U.S. Food Festivals & Food Shows by State

Home       Food Articles       Food Trivia       Today In Food History       Recipes       Cooking Tips       Videos       Food Quotes       Who's Who       Food Trivia Quizzes       Crosswords       Food Poems       Cookbooks       Food Posters       Recipe Contests       Culinary Schools       Gourmet Tours       Food Festivals & Shows

You are here > Home > Food Festivals


Check previous year if an event is not listed in current year: the event’s website may have a recent update



FREE Food, Beverage & Agricultural Magazines
An extensive selection of free magazines and other publications for qualified Food, Beverage & Hospitality professionals

Chef with red wine glass

Utah Food Festivals, Food & Wine Events,
Food Shows, Cook-Offs, etc.

2014 UTAH 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event

(See also: 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010)

Utah Culinary Schools and Cooking Classes
Utah Food Facts & Trivia

February 14, 2014  Valentine's Day
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled today. They are too numerous to list.

March 3-7, 2014  National School Breakfast Week 2014 - Nationwide
National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) was launched in 1989 to raise awareness of the availability of the School Breakfast Program (SBP) to all children.

March 6-7, 2014  Intermountain Sustainability Summit 2014 - Ogden, UT
The Intermountain Sustainability Summit is a premier event providing exceptional educational programs, networking, and trade show opportunities for government representatives,  sustainability, energy,  and solid waste professionals, students, politicians, and interested public. This year's Summit will feature in the following three areas: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, and Achieving Carbon Neutrality; Water Conservation, Quality, and Management; Recycling and Waste Reduction and Elimination.


March 13-16, 2014
Internationall Dutch Oven Society's World Championship Cook-Off
Sandy, Utah

March 25, 2014  'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.

April 22, 2014  Earth Day - Worldwide
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify.

May 2-3, 2014  International Dutch Society Spring Convention
Farmington, Utah
Open to the public from 9:30 to 3:30 - Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstrations - Vendor Booth Displays and Classes - Taste of Dutch Youth Cook-off - Silent Auctions all day

May 11, 2014  Mother's Day - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list. (2nd Sunday in May)

JULY 4, 2014 - 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.

November 27, 2014  Thanksgiving Day - Nationwide
All StatesThere are so many events on Thanksgiving Day they are to numerous to list.   (4th Thursday in November).


2013 UTAH 2013

events still waiting for new dates

June 16-22, 2013  Strawberry Days 2013 - Pleasant Grove , Utah
Strawberry Days: The Longest Continually Running Event in the State of Utah.  Enjoy fresh strawberries at this annual city celebration featuring an old fashioned rodeo, carnival, craft fair, concert, parade, and more.

June 22, 2013  6th Annual Savor the Summit - Park City , Utah
Live street music performances, beer and wine tents, an after-dinner street dance and of course – dinner served by dozens of restaurants to patrons at “The Grande Table.”   A nearly mile-long dining experience staged down the middle of Main Street, The Grande Table will provide exquisite dining to more than 2,000 diners in the heart of this Rocky Mountain ski town known for its unique restaurants and comfortable environment.


July 10-14, 2013  Park City Food & Wine Classic - Park City, Utah
A premier destination event where master winemakers, culinary greats, and our distinguished guests gather to play, wine, and dine in beautiful Park City, Utah. Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience. Whether you are a full-fledged foodie or an emerging gourmand, you are sure to find more than one event to whet your appetite at the Classic. There is something for everyone – from food and wine tastings, to seminars and cooking demonstrations, to outdoor adventures with food & wine influences, there are tastes and temptations at every turn.

August 1-3, 2013  Raspberry Days Festival - Garden City, Utah
The Raspberry Days Festival is an annual event held to celebrate the harvest of the world famous Bear Lake Raspberries. Continuous entertainment, craft fair, parade, rodeo, 5K run, and fireworks on the beach.

August 7 & 14, 2013  Wild Libations - Salt Lake City, Utah
We are “wild” about wine & beer! Join us for wine and beer tasting after hours on August 7th & 14th in our new Rocky Shores exhibit. Enjoy a selection of wines & beers that will please your palate, and are available in Utah liquor stores. Chat with local wine & beer brewers and educators who will be on hand to answer any and all of your questions. 

August 22-24, 2013  Western Legends Roundup - Kanab, Utah
Includes Dutch Oven Cooking, Tractor Pull, in addition to the rodeo and other western cowboy events.

August 30-31, 2013  16th Annual Peach Days - Hurricane City, Utah
Peach Days wouldn't be complete without the rodeo, entertainment, parade, Pioneer Corner, and 12K Fun Run. Also enjoy the Hurricane Trek, fiddling contest, quilt show and Peach Cook-Off. Be sure to bring your appetite. Food booths with all your favorite mouth-watering options will be on hand.

