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2017 WASHINGTON - January to March 2017
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS, EVENTS

(See also: 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013)


 

January 24-26, 2017  Washington Oregon Potato Conference
Kennewick, Washington
Annual potato conference and trade show.

January 27-28, 2017
CoffeeCon Seattle
Seattle, Washington
CoffeeCon is the world’s first all-consumer coffee festival that features tasting the best coffees, hands-on trying the best brewing gear and onsite classes to improve your prowess as an at-home barista.

January 28, 2017  Annual Belgianfest - Seattle, Washington
Belgianfest will highlight the fascinating beer culture of Belgium by showcasing 60+ Belgian-style beers crafted by Washington breweries. Featured beer styles include Tripels, Dubbles, Saisons, Wits, Abbeys and Lambics. All of the beers will be brewed with Belgian yeast

February 3-4, 2017  9th Annual Enumclaw Wine & Chocolate Festival
Enumclaw, Washington
Enumclaw Expo Center.  We will include all of the elements that our attendees have grown to love including shopping, chocolate vendors, demonstrations, music and some of the best wines from here in the Pacific Northwest. This year, our marketing efforts will include radio, newspaper, posters, the Expo Center website, the W&C Festival website, multiple event websites and other social media.  The wineries, chocolate and non-chocolate vendors will be intermixed throughout the two buildings along with a stage in each building.  This will allow the patrons to grab some wine and roam the buildings to sip, shop, taste and listen.  This promotes an atmosphere where festival attendees mingle and shop leisurely and see all of our great vendors!

February 7-9, 2017  Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum
Spokane, Washington
At the newly expanded Spokane Convention Center.  The largest farm machinery show in the inland Northwest.  Spokane Ag Expo provides the best possible showcase for agricultural equipment and related products to the farmer, rancher and producer customer. We have exhibits for both the full-time and part-time landowner and producer showcasing all the latest in farming innovations.   Pacific Northwest Farm Forum spotlights major speaker events during the show, and seminars ranging across a wide spectrum of current topics of interest to full-time and part-time farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers.

 

February 11-12, 2017
Wine and Chocolate Weekend
Southwest Washington
Southwest Washington Winery Association.  Tour and taste the newest emerging wine region in the Northwest!

February 11-19, 2017
Red Wine and Chocolate in the Lake Chelan Wine Valley
Lake Chelan, Washington
Wenatchee Wine Country wineries offer 2 weekends for tasting their great red wines with decadent chocolate treats!  This is the perfect date with your sweetheart or with friends! A nominal tasting fee may be charged at some wineries. Tasting room hours vary..

February 14, 2017 - VALENTINE’S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled today. They are too numerous to list.

February 18-25, 2017  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 23-26, 2017  Chocolate on the Beach Festival
Pacific Beach, Moclips, Aloha & Seabrook, Washington
This is a fun, family festival offering something for every chocolate lover!  There are chocolate vendors, artists and crafters.  You can attend a cooking class or enter your favorite recipe in the recipe contest.  How about entering an eating contest?  You can do all this and so much more.  Attendees will find chocolate that is gluten free, dairy free, vegan, organic, fair trade, raw and even healthy treats for your favorite furry friends.  This is a family-friendly community festival with 10 miles of chocolate themed activities for three days.  Since 2012 we have raised over $20,000 for local groups and organizations on the North Beach of Grays Harbor County in Washington state.

February 24, 2017  11th Annual Taste Spokane - Spokane, Washington
Wishing Star Foundation is having it's Annual Taste Spokane at the Northern Quest Resort & Casino, Pend O'reille Pavillion Room!  The evening will be filled with live music, great food, adult beverages, and raffle prizes. Spokane’s most acclaimed restaurants, regional wineries and breweries, chocolatiers, and dessert purveyors will exhibit their products and serve samples. Help grant wishes for local life-threatened children! Help us bring hope, joy and strength to life-threatened children!  VIP Guests: 6:30-10pm.  General Admission Guests: 7-10pm.  VIP Guests: $100/ticket. Includes early admission (half hour), guaranteed seating, unlimited tastings, commemorative wine glass, one of a kind experience and more!  General Admission Guests: $60/ticket. Includes admission, wine glass, and unlimited tastings.  General Admission tickets at the door: $65/ticket.

February 25, 2017  Washington Beer Open House
Various Locations, Washington
The Washington Beer Commission invites you to visit some of our state’s many innovative, esteemed, and downright friendly craft brewers.  Participating brewers have some tasty treats in store for you—ranging from rare barrel tastings and new seasonal releases to savory food pairings and other unique surprises.

March 1-31, 2017  Taste Washington Wine Month
Olympia, Washington
Taste Washington Wine Month in March is an annual celebration of Washington State's award winning industry. Check out the promotions happening at participating restaurants, wine shops, winery tasting rooms, and hotels below. Or, click on the Calendar to see what's happening today or any day in March.  And don't forget, the culmination of Taste Washington Wine Month is Taste Washington - happening over four days, March 23-26, 2017.

