2018 WISCONSIN - APRIL 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event
(see also: 2019 - 2015)
April 5-8, 2018
Wisconsin Meat Processors Convention & Competition
Members only convention and competition.
April 6-8, 2018
Wisconsin Deer & Turkey Expo
Booths of hunting/shooting products, accessories, services and related outdoor items. Seminars including cooking and butchering, plus contests and more.
April 8, 2018 - Cheesetopia Milwaukee 2018 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Cheesetopia 2018 returns to downtown Milwaukee in the historic Grain Exchange room of the Mackie Building. 40 of the best artisan cheesemakers from across the Midwest will sample and sell more than 150 artisan cheeses. Cheesetopia brings a star-studded line-up of award-winning cheesemakers and artisan food producers to a unique venue in the heart of a different city every year. A cheesemaker, company owner, farmer or senior representative is required to be present for each company, ensuring attendees meet the makers of their favorite cheeses.
April 13, 2018 CedarBrew Fest - Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Experience a variety of craft brews, delicious wines, and tasty bites from our local restaurants and a chance to get your groove on!!!
April 14, 2018 12th Annual Gourd Festival - Madison, Wisconsin
Theme: 'A Gourd Went a-Courtin.' Olbrich Botanical Gardens
April 17-19, 2018 International Cheese Technology Expo 2018
In even-numbered years, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association and Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research host cheese manufacturers and suppliers from across the nation and around the world. The International Cheese Technology Exposition is an intensive combination of morning seminars, two full afternoons of uninterrupted Exposition and evening social affairs. It is the world's largest gathering devoted solely to the multi-billion dollar market for cheese and related dairy products. (also: www.wischeesemakersassn.org )
April 21, 2018 11th Annual Dairy State Cheese & Beer Festival
This fun-filled event includes cheese from around the state of Wisconsin, some of area's finest beers and live music. Benefits the Boys & Girls Club.
April 22, 2018 Flavors of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Flavors is a culinary experience that goes beyond the traditional gala and provides each table of attendees with a local chef who will prepare a multi-course dinner tableside. The meal that is delivered will showcase the signature dishes of our culinary experts and take you beyond the usual restaurant fare. Unleash your inner "foodie" and experience a distinct evening of dining while helping to fund the research, education and advocacy efforts of the American Liver Foundation.
April 22, 2018 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 28, 2018 Between the Bluffs Beer, Wine & Cheese Festival
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Taste over 200 quality brews poured by distinguished breweries. Experience over 45 types of wine from local and world-famous vintners. Sample and purchase gourmet cheese and other good eats. Enjoy live music.