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2023 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2023
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

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July 24-August 20, 2023
NYC Restaurant Week
New York, New York


August 3-5, 2023
Empire Farm Days
Pompey, New York
Palladino Farms.  Be Here for Cutting-Edge Dairy. New crops, markets and methods. EFD will pack these changes into three days of hands-on field demos, Ride N' Drive events and seminars. Visit the leading Ag experts and get BIG bargains on the newest industry tools and products- all in one place at one time.

August 3-6, 2023  59th Annual Eden Corn Festival - Eden, New York
Buttery, juicy, sweet corn on the cob, served fresh and piping hot, will be the highlight of what you will experience at the Eden Corn Festival in Eden, New York, a festival like no other! This corn is home grown by the most skilled farmers in the State of New York, as evidenced by the taste of these ears!   Bring your family and friends to experience a wide variety of delicious foods, midway rides, tractor pulls, square dancing, arts & craft shows, auto shows, country music entertainers, impersonators and much much more all while visiting the "Garden of Eden".

August 3-6, 2023  Phelps Sauerkraut Weekend - Phelps, New York
Celebrates the Phelps area's history as one of the largest producers of sauerkraut in the world. Events include live music, 20k race, Kraut Idol, fireworks, arts & crafts, a parade and a kraut-eating contest.

August 4-6, 2023  America's Grape Country Craft Beverage Festival
Dunkirk, New York
America's Grape Country Wine Festival is now America's Grape Country Craft Beverage Festival!  Celebrate all that is wine. Taste the best the state has to offer, chat with the winemakers themselves, and maybe even find their new favorite!  We also host a number of New York breweries, distilleries, cideries, and other craft beverage producers.  A lineup of the area's best food trucks. Included with admission are free food and wine demonstrations Saturday and Sunday.  Local Crafters & Artisans.  Attendance: 2,000.

August 5-6, 2023  29th Annual Glorious Garlic Festival
Geneva, New York
Like grapes, some varieties of garlic do better in certain places. Such a place is the Finger Lakes, where at present between 70 and 100 strains are cultivated. The two days of the festival include cooking demonstrations, garlic tastings and ample opportunities to meet the area's top artisan garlic growers and chefs. A rich array of Finger Lakes food producers and artists adds to the mix. Live music and entertainment for the entire family is also one of the many highlights the festival offers. Numerous varieties of freshly harvested heirloom, hard neck garlic will be available to purchase, and experts will be on hand to offer guidance to the novice grower. A garlic-infused festival menu will be offered daily


August 5-6, 2023  Putnam County Wine & Food Fest
Cold Spring, New York
This family fun-filled fest highlights the abundance of food and spirits available in the Hudson Valley and beyond.  It provides an ideal day in the country for anyone who loves the farm to table and artisanal lifestyle.  You can sip wine, spirits, cider, and, if you like what you have tasted, you can purchase either by the bottle or the case.  Listen to live music, while you shop from additional vendors including honey, olive oil, fine crafts, specialty foods, food vendors including the beer tent which are available to purchase during the event. It also features cooking and mixology demonstrations and various activities for everyone including the kiddies.  Food and beer are not included in the admission price. Tickets are Non-refundable. Rain or Shine.  Children age 12 and under are admitted free.

August 5-6, 2023  I Love Bacon, Butter, Beer & Bourbon Fest
Huntington Station, New York
A 2-Day Celebration of Delicious Bacon prepared every way you can imagine, Buttery Treats, Cold Beer, and New York's Finest Distilleries. Listen to Live Music, Kick up your heels for Line Dancing Lessons. And shop gifts and novelties made by local crafters.  10am-5pm, Outside at Walt Whitman Shops on Route 110 in Huntington Station.  Tickets are only $10 for Adults and $5 for Kids 4-12 (kids 3 and under are free). VIP Tickets are $20 and include a Giant Bacon/Cheddar Stuffed Pretzel, a Craft Beer, a Tote Bag, and a Souvenir Cup. Parking is FREE.

August 12, 2023  Avon Rotary Corn Festival - Avon, New York
The community festival draws thousands of people to see friends, browse arts & crafts, listen to a wide range of music, eat lots of food, and participate in the corn eating contest.

August 12, 2023  Long Island Craft Classic - East Islip, New York
The Long Island Craft Classic will be held at the beautiful Heckscher State Park in East Islip, NY.  This pay-one-price event is one of Long Island’s longest-running and best fests—showcasing local hometown favorites, award-winning American craft breweries, international trend-setters, and more.

August 13, 2023  Beacon Sloop Club Corn Festival - Beacon, New York
The Beacon Sloop Club Annual Corn Festival at Pete & Toshi Seeger Park in Beacon, NY.  Noon-5pm Ran/Shine  The festival features fresh picked, ready-to-eat local-grown Hudson Valley sweet corn on the cob, corn & bean salad, watermelon, hot chili, old drinks, and other summer treats. Lots of food vendors and artisan farm market. Info: (845) 838-9630.

August 13-16, 2023  NY Now Summer Market - New York, New York
Summer In-Person Market.  Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The Market for Home and LIfestyle.  Attendance: 35,000.

August 19-20, 2023  29th Annual Long Island Maritime Museum’s Annual Seafood Festival - West Sayville, Long Island, New York
Combines arts & crafts, education and entertainment with some of the island's best seafood.  Attendance: 18,000.

August 19-20, 2023  Tri State Seafood Festival
Poughkeepsie, New York
You will dine on seafood creations such as Maine lobster rolls, a raw bar, ceviche, paella, fried seafood, such as calamari, and salmon. The Around the World ticket will take you on a tour through the world with Calamari from Italy, Paella form Spain, New England Lobster Rolls, and the UK Fish and Chips. Don’t leave without the red solo seafood collector’s cup! Live Music.

