Wine and Beer Festivals and Expos for Summer 2018

We’ve put together a (partial) list of upcoming summer wine and beer festivals and expos that are sure to appeal to home winemakers, beer brewers, and enthusiasts. With events all over the United States and Canada, you should be able to find an event to enjoy!

Please note, while we’ve done our best to ensure the accuracy of this list, events, dates, prices and venues are subject to change or cancellation. Please check the event’s website to confirm all details before you go.

Do you have an event you’d like us to add to this list? Let us know in the comments, or send us an email to Be sure to include a link to the website or online announcement. Thanks!


Saturday, June 2

Cuisine on the Green Wine Festival

Cuisine on the Green Wine Festival 

Little Egg Harbor, NJ

Sample award-winning wines from New Jersey wineries, and enjoy live entertainment, food, and retail and craft vendors. Open 12pm to 5pm.

castroville artichoke food wine festival

Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival

Monterey County Fairground, Monterey CA

In its 59th year, this is the oldest food festival in the state. Enjoy tastings of wine, beer, and spirits, as well as chef demos, live music, artichoke dishes, and a Farmers Market. Buy your tickets online.

Saturday, June 9

Summer Wine Walk

Summer Wine Walk

Harmony Museum, Harmony PA

Stroll through the Historic Harmony Borough from 5 to 9pm and taste samples from local wineries, distilleries, and breweries.

Interstate Wine Fest

Interstate Wine Fest

Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Boonsboro MD

Food, vendors, live music, and over 15 local wineries, 5 distilleries, and 5 breweries.

Friday, June 15

San Diego International Beer Festival and Competition

San Diego International Beer Festival and Competition

San Diego,CA

California’s biggest beer festival, with almost 200 breweries, entertainment, and food.

Saturday, June 16

Wine Spirits and Music Festival

Wine Spirits & Music Festival

East Gateway Pavilion, Washington DC

Wine tasting, vendors, music, and food, at the East Gateway Pavilion.

Hone Wine and Beer Makers Festival

The Home Wine and Beer Makers Festival

Library Park, Lakeport CA

Hosted by the Lake County Symphony Association Wine Committee. Be sure to stick around for the Lake County Beer, Wine, and Swine Baconfest on Father’s Day.

Bounty of the Hudson Wine and Food Festival

23rd Annual Bounty of the Hudson Wine & Food Festival

Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz NY

Annual wine and food festival, also featuring ciders, distilled spirits, food, and live music.

Wednesday – Friday, June 20-22

Grapevine Magazine Midwest Viniculture Expo

The GRAPEVINE Magazine Midwest Viniculture Expo

River Center, Davenport IA

This is the largest event for grape growing and wine making specific to the Midwest. In an area covering 12 US states and Canada, there are over 750 wineries and 1000 vineyards. David and Li from Noontime Labels will be there with a table at the Expo. Come by and say hello to us!

Thursday – Saturday, June 21 – 23

Roll Out the Barrels in SLO Wine Country

Roll Out the Barrels in SLO Wine Country

San Luis Obispo, CA

This three-day event includes a grand tasting near San Luis Obispo’s historic Mission de Tolosa on Thursday, and tastings at local wineries on Friday and Saturday. You can even hire a designated driver!

Saturday, June 23

Steveston Wine Fest

Steveston Wine Fest 2018

Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Richmond BC Canada

Over 80 boutique wines from local and international wineries. You can also sample local food. The proceeds go to local charities.

North Fork Crush Wine and Food Festival

North Fork Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival

Jamesport Vineyards, Jamesport, NY

Enjoy yourself tasting over 100 wines and food in New York’s own Long Island North Fork wine region.

Friday – Saturday, June 29 – 30

Columbus Food and Wine Festival

Columbus Food & Wine Festival

Thurber House, Columbus OH

You can enjoy the best wines and food that Columbus has to offer in this two-day event.

Saturday, June 30

Door County Wine Fest

Door County Wine Fest

Martin Park, Sturgeon Bay WI

The third annual Door County Wine Fest takes place in historic Sturgeon Bay, WI. Enjoy a glass of wine, complimentary cheese, and live music.

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