2014 WASHINGTON - APRIL and MAY 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event
(See also: 2013 - 2012)
April 13-14, 2014 Northwest Foodservice Show
With attendees from just about every restaurant and foodservice segment of the industry, the majority of whom identify as having purchasing or decision-making authority, the Northwest Foodservice Show will be the place to be for foodservice allied businesses looking to develop and grow their Pacific Northwest market share. 5000+ foodservice professionals are expected to be on hand to network with suppliers and peruse hot new products and services. Don’t miss your opportunity to participate and get noticed at the region’s largest and best known business-to-business foodservice industry event!
April 19, 2014 World Class Crab Races & Crab Feed - Westport, WA
A unique family fun experience! Come EAT * RACE * ENJOY!
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.
April 23-24, 2014 6th Annual SCAA Symposium 2014 - Seattle, WA
Specialty Coffee Association of America.
April 24-27, 2014 26th Annual SCAA Exposition 2014 - Seattle, WA
When you love coffee, it’s hard to stop. There is almost no limit to learning and no end to the possibilities. That’s why Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) events are so popular. Here is where industry professional go to learn, train, compete, give back, mix, mingle, laugh, make friends, think differently, find new business opportunities, grow, share, thrive, etc.
April 24-27, 2014 United States Coffee Championships - Seattle, WA
Specialty Coffee Association of America and the Barista Guild of America. Great communities can be built and continue to grow and thrive, through competition. The specialty coffee community has embraced this idea. Baristas and coffee professionals throughout the country have defined their role as at the frontlines of the specialty coffee industry and have used friendly competition to push each other forward in the areas of skill and service. The United States Coffee Championships (USCC ), have has raised the bar for not just what we expect from ourselves, but also for what we strive to deliver to our customers. The United States Coffee Championships take place in the Activities Hall at The SCAA Event and feature the US Barista Championship, US Brewers Cup Championship, US Latte Art Championship (NEW this year!), US Cup Tasters Championship and the Roasters Guild Roasters Choice competition. Now is the best time in history to witness the skills that help define the specialty coffee industry on display and being pushed to greater and greater heights!
April 24-May 4, 2014 Apple Blossom Festival - Wenatchee, Washington
At 94 years, the oldest Festival in Washington State. Events include the Apple Blossom Run, parades, art and crafts, apple pie eating contest, carnival, apple pie & dessert bake-off and more. Attendance: 100,000.
May 2-11, 2014 119th Sequim Irrigation Festival - Sequim, Washington
Our festival celebrates the initiation, development and support of the irrigation ditches that brought water to the once dry prairies of Sequim. Includes parade, carnival, pageant, juried art show, logging show, strongman competition and more.
May 3, 2014 Annual Oyster Feed - Ocosta, Washington
Held every year the first Saturday in May at Recreation Hall. All the oysters you can eat. Steamed Oysters, Fried Oysters, Clam Chowder, Spaghetti, Noodle Salad, Ambrosia, Cole Slaw, Garlic Bread
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)