August 30-Sept 2, 2013  83rd Annual Golden Onion Days - Payson, Utah
Features parades, fireworks, talent competition, Dutch oven cook-off, onion related foods and much more. The largest Labor Day weekend festival in the state.

September 4-7, 2013  Peach Days Celebration - Brigham City, Utah
Peach Days brings some 75,000 spectators and prides itself on being a family event that has something for everyone.

September 5-15, 2013  Utah State Fair - Salt Lake City, Utah
The Utah State Fair has continued to promote Utah and it's products with events by the Utah Dairy Council, Utah Beef Council, Utah Wool Growers Association, and the Utah Farm Bureau. "Utah's Own" Food Court features locally grown and prepared foods from around the state. The Utah State Fair strives to blend the best of Utah tradition and heritage with new technology and modern ideals.


September 20-21, 2013  Green River Melon Days Festival
Green River, Utah
Come join us for fun and excitement, as we include melon chucking, seed spitting, melon carving, water(melon) skiing, and more events that e will amaze you and make you laugh. See you there!  (also: )

October 12, 2013  Apple Festival - New Harmony, Utah
Activities include vendors, food, games for the kids, car show,  lots of apples for sale and BBQ Dinner.

October 26, 2013  Annual Pumpkin Chuckin Festival - Moab, Utah
There will be pie-eatin’ & costume contests, food vendors, arts and craft vendors, Weiner dog races, game booths, kids activities, live Bluegrass music,– and of course!– slingshots, catapults, trebuchets & air cannons shooting pumpkins through the sky!


2012 UTAH 2012
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

events still waiting for new dates

August 5, 2012  Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation
Solitude, Utah
Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the nation's premier culinary benefit, featuring top chefs and mixologists -- all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.

September 27, 2012  Chef War - Salt Lake City, Utah
Two professional local chefs are chosen to compete in making 3 dishes from a single theme ingredient.  The audience tastes the dishes and votes for their favorite chef.  A panel of 5 culinary guests will also taste and vote on the dishes.  The total scores are added up and the winner is announced.

November 16, 2012  Annual Dart the Turkey & Dessert Baking Contests
Clearfield City, Utah
Do you have a steady hand and a powerful throw? Try winning this year's Thanksgiving turkey by joining us for a chance to win one of many prizes. Enter your dessert in our 23rd annual baking contest. Categories are best pie, cake, dish, cookie, candy, & best student.


2011 UTAH 2011
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event

events still waiting for new dates

September 10, 2011  Iron Pig Food Festival - South Jordan, Utah
The Iron Pig Food Festival, part of the 3rd annual Fizz Fest, will be held at Daybreak's SoDa Row. Enjoy tasty food and refreshing beverages while listening to live music.


2010 UTAH 2010

events still waiting for new dates

November 12-13, 2010  Gingerbread House Festival - Orem, Utah
Dozens of gingerbread creations donated by organizations and individuals and entertainment from across the state promise to kick-off the holiday season in a big way. Proceeds will benefit the Learning for Life character education in schools and the Utah PTA Arts Education Fund.



   UNITED STATES        Alabama        Alaska        Arizona        Arkansas        California        Colorado        Connecticut        Delaware        Florida        Georgia        Hawaii        Idaho        Illinois        Indiana        Iowa       Kansas        Kentucky        Louisiana        Maine        Maryland        Massachusetts        Michigan   
   Minnesota         Mississippi         Missouri         Montana         Nebraska         Nevada         New Hampshire        New Jersey         New Mexico         New York         North Carolina         North Dakota         Ohio         Oklahoma         Oregon         Pennsylvania         Puerto Rico         Rhode Island         South Carolina         South Dakota         Tennessee         Texas         Utah         Vermont         Virgin Islands         Virginia         Washington         Washington DC         West Virginia         Wisconsin         Wyoming         ADD AN EVENT   
Home       About Us & Contact Us       Food Timeline       World Cuisine       Magazines       Link Directory

Please feel free to link to any pages of from your website.

For permission to use any of this content please E-mail:
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2014 James T. Ehler and unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.

You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.

Please take the time to request permission.








From Amateur & Basic Cooking Classes to Professional Chef Training - Over 1,000 schools & classes listed for U.S., Online & Worldwide

Other Resources: Database of Food Producers & Exporters

Culinary Art and Food Posters

Recipe Videos, BBQ & Grilling, Food Safety, Food Science, Food Festivals, Beverages, Vintage Commercials, etc.