2014 WASHINGTON - JULY 2014
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS and EVENTS
(See also: 2013 - 2012 - 2009)
July 4, 2014 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 10, 2014 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 10-13, 2014 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 12, 2014 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 12, 2014 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 12-13, 2014 40th Annual Ballard SeafoodFest
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 17-20, 2014 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 18-19, 2014 Northwest Raspberry Festival 2014
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 18-20, 2014 Vashon Island Strawberry Festival
Vashon Island, Washington
Celebrating 105 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 18-20, 2014 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 18-20, 2014 'Bite of Seattle' Food Festival
The Pacific Northwest's premier food and beverage showcase with more than 50 restaurants and 30 food product companies. Join Seattle's celebrity chefs for The Bite Cooks! This high-energy cooking demonstration of elite Seattle-area chefs. Bite Craft Beer & Hard Cider Tasting! Nearly 30 brewers from the area will be on site with local beers and ciders. Bite Wine Tasting.
July 26, 2014 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 the warmth and beauty of an early summer evening in the Gorge.
July 26, 2014 Gig Harbor Wine & Food Festival
Gig Harbor, Washington
Gig Harbor presents its 4th Annual Wine and Food Festival, located on the historic waterfront in this beautiful maritime community. The 2014 Gig Harbor Wine & Food Festival, presented by the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance (The Alliance) and Gig Harbor Rotary, will take place on the grounds of Gig Harbor’s Harbor History Museum. Festival Highlights: Tasting tents with wineries and select fine restaurants and food purveyors; Wide selection of educational offerings including wine seminars, cooking demonstrations and more; Celebrity chef appearances and cook-off challenge; Gorgeous location overlooking Gig Harbor Bay; Opportunities to bid on amazing dining packages, insider experiences and many other luxury items.
July 30-August 2, 2014
Tumbleweed Film Festival - Watch Globally, Drink Locally
TUMBLEWEED SHORT FILMS: Innovative film making and captivating stories! Tumbleweed shows short movies from all over the world. Most of the movies screened at the festival are under 20 minutes and include dramas, comedies, documentaries, animation and more. The movies are created by independent filmmakers, with fresh perspectives on subjects that span the horizon. We promise a great night at any one of our beautiful venues to include wineries, resorts, bars and breweries! OKANOGAN LOCAL WINES & BEERS: A most unique wine tasting and beer experience! In celebration of independent entrepreneurship, we combine independent film making with locally made wines and beers. Throughout the Okanogan, and the Canadian Okanogan, are dozens of wineries and local breweries to visit. During the day, immerse yourself in the magical scenery of the beautiful Okanogans. At night, taste local libations while watching short films from around the world.