2013 WASHINGTON - JULY 2013
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS and EVENTS
(See also: 2012 - 2009 - 2008)
July 4, 2013 There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.
July 5-7, 2013 SIB: Seattle International Beerfest
SIB Is An Over The Top Beer Festival celebrating the world”s most legendary brewing styles and the nations that made them famous. Come taste over 200 world-class beers from more than 16 countries.
July 6-7, 2013 Cascade Country Cook-Off & Car Show
Sanctioned by the PNWBA, this Barbecue cook-off has pitmasters from across the northwest vying for a chance to compete at the Jack Daniels Nationals! Food and craft vendors, live music and a killer Car Show round out the weekend!
July 11, 2013 Wine Rocks Seattle - Seattle, Washington
This annual event gets out of the traditional "wine setting" and pairs wine with music and food, creating a unique and fun wine experience. Throughout the evening select Washington winemakers share their passion for both wine and music. Guests will taste amazing wines while rocking out to the performances throughout the evening. More than 30 different Washington wineries will be pouring along with an array of food trucks.
July 11-14, 2013 Toledo Cheese Days - Toledo, Washington
An annual festival in remembrance of a cheese factory that was once part of the community. The celebration includes a frog jumping contest, parade, car show, and, of course, free cheese sandwiches.
July 13, 2013 Bremerton Summer BrewFest - Bremerton, Washington
Downtown Bremerton on Pacific Avenue between Burwell and 6th St. 26 Washington Breweries pouring more than 60 Washington Summer Style Beers.
July 13, 2013 Ohme Wine & Food Gala - Wenatchee, Washington
Ohme Gardens is nationally recognized for their breathtaking views of the Columbia River Valley. It is a photographer's paradise. Enjoy the views while savoring tastes of wine from 12 Wenatchee Wine Country wineries, paired with food from 12 of the top chefs in North Central Washington, using locally farmed food. Live music will further enhance this lovely evening of food, wine and friends.
July 13-14, 2013 39th Annual Ballard SeafoodFest - Ballard, Washington
Help us celebrate our great community and its Scandinavian and maritime heritage. Feed your inner Viking! Entertainment on three stages, beer & wine gardens, lutefisk eating contest, kids activities and incredible alder smoked salmon barbeque.
July 18-21, 2013 Mule Mania - Dayton, Washington
Events include a chuck wagon cook-off and feed by the NW Branch of the Chuck Wagon Assn., mule & donkey show and competition, beer & wine garden, collectible show, and parade.
July 19-20, 2013 Northwest Raspberry Festival 2013 - Lynden, Washington
Celebrate the largest harvest of raspberries in North America in Lynden, WA! Enjoy luscuous raspberry sundaes, kids' activities, jazz music, street vendors, basketball tournament, classic cars, 5K run and a raspberry pancake breakfest.
July 19-21, 2013 Kirkland Uncorked - Kirkland, Washington
A regional showcase of art, food and wine on the picturesque shores of Lake Washington, benefiting the Hope Heart Institute, Kirkland Uncorked features artist showrooms, a boat show, dog modeling contest, and a Tasting Garden with grilling demonstrations, wine tasting and live music.
July 19-21, 2013 'Bite of Seattle' Food Festival - Seattle, Washington
The Pacific Northwest's premier food and beverage showcase with more than 50 restaurants and 30 food product companies. Last year we introduced craft beers in our beer gardens, and it was so popular, we thought we'd go with it! In 2013, we are proud to annouce the Bite Craft Beer Tasting! Nearly 30 brewers from the area will be on site with local beers and ciders.
July 19-21, 2013 Vashon Island Strawberry Festival - Vashon Island, Washington
Celebrating 104 years, the festival offers many strawberry related foods, grand parade, street dance, beer garden, wine & jazz fusion, kids' carnival, fireman's water challenge, art, music and more.
July 20-21, 2013 29th Annual Sweet Onion Festival - Walla Walla, Washington
Walla Walla Sweet Onions. Chef demonstrations, Onion Eating Contest, Beer and Wine Garden, Music, Fun, Games, and gooooood onion food!
July 27, 2013 Nights in White Salmon Art & Wine Festival - White Salmon, Washington
Join us for one of the premier summer events in the Columbia River Gorge! The annual "Nights in White Salmon" Art & Wine Fusion is a free event offering a fun-filled evening of exciting, family-friendly activities, great local food, renowned local entertainment, works by local artists, award-winning winemakers offering tastings of their incredible local wines, and all the warmth and beauty of an early summer evening in the Gorge.
July 27-28, 2013 Greenbank Farm Loganberry Festival - Whidbey Island, Washington
We look forward to a weekend packed full with a street dance, music, food, wine tasting (including loganberry wine), beer garden, arts and crafts booths and a loganberry pie eating contest for children. Don't miss the chocolate & loganberry ice cream bar. Proceeds go to support the historic Greenbank Farm.