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October 2013 Food Event Calendar
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LocalEats list of October 2013 food events, festivals, conventions and restaurant weeks. Events are listed by state - then date. We're happy to post your event here, simply email details to:


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October 5-12 Cullman Oktoberfest Cullman
October 8 Taste of Pelham Pelham
October 10-13 42nd Annual National Shrimp Festival Gulf Shores
October 13 Break 'N Bread Birmingham
October 19 The Evergreen Sausage Festival Evergreen
October 19-20 Alabama Gourd Show Cullman
October 26 Wiregrass Heritage Festival Dothan
October 4-6 St. George Feast of the Middle East Phoenix
October 5-6 Annual Fall Apple Festival Pine
October 8-9 NLS Food Chain Summit 2013 Phoenix
October 10-11 NLS Food Quality Symposium Phoenix
October 11-Nov 3 Arizona State Fair Phoenix
October 25-27 2nd Annual Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival Scottsdale
October 11-20 Arkansas State Fair Little Rock
October 5-6 Los Banos Tomato Festival Los Banos
October 6 3rd Annual Olive & Wine Faire Cherry Valley
October 10 4th Annual Union Street Wine Walk San Francisco
October 10 Totally Local VC Dinner at the Series Ventura
October 11-13 World's Championsihp Chili Cookoff Palm Springs
October 18-20 Harvest Wine Weekend Paso Robles
October 19 2nd Annual Central Coast Oyster Morro Bay
October 19 San Benito Olive Festival Paicines
October 19-22 National Frozen & Refrigerated Food Convention San Diego
October 26 4th Annual Cook-Off Santa Cruz
October 10-12 Great American Beer Festival 2013 Denver
October 4-6 & 11-13 45th Annual Apple Harvest Festival Southington
October 12-14 Mystic Seaport Chowder Days Mystic
District of Columbia
October 5 Truckeroo Food Truck Festival Washington
October 5 Grillin' & Chillin' BBQ Competition Lake Alfred
October 5 Samuel Adams Octoberfest Miami
October 11-13 16th Annual Greek Festival St. Augustine
October 12-13 The Festival of Chocolate 2013 Ft. Lauderdale
October 19 3rd Annual Stone Crab Eating Contest Marathon
October 21-26 St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival St. Augustine
October 23-25 2nd Int’l Conference & Exhibition on Probiotics & Functional Foods Orlando
October 26-27 Edible Garden Festival Coral Gables
October 28-29 17th Americas Food & Beverage Show & Conference Miami Beach
October 28-29 USA Pavilion at Americas Food & Beverage Show Miami Beach
October 1-6 2nd Annual Saint Simons Food & Spirits Festival St. Simons Island
October 5 The Great Miller Lite Chili Cook-Off Stone Mountain Park
October 6 Atlanta Eats Live! A Salute to Chefs Alpharetta
October 21-26 The Speakeasy Cocktail Festival Atlanta
October 4 Taste of the Hawaiian Range & Agriculture Festival Waikoloa Village
October 5-13 Hawaii Fishing & Seafood Festival Week Honolulu
October 10-13 Trailing of the Sheep Festival Ketchum & Hailey
October 5-6 11th Annual Scarecrow Festival Galesburg
October 17 IFMA Fundamentals Seminar Rosemont
October 19 Morton Punkin Chuckin Contest Morton
October 5 Gluten Free Living Now Expo 2013 Carmel
October 5-6 46th Feast of the Hunters' Moon West Lafayette
October 26 Indiana Gourd Society Fall Festival Crown Point
October 12-13 The Great Pumpkin Fest Utica
October 30-Nov 2 National FFA Convention & Expo Louisville
October 11-13 Louisiana Seafood Festival New Orleans
October 19-20 40th Annual Old Farmers Day Loranger
October 24-Nov 10 State Fair of Louisiana Shreveport
October 18-20 Fresh Summit, PMA's International Convention & Exposition New Orleans
October 5-14 7th Annual Pumpkinfest & Regatta Damariscotta
October 19 Das Best Oktoberfest Baltimore
October 19-20 Great American Cake Show and Wedding Cake Competition Westminster
October 23 Community Greening Celebration Baltimore
October 5 Cape Cod Food Truck Festival Falmouth
October 5-6 North Quabbin Garlic & Arts Festival Orange
October 6 4th Annual Boston Local Food Festival Boston
October 12 New England Dessert Showcase Boston
