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The Best Food & Wine Events in New Jersey

Best of NJ works hard to create a statewide calendar full of fun things to do. But since there are so many types of events going on all year round, we’re breaking things up a bit. Below, you’ll find a list of The Best Food & Wine Events in New Jersey.

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North Jersey Food & Wine Events


Cookbook Club at the Library

Where: Dixon Homestead Library – 05/26/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Check out this month’s cookbook and make one of the recipes to bring to the meeting. We sample recipes that each member has cooked and…


The Culinary Journey

Where: Montclair History Center – 06/01/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Independent Contemporary Arts Project (ICAP), in partnership with Montclair Film presents: The Culinary Journey, a five-course small plate passing, including wine, music, and stories…


Donaldson Farms Food Truck Fest
Donaldson Farms Food Truck Fest

Where: Donaldson Farms – 06/06/2020: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Bring your family and your besties and have a blast at the Donaldson Farms Food Truck Fest. You will enjoy 15+ gourmet food trucks, wine and craft beer.


Barefoot Grape Stomping Fun

Where: Four Sisters Winery – 06/06/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Are you ready for a smashing good time? Well, now is your chance to be a part of an exclusive social event at Four Sisters…


Barefoot Grape Stomping Fun at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 06/06/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Are you ready for a smashing good time? Well, now is your chance to be a part of an exclusive social event at Four Sisters…


MCFC CSA 2020

Where: Montclair History Center (Montclair Historical Society) – 06/12/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Montclair Community Food Co-op and CSA is pleased to continue their partnership with female farmer-led Hepworth Farms, supporting our community for over 15 years.From June…


Summer Wine Festival

Where: Meadowlands Racetrack – 06/13/2020: 4:30 pm
Details: Come out to the Summer Wine Festival at Meadowlands Racetrack. 30+ total producers - wineries. Local NJ wineries. DJ and live horse racing.


Bergen Community College's Veterans Committee Hosts Texas Hold'Em Poker Night

Where: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6467 – 06/13/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join Bergen Community College's Veterans Committee for its annual Texas Hold’em Poker Night on Saturday, June 13 at 6:00 PM at the Veterans of Foreign…


Murder Mystery Dinner-at Four Sister's Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 06/14/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This thrillingly, epic event, Murder Mystery Dinner at Four Sisters Winery, will be one that you won't want to miss! Our interactive Murder Mystery Dinner…


Murder Mystery Event

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 06/14/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This thrillingly, epic event, Murder Mystery Dinner at Four Sisters Winery, will be one that you won't want to miss! Our interactive Murder Mystery Dinner…


Cookbook Club

Where: Oakland Public Library – 06/15/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Meets the third Monday of the month, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Recipes from the selected book will be provided by the members. Registration is required.…


NJ Highlands Brewfest at Boonton
NJ Highlands Brewfest at Boonton

Where: Boonton’s Canalside Park – 06/20/2020: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: NJ Highlands Brewfest at Boonton. The event benefs the NJ Highlands Coalition. Features over 40 breweries and 80 beers. In Boonton’s Canalside park.


Four Sisters Winery
Father's Day BBQ at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery – 06/21/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Sunday, June 21st brings a delicious Father’s Day BBQ Dinner to Four Sisters Winery. Come "Celebrate Father’s Day" in grand style


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Father’s Day Dinner at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 06/21/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Take Dad to the Father’s Day Dinner at Four Sisters Winery. Roasted pork and ribs are the focus of this wonderful day on the farm.


Father’s Day BBQ Dinner at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 06/21/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sunday, June 21st brings a delicious Father’s Day BBQ Dinner to Four Sisters Winery.  Come "Celebrate Father’s Day" in grand style as we pay tribute…


Jersey City Week

Where: Jersey City – 07/01/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jersey City Week is a 7 day celebration of Jersey City Local Businesses including Barber Shops, Beauty Salons, Spa & Massage Therapy, Restaurants, Bistros and…


Barefoot Grape Stomp Four Sister's Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 07/11/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Are you ready for a smashing good time? Well, now is your chance to be a part of an exclusive social event at Four Sisters…


Cheesefest!

