Category Archives: Food Events

East Bridgewater Commerical Club Chili Chowder Fest 2017

The 2017  Chili Chowder Festival will be held on Saturday   September 30th   12-6pm   at East Bridgewater Commerical Club  his is the largest and most popular Chili/Chowda Fest on the South Shore!East Bridgewater Commerical Club Chili Chowder Fest 2017

This is the largest and most popular Chili/Chowda Fest on the South Shore!
Live music by Southbound and friends, chili and chowder to sample (vote for your favorite!), food for sale, vendor booths, and lots of fun

Show & Shine Motorcyle Competition

Only $10(pay at the gates) and free parking
Cash only. ATM on site for extra $

Cold Draft beer and well stocked bars. Strictly 21 +. No pets

Saint Catherine’s Gryo Food Festival 2017 in Braintree MA

Saint Catherine’s Braintree  will be hosting a  fall  Gyro Food Festival on  Friday  September 29th and  Saturday September  30th 11am-11pm.   Enjoy great gyro, delicious loukoumades, and various Greek desserts.

Saint Catherine Greek Orthodox Church
119 Common St, Braintree, Massachusetts 02184

South Shore Farmer Brew Fest 2017 in Bridgewater MA

The Second Annual South Shore Farmer Brew Fest is coming  Sunday October  8th, 1-5pm. 25 Scotland Blvd, Bridgewater, MA 02324. This year we have added More Breweries, More Food Truck, More Entertainment!!!! 100% of the proceeds will benefit local charities! Check us out on Facebook!

South Shore Farmer Brew Fest 2017 in Bridgewater MA

Come out for an afternoon of fun, great beer, food, and entertainment. Support all of the fantastic Farmer Breweries on the South Shore in one location!

We will have More Breweries, 10th District Brewing, Barrel House Z, Berkley Beer Co, Black Hat Brew Works, Bog Iron Brewing, Buzzards Bay Brewing, High Limb Cider, Independent Fermentations, Mayflower, Old Colony Brewing, Plymouth Beer Co, Second Wind Brewing, Shovel Town Brewing, Skyroc Brewery, & Widowmaker Brewing.

We will have more Food Trucks, Fiamma Bella Wood Fired Pizza, The Bearded Chicken BBQ, 10B Past Co, Park Dogs, Mom on the Go grilled cheese.

We will have more Entertainment, CAT Country 98.1, Live music by Mountain Weekend.

Other vendors, Simpson Spring Co, Mike Shea’s Coffee, Craft Beer Cellar, Bay State Brew Bus, South Shore Home Brew Supply, Tamarack Home Brew Supply, Independent Fermentations Home Brew Supply, Theory Wellness, , and more.

ClamBQ! The Orleans Food and Music Festival 2017

The Orleans Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 6th Annual ClamBQ! The Orleans Food and Music Festival is on Saturday, September 30th  1030-5pm  at Eldredge Park. The early fall celebration on Cape Cod  will feature a traditional clambake dinner and lots of entertainment and fun activities for the whole family.

ClamBQ! The Orleans Food and Music Festival 2017  Cape cod

Kids 12 & under free
Admission only 13 and up $10
Clambake + admission $37
BBQ + admission $27
Cash bar on site

You can enjoy your meal inside or take your meal outside, sit at a picnic table and all while listening to the great entertainment.


Food and Beverage Court
Our large food and beverage court will both be located in the beer and wine garden! Accompanied minors are allowed in the food and beverage court. Unaccompanied minors can purchase food, water, juice and soft drinks from the side of the beverage court.

Famous Clambakes
Our local ‘bakemasters’ are from the Lower Cape! For the fourth year they select seafood from our local markets, prepare the lobsters, steamers, potatoes and corn and steam it just for you! Each clambake includes a pound and 1/4 lobster, steamers, steamed red potatoes, an ear of corn, drawn butter and broth.

Smoked­-To-­Perfection Barbeque
Big Dog’s Barbeque at the Orleans Bowling Center will prepare their succulent barbeque by smoking it for hours! Served with generous sides, this barbeque dinner is not to be missed! Each barbeque serving includes one pulled pork sandwich, potato salad, baked beans and cole slaw.

Beverage Court by Hog Island Beer Co. & Friends’ Marketplace!
We will be serving locally brewed beer by Hog Island Beer Co. and selected wine from Friends’ Marketplace in the beverage court, centrally located with a courtyard extending in front of the main stage! Come on in, rest your feet and enjoy the excellent food and live entertainment! Enjoy soft drinks, juice and water at the Orleans Firebirds soft drink booth conveniently located in the Restaurant Tent.


