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New York City Wine & Food Festival Tickets Go on Sale June 24

New York City Wine & Food Festival Tickets Go on Sale June 24

The New York City Wine & Food Festival (NYCWFF), without a doubt the largest food event in the city, will be taking over from Oct. 17 to 20, and tickets will be going on sale to the general public June 24. If you think that gives you plenty of time, think again: these tickets sell out, and fast.

The northern counterpart to the acclaimed annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival, this year’s NYCWFF will be different from those that were held in years past. The most important change is the presence of a true home base for the festival’s largest events: Piers 92 and 94 along the Hudson River.

"We finally found a home," founder and director Lee Schrager told us. "It’s a place where we can feel comfortable stretching our legs and staying for a few years."

Events that will be held inside these sprawling piers include the flagship Grand Tasting; culinary demonstrations with Anne Burrell, Paula Deen, Guy Fieri, Robert Irvine, Emeril Lagasse, and more; Rachael Ray’s Burger Bash; Tacos & Tequila hosted by Bobby Flay; as well as new events including Jets + Chefs Ultimate Tailgate hosted by Mario Batali, and La Sagra Sunday Slices hosted by Anne Burrell and Adam Richman.

But that’s not all; those are only the biggest events. Also in store for the weekend is the Bank of America Dinner Series, in which some of the country’s leading chefs will be preparing meals at venues throughout the city, master classes at the International Culinary Center, Global Night Market at The Plaza Food Hall hosted by Todd English, Guy Fieri’s Rock of Ages Party, Meatpacking Uncorked, the Chicken Coupe hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, Thrillist’s Barbecue & The Blues hosted by Robert Irvine, and Rockin’ Dumplings & Rollin’ Sushi hosted by Masaharu Morimoto.

The full list of culinary events really needs to be seen to be believed, and the organizers made sure to include something for everybody.

"We offer everything from dinners with white tablecloth chefs to a burger showdown, from Eric Ripert to Paula Deen; it’s really the best of both worlds," Schrager added. "There are tickets from $20 all the way up to $500. You’d be hard-pressed not to find an event that you’ll love."

Act quickly, though, because that event you love will be sold out before you know it.



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Events & Tickets

The Grand Tasting Saturday Package gives just a &ldquotaste&rdquo of our Saturday main events this season&mdashIncludes entrance to:

*We sold out of our previous package that included Grand Tasting Friday Evening tickets*

The Connoisseur Package

The Connoisseur Package is for the wine and food enthusiast looking to be a part of the entire experience that NOWFE has to offer. Includes 30 minutes early entry and the following:

Vinola- Select Afternoon or Evening (Plus Early Entry)

Grand Tasting Saturday- Select Afternoon or Evening (Plus Early Entry)

Tickets to Natural Wines Roundtable, Farm to Table: Women in Hospitality, and Purely Pinot Labs

10% Discount On Additional Labs

$20 Voucher to Use at NOWFE Merchandise Store

*This package has been modified due to Grand Tasting Friday Evening being sold out*

The VIP Package

Upgrade to the VIP Package! This ticket allows you to experience the event at the highest level. Includes 30 minutes early entry, VIP areas and the following:

Vinola- Select Afternoon or Evening (Plus Early Entry)

Grand Tasting Saturday- Select Afternoon or Evening (VIP)

Tickets to Natural Wines Roundtable, Farm to Table: Women in Hospitality, and Purely Pinot Labs (With Priority Seating)

$20 Voucher to Use at NOWFE Merchandise Store

*This package has been modified due to Grand Tasting Friday Evening VIP being sold out*

New York Food Festivals & Shows (Food, Wine, Beer & Agricultural Events)

December 31, 2020
Times Square New Year's Eve Ball
New York, New York
A VIRTUALLY ENHANCED CELEBRATION that brings Times Square and the Ball to you digitally no matter where you are, scaled-back and socially-distanced live elements still to be determined, and an extremely limited group of in-person honorees, socially distanced, who will reflect the themes, challenges and inspirations of 2020. DETAILS TO BE DETERMINED.

Annual Coffee & Tea Festival NYC
Brooklyn, New York
The Coffee & Tea Festival NYC is back and full of flavor and will be held at the Brooklyn EXPO Center! Join more than 75 exhibitors from around the globe as they pour tastings of their finest coffees and teas and introduce you to new and award-winning products – the lineup will surpass all years past and include more coffee, as requested! This international extravaganza celebrating all things coffee and tea will offer two days of programs from well-known industry pros and pioneers, pairings, tastings, and more! The 28,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall will also feature some of the most delectable sweet and savory foods to compliment the spectacular collection of coffees and teas. Bring your family, bring your friends – make it an inexpensive and delicious day out! Attendance: 8,000.

Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo
Brooklyn, New York
Come to New York for this 2 day Fiery Foods Festival to get the ultimate endorphin rush. The weekend promises to be packed with entertainment with live music, fire breathers, spicy food vendors, awards show, eating challenges & contests, adult beverages and the BEST Hot Sauce Companies from North America. There isn't a better place in NYC to get your food cranked up.