Where: Crane House and Historic YWCA – 07/18/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: NEW DATE! Join for an afternoon where it’s all about cheese! Taste it. Pair it. Crack it. Meet the animals that give it to us.…


Morris Township Family Food Truck Fest
Morris Township Family Food Truck Fest

Where: Ginty Field – 08/22/2020: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Come to the Morris Township Family Food Truck Fest. Join in at this beautiful outdoor park and ball fields. Check out a wide variety of gourmet options.


2020 Tour de Farm NJ - Sussex County

Where: Sussex County Fairgrounds – 09/06/2020: 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Bicycle from farm to farm in the beautiful NJ countryside. Stop at the included farms for small tastings and a tour at each.


2020 Taste of Essex - New Date!

Where: The Manor – 10/05/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 20th Anniversary of the "Taste of Essex"  is a Food and Beverage Tasting Event hosted by the North Essex Chamber of Commerce on Monday, September…


Official HalloWeekend Pub Crawl in Hoboken, NJ (3 Day) - October 2020

Where: Texas Arizona + Various Venues – 10/31/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Everyone thinks they know all about Hoboken. But you, my good sir or madam, do not truly know Hoboken. Hoboken is a hidden hotspot when…


Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl Hoboken NJ - December 2020

Where: Texas Arizona + Various Venues – 12/05/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hoboken's one of those city's that doesn't get as much merit as it deserves for its entertainment scene. Sure, New York City is just over…


Morristown SantaCon Bar Crawl - December 2020

Where: Morristown Various Venues – 12/12/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Christmas is nearly here and Morristown is known as one of the biggest and most anticipated party spots in New Jersey. SantaCon has to be…


Hoboken SantaCon Bar Crawl - December 2020

Where: Texas Arizona + Various Venues – 12/19/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Hoboken's one of those city's that doesn't get as much merit as it deserves for its entertainment scene. Sure, New York City is just over…


Official Hoboken LepreCon St Patrick's Day Bar Crawl - March 6, 2021

Where: Texas Arizona + Various Venues – 03/06/2021: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Keep the tradition going strong! That's exactly what we're here to do. The phenomenon that takes hold of Hoboken every single March is quickly approaching.…


Hoboken St Patrick's Day "Luck of the Irish" Bar Crawl - March 2021

Where: Texas Arizona + Various Venues – 03/13/2021: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Everyone knows that St. Patrick's Day is never a calm, quiet affair. Where there's day drinking, there's usually a party raging on well into the…



Central Jersey Food & Wine Events


Caribbean Dinner at Brick Farm Tavern
Caribbean Dinner at Brick Farm Tavern

Where: Brick Farm Tavern – 05/28/2020: 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: Don't miss the Caribbean Dinner at Brick Farm Tavern. Each dinner is a carefully curated four-course tasting menu with beverage pairings.


Punk Rock Flea Market: Spring Fling
Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Spring Fling 2020

Where: Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market – 05/30/2020 - 05/31/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Spring Fling. Features 260+ different vendor tables from up to 25+ states and 10 of the area’s finest food trucks.


Wayne Farmers Market

Where: Wayne Terrace, Union, NJ 07083, USA, Union, NJ – 05/30/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Farmers market with multiple vendors providing eggs, honey maple syrup, pickles, quiche, mushrooms, ramps, fresh jams, empanadas, prepared foods and much more.


Food Truck Festival
3rd Annual John E Riley Food Truck Festival

Where: John E Riley Elementary School – 05/30/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come join in for ther 3rd Annual Food Truck Fest! Amazing food trucks, vendors, beer garden and much more. Support the kids


The Spring Portfolio Tasting

Where: Working Dog Winery – 05/31/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join the Winemakers Co-Op for an afternoon on the sprawling lawns of Working Dog Winery in eastern Mercer County, and taste some of the top…


Summit Street Sounds
Summit Street Sounds

Where: Summit Downtown – 06/04/2020 - 06/26/2020: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Come out to Summit Street Sounds. Enjoy live music downtown twice a week this year! Downtown Summit will be alive with music from 5-8pm


Franklin Township Community Farmers Market
Franklin Township Community Farmers Market

Where: Franklin Township Municipal Complex – 06/13/2020 - 09/05/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Franklin Township Community Farmers Market. This Market showcases local agriculture and offers fresh foods and value-added products


Chili Cook-Off
Bring the Heat Annual Chili Cook-Off

Where: Clinton First Aid & Rescue Squad – 06/13/2020: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Bring the Heat Annual Chili Cook-Off. Do you love eating chili? Tasting tickets are $15 at the door. Enjoy great chili, musical entertainment.


