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April 22, 2022  Earth Day
More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.

April 22-24, 2022
Annual Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival - Wakarusa, Indiana
Enjoy a parade, entertainment, sugar camp and museum tours, crafts, and contests with cash prizes. So much fun when the sap starts to run!  (also: )

May 7, 2022  Annual Indiana Wine Fair - Story, Indiana
The Indiana Wine Fair is one of Indiana's oldest and largest wine events.  For more than a decade, Indiana's vintners have descended upon the little town of Story, Indiana, on the last Saturday of April to dole out one-ounce pours of their finest Reislings, Malbecs and Cabernets to an appreciative audience. Admission to the festival is limited to persons at least 21 years of age.  Additions to this year's event include a variety of food trucks, and live chamber music from IU's school of music. Parking is free, and carpooling is recommended. All guests will receive a souvenir IWF Tasting Glass. Tickets will be limited, pre-sold ONLY, and NOT available at the gate.

May 8, 2022 - MOTHER'S DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.

2021 INDIANA - APRIL & MAY 2021
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
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April 24-25, 2021  Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival & Car Show
Mansfield Village, Indiana
There's fun for everyone in the family. Come early and register for organized mushroom hunts and buy or sell mushrooms at the auction. Win a cash prize for the largest mushroom each day, regardless of where it was found. Visitors who join in the mushroom hunt can take home, not only a delicious meal, but also a hand carved mushroom take home, not only a delicious meal, but also a hand carved mushroom walking stick for those who find the largest and most mushrooms.  Also, Car Show, Live Music, Arts, Crafts, Antiques, etc.

May , 2021  Annual Starlight Strawberry Festival
The day begins with a 5k Run/Walk for the Berries. Then you can spend the day trying your luck at a classic festival wheel for a chance to win one our homemade cakes, or many other prizes.  Enjoy building your own strawberry shortcake, or feast on a country dinner "just like grandma's' featuring our famous homemade dumplings.  We also have bratwurst, fish, bbq, hot dogs, and french fries.  Don't pass up a delicious strawberry smoothie, or our chocolate strawberry fondue booth! There are kids' inflatables, a mini-soapbox derby, and lots of music and entertainment.  If you don't win at bingo, enter our strawberry pie eating contest.  And after enjoying the shopping at one of our many craft booths, you can relax in our beer garden with a cold beer or glass of our famous local wine. Admission and parking is free.

May 7, 2021 - School Lunch Hero Day - Nationwide
A chance to showcase the difference school nutrition professionals make for every child who comes through the cafeteria.


2020 INDIANA - APRIL & MAY 2020
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
events waiting for new dates

May 1-2, 2020  Annual Indiana Gourd Society State Show
Rochester, Indiana
Fulton County Historical Society.  Large gourd competition, Vendors, IGS Gourd store, Gourd Seeds. All events open to the public.  The Indiana Gourd Society through individual and organizational activities, promotes educational efforts which advance an appreciation for the gourd's role and significance in past and present cultures and for gourd cultivation, crafting and artistry.

May 3, 2020  10th Annual Frankfort Farm Toy Show - Frankfort, Indiana
Clinton County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  For more info call (765) 652-3083.

2019 INDIANA - APRIL & MAY 2019
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
events waiting for new dates

May 25, 2019  Cook's Bison Ranch Red, White & Bison Calf Days
Wolcottville, Indiana
Enjoy a day of family fun where the music's great, the food's delicious and the buffalo still roam. Free wagon rides to see the bison.

May 25, 2019 - Southern Indiana Uncorked Wine Festival
Corydon, Indiana
Harrison County Fairgrounds 1pm-7pm.   Admission is $20 and includes entry to the festival, a souvenir tasting glass for the first 2,000 through the gate and free sampling (Designated Drivers $10).  Advance tickets do not guarantee a souvenir glass.  Please note - No one under the age of 21 will be permitted to enter the tasting area.  The festival will again offer live entertainment all day, featuring performances by regional favorites.


May 31-June 2, 2019
Coffee Fest Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana
Coffee Fest has been serving the specialty coffee and gourmet tea industries since 1992. Viewed by most as the best trade show in America and around the world specifically for those involved with retailing coffee, tea and related products. Coffee Fest continues to evolve and stay at the forefront of emerging trends.

2017 INDIANA - APRIL & MAY 2017
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

events waiting for new dates

May 20, 2017
Bacon and Beer Classic
Indianapolis, Indiana
The Bacon and Beer Classic is a one-of-a-kind event hosted inside baseball parks and stadiums across America. It is a premier experience focused on traditions where one’s nostalgia of baseball meets their love for bacon and beer. As the attendees walk through the stadium they will get a taste of history through the hundreds of craft brew samples and mouth-watering bacon-inspired tastes local restaurants cook up. Music will get people dancing, interactive games will bring out their inner kid, and the cooking demos and beer schools will teach everyone – from the expert to the novice – a thing or two about bacon and beer.  All of our events are all inclusive! From the moment you walk into the park, it's all about the experience, and not about opening up your wallet.

2016 INDIANA - APRIL & MAY 2016
events waiting for new dates

April 23-25, 2016  The Morel Festival - Brown County, Indiana
We will not be hosting The Morel Festival in 2016. Please check back often as we are working on 2017.

May 24-25, 2016  Milk & Cultured Dairy Conference
Indianapolis, Indiana
IDFA’s Milk & Cultured Dairy Conference is a dynamic and information-rich conference focusing entirely on milk, flavored milk, milk products and cultured dairy products.  We will show you the most recent developments in ingredients, processing technology and packaging, and look at a wide variety of products in the development pipeline. Industry peers and respected experts will inspire you with fresh new ideas to help your company grow and prosper.

2015 INDIANA - APRIL & MAY 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

events waiting for new dates

May 16, 2015  8th Annual Taste of Brown County - Nashville, Indiana
This event has been cancelled.  We thank you for all the support the past 8 years and we're sorry for any inconvenience.



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