2014 WEST VIRGINIA 2014
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS, LOCAL EVENTS
(See also: 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009)
January 24-26, 2014
30th Annual Festival of Food & Wine
Morgantown, West Virginia
An adventure of food, wine, non-stop cooking classes, seminars, and local crafts.
February 14, 2014 VALENTINE’S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too many to list.
March 3-7, 2014 National School Breakfast Week 2014 - Nationwide
National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) was launched in 1989 to raise awareness of the availability of the School Breakfast Program (SBP) to all children.
March 15, 2014 Capitol Market Green Chili Shoot Out
Charleston, West Virginia
Green Chili Shoot Out & Fox Trot Walk to benefit Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation
March 25, 2014 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Every year, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless other across America join together to recognize the contributions of agriculture.
April 10-12, 2014 24th Annual West Virginia Beef Expo - Weston, WV
The expo will include livestock shows and sales, crowning of the Beef Queen, photo exhibit, beef cook-offs and more.
April 12, 2014 8th Annual Chocolate Festival - Lewisburg, West Virginia
The Festival includes an exciting schedule of events centered on the chocolate theme: musical performances, chocolate themed dinners, chocolate tastings, and fun for all ages.
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. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify.
April 26, 2014 76th Feast of the Ramson - Richwood, West Virginia
Ramp dinner, music, clogging, large craft show, and new this year, a Ramp Recipe Contest. We are the oldest Ramp festival in the State of West Virginia. Come and join us for a day of entertainment and good eatin'.
May 10-18, 2014 73rd Annual West Virginia Strawberry Festival
Buckhannon, West Virginia
The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment, with educational and cultural events for everyone.
May 11, 2014 MOTHERS’ DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list. (2nd Sunday in May)
July 3-5, 2014 Mountain State Art & Craft Fair - Ripley, West Virginia
The 51st Mountain State Art & Craft Fair is the original event to showcase WV Artisians, musicians and specialty food companies. Firecracker Chili Cookoff! The Fair hosts over 170 exhibitors and food companies demonstrating and selling their hand crafted art. The Mountain State Art & Craft Fair is held on beautiful Cedar Lakes just outside Ripley with the mission being to educate and demonstrate the culture, history and traditions of West Virginia!
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 25-27, 2014 32nd Annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival
Wheeling, West Virginia
Wheeling is home to the second-largest Italian festival in the country. Food is provided by over 100 specialty vendors and visitors are treated to a celebration of anything and everything Italian in a setting complete with music and culture.
August 17, 2014 Sixth Annual Tomato Tasting Festival
Fairmont, West Virginia
FREE Admission. Over 50 varieties of tomatoes expected to taste. Farmer’s Market - Educational clinics on Gardening related topics - Largest and Best Tasting Tomato Contest – Open to all and cash rewards! - Food Demonstrations - Lunch & fresh Lemonade available - Presented by: The Marion County Master Gardeners and the WVU Extension Service
October 24-25, 2014 Hogging Up West Virginia BBQ Festival
Great Cacapon, West Virginia
Two day barbecue festival featuring West Virginia's only sanctioned Kansas City Barbeque Society competition. Music, vendors, beer and fun. Nesled in the Applacian mountains, right outside Berkeley Springs, this event takes place at Cox Camping. This event is raising money for the Great Cacapon Volunteer Fire Department.
November 27, 2014 THANKSGIVING DAY - Nationwide
There are so many events on Thanksgiving Day they are to numerous to list.