Master Vetri Chef Academy: The Kitchen Bootcamp - Week 3

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 07/06/2020: All Day
Details: Master Vetri Chef Academy: The Kitchen Bootcamp - Week 3


Junior Vetri Chef Academy: The Ultimate Cooking Camp - Week 4

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 07/13/2020: All Day
Details: Junior Vetri Chef Academy: The Ultimate Cooking Camp - Week 4


Goat Yoga

Where: Terhune Orchards – 07/26/2020: All Day
Details: Each session includes a 45 minute easy flow yoga class with 15- 20 minutes of additional snuggle and picture time in the orchard.This event is…



Jersey Shore Food & Wine Events


Special Memorial Day Opening at WHW!

Where: White Horse Winery – 05/25/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Stop in at White Horse Winery to celebrate Memorial Day! SPECIAL OPENING of our Tasting Room from Noon to 5:00 PM on Monday, May 25th!…


Whiskey 101

Where: The Reeds at Shelter Haven – 05/27/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join The Reeds’ resident Whiskey aficionado and Restaurant Director Steve Mannino as he guides you through a tasting to explore the unique flavors and distinct…


Trivia & Tacos at WHW

Where: White Horse Winery – 05/28/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: TRIVIA: 6:30-8:00 PM (Must be present by 6 pm for sign ups)FOOD TRUCK: Rosa De Oro 6:00-8:00 PMJoin us for a night of Trivia and…


Fire Pit Friday at Willow Creek Winery

Where: Willow Creek Winery – 05/29/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us every Friday evening 5:30pm-9:30pm for Fire Pit Friday! Enjoy live music from local musicians 6pm-9pm while you sample our unique selection of locally…


Food Truck Friday at WHW

Where: White Horse Winery – 05/29/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: FOOD TRUCK: Top Shelf Mobile Cuisine 6:00 - 9:30 PMPERFORMING LIVE: 4:44 Acoustic 6:00 - 9:00 PMAs South Jersey's only fine cuisine food truck, Top…


Hop Sauce Festival
Hop Sauce Festival 2020

Where: Veterans Memorial Park – 05/30/2020: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Details: Hop Sauce Festival is a gathering of craft beer and spice enthusiasts. The focus on brew and hot sauce is also paired with local fare


Mike Chet Beck Live at WHW

Where: White Horse Winery – 05/30/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Our live music performances take place on our outdoor patio, or inside our rustic Tasting Room (depending upon the weather)! There is plenty of indoor…


Brian Bachorz Live at WHW

Where: White Horse Winery – 05/30/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Our live music performances take place on our outdoor patio, or inside our rustic Tasting Room (depending upon the weather)! There is plenty of indoor…


Paint & Sip

Where: Passion Vines Wine & Spirit Company – 05/30/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Reminder: Mother's Day is May 10th....and we just lead you to the perfect gift... Join us for an afternoon of painting, wine, and creative discovery!…


Cape May Restaurant Week
Cape May Restaurant Week

Where: City of Cape May – 05/31/2020 - 06/07/2020: All Day
Details: Cape May Restaurant Week offers fixed-price dining. For $38, you get to choose an appetizer, entree, and dessert from a special menu.


Rock for the Nurses Anniversary Fundraiser
Rock for the Nurses Anniversary Fundraiser

Where: River Rock Restaurant & Marina Bar – 05/31/2020: 10:00 am
Details: Rock for the Nurses Anniversary Fundraiser. NJ legendary bands plus other top Jersey Shore musicians unite to help the nurses of Ocean Medical Center


Strawberry Festival
West Cape May Strawberry Festival

Where: Wilbraham Park – 06/06/2020: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the West Cape May Strawberry Festival. The Strawberry Festival has become an eagerly anticipated event each spring. Strawberries abound


Sea Isle City Restaurant Week

Where: Participating Restaurants – 06/07/2020: All Day
Details: Come experience the flavor of Sea Isle City at participating restaurants.


