2013 WISCONSIN - MAY 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2012 - 2010)
May 3-5, 2013 Montello Fish-N-Fun
Held on the opening weekend of fishing season with three days of spectacular, down home fun. Dance on Friday, carnival all weekend, kids fish with the pros, crafts, food, music and more.
May 3-12, 2013 3rd Annual Madison Craft Beer Week - Madison, Wisconsin
Madison Craft Beer Week is an annual celebration promoting Madison’s thriving craft beer culture, enhancingbeer knowledge and appreciation by sponsoring a ten-day (two weekend) countywide festival that attracts beertourism, fosters knowledge of our regional brewing heritage, and serves as a showcase for the Madison area’sbreweries, restaurants, pubs, caterers, retailers, entertainers, and other businesses with ties to the craft beercommunity. Craft beer lovers will have the opportunity to attend events ranging from beer dinners and foodpairing to beer walks, bar promotions, brewery parties and plenty more!
May 9, 2013 10th Annual Taste of Home Cooking School Show - West Bend, Wisc
Join us for some food and fun! Experience a 2-hour interactive cooking demonstration introducing you to products that make food preparation a snap. Come watch our professionally trained culinary expert demonstrate a variety of irresistible recipes, timesaving tips, and techniques. Ticket includes a Free Taste of Home magazine subscription, a valuable gift bag filled with Free products, coupons and magazines. Plus chances to win great door prizes from participating vendors, including a $100 gas card and even the dishes prepared on stage! Come early and enjoy shopping, pampering and food sampling!
May 12, 2013 Mother's Day - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list. (2nd Sunday in May)
May 18-19, 2013 31st Annual Morel Mushroom Fesitval - Muscoda, Wisconsin
Awesome show with Morel Mushroom Theme - tons of different food vendors with Morel Mushroom theme stuff to try - huge craft show - Firewords Saturday night - Parade on Sunday - Wonderful Family Fun Event - See Website for tons more activities. Annually the weekend after Mother's Day.
May 24-26, 2013 Arcadia Broiler Days - Arcadia , Wisconsin
Everyone is invited to attend a variety of events including parades, motorcycle poker run, talent show, horseshoe tournament, tractor pull, entertainment, carnival, softball tournament, and more. While at the festival, enjoy some of the finest locally grown chicken, cooked to perfection on North America's largest chicken pit.
May 24-27, 2013 Burlington Chocolate Fest - Burlington, Wisconsin
Every year the Fest brings a crowd of 35,000+ visitors to the area to experience a weekend of fun, games, rides, cooking demonstrations and of course chocolate. For over 25 years, this volunteer-run festival has pleased children and appetites, as it raises money for over 65 charities.
May 24-27, 2013 Worlds Largest Brat Fest - Madison, Wisconsin
So what is Brat Fest all about? Obviously, Brat Fest is about eating brats, but, more importantly, it’s about giving back to the community. The World’s Largest Brat Fest is held every Memorial Day weekend – rain or shine – with proceeds benefiting the local charities that help to staff the event. Brat Fest is also about enjoying good food at great prices while celebrating Wisconsin’s heritage and the people who make Madison a great place to live.
May 31-June 2, 2013 West Salem June Dairy Days - West Salem, Wisconsin
Celebrate June Dairy Month with music, a recipe contest, bicycle tour, carnival, fireworks and more!
May 31-June 2, 2013 25th Annual Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival
Little Chute, Wisconsin
A cheese curd eating competition, cheese cake contest, cheese carving demo, free cheese tasting, the Big Cheese Parade, Big Cheese Breakfast, carnival rides, children”s games and entertainment are just some of the fun activities taking place.