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2022 TEXAS - MARCH 2022
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS

(see also: 2021  -  2020  -  2019  -  2018  -  2017  -  2016  -  2015)


 

February 28-March 20, 2022
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo
Houston, Texas

 

March 3-6, 2022
42nd Annual Fulton Oysterfest
Fulton, Texas
Each year the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department sponsors Oysterfest, a salute to the tasty bi-valve found in our local waters. Oysterfest features carnival rides, games, food, an oyster eating contest, live music, unique vendor booths and most of all - FUN.

March 5, 2022  San Antonio Flavor - San Antonio, Texas
Tastier than ever, San Antonio Flavor returns to the San Antonio Museum of Art.  Sample bites from 30+ local restaurants in various cuisines, enjoy craft beer and wine, signature cocktails and a live Culinary Showdown, starring four top San Antonio chefs and celebs. Live music, beats by SoundCream, Contemporary Art Month art installations, and more.

March 6, 2022  10th Annual Kosher Chili Cookoff 2022 - Houston, Texas
12-4pm at Beth Yeshurun Synagogue.  The Kosher Chili Cookoff is the largest kosher food event in Houston and celebrates  the fellowship of the Jewish community with a day of food, live entertainment, contests, and family friendly activities while raising funds for non-profit organizations in the Houston Jewish Community. The cookoff attracts more than 3,500 attendees annually for live music, a moonwalk, climbing walls, balloon artists, a jalapeno eating contest and a silent auction as they taste some of Houston's best kosher chili.

March 6-8, 2022  COEX 2022 - Austin, Texas
Chain Operators Exchange (COEX) Conference. Sponsored by the (IFMA) International Foodservice Manufacturers Association.

March 10-20, 2022  Annual Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show
Mercedes, Texas
People from all over Texas eagerly anticipate the event and come to enjoy the many activities including a parade, rodeos, competitive livestock events and the many, many attractions which are scheduled daily.  Our mission is to provide a safe and educational environment that promotes family, community and volunteerism. We strive to promote the youth of South Texas through leadership development, agricultural education, and competition with a goal of creating the leaders of tomorrow.

March 11-13, 2022  Annual Rattlesnake Roundup - Sweetwater, Texas
Started in 1958, the Sweetwater Jaycee's World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up is hosted annually in Sweetwater Texas the second weekend in March at the Nolan County Coliseum in Newman Park.

March 17-20, 2022  International Food Blogger Conference
El Paso, Texas
The International Food Blogger Conference is the premier event for food bloggers, chefs, journalists, editors, publishers, food-lovers and more! The conference will explore the intersection of food, writing, and technology.  El Paso, Texas, and Juárez, Mexico.
 


 

March 17-April 17, 2022  Dripping with Taste Trail
Dripping Springs, Texas
Sip wines from a selection of boutique local wineries. Taste craft cocktails from small batch distillers. Enjoy local beer from award-winning Dripping Springs and Driftwood craft brewers.  Before you head out on your craft beverage adventure, make sure to ALWAYS check the destination's hours of operation! We ask you to please drink responsibly and tip the taproom staff! The service and hospitality industry has been heavily impacted by the pandemic and deserves our appreciation more than ever.

March 18-19, 2022  36th Annual Bluebonnet Brew-Off - Irving, Texas
The Bluebonnet Brew-off is one of the largest single site homebrew competitions in the United States.  Friday evening will showcase Local and Regional Professional Brewers and their offerings. Saturday, we will showcase the Local and Regional Homebrew Clubs and their offerings; homebrewers are encouraged to re-brew a winning beer from last year’s Bluebonnet or bring one that was entered this year, as we will have special recognition for these brewers.

March 20, 2022  12th Annual Paella Challenge - San Antonio, Texas
Join fellow epicureans for a beautiful afternoon featuring distinguished Chefs from San Antonio, across the United States and Mexico, live entertainment, wines from Spain, and sangria at Mission County Park. Watch as chefs and high school teams go head-to-head in competition to create the most impressive paella dishes cooked right before your eyes.

March 22, 2022 - 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize & celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.

March 26, 2022  Texas Onion Fest - Weslaco, Texas
Celebrates the world-famous Texas 1015 Onion developed in Weslaco. There is lots of new stuff to see!  The festivities will kick off with live music on two stages and the lively "Onion Eating Contests". The fun will last all day with music performances on the Main Stage, a Kids Zone, two performances by the Dancing Horses, Arts & Crafts, cooking demonstrations at the Culinary Center, and so much more. Viva La Onion!
 

2021 TEXAS - MARCH 2021
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS
events waiting for new dates

March 8-12, 2021 - National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.  'Make the Grade with School Breakfast.'

March 20-21, 2021  The Nourished Festival - Dallas, Texas
FREE online gluten-free & specialty-diet festival!

March 21-24, 2021  WFF Annual Leadership Development Conference
Dallas, Texas
Women's Foodservice Forum Annual Leadership Development Conference.
 

2020 TEXAS - MARCH 2020
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS
events waiting for new dates

March 13-14, 2020  Tacos ‘n Tequila Craft Cocktail Showcase and Sizzling in the Tropics BBQ Cook-off - McAllen, Texas

March 20-22, 2020  30th Anniversary Rio Grande Valley Home & Garden Show - McAllen, Texas - EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS.
You’ll find the latest products and services for your home and landscape: builders, remodelers, contractors, building materials, decks, pools, spas, entertainment systems, storage solutions, all kinds of plants, landscape displays, kitchenware, home accessories and so much more!

