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2017 Virginia Food Festivals June 2017
(see also: 2016  -  2015  -  2014  -  2013  -  2012)

May 26-July 2, 2017  Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival - Williamsburg, Virginia


June 1-4, 2017
Newport News Greek Festival
Newport News, Virginia
The festival began in 1967 and has grown into one of the region's most elaborate and popular ethnic celebrations, with an extensive menu of authentic Greek food, pastries, music, dance, vendors and entertainment.

June 3, 2017  Ashland Strawberry Faire - Ashland, Virginia
A day to honor the succulent springtime berry. Sample the strawberry shortcakes, drinks, breads, and more or take home flats of fresh strawberries. Vendors offer arts, crafts, plants, and antiques to the many thousands who attend the event. Entertainment on two stages.

June 3, 2017  Belle Grove Garden Fest - Middletown, Virginia
Join Belle Grove and the Master Gardeners of the Northern Shenandoah Valley for the annual GardenFest, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Admission to the fair is free and tours of Belle Grove's Manor House will be just $5 for visitors 12 years of age and older. The fair will feature a plant sale, specialty vendors, tool sharpening, Second Hand Rose sale,  children’s activities, farm animal petting zoo, workshops and other gardening presentations.

June 3-4, 2017  Annual Vintage Virginia Wine Festival
Centreville, Virginia
A cornerstone of the East Coast wine festival season, featuring a one-stop shopping environment for wine collectors and enthusiasts, as well as a unique opportunity to interact with winemakers, movers and shakers, cultivating your own understanding of what makes a quality vintage.

June 10, 2017 - Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival - Richmond, Virginia
Beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin', cigar smokin', and barbeque eatin'.

June 23-25, 2017 - 28th Annual Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival
Norfolk, Virginia
Norfolk's annual love-fest with New Orleans' special spirit and unique Bayou culture.  This popular 3-day festival delivers the heart and soul of Louisiana to visitors of Town Point Park in true Cajun and Creole style.


2016 Virginia Food Festivals June 2016
events still waiting for new dates

June 8, 2016 - 43rd Annual Virginia Pork Festival - Emporia, Virginia
The world's largest outdoor barbecue. Last year's event attracted over 15,000 people representing 32 different states.

June 11, 2016 - Virginia Cheese Festival - Blacksburg, Virginia
Please join us in Blacksburg at Virginia Cheese Festival from 11am-4pm at the Hilton Garden Inn Blacksburg. Come and enjoy a day of artisan cheese tastings, wine and beer pairings, workshops, and more. Just outside of the venue there will be a host of family activities including live music, a farm animal petting area, and regional art.

June 11, 2016  19th Annual Cajun Festival - Purcellville, Virginia
Come join your Cajun cousins at Breaux Vineyards for the annual Cajun Festival.  Enjoy cajun fare, wine tastings, craft vendors, vineyard hayrides, wine-a-ritas,  and more at this annual celebration of our Cajun heritage!  Live music.

June 11-12, 2016  Virginia Herb Festival - Middletown, Virginia
Herbal crafters and product vendors, thousands of herb plants, pick your own lavender, gardens, local artists, wine tasting, tea tasting, food, music, educational workshops and the chance to learn about the Shenandoah Herb Society. High Tea will be prepared from the garden and served all day.

June 18-19, 2016  Northern Virginia Summer Brewfest
Centrevile, Virginia
This Celebration of American Beer features over 60 of America’s best breweries, a variety of food to complement the craft beers and great local and regional bands to entertain you. Please note that beer sampling ends one hour prior to the close of the festival.

June 19, 2016 - Manassas Wine & Jazz Festival - Manassas, Virginia
Now in its 12th year, the Manassas Wine and Jazz Festival is held on Father’s Day at the Harris Pavilion, located in the heart of historic Old Town Manassas. Featuring headline jazz artists, this event is an intimate and relaxing afternoon of tasting and purchasing wines from award-winning Virginia wine artisans.

June 24-25, 2016  Covington Cork and Pork Festival - Covington, Virginia
The Covington Cork and Pork Festival features a Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned barbeque competition, wine tastings, food, music, entertainment, kids' activities, and a People's Choice BBQ competition.  Admission to the festival is free, but the wine tasting and People's Choice BBQ competition where you get to sample some of the barbeque does incur a cost to participate.  Come and enjoy this wonderful event!


2015 Virginia Food Festivals June 2015
events still waiting for new dates

June 7, 2015  Taste of Historic Manassas - Manassas, Virginia
The 3rd Annual Taste of Historic Manassas is brought to you by the Historic Manassas Restaurant Alliance . Taste of Historic Manassas is an annual event that transforms Old Town Manassas into a lively street festival, complete with local entertainment, dynamic sponsors, and lots of noteworthy restaurants.


2014 Virginia Food Festivals June 2014
events still waiting for new dates

June 7, 2014  Carytown RVA Craft Beer Festival - Richmond, Virginia
Carytown’s Craft Beer Festival is now in its second year with a new, expanded home at The Diamond.  Last year, the event sold out at just over 3000 with many trying to get this very hot ticket.  With the move to the new home, this festival gets more space, better parking and more than 40 different craft beers to sample.

June 27-29, 2014  Hogging Up BBQ Festival - Clear Brook, Virginia
Three days of barbecue, vendors, live entertainment,  beer, wine, activities and more.  Featured 5 stop BBQ Tour happens Friday and Saturday, where you can learn from the professional BBQ Teams tips and tricks!  A sanctioned KCBS State Championship takes place on Friday and Saturday with a Backyard competition on Sunday. Supporting locals charities in the area , for 2014 this includes the SPCA and Assembly of God's Blaze Youth Mission Group.


2013 Virginia Food Festivals June 2013
events still waiting for new dates

June 22, 2013  BBQ, Bands, & Brews - Palmyra, Virginia
This is an event for the entire family featuring a variety of activities including a KCBS sanctioned barbeque competition, Hometown BBQ contest, entertainment, and local vendors.


2012 Virginia - June 2012
Local Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions

events still waiting for new dates

June 3, 2012  Broad Appetit - Richmond, Virginia
The public can taste signature dishes from over 50 of Richmond’s finest local restaurants. The smorgasbord in the streets happens on West Broad Street and also features several of Virginia’s finest wineries and breweries, as well as homegrown music and culinary theatrics. Supports Meals on Wheels & Central Virginia Foodbank.

June 15, 2012  39th Annual Virginia Chicken Festival - Crewe, Virginia
The Chicken Festival has been Discontinued as of 2013.

June 23, 2012  4th Annual HarvFest - Berryville, Virginia
'A Taste of the Country - Then and Now'  HarvFest is a one-day festival celebrating local food, farming, and history. Clarke County's rich agricultural and historical heritage will be showcased via local food and drink vendors, farming demonstrations, historic tours and exhibits. HarvFest is hosted by and benefits The Clermont Foundation and Clarke County Parks and Recreation. HarvFest will be held at the historic Clermont Farm which was surveyed by George Washington in 1750 and currently sits on 360 rolling acres owned by the Virginia Dept. of Historic Resources and managed by a local trust. Clermont is a working cattle and sheep farm.

June 23, 2012  Kilmarnock Wine Festival - Kilmarnock, Virginia
Join the fun with wine tasting and sales from wineries of the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail.  Live entertainment and great wines to taste, enjoy and purchase in the heart of Kilmarnock.  Join us on 1st and North Main St. for another fun day in our quaint town.




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