March 4, 2017  Snohomish Wine Festival - Snohomish, Washington
Join us as you stroll through one of Snohomish’s most prestigious venues and partake in tastes from over 15 local wineries (and counting)! Learn unique aspects of the wines by some of the winemakers themselves, and challenge your palate with new varietals and blends. We have two tasting sessions, and a special VIP session which includes extra tastings, discount on wine bottle purchases and wine glass purchases. Appetizers, love music and more. Make plans now for this popular event to shake off the winter blues. Keep Calm And Wine On.

March 4, 2017 - Celebrity Chef Tour - Seattle, Washington
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation, featuring Award-Winning Chefs

March 4-5, 2017  Penn Cove Musselfest - Coupeville, Washington
Held on the historic waterfront, the annual festival has live music, beer gardens, mussel eating competition, mussel chowder tasting, mussel cooking demonstrations boat rides to mussel farm, car show, children's activities and the "Mussel Mingle".

March 6-10, 2017  National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.

March 17-19, 2017  11th Annual Razor Clam Festival & Seafood Extravaganza - Ocean Shores, Washington
The Ocean Shores/North Beach Chamber of Commerce Proudly Presents the  Annual Razor Clam Festival and Seafood Extravaganza.  Live Music and Varied Live Entertainment Artisan, information, and food booths open including clam chowder tasting and Passport sales Decorated clam art displayed for People’s Choice voting – Clam guns, shovels, and creative art Kid’s Korner – Face Painting & Mechanical Shark Rides, etc.

March 21, 2017  'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.

March 23-26, 2017  Taste Washington - Seattle, Washington
Each spring, thousands of wine and food-lovers gather in Seattle for Taste Washington, the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event. Taste Washington brings together over 225 wineries, 70 restaurants and 60 culinary exhibitors from across the region for the ultimate four-day experience.  The result of a continued partnership between Visit Seattle and the Washington State Wine Commission, Taste Washington will celebrate its 19th year in 2016. Mark your calendar for this year’s expanded lineup featuring the Red & White Party, Taste Washington on the Farm, The New Vintage, Educational
 

 

2016 WASHINGTON - January to March 2016
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event

events still waiting for new dates

March 21, 2016  Taste Oregon - Seattle, Washington
The first ever TASTE OREGON is coming to Seattle!  40 wineries spanning the various regions of Oregon's wine AVA's will be descending upon Seattle! A private, industry only event is followed on Monday March 21st in the evening by a general public event from 6-9 pm, tickets are $30 advance and $40 at the door if still available. The event is produced as a collaboration between Seattle Uncorked and City Fruit, an organization that helps urban residents care for their fruit trees and then harvests and distribute what is usually unused fruit to provide assistance to local food banks.

March 25, 2016  2nd Annual Harley's & Hops - Seattle, Washington
If you love local craft beers, don't miss the 2nd Annual Harley's & Hops, a fundraiser for The Washington State Council of Fire Fighters Burn Foundation.  Meet the brewers from 17 local breweries, enjoy 3 Live Bands on the Harley mainstage, and if you're into brisket Campfire BBQ will be on hand along with hand-rolled stogies from San Jan cigars!  All in the setting of a dozens of brand new Harley's!  A collaboration between the WSCFF Burn Foundation and Seattle Uncorked.

March 26, 2016  Easter Eggstravaganza - Tacoma, Washington
Featuring 40,000 eggs with egg hunts for ages 0-12, inflatables, face painting, food and pony rides. FISH Food Banks of Pierce County will be on-site accepting food and monetary donations.
 

 

2015 WASHINGTON - January to March 2015
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS, EVENTS

events still waiting for new dates

February 27-March 1, 2015  Chocolate on the Beach Festival
Pacific Beach, Moclips, Aloha & Seabrook, Washington
We've grown in so many ways. Our little festival is now 5 Miles of Chocolate!  From the Iron Springs Resort in Copalis Beach to the Hi-Tides Resort of Moclips!  We have also added more venues and more events!  The Chocolate on the Beach Festival is a festival that supports Historical, Educational and Community programs on the North Beach, in Grays Harbor County, in Washington State.  We do this by providing a family fun event through the diversity of chocolate.
 

 

2014 WASHINGTON - January to March 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event

events still waiting for new dates

February 23, 2014  Seattle Food and Wine Experience
Seattle, Washington
The Seattle Wine and Food Experience is the premier showcase for wine and food in the Northwest. Experience a world tour of wine, beer, spirits and all things culinary.
 

 

2013 WASHINGTON - January to March 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event

events still waiting for new dates

February 1-3, 2013  North West Regional Barista Competion
Seattle, Washington
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 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.

 

 

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