 

March 21-22, 2020
Big Mamou Cajun Festival
Grand Prairie, Texas
A pinch of Zydeco, a bit of swamp pop and a whole lot of Cajun music, and you’ve got the ingredients for…The Big Mamou Cajun Festival at Traders Village in Grand Prairie

March 26, 2020
Taste of Rockport & Fulton
Rockport & Fulton, Texas
Features culinary delights from a host of local restaurants, bakers and caterers. Also -- Live music throughout the evening,  A multitude of offerings in our auction - silent and live and The Mystery Box – a huge box filled with over $1000.00 of goods and services.  The focus of the event is to raise funds for scholarships. Some of our soon to be graduating class from Rockport-Fulton High School need some financial help in achieving that college dream. We use the funds to fund scholarships from the Charles A. Evans Scholarship Foundation.

March 28, 2020
Taste McAllen - McAllen, Texas
The McAllen Chamber of Commerce Invites You To a Magical Evening of Delicious Cuisine Tasting & Live Music!  7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the McAllen Convention Center’s beautiful Oval Park. Over 25 McAllen-area restaurants will entice attendees with a variety of tastings from their menu entrées such as prime rib, pasta, oysters, sushi and much more.
 

2019 TEXAS - MARCH 2019
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS

events still waiting for new dates

March 9-10, 2019 - Shrimp Fest - Grand Prairie, Texas
The Traders Village SHRIMP FEST Returns.  Combine choices of boiled shrimp, shrimp gumbo, or shrimp etouffee with music from the popular Cajun band “Crawfish” and you have a fun filled weekend.  Shrimp Fest will be held under the Big Red Patio next to the Family Entertainment rides and games area. The food will be served starting at 11:00 a.m. and the music starts each day at 12 noon.  Shrimp Fest has something for the whole family. After eating delicious food and enjoying the music of “Crawfish” buy an All Day Ride wristband for just $12.99 or shop in one of America’s largest flea markets.  Admission is FREE and parking is just $4.00.

March 16, 2019 - 17th Annual Wild Hog Explosion - Bandera, Texas
Features team competition for all ages in wild-hog catching, a pork rib barbecue cook-off, arts & crafts, piggy pictures and more. Proceeds benefit the Kronkosky Library of Bandera Co.

March 30, 2019  Vino Palooza - Fort Worth, Texas
Wine and Music Festival. Each festival offers complimentary tastings from more than 20 wineries (as well as samples of local craft beers, spirits and small bites), and unplugged performances by major 'Top 40' music artists; benefiting local non-profit organizations.

March 31, 2019  Vino Palooza - Dallas, Texas
Wine and Music Festival. Each festival offers complimentary tastings from more than 20 wineries (as well as samples of local craft beers, spirits and small bites), and unplugged performances by major 'Top 40' music artists; benefiting local non-profit organizations.

March 31, 2019  Cochon555 - Austin, Texas
5 - 7:30 pm.  Cochon555, the nation’s acclaimed culinary, wine and spirit celebration in support of charity and education, is celebrating 10 years during their 2019 nationwide tour. The events will feature more than 100 prominent chefs, farmers, sommeliers, distillers, brewers, and barkeeps all working to create luxurious moments that educate the palate. The tour stated in Dallas and culiminates with the national finale, Grand Cochon, in Chicago. At each stop on the tour, five notable chefs are tasked with preparing a 200-pound pig and presenting a "Judge's Plate" that will be scored by celebrity judges and participants. The winner of each local competition will advance to the finale in September.

2018 TEXAS - MARCH 2018
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS
events still waiting for new dates

March 23-24, 2018  Alvin Music Festival And Cook-Off - Alvin, Texas
BBQ Cook-Off - Food, Beer & Wine Garden - Vendors - Kids Activities - Raffles
 

 

2017 TEXAS - MARCH 2017
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS

events still waiting for new dates

March 2-4, 2017 - Commodity Classic 2017 - San Antonio, Texas
It doesn’t matter what crop you raise.  At Commodity Classic you’re certain to raise your expectations for your farm.  You’ll find the answers, ideas, innovation, technology, equipment and expertise that can make a powerful difference on your farm.  Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show—unlike any other farm show you’ve ever seen.  Investing a few days at Commodity Classic will pay dividends on your farm all year long!

March 18, 2017  Bacon and Beer Classic - Dallas, Texas
The Bacon and Beer Classic is a one-of-a-kind event hosted inside baseball parks and stadiums across America. It is a premier experience focused on traditions where one’s nostalgia of baseball meets their love for bacon and beer. As the attendees walk through the stadium they will get a taste of history through the hundreds of craft brew samples and mouth-watering bacon-inspired tastes local restaurants cook up. Music will get people dancing, interactive games will bring out their inner kid, and the cooking demos and beer schools will teach everyone – from the expert to the novice – a thing or two about bacon and beer.  All of our events are all inclusive! From the moment you walk into the park, it's all about the experience, and not about opening up your wallet
 

 

2015 TEXAS - MARCH 2015
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS

events still waiting for new dates

March 7, 2015  Brazos Valley Cajun Fest - Bryan, Texas
Brazos Valley Cajun Fest features live music, food, beverages, indoor and outdoor vendors, car show, gumo and jambalaya cook off and Cajun cooking classes.  Free admission.  All registration forms are downloadable from the website.
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