Natural Products Expo West, a trade show showcasing natural, organic, and other food products, was originally scheduled to take place in early March. However, it was postponed on March 2𠅊nd on March 13, an update revealed that the trade show will no longer be rescheduled in Anaheim this year. Instead, the focus is being shifted to Natural Products Expo East 2020 in Philadelphia, which is planned for Septemberꀣ-26.

"2020 will be the first time in 40 years that we will not host an annual natural & organic products show in Anaheim," a statement on the website reads. "We’re disappointed, and we know many of you will be as well. So, what are we doing about it? We are directing our attention to Philadelphia and are excited about the opportunities we can provide the industry via our increased exhibition and gathering spaces within the Pennsylvania Convention Center and the plans we have for showcasing the industry’s emerging brands, new product innovations and sustainability efforts in unique ways."

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California Food Festivals & Shows (Food, Wine, Beer & Agricultural Events)

CLICK ON THE MONTHS ABOVE for a Complete Listing of over 700 California Festivals, with Descriptions & Links.

Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:

Indio International Tamale Festival
Indio, California
The world's Largest Tamale Festival! It all started in 1992 with an idea by Dave Hernandez, a member of the Downtown Indio Merchants Association. The rich heritage of the tamale, consistent community support and hard working tamale makers have created the festival's tremendous success. Recently, the Food Network-TV ranked the Indio International Tamale Festival in the top 10 "All-American Food Festivals" in the nation! Attendance: 120,000.

Annual Santa Cruz Fungus Fair
Santa Cruz, California
The annual event will be sponsored by the Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz, expanding the understanding and appreciation of mycology (study of mushrooms). The Fair is a popular event for the entire community.

Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival
Indio, California
Families and people of all ages enjoy the camel & ostrich races, the nightly musical pageant and the history of dates as well as the many attractions and interesting exhibits unique to the Fair.

Featured events in May 2021

1. Museum of the Moving Image

Reopening on May 1, the Museum of the Moving Image is one of the city&rsquos most dynamic institutions. Rubbing elbows with Kaufman Astoria Studios, it includes a three-story extension that features a state-of-the-art 267-seat cinema and expanded gallery spaces. Meanwhile, the museum&rsquos &ldquoBehind the Screen&rdquo exhibit examines every step of the filmmaking process, with artifacts from more than 1,000 different productions, and 14 classic and playable video games, including Asteroids, Ms. Pac-Man and Space Invaders. When it reopens, expect to spend time in the newest exhibit, "Envisioning 2001: Stanley Kubrick&rsquos Space Odyssey" and weekly screenings of 2001: A Space Odyssey "The Jim Henson Exhibition" and " D'Oh! Animating America&rsquos Funniest Family" among other exhibits. Timed tickets will be required.

2. Japan Day

The season for things to do outside has arrived along with lush trees and blooming tulips at NYC parks. So what better way to spend an afternoon than by soaking up the sun during the annual celebration of Japan Day? NYC will bring Japan to you at this fun festival from May 1-9, and judging by the lineup of performances, activity tents and other attractions, it&rsquos safe to say that this massive cultural event is certainly one of the best things to do in spring.

3. Governors Island

The lush oasis that is Governors Island will open to the public on May 1, signaling the start of the fun outdoor season in NYC. New this year, there will be two stops in Brooklyn for weekend service&mdashat Brooklyn Bridge Park and Red Hook&mdashand ferry trips will be free to seniors, public housing residents, children and those with an ID NYC card. Starting May 1, you'll be able to go Glamping with Collective Governors Island and on May 22, you can participate in the NYC Runs Summer Loving 5K & 10K or check out the New York Virtual Volcano Observatory, ArtCrawl Harlem, Swale, Works on Water, or the May Room by Shantell Martin.

4. Frieze New York

Art lovers flock to Frieze for its dreamy display of works from local and international galleries. Head on over to The Shed from May 5-14 and plan to spend some serious time immersing yourself in the imaginative projects from 60 galleries, but this year, some of the art fest&rsquos works are virtually in the Frieze Viewing Room that will have an expanded digital program, connecting galleries and audiences across the globe.

5. “KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature”

Celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's expansive 2021 exhibition at the New York Botanical Garden is finally set to open this April with outdoor installations across the garden's 250-acre landscape.

Four of the projects will be making their NYC debut, the most exciting of which will surely be Infinity Mirrored Room&mdashIllusion Inside the Heart , which will be housed in a cube-shaped structure located out in the open. Featuring mirrored sides, the exterior of the piece will reflect the changing skies while the interior will glow with a seemingly endless array of colored lights. To avoid long lines, timed tickets will be issued to get in.

Elsewhere, there will be an interactive greenhouse installation, in which visitors will be invited apply stickers picturing coral-colored blossoms throughout the interior&mdashthus taking part in one of Kusama&rsquos signature "obliteration" pieces.

Also on view will be two new outdoor monumental sculptures, the self-explanatory Dancing Pumpkin and a 13-foot high biomorphic form featuring a polka-dotted face called I Want to Fly to the Universe.

