Gala Has Surpassed Red Delicious
September 1, 2018 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Gala Has Surpassed Red Delicious

With the news that the Gala (pictured) has surpassed Red Delicious as America’s favorite eating apple, it’s time to celebrate the fruit that signifies fall.
What would autumn be without festivals filled with apple pie, apple …

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Okto’Beer’Fest in Flagstaff, Arizona
September 22, 2018 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Okto’Beer’Fest in Flagstaff, Arizona

Lumberyard Brewing Company, Flagstaff, ArizonaIf you’re near the south rim of the Grand Canyon today, Road Trips Foodies: you’re in luck. The eighth annual Okto’Beer’Fest takes place from 12:30 to 6 p.m. this afternoon in the Lumberyard Brewing Company, 5 South San Francisco Street, Flagstaff, Arizona.

Northern Arizona breweries will provide the beer, and there’ll be German food, music, and games. Admission is $5.

Barbecue Festival in North Carolina
September 21, 2018 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Barbecue Festival in North Carolina
Barbecue Festival in North Carolina

The annual Barbecue Festival takes place October 27, 2018, in Uptown Lexington, North Carolina. A ten-block stretch of Main Street is closed to traffic, with banners at either end announcing the Festival with a logo …

Boudin Cook-Off
September 20, 2018 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Boudin Cook-Off
Boudin Cook-Off

Never had boudin? And you call yourself a Road Trips Foodie? Well, you can remedy that lacuna (or just indulge yourself) at the 10th annual Boudin Cook-Off.
It’s set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. …

Middle Eastern Food in the Middle West
September 19, 2018 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Middle Eastern Food in the Middle West
Middle Eastern Food in the Middle West

OK, Road Trips Foodies: if you like pita bread and hummus and lamb shanks, here’s where you need to point your car this weekend.
The annual St. George Festival takes place Friday (September 21, 2019) through …

Idaho’s Trailing of the Sheep
September 18, 2018 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Idaho’s Trailing of the Sheep
Idaho’s Trailing of the Sheep

If you love lamb, Road Trips Foodies, here’s a “must” for your travel calendar: the Trailing of the Sheep Festival. It celebrates the 150+ year tradition of moving sheep (‘trailing’) from high mountain summer pastures …

Seafood Festival in Galicia
September 17, 2018 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Seafood Festival in Galicia
Seafood Festival in Galicia

The Spanish town of O Grove, Pontevedra, on the Atlantic coast of Galicia, celebrates seafood every October (it is, after all, called a “seafood paradise”).
First held in 1963, this year’s festival is October 4 through …

Georgia Apple Festival
September 14, 2018 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Georgia Apple Festival
Georgia Apple Festival

The Georgia Apple Festival is so big that it stretches over two weekends. This year, it takes place October 13 and 14, plus October 20 and 21, 2018, at the Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds, 1729 …

“Taste” Iceland Without Actually Going There
September 13, 2018 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on “Taste” Iceland Without Actually Going There
“Taste” Iceland Without Actually Going There

“Taste of Iceland”, the festival celebrating the island nation’s unique culture, returns to New York City, New York, September 27 through 30, 2018.
The four-day festival highlights Iceland’s culture, showcasing the nation’s cuisine, music, design, and …

Glastonbury’s Apple Harvest Festival
September 12, 2018 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Glastonbury’s Apple Harvest Festival
Glastonbury’s Apple Harvest Festival

The 44th annual Apple Harvest Festival takes place October 12, 13 and 14, 2018, in Riverfront Park, 300 Welles Street, Glastonbury, Connecticut.
There will be three stages of live music, a “full midway” of amusement rides, …

Spain’s Rioja Wine Harvest Festival
September 11, 2018 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Spain’s Rioja Wine Harvest Festival
Spain’s Rioja Wine Harvest Festival

The Spanish town of Logroño in La Rioja goes all out to celebrate the Rioja Wine Harvest Festival, known traditionally as the festivities of San Mateo.
Wine and grapes take center stage from September 15 through …

Autumn Brews at the Chicago Botanic Garden
September 10, 2018 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on Autumn Brews at the Chicago Botanic Garden
Autumn Brews at the Chicago Botanic Garden

An Oktoberfest celebration takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. October 11, 2018, at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
Welcome the fall season with a cold glass of beer. Guests check …