2019 VERMONT - July & August 2019
VERMONT FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS AND EVENTS
(See also: 2017)
JULY 4, 2019
FOURTH OF JULY
There are so many events today that they are too numerous to list
July 18-20, 2019
The Chittenden County Maple Producers Association are honored to be hosting the Vermont Maplerama in 2019. The event will be based out of the Whitcomb Barn in Essex, Vermont. (also: https://vermontmaple.org/vermont-maplerama-2019 )
July 19-20, 2019 Vermont Brewers Festival - Burlington, Vermont
Celebrating artisan craft beers and the brewers who brew them. Visit the Meet the Brewer tent for beer & chocolate pairing, beer & cheese pairing, sensory training and more.
July 19-21, 2019 Killington Wine Festival - Killington, Vermont
Over the last 18 years, the Killington Wine Festival has become a signature summer event for the Killington region. Guests enjoy a nice July weekend tasting fine wines with Killington Peak and the Green Mountains of Vermont as a scenic backdrop. The Killington Wine Festival continues to grow each year and now features over 500 wines from around the world represented by over 40 wineries and distributors.
July 26-August 4, 2019 Annual Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival
Deerfield Valley, Vermont
Jam making, blueberry themed specials in the local eateries, blue music events, blue auto show, blueberry bake sales, blue beer, special “Blues fees” at Mount Snow’s Golf Course, pick your own blueberries, children's activities, etc.Vermont's Official Blueberry Festival.
August 4, 2019 23rd Vermont Fresh Network Annual Forum
Come celebrate the successful farmer-chef partnerships that thrive in Vermont and help enrich our local communities!
August 5, 2019 Chocolate/Cheese/Chili Fest - Landgrove, Vermont
Area gourmands will not want to miss the Annual Chocolate/Cheese/Chili Fest from 5-8 pm at The Motel In The Meadow. This popular event is the largest fundraiser for Neighborhood Connections. While sampling the food offerings, attendees can place their bids on several fabulous items in the silent auction, enjoy live music or sip a beverage from the cash bar. Adults tickets can be purchased ahead of time for $15 or bought at the door for $20 and Kids 16 & under are FREE.
August 10, 2019
Taste of Woodstock
Music, Kids Activities, Art, Food, Wine, Beer, Cheese, Candy and More! Everything Great about the Woodstock Area all on Elm Street 10AM-9PM!
August 11, 2019
11th Annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival
Vermont is the premium artisanal cheese state with the highest number of cheesemakers per capita: over 40 of them! We invite you to experience our passion for making fine cheeses, taste local and fresh foods and wines, and meet the artisans who make them. Spend a high summer day along the shores of Lake Champlain at the historic Shelburne Farms Coach Barn sampling, buying, learning, and networking. Come and celebrate the season. Cheese Workshop, Meet the Cheesemakers Panels, Cooking Demos, etc.
August 13-17, 2019 174th Vermont State Fair - Rutland, Vermont
Exhibits: 4H; Cattle; Steer & Ox Show; Open Goat Show; Open Sheep Show; Grange; Farm Museum; Tractor Exhibit; Pulling Contests; Harness Racing; Forestry; Culinary; Floraculture; Vegetable; Arts & Crafts; Midway; Live Music, Entertainment. Attendance: 92,000.
August 31-September 1, 2019 24th Annual Garlic & Herb Festival
Sample garlic delicacies and enjoy the festivities. Relax at the Beer and Wine Garden under the tent listening to live music both days. Over 100 vendors, demonstrations, and children's activities.
August 31-Sept 1, 2019 A Taste of New England - Stowe, Vermont
The region's best chefs come together for a celebration of food and wine at the Lodge at Spruce Peak. Join Chef Will Gilson of Puritan & Co, Chef Colt Taylor of the Essex, Chef Ben Lacy of Cafe ArtScience, and Chef Sean Blomgren of the Lodge at Spruce Peak, for an exceptional dining experience with the exclusive opportunity to meet the celebrated guest chefs and enjoy a beautiful weekend of food, wine, and camaraderie. Saturday night will feature a five course dinner highlighting each guest chef's specialties! Tickets are $150 per person (all inclusive).
2017 VERMONT - July & August 2017
VERMONT FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS AND EVENTS
events still waiting for new dates
July 28-29, 2017 - Vermont JerkFest - Brattleboro, Vermont
The Vermont JerkFest & Reggae Festival is a Caribbean style food festival held in Brattleboro. It is a family-friendly festival that features Jamaican jerk hot foods and the smooth sounds of reggae, roots, and Caribbean music in the cool mountains of Vermont. All vendors are encouraged to source locally because Vermont JerkFest will highlight local and regional spicy specialty foods. The festival includes chef demos and a Jerk Cook-off, coupled with a pre-festival Rum & Brew Tasting event. These events are also minimal waste events, aiming to leave the smallest possible impact on the environment. Advance tickets are $5 for children and $20 for adults.
August 26-27, 2017 Annual Stowe Wine and Food Classic
Fine wines, superb cuisine, and rare wines at auction, all are at the world famous Trapp Family Lodge. Northern New England's premier wine event. Top Chefs present demonstrations of their culinary skills. Sample more than 100 premium wines, enjoy food selections from renowned local chefs. Wine seminars.