August 22-27, 2023  177th Annual Dutchess County Fair
Rhinebeck, New York
For 6 days, The Dutchess County Fair will celebrate agriculture in a way that individuals of all ages can enjoy! From livestock to local specialty foods and entertainment, it’s truly an experience for the whole family. As one of the finest carnivals in the entire country, this entertainment destination will feature Powers Great American Midways rides, Livestock, free shows, a vendor shopping center.

August 23-September 4, 2023  The Great New York State Fair
Syracuse, New York
The annual celebration emphasizes agriculture as one of the state's largest and most important industries, entertaining families, and showcasing the talents and aspiriations of youth. The fair promotes agricultural growth and awareness through educational programs, statewide competitions, and supporting sales of the state's agricultural and food products.  Attendance: 1.3 million.

August 24, 2023  Taste of Tennis - New York, New York
The Annual Taste of Tennis Gala offers guests the opportunity to sample sensational cuisine prepared by the most prestigious chefs in the world, sip on handcrafted cocktails all while rubbing elbows with professional tennis players, celebrities and a number of New York’s finest chefs and culinary personalities.

2022 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2022
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events waiting for new dates

August -, 2022  Hudson Valley Ribfest - New Paltz, New York

August 28, 2022  Annual Great Chefs Dinner - Bridgehampton, New York
The annual fundraiser benefits Hayground School's Jeff's Kitchen culinary education with top chefs, fine wine, and a silent auction.

2021 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2021
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events waiting for new dates

August 7, 2021  Cortland Arts & Wine Festival - Cortland, New York
EVENT POSTPONED TO 2022 DUE TO CORONAVIRUS.  The annual festival will feature a juried art show, Finger Lakes wineries, food vendors and live music all day.

2018 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events waiting for new dates

August 3-4, 2018 - Belgium Comes to Cooperstown
Cooperstown, New York
Belgium comes to Cooperstown, or "BCTC," is our annual summer beer fest celebrating (and sampling) the best in Belgian and Belgian-style beers. Since its inaugural in 1999, BCTC has grown from a modest gathering to a full-fledged festival with weekend camping; staged live music; a 700 person VIP dinner; late night movie screenings ; receptions and lectures. Over 100 breweries from around the world participate with more than 3,000 guests attending.

August 10, 2018 - 7th Annual Food Truck Derby
Bridgehampton, New York
The Great Food Truck Derby is back! Bring the whole family for a bonanza of ethnic and mobile eats rarely seen on the East End, when a caravan of New York City and Long Island food trucks park amidst potato fields at the Hayground School, alongside New York wine and beer and non-alcoholic drink offerings. Ticket price includes one serving at every food truck (at least 20 trucks will be in attendance) and includes drinks. The food truck coming together will coincide with the Hayground School Community farmers market and programming for kids and families. And the event will benefit the Hayground schoolyard projects in the region, which provide culinary arts training for local kids.  This year, VIP tickets are available offering access to the food trucks starting at 3:30pm, along with private food and drink tastings in the newly renovated Jeff’s Kitchen on school grounds.


2017 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2017

events waiting for new dates

August 12, 2017  Tap+Cork: Brooklyn Beer & Wine Fest
Brooklyn, New York

August 12-13, 2017  New York State Wine Festival
Canandaigua, New York
EVENT ON HIATUS FOR 2018.  Join fellow wine lovers for a two-day celebration of the many great wine varietals New York has to offer, held exclusively on the grounds of the New York Wine & Culinary Center in Canandaigua, NY.


2016 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2016
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events waiting for new dates

August 13, 2016  The German Alps Festival - Hunter, New York
The Hunter Mountain German Festival always brings smiles to the faces of German-Americans and everyone else who attends. The good-time music is sure to get you up on your feet... or at the very least tapping your feet. Traditional German-American foods, Schuhplattler Dancers, plus some new entertainers, plenty of vendors, plus fun activities for the kids.


2015 NEW YORK - AUGUST 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

events waiting for new dates

August 8-9, 2015  Wine, Beer & Food Festival - Ogdensburg, New York
The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce and the City of Ogdensburg are proud sponsors of this signature event of the summer! The Pride of New York wines, food and beer will be available for sampling and purchasing at the Lockwood Civic Center.  Food cooking demonstrations and local artisans will also round out the program.

August 27, 2015  Riverhead Farm To Table Dinne
Jamesport, New York
The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce's first Farm to Table Dinner will take place at Jamesport Vineyards located at 1216 Main Road in Jamesport, NY. Inspired by the array of fresh local produce and meats, which pair well with local wine and beer, the six course dinner will put its proceeds directly back into Riverhead with all proceeds to benefit the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce. The dinner will start at 5:30PM with a welcome reception followed by a six course menu, each with a pre-selected wine and beer pairing for the guest's choosing.  Advance purchase of tickets is required.

August 27-30, 2015  Kids Eat NYC - New York, New York
Kids Eat NYC has a mission to provide a memorable and elegant dining experience for kids (up to 17) and get them to think differently about food and make it more exciting for them at an earlier age. Kids Eat NYC (similar to Restaurant Week) teams up with forward thinking NYC restaurants and each restaurant creates their own take on the "kids menu",  one like no other "regular" kids menu. Those prevalent foods like chicken fingers, mac and cheese, grilled cheese, and burgers and fries, are prohibited during Kids Eat NYC. Instead, kids can expect complex and savory flavors like Henry’s ‘Cool Cucumber Chow Mein’, Miranda’s ‘Grilled Vegetable Garganelli’, and Vai’s ‘Pancetta Salmon Saltimbocca’.



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