March Foodie Happenings Around NJ

March Foodie Happenings Around NJ

Hi Everyone,

The foodie happenings around NJ are back. The month of March if full of great reasons to get out of the house. There will be festivals, luncheons, wine tastings and more! Get the calendars ready….

March 5th– The Big Brew Beer Fest; Morristown, NJ: Buy tickets now for this upcoming weekend’s big beer festival at the Morristown Armory. The event will feature more than 200 craft beers, seminars, food, and entertainment. There are 3 different sessions over the course of the day. You can also sign up for the VIP food pairing experience.


March 6th-Maple Sugaring Fest; Summit, NJ: The Reeves Reed Arboretum is putting on a festive family event in the name of maple syrup! Come out and learn how to tap and harvest the sap from trees to make syrup. There will be some fun challenges, a scavenger hunt and of course some syrup tastings. At $5 a person this a steal of a good time


March 6th– Annual Charity Chili Cook-off; Woodbridge, NJ: Come out and support a great cause while taste testing the area’s best chili. You can even enter the cook-off yourself in the hopes to wine up to $600 in cash! The JJ Biting Brewing Company is the perfect location for the cook-off because you can grab a beer to wash down your bowls


March 6th-12th– Atlantic City Restaurant Week; Atlantic City, NJ: Here’s a great excuse to go gamble and make a night out of a visit to Atlantic City, its restaurant week! It’s a culinary celebration of the local cuisine. Participating restaurants will offer deals and/or multi-course meals for a set price. Get the full list of restaurants, some local recipes, and more on the website:


March 10th-14th – PiDay Princeton; Princeton, NJ: In honor of Albert Einstein, his birthday, and Pi Princeton celebrates the occasions with a week of festivities. For some background, Albert Einstein lived in Princeton, NJ for over 20 years. The events of the week range from pie eating contests, Pi recitation contests, Pie baking contests, cupcake decorating, Einstein look-alike contests, musical concerts, and local merchant deals. For a full list of events head to the website:


March 12th-13th– Vintage North Jersey Wine Trail; Various Locations, NJ: This event is for wine lovers and those who appreciate the arts. Nine New Jersey wineries will be participating in featuring art exhibitions as well as tastings for guests. Some locations will even lave live music to enjoy your day’s stay.


March 13th -Downton Abbey luncheon; Union, NJ:  The Liberty Hall museum is hosting a wonderful luncheon buffet in honor of the beloved PBS series. The luncheon will be hosted in the spirit of the 1920s so that the guest can experience a meal like the famous Crawley’s would have. Reservations are required so hurry up and get your seats ($55)


March 19th-20th (It’s also going on the 12th-13th too)– Laurita Winery St. Patrick’s Day Festival; New Egypt, NJ: Food trucks, live bands, Irish food, and wine tastings will be just a few of the highlights of this green themed weekend at Laurita Winery. To take a look at the menu, the band schedule and more head here:


March 20th-25th– The 2nd Annual New Hope/Lambertville Restaurant Week; Lambertville, NJ: It’s the perfect opportunity to sample all this town has to offer. Get out to a different restaurant each night for special pre-fixe tasting menus. It’s a great way to experience the delicious options all for $19.95 or $29.95 (for a 3 course meal!)


Coming in Early April:


April 1st -3rd – New Jersey Food and Wine Festival at Crystal Springs Resort; Hamburg, NJ: This year’s three day festival will benefit both the James Beard Foundation and Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign. Friday night kicks off with two exclusive dinners. Saturday will be filled with exciting seminars, a new chef and farmer culinary showcase, and the Grand Tasting. Sunday finishes off the foodie fun with a champagne brunch. Be sure to buy tickets and get the full details on this event on the website:

…all for the love of the dish



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