Murals and more. Car & Motorcycle shows, pie eating contests, horse shoe and washers tournaments, food and arts vendors.
June 14, 2014 30th Annual Tomato Fest - Jacksonville, Texas
Home to the World's Largest Bowl of Salsa! This family fun day includes arts and craft booths, street dance, a fishing tournament, home-grown tomato contest, tomato eating and peeling contests, gospel concert, auction and kids' activities.
June 19-21, 2014 Stockdale Watermelon Jubilee - Stockdale, Texas
First celebrated in 1937, the Stockdale Watermelon Jubilee is one of the oldest watermelon festivals in Texas. Held Thursday through Saturday in beautiful Stockdale City Park, the 3rd weekend in June.
June 19-21, 2014 Holland Corn Festival - Holland, Texas
Come and celebrate with us! This is the 40th year Holland has celebrated the local cash crop. Events include a parade, 5k run, contests, street dance, barbecue cook-off, arts & crafts, carnival and much more.
June 20-21, 2014 Stonewall Peach JAMboree & Rodeo - Stonewall, Texas
The 53rd annual event will celebrate the peach harvest with rodeo and bull riding events, dancing, live music, a parade, contests, auctions and more.
June 25, 2014 Flavors of Dallas - Dallas, Texas
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.
June 26-29, 2014 Luling Watermelon Thump - Luling, Texas
Melon Growing & Eating Contests, Music, Midway, Food, Arts & Crafts, Car Show, and More. Champion Watermelon award is given to the largest Black Diamond watermelon grown according to the grower's association rules. The top entries in the Melon Contest are sold at auction. The Champion melon has brought between $400 and $22,500. Part of the proceeds from the auction support student scholarships.
June 28, 2014 The Dallas Rotary Wine & Dine Festival - Dallas, Texas
Tastings of the finest wines and specialty foods from the Back Mountain and Endless Mountains areas. A variety of goods will also be for sale by area craftsmen, and there will be musical entertainment all day long.