2019 Virginia Food Festivals - August 2019
(see also: 2018 - 2015 - 2014 - 2011 - 2009)
July 31-August 3, 2019 American Cheese Society Annual Conference
August 3, 2019
American Cheese Society Festival of Cheese
The Cheese Festival features unlimited samples of 2,000+ artisan, farmstead, and sepcialty cheeses of every imaginable style and flavor profile from the American Cheese Society Judging & Competition, alongside gourmet foods and libations. As you exit the Festival, you will have the opportunity to browse the annual ACS Cheese Sale. Pick up some incredible artisan cheeses from producers around the country at amazing prices, all for a great cause! Cheese Sale proceeds benefit the nonprofit American Cheese Education Foundation.
August 3-4 & 10-11, 2019 Peach Daze Fuzztival - Bluemont, Virginia
Celebrate Peak Peach Picking Season! Come and enjoy the fruit in great food and drink at this full collaboration between Bluemont Vineyard, Dirt Farm Brewing and Great Country Farms, all located in Bluemont, VA.
August 10, 2019 - Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin', cigar smokin', and barbeque eatin'.
August 10, 2019 8th Annual BBQ & Bluegrass - Purcellville, Virginia
Say farewell to summer with a relaxing and fun-filled afternoon at Breaux Vineyards from 11am-6pm. Experience our Annual BBQ & Bluegrass with wine tastings, BBQ, craft vendors, and live bluegrass music all day long. No admission fee or reservation required. Event is rain or shine. Dogs allowed outside, as long as they are friendly and on a leash. Limited seating- lawn chairs and blankets recommended.
2018 Virginia Food Festivals - August 2018
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August 4, 2018 - Annual Blackberry Harvest & Music Festival
Nelson County, Virginia
Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery. Family festivities including live music and crafts. Pick your own blackberries or taste wine. Pig pickin' meal available.
August 12, 2018 - 35th Annual Carytown Watermelon Festival
Imagine...115,000 people, over 3000 watermelons and you! With 60 musicians, over 100 exhibitors, one of the largest kids areas of any festival and all of the great Carytown style, the Watermelon Festival has become the largest one day festival in the state of Virginia. Attendance: 115,000.
August 17, 2018 Annual Virginia Peach Festival - Stuart, Virginia
Music celebration, peach pageant, street fair, barbeque, peach ice cream, and orchard tours. We are excited to announce that once again this year we will be at Wayside Park No Admission Charge and Camping is available. Free parking.
August 18, 2018 - 11th Annual Eastmont Tomato Festival
The schedule includes a parade, pageant, judging of tomatoes and tomato artwork, entertainment, the Tomato Olympics, farmer's market, arts & crafts, and free tomato tasting.
August 18-19, 2018 - Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest - Richmond, Virginia
We’re having a party and you’re invited! Gluten Free & More (formerly Living Without) magazine wants you to know that living with a food allergy or sensitivity doesn’t need to be about deprivation and missing out. On the contrary, what you’re living without is all the horrible symptoms and medical problems you had before understanding what allergens you needed to avoid. So, come join us, over a hundred of our favorite exhibitors and thousands of our closest friends as we celebrate LIVING WELL!! At every event, you get to sample tons of gluten-free, allergy-friendly foods, learn from experts in the community and hang out with others who understand our world.
August 25, 2018 4th Annual Coastal Craft Beer Festival
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Featuring local Virginia beers and cask ales, as well national and regional craft beers. Enjoy over 65 beers from 30 breweries, live music, food trucks, and more!