2020 NEW MEXICO: JANUARY to APRIL 2020
Food, Wine, Beer & Agricultural Events
(see also: 2013)
January 30-Feb 2, 2020
Annual Taos Winter Wine Festival
Taos, New Mexico
The Taos Winter Wine Festival is a multi-day celebration of food and wine with participating local restaurants and over 40 national wineries. Events include Taste of Taos & Reserve Tasting, Grand Tasting, Seminars, Winery Dinners, and Apres Ski Tastings.
February 1, 2020
The Food Depot's Annual Souper Bowl
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sample amazing soups prepared by several dozen of Santa Fe's finest chefs, then cast your vote for your favorites. This annual soup competition benefits The Food Depot, Northern New Mexico's food bank.
February 3-4, 2020 - Annual New Mexico Chile Conference
Las Cruces, New Mexico
NEW Location! The Las Cruces Convention Center. A New Mexico State University, Chile Pepper Institute event. Practical Solutions for Growers, Processors and Producers. Research Solutions on Disease & Pest Management. Learn the Latest Updates on Best Management Practices and Food Safety. PLUS -Commercial Booths and Current NMSU Research Poster Displays.
February 14, 2020 - VALENTINE'S DAY - Nationwide
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 22, 2020 Just Desserts Eat & Ski - Red River, New Mexico
Picture this: You’re cross country skiing or snowshoeing through a snowy forest when suddenly you come upon a group of people with chocolate on their faces licking their fingers and eating from a table laden with delectable goodies. This is no fantasy, it’s “Just Desserts” Eat & Ski Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area’s most popular event. The theme is simple: Enchanted Forest puts homemade desserts out on a five kilometer course and skiers ski out to the different sites and indulge in delicious concoctions like the popular 18-Layer Chocolate Cinnamon Torte, Fudge, Wild Blueberry Pie, Triple Chocolate Kahlua Espresso Cake, gluten-free delights, and much more!
February 22-29, 2020 National FFA Week - Nationwide
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
February 28-March 1, 2020
32nd Annual National Fiery Foods & BBQ Show
Albuquerque, New Mexico
The Hottest Show On Earth! The largest and most visited show about spicy foods and barbecue in the world. Held each March in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it features 200+ exhibitor booths filled with more than 1,000 different products. The show attracts more than 20,000 trade and general public attendees from all over the world. Attendance: 20,000+
March 2-6, 2020 - National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association. 'Make the Grade with School Breakfast.'
March 21-22, 2020 - Southwest Chocolate & Coffee Fest
Albuquerque, New Mexico
The Largest Chocolate & Coffee Festival in the U.S. Come taste, try and buy divine creations by the Southwest's finest chocolatiers, candy makers, coffee roasters, cafes, bakers, restaurants and more. Come for the food - Stay for the cooking demos, chocolate eating contests and live entertainment. Attendance: 20,000.
March 24, 2020 - 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize & celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.
April 22, 2020 Earth Day - Worldwide
Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
March 28-29, 2020 6th Annual Great New Mexico Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival - Albuquerque, New Mexico
International Balloon Museum.