If you are looking for a Spring filled with savory eats and gourmet wines from the best of Dallas' local restaurants, you're in luck. We have gathered a list of upcoming festivals in North Texas that are sure to deliver top notch eclectic tastings, hands-on cooking demos and more at some of Dallas' renowned venues. This Spring, may your glasses stay full at these upcoming events that will fill your schedule, your plate and your heart with joy!
The Dallas Arboretum Food + Wine Festival
March 21-March 23rd, Dallas Arboretum
The Dallas Arboretum is holding a Grand Tasting Food & Wine Festival Thursday, March 21st - Saturday, March 23rd. From Master Classes to a five course meal at the Vintners' Dinner this picturesque three day festival is one event you won't want to miss! Pricing varies based upon which events you want to participate in. More information on various events and pricing can be found here.
Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival
April 4-7, Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork
Going into it's sixth year, the Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival is one of North Texas’ most celebrated cuisine and beverage festivals. Taking place over three days and nights, the proceeds from the festival go to the Fort Worth Food + Wine Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that raises funds for local grant programs and culinary scholarships. If you have to pick only one day to attend, don't miss "The Main Event. This takes place Friday, April 5th and will include over 100 exceptional wines, craft beers and spirits from all around the globe to be paired perfectly with food from the best North Texas chefs, restaurateurs, artisan producers and crafters. More info can be found here.
April 6th, Frisco Square
Frisco UnCorked is afternoon of free fun for for the entire family in Frisco Square. The afternoon event will feature live music from four bands, delicious food from local restaurants, wine tastings, shopping and even a play zone for kids! Steak slides, brick oven pizza and over 100 wines from around the world are just a few of the things to look forward to. Purchase tickets here.
Allen Food + Wine Festival
April 13, The Grove
Featuring the best of what Allen has to offer, the free, family friendly festival will take place at The Grove located at The Village at Allen on April 13th from 12pm-5pm! Packed with activities for kids and adults, be prepared to see culinary demos lead by local chefs and experts, spend the day browsing through lots of boutiques and shopping and watching grape stomping. Click here to check out the all the details.
Dallas Observer’s Iron Fork
May 1, Centennial Hall at Fair Park
Sip, savor and give back to charity at The Dallas Observer Iron Fork, a grand tasting event that will take place on May 1st at Centennial Hall at Fair Park. With all proceeds benefitting the North Texas Food Bank, enjoy a night out as you sample a variety of tastings from local Dallas restaurants while two top chefs will receive a basket of ingredients and go head to head for the prestigious Iron Fork award. Purchase tickets here.