7 Upcoming Foodie Events You Don’t Want to Miss!

7 Upcoming Foodie Events That You Don't Want to Miss

By: Kristin Ziegelbauer

Southern Women's Show

  1. Southern Women’s Show

The Southern Women’s Show is coming to Savannah, and it’s bringing along some of your favorite celebrity chefs! If you’re looking to amp up your culinary skills, this is the event you don’t want to miss! Head over to the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center from February 26th to 28th to get exclusive access to hands-on cooking demonstrations and gourmet samples. You might even be able to snag some tips from some of your favorite Food Network chefs! The show also brings a taste of home-grown Southern charm by learning firsthand from the Southern Peanut Growers on how to make your favorite peanut and peanut butter dishes!

Southern Women's Show

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  1. Tara Feis Irish Celebration

As Savannah prepares to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, there’s no better way to get ready than to visit the Tara Feis Irish Celebration. On Saturday March 12th, the Irish festivities will begin taking place. The Tara Feis Irish Celebration will embody the tastes and sounds of traditional Ireland; from the food to the music, this is an event for everyone in the family!

Savannah Craft Brew Races 2016

  1. Craft Brew Race

If you’re a craft brew connoisseur you’ve got to check out the Craft Brew 5K Race coming up on March 12th. Run or walk in this 5K race and enjoy a three hour unlimited tasting of local craft brews. Don’t worry – even if you’re not a runner, you can still sign up for the beer festival only. Grab a group of your best buds for some of Savannah’s best brews.

Telfair Musuem

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  1. Telfair in Bloom: Lecture by Lindsey Taylor and Luncheon in the Garden

Looking to perfect your foodie photography skills? The Telfair in Bloom series will start up again this April featuring some gorgeous floral displays. If you’re looking to add that extra something to your foodie experience, the day for you to attend is April 15th. Aside from learning about the art of floral design, enjoy a delicious luncheon in a gorgeous garden setting. If you’re looking for a delicious meal in an awe-inspiring environment, the luncheon in the garden has exactly what you’re looking for. Be sure to take a look at the rest of the events in the Telfair in Bloom series as well. You won’t be disappointed!

Savannah Craft Brew Races 2016

  1. Wilmington Island Farmers Market—Opening Day

The Wilmington Island Farmers Market is back at their new location at Islands High School. Pets are now allowed at the market and there will be plenty to look forward to besides the usual collection of amazing vendors. Opening Day boasts the Healthy Kids Club, story time, Savannah Battle Ball, kids crafts, music, and a piglet will be the star during show and tell. Thanks to Savannah River Farms! Bring the family out, enjoy fresh produce and homemade fair, and support your local businesses!

Savannah Craft Brew Races 2016

  1. River Street Seafood Fest

Mark your calendars for this one! The River Street Seafood Fest is happening on May 6th and May 7th. Enjoy some of Savannah’s greatest local seafood at this island-themed festival as you listen to live music and take in the amazing view of River Street. With all of Savannah’s fresh seafood, there’s sure to be no shortage of excellent food!

Blues Jazz & BBQ Festival

  1. Savannah Blues, Jazz and BBQ Festival

Nothing says Southern quite like blues, jazz and barbeque, and at this festival they’re dishing out the best of all three! Get your summer off to an incredible start by indulging in all this festival has to offer on June 3rd and 4th! This event is fun for the whole family and will no doubt have some phenomenal food to go along with it!


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