Wine & Oysters

Where: Passion Vines Wine & Spirit Company – 06/09/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “You needn’t tell me that a man who doesn’t love oysters and asparagus and good wines has got a soul, or a stomach either. He’s…


Wildwood Beer Fest
Wildwood Beer Fest

Where: Fox Park – 06/13/2020: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: The Wildwood Beer Fest is a beer tasting event to celebrate the art of locally brewed craft beer. Access to 100+ brews, a commemorative tasting cup


Winefullness Wines

Where: Passion Vines Wine & Spirit Company – 06/15/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: If you've ever been to a wine tasting before, you've heard the familiar spiel - swirl the glass, smell the wine first, let it flow…


Fresh to Death Cocktails

Where: Passion Vines Wine & Spirit Company – 06/20/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Herbal cocktails are everywhere! Wether its basil, lavendar or rosemary from your garden or something you picked up at the local farmers market, bringing fresh…


Father's Day
Father's Day Brunch at The American Hotel

Where: The American Hotel – 06/21/2020: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Father's Day Brunch at The American Hotel. The Father’s Day Brunch Buffet is always a hit with Dad. Sunday, June 21st 2020. Seatings 10:00am-3:00pm.


Wine Floats

Where: Passion Vines Wine & Spirit Company – 06/23/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Wine? Good! Ice Cream? Good! Wine and ice cream floats? FANTASTIC. Taste both wine and ice cream like you never have before - at the same…


Galloway Green Market

Where: Historic Smithville and Village Greene – 06/25/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Every Thursday beginning June 25th thru Sept 3rd 4-7 pm, weather permitting. Stop by The Village Greene to get your veggies, produce, seafood, and all…


Summer Craft Show at Riley Park
Summer Craft Show at Riley Park

Where: Riley Park – 06/27/2020: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Details: You won't want to miss the Summer Craft Show at Riley Park. Stroll through beautiful Riley Park with local crafters, food and music.


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Gilda's Club South Jersey Dragon Boat Festival

Where: Lake Lenape Park East – 07/12/2020: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in at the 5th Annual Gilda's Club South Jersey Dragon Boat Festival! This event features dragon boat races, Brews for Dragons beer tasting, food…


Hospitality Night

Where: Historic Smithville and Village Greene – 12/05/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The village will be overflowing with hospitable merchants! Each store will have a special event going on from 6-8pm, from music to food tastings. Come…


Girls Night Out

Where: Historic Smithville and Village Greene – 12/10/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grab your girls and head to the Village for some shopping from 6-8pm. Each store will be running its own promotion, from discounts to food…



South Jersey Food & Wine Events


Drive-In Movie – Back to the Future!
Drive-In Movie – Back to the Future!

Where: Smithville Park – 05/29/2020: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: Back to the Future! The outdoor movie series kicks off on May 29 with a Drive-In Movie at Smithville Park in Eastampton! Hang in your car


Medford
Medford Art, Wine & Music Festival

Where: Downtown Medford – 06/14/2020: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Medford Art, Wine & Music Festival. Enjoy tents filled with creative arts, colorful crafts, fine wine, and good food.


Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship
NJ Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship!

Where: Battleship New Jersey – 06/20/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the NJ Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship! Adults can sample craft beers from breweries throughout the Garden State.


Mount Laurel Township Food Truck Festival
Mount Laurel Township Food Truck Festival

Where: Laurel Acres Park – 06/20/2020: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Details: The Mount Laurel Township Food Truck Festival. All day food truck festival in Mount Laurel's Laurel Acres Park. Kids park. Dog park. Walking trails.


Pig & Corn Roast at Valenzano Winery
Annual Pig & Corn Roast at Valenzano Winery

Where: Valenzano Winery – 07/11/2020: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Join in family for the 2nd annual Pig & Texas Corn Roast at Valenzano Winery. There will be live bands, food trucks, craft vendors and more!


Junior Vetri Chef Academy: The Ultimate Cooking Camp - Week 6

Where: William Allen Middle School – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: Junior Vetri Chef Academy: The Ultimate Cooking Camp - Week 6


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