The NYBG itself will chime in with special flower bed plantings patterned on Kusama&rsquos paintings and an allée of trees wrapped in polka-dotted fabric.

Timed tickets will go on sale to the general public on March 16.

6. The Macy's Flower Show

Usually heralding the impending arrival of summer, the annual Macy's Flower Show is as defining of New York as bagels and rooftop bars are. Although last year's show was understandably cancelled, we're here to report that 2021's iteration of the event is officially happening. Beginning May 2 through May 16, New Yorkers will get to walk through a plethora of magical flowers at Macy's flagship store in Herald Square. This year's theme is "Give. Love. Bloom." and, according to an official press release announcing the news, the "presentation will feature magnificently landscaped gardens inspired by the feeling of hope for a brighter year ahead." Free to the public, the colorful "exhibit" will be open for browsing during the store's regular hours. Needless to say, visitors should expect a slightly different format than what they're used to seeing. The space will certainly be filled with beautiful blooming florals, but the displays will all be socially distanced, as will the structures (from topiaries to grand bridges and columns) extending from the main floor through the outdoor area surrounding the store.

7. "Breathing Pavilion"

The first thing people tell you to do when you're stressed is to take a deep breath. Now, a futuristic new art installation in Downtown Brooklyn&mdashat The Plaza at 300 Ashland&mdashis reminding viewers to do just that through 20, nine-foot-tall columns that glow and change their brightness to lead them through a calming breathing technique. The installation is called "Breathing Pavilion" and its by artist Ekene Ijeoma. Visitors must step in the middle of the circle to participate in the experience. Ijeoma created the installation during the pandemic and while the U.S. struggled with systemic racial injustice this past year. The work is supposed to offer sanctuary during a time of "intense hardship and loss," and "suggests a paradigm shift towards communion and meditative stillness, and creates an accessible space of reprieve when the act of breathing itself is under siege," according to The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, a not-for-profit local development corporation that collaborated with the Van Alen Institute to bring the work to this location.

8. Restart Stages at Lincoln Center

As part of the much discussed New York Arts Revival project, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts just announced its plans to create a giant outdoor performing arts center that will include ten different performance and rehearsal spaces. Dubbed Restart Stages, the effort was crafted with the help of medical and public health professionals, ensuring that all staff, future audiences and artists will be protected by COVID-19-related safety protocols. New Yorkers can expect a varied programming slate, including a concert and cabaret series by the Lincoln Center Theater, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's annual summer evening concerts, dance workshops led by the New York City Ballet and film screenings by Film at Lincoln Center. The breadth and scope of the various outdoor spaces is sure to excite you as well: the organization has promised an outdoor reading room created in partnership with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, a cabaret-style stage on Hearst Plaza, a slew of rehearsal venues, dedicated family areas with arts activities for the youngsters and even a space for public school graduations. Talk about a memorable life event. Perhaps most nobly, Restart Stages will also look past the arts and direct its attention to community services by offering blood drives, food distributions and serving as a designated primary election polling place.

9. A "Ghost Forest" in Madison Square Park

A grove of 49 white cedar trees will be planted in Madison Square Garden this summer, and they may give you the willies. Ghost Forest, the installation of spooky trees, is opening May 10 with the hopes of raising awareness about the ill effects of climate change, specifically the dying off of vast tracts of forests, like the New Jersey Pine Barrens where the trees are from. The Pine Barrens in New Jersey is a vulnerable area that has suffered "severe deprivation," according to the Madison Square Park Conservancy. These trees (Atlantic white cedars) were once plentiful on the East Coast but now there are fewer than 50,000 acres of them because of historic forestry practices and threats posed by climate change (like sea-level rise and saltwater infiltration). The trees in this exhibit, which reach as high as 45 feet, were all slated to be cleared as part of regeneration efforts. Visitors to the park will be able to walk through the grove and commune with the ghostly figures. Alongside the Ghost Forest, there will be a soundscape that visitors can listen to when they scan a QR code at the site. The audio will include sounds from extinct and endangered animals that were once native to NYC as well as historic clips of Lenape elders and contemporary voices introducing the name of each animal in Lenape languages are featured.

Eat & Drink

Dig into our savory delicacies,
succulent turkey legs, and cold drinks

From hearty dishes to lighter fare, there is a variety of satisfying cuisine options for everyone to enjoy. Try a glorious pound of succulent turkey leg and her Majesty’s steak-on-a-stake, among many other options. Dishes fit for nobility themselves!

Have a sweet tooth? Well then dive right into our mouth-watering desserts! Indulge in some sweet treats, including hot apple dumplings or a cool refreshing strawberry shortcake. For our most adventurous dessert fans, there are the mile-high cakes that you must see to believe!

Feeling thirsty? So are we! Stop by one of our many taverns and pub and try an ale or wine served by our very own pub wenches.

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While I am doing my best to update festival postponement dates, cancellations or note alternative versions, some festivals listed as going on may have been canceled or changed without my knowledge.

Always check festival information before attending as things are constantly changing and I know what it’s like to arrive at a festival location and find nothing.

Stay strong, be safe and let’s festival on together!

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