2018 Virginia - January & February 2018
Food Festivals, Shows, Local Food & Wine Events
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January 13-14, 2018
18th Annual Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival
This annual festival draws anglers from across the U.S. and especially the Mid-Atlantic. The event features nonstop free lectures and tips on where, when, and how to fly fish in the Old Dominion and across the globe. Virginia wine tastings, microbreweries, local food and live music will also be featured.
January 17-19, 2018 - Virginia Farm Show - Fisherville, Virginia
The Virginia Farm Show is the only agricultural trade show in Virginia that caters to full-time as well as the part-time farmer. In addition to exhibits of all the major lines of equipment and services there is a Skid Steer Rodeo for all the attendees to watch as well as participate in. The Diamond Level Sponsor of this event is the Virginia Farm Bureau for the third straight year. This event enables participants to compete for trophies and cash prizes for all major lines of skid steers.
January 20, 2018 Breaux Vineyards Cabernet Vertical
Sample and discuss various vintages of our award winning Cabernet Sauvignon with our winemaker, Josh Gerard. This event is educational, interactive and fun. Delight in the company of others while our hospitality associates pour through 8 wines as you journey through a delicious 3-course gourmet meal, finishing off with a delectable truffle. Each session is 90 minutes and is an exclusive reservation only event. Seating is limited, so make your reservation today to guarantee you won’t miss out! Event times are at 12:00pm & 4:00pm. Price $75.00 per person / $65.00 per club member.
February 2, 2018
Bacchus Wine & Food Festival
Newport News, Virginia
Bacchus, the God of Nature, Vine and Wine! The Virginia Living Museum’s 13th annual Bacchus Wine & Food Festival! Enjoy delicious samplings of fine wine, local restaurant fare and an eclectic mix of live music and silent auction items. Mingle with friends and colleagues amongst the beautiful museum galleries and exhibits. Taste the bounty of Peninsula’s finest establishments, sway to the beat of live local musicians and make plans for your next get together with friends.
February 2-4, 2018 - Chocolate Lovers Festival - Fairfax, Virginia
Taste of Chocolate, featuring chocolate vendors selling their wares; the Chocolate Challenge, an arts extravaganza where the medium is chocolate; the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast featuring chocolate chip pancakes; historic re-enactments; children's activities; a craft show; open houses at historic buildings; and much more.
February 10, 2018 Samedi Gras - Purcellville, Virginia
Kick-off Mardi Gras a few days early with your Cajun cousins at Breaux Vineyards! Our annual Samedi Gras Celebration takes in our NOLA style tasting room. Samedi Gras is a Saturday celebration of the traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras, and a festive and lovely event not to be missed. Space is limited and we encourage tickets in advance. Enjoy fun dancing, festive beads, masks, king cake, costume contest, and your favorite Breaux wines. Live music with the infamous Dixie Power Trio begins at noon! We’ll also be selling delicious Cajun cuisine- menu coming soon!
February 11-18, 2018 Chocolate & Cabernet Tasting
Come and celebrate Valentine’s Day with us! Enjoy a variety of hand-rolled truffles and infused chocolate confections paired with various vintages of Breaux Vineyards’ Cabernet Sauvignon!
February 14, 2018 VALENTINE'S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 17-24, 2018 National FFA Week - Nationwide
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
February 27-March 4, 2018 11th Annual Virginia Wine Expo
The annual Virginia Wine Expo is a national destination event celebrating Virginia's extraordinary wines and the Richmond region's culinary, historic and cultural excellence. Plan your visit to Richmond - recognized by the Frommer's Guide as one of the Top Worldwide Travel Destinations for 2014 - and attend one or several of the 35+ wine and food events, including the Opening Night Burger Blast, the legendary Walk-Around Grand Tastings, the new Love Rox Half Marathon & 10k, and a host of other amazing dinners, brunches, lunches, comparative tastings, tours, excursions and more.