New Jersey Food Events
Current listings of New Jersey food, wine and craft beer events, festivals and competitions.
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Throughout the month of October, Chevy's will donate $1 from each sale of its pink drinks and Strawmalito Sundae dessert to the Red Bank-based Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care, a non-profit organization with a mission to encourage confidence while easing the financial strain of battling cancer. 365 Route 3 East Clifton, NJ 07014 973-777-6277 1150 E. Stiles Street Linden, NJ 07036 908-862-9800Find out more »
Zombies and Octoberfest meet for one night only at the Liberty Science Center. Attendees 21 and over will be able to sip on craft beer from local breweries, nosh on snacks and dinner from several food vendors, browse art and jewelry, compete in a costume contest, partake in some spooky fun and much more! Buy tickets online here. Price increases $5 at the door.Find out more »
Merhaba Turkish food lovers! Cinar Turkish Restaurant in Emerson will be hosting the creators of the cookbook Istanbul and Beyond and holding a one-night-only feast to celebrate the diversity of Turkish cuisine. Chef Yilmaz Ucar will be curating a diverse menu of Turkish specialties that can be hard to find on a menu. Tickets include a three-course meal, two glasses of Turkish wine or one Turkish beer, tax, and tip. Tickets can be purchased here,Find out more »
Join Stockton Market and New Jersey’s own Ironbound Hard Cider for CIDER FEST, this October 20, 21 and 22. Sip and savor Ironbound’s variety of boozy apple elixirs, pressed from apples grown on regenerative orchards of New England and the Mid-Atlantic. New Jersey was known for supplying the best cider in the colonies before it was even called New Jersey—and Ironbound stays close to its roots—literally. They are growing ancient apple varieties that cidermakers in Colonial America used for their…Find out more »
Doors open at 6:30, talk starts at 7:00 p.m. Follow the dark driveway into the eerily quiet vineyard and enter the warm shelter of the Vista Room to learn about the paranormal world surrounding us. Join Gordon Ward, the author of Ghosts of Central Jersey, co-star of the upcoming TV series Paranormal Intervention, and paranormal researcher with 40 years of experience, as he presents a chilling evening of tales and evidence from his encounters with ghosts. Enjoy some fine wine and learn what…Find out more »
Celebrate New Jersey's cranberry harvest at the Chatsworth Cranberry Festival, a two-day event on October 21 and 22. Guests can browse a variety of handmade items from local artists and craftsmen, eat great food and listen to live music, and enjoy a vintage car show on the 22nd. The festival is kid-friendly and admission is free, with all proceeds to benefit the preservation of the historical White Horse Inn.Find out more »
Germany meets New Jersey on October 21, 2017! The Bound Brook Food Truck Festival features a German/American dance orchestra, live music, food, beer, and wine. There will be over 20 food trucks to eat from. Please bring a non-perishable canned or boxed item to support the local food pantry.Find out more »
Lutze Biergarten hosts Lutze Eats—a food experience along the Jersey City waterfront, every weekend through the end of October. There you can enjoy craft beers, cocktails, great food, games, all with a beautiful view of the Manhattan skyline. You can read more from Jersey Bites here, or visit the Lutze Eats website for more information.Find out more »
The New Jersey Jackals minor league baseball team will present their first annual Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, Oct. 21, right on the field of Yogi Berra Stadium. From 12 to 7 p.m., festival goers can enjoy fare from over 20 gourmet food trucks, a beer garden featuring an array of craft beers, games, live music and more. $5 entry fee for adults; children and parking are free.Find out more »
EXTENDED HOURS: SATURDAY, 12:00 - 6:00 Its time for our annual pumpkin weekend! Maddalenas will be providing their mouthwatering pumpkin cheesecake to sample with your wine tasting or take home with you. Bring the kids out to paint their very own pumpkin at our craft table (pumpkins provided). It's the perfect way to get in the mood for All Hallows' Evening!Find out more »
Saturday (10/21) and Sunday (10.22) 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Don't let the kids be the only ones who enjoy the candy this Halloween. For this delectable tasting experience, a selection of classic candies and gourmet confections will be expertly paired with our award winning wines. Located in the Vintner's Tank room, this exclusive tasting will elevate your winery experience and provide you with "know how" to enjoy your Halloween candy like an adult! $30/person ($25 Vintner's Club) Purchase Tickets online.Find out more »
Take an in-depth tour of the vineyard (weather permitting) and winery to learn how the grapes are grown and made into award winning wines, then enjoy a sampling of wine! Learn about winemaking and tasting through this guided experience in a truly stunning landscape! $20/person ($15 Vintner's Club) ~ Maximum 10 guests Purchase Tickets online.Find out more »