October 12 4th Annual Local Craft Brewfest Boston
October 12-13 10th Annual Cranberry Harvest Celebration Wareham
October 25-26 Michigan Brewers Guild Detroit Fall Beer Festival Detroit
October 11 Festa Italiana Fundraiser St. Paul
October 26 Twin Cities Veg Fest Minneapolis
October 26 4th Annual Missouri Wine & Food Festival Branson
October 6-9 IBIE: International Baking Industry Exposition Las Vegas
New Jersey
October 5-6 Grand Harvest Wine Festival Morristown
October 5-6 25th Annual Chowder Cook-Off Classic Beach Haven
October 11-13 South Jersey Pumpkin Show 2013 Woodstown
October 11-13 Deerfield Township Harvest Festival Rosenhayn
October 12 West Cape May Lima Bean Festival West Cape May
October 12-13 Cape May Wine Festival Cape May
October 13 Autumn Toast to the Environment Jackson
October 21 Signature Chefs Gourmet Gala Teaneck
October 28 March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction Farmingdale
October 29-30 KosherFest Secaucus
New Mexico
October 13 Local Food Festival and Field Day Albuquerque
New York
October 4 Plate by Plate Annual Tasting Benefit New York
October 4-6 31st Annual Downtown Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival Ithaca
October 5-6 Hilton Apple Fest Hilton
October 5-6 Central NY Great Pumpkin Festival Oswego
October 11-12 WhiskyFest New York New York
October 12 NY Smoke and Fire Food Fest Pomona
October 13 Troy Chowderfest Troy
October 17-20 New York City Wine & Food Festival New York
October 24-26 The New York Wine Experience New York
October 26 Central New York halloWINEfest Cortland
October 27 Central New York Boos & BREWSfest Cortland
North Carolina
October 5 The Great Grapes Wine & Food Festival Charlotte
October 5 18th World Beer Festival--Durham Durham
October 5 Pork Jam 2013 BBQ Festival Pelham
October 12-13 Swansboro Mullet Festival Swansboro
October 17-27 North Carolina State Fair Raleigh
October 19 Shelby Fall Liver Mush Expo Shelby
October 26 30th Annual Barbecue Festival Lexington
October 1-5 Norsk Hostfest Minot
October 12-13 Oak Harbor Apple Festival Oak Harbor
October 12-13 44th Annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival Waynesville
October 14 Buckeye Bar Expo Columbus
October 16-19 Circleville Pumpkin Show Circleville
October 18-19 Van Wert County Fair Van Wert
October 19 7th Annual Chili Cookoff & Tailgate Party Grand Lake
October 27 Sorghum Festival Wewoka
October 12 PNW Wild Mushroom Cook-off Lincoln City
October 18-20 Hood River Valley Harvest Fest Hood River
October 2-5 New Holland Farmers Fair New Holland
October 4-6 31st Annual Applefest Celebration Franklin
October 5 Annual Kennett Brewfest Kennett Square
October 6 Endless Mountain Wine Fest Lenoxville
October 18-20 TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine and Spirits Philadelphia
Rhode Island
October 12-13 International Oktoberfest! Newport
October 19-20 Bowen's Wharf 22nd Annual Seafood Festival Newport
October 26 Newport Food Truck Festival Newport
South Carolina
October 9-20 South Carolina State Fair Columbia
October 12 Annual Chili Cookoff 2013 Hilton Head Island
October 4-6 Oktoberfest Fredericksburg
October 10 Tasting The Town Humble
October 10-12 68th Annual Peanut Festival Grapeland
October 16-19 HFTP Annual Convention & Tradeshow Dallas
October 20 Texas State Veggie Fair Dallas
October 23-26 MBAA Annual Convention Austin
October 25-26 Wine in the Pines Mount Vernon
October 26 Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest Fredericksburg
October 26 National Championship Barbeque Cookoff Meridian
October 26 World Champion Hopkins Co Stew Festival Sulphur Springs
October 5-6 Pumpkin & Apple Celebration Woodstock
October 5 Rockbridge Beer & Wine Festival Rockbridge County
October 12 Harvest Celebration Purcellville
October 13 Whitetop Mountain Sorghum Molasses Festival Whitetop
October 19-20 NOVA Brewfest Centreville
October 4-6 Coffee Fest Seattle 2013 Seattle
October 6-7 Apple Days 2013 Cashmere
October 5-6 Eagle River Cranberry Festival Eagle River

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