Food Court Vendors
If a Clambake or Barbeque meal doesn’t satisfy your cravings there are other restaurants on site with delicious selections on sale throughout the festival!

2017 Food Court Vendors:

Hole-In-One Restaurant
Nauset Fish and Lobster Pool
Nauset Beach Club Restaurant
The Yardarm
Pizza, Popcorn, and Cotton Candy served by the Orleans Chamber of Commerce


We have scheduled a rain date of Sunday October 1, 2017. We will communicate the use of a rain date to all ticket holders via email and through this website.

Quincy Food Truck Music Festival 2017

Quincy mayor Koch will be hosting a food truck and musical festival on Saturday September 30th from 12-6pm in Quincy Center.

Quincy Food Truck Music Festival 2017

From noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, a portion of Coddington Street will close down to make way for a variety of food trucks and musical performances.   A lineup of musicians will perform on the lawn in front of Quincy High School.

The food trucks and the live bands are still be to be announce but save the date.

Free admission


Cape Cod Scallop Festival 2017 in Falmouth MA

The 48th Annual Cape Cod Scallop Festival will be held    from Friday, September 22nd   11:00 AM – Sunday, September 24, 2016 6:00 PM at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds  in Falmouth MA.


Famous Fried Scallop & Chicken Dinners

Cape Cod Scallop Festival 2017 in Falmouth MA

Food Court – Beer & Wine Garden, Chowder, Lobster Rolls, Raw Bar, Hotdogs, Burgers, Salads, Wraps, Fried Dough
Cape Cod Fairgrounds
1220 Nathan Ellis Hwy
East Falmouth, MA 02536
47th Annual Cape Cod Scallop Festival

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September 22, 23 and 24th

11am-8pm Friday & Saturday, 11am-6pm Sunday

Available only at the gate and does not include a dinner

  • $7 for Adult
  • $2 for children 6-12
  • Free for children 5 and younger


Available only at the gate and includes admission, meal, soda, and tax

  • $24 for Scallop Dinner
  • $22 for Herb Roasted Chicken Dinner


Houghs Neck ChowdaFest 2017 in Quincy MA

The 12th Houghs Neck annual Chowdafest will be held on Saturday September 9th from 2-6pm. at the Hough Neck Maritme Center. The great festival features chowder from 20+ local restaurants and a dozen individual contestants.  Admission is $5.00 per person

There will  Live entertainment by SuperFly  , a cash bar featuring products from Burke Distributors, and local non-profit organizations selling alternative food and beverages, this event is fun for the whole family Houghs Neck ChowdaFest 2017 in Quincy MA

Here are some of the expected participants from base years

The Kitchen Wizard
Inn at Bay Pointe
Abby Park
Clam Box
The Union Chowder House
Wood Road Deli
Warren’s Place
The Wheelhouse Diner
The Lobster Stop
The Fours
The Chantey at Marina Bay
Peggy’s O’Neil’s Pub
Louis Houghs Neck
Kelly’s Landing
The Tavern at Quarry Hills
Gennaro’s Eatery
Coop’s Bar and Grille
Captain Fishbones Marina Bay
Bernie’s General Store
Adam’s Pub at Best Western
The Houghs Neck Community Council is a 501 (c) 3 organization uses this event to raise fund for community programs. This event allows the children and family
programs of the Community Council to be free. Programs include Easter Bunny Fun Day, 3rd of July Family Fun Day, Harvest Fest and the Children’s Christmas Party.

A portion of the proceeds also help the Council fund its publication “The Bulletin”. Which is a monthly newspaper distributed to every household in Houghs Neck.

Houghs Neck Maritime Center and Public Landing
137 Bayview Ave
Quincy, MA 02169

Copenhagen Beer Celebration Boston 2017

Copenhagen Beer Festival Boston brings together the most important brewers from around the world in one iconic city, and pairs them with incredible live music. Copenhagen Beer Festival has been held for years in its hometown of Copenhagen, Denmark, and is coming to the US this September for one weekend only on City Hall Plaza,  Friday evening  September 22 & Saturday  September  23, 2017. This event is strictly 21+.

Rød Session | Friday Evening
Box Office: 5pm
Gates: Guld – 6pm GA – 7pm
Last Pour: 10:30pm
Session Ends: 11pm

Grøn Session | Saturday Day
Box Office: 10am
Gates: Guld – 11am & GA – 12pm
Last Pour: 3:30pm
Session Ends: 4pm

Blå Session | Saturday Evening
Box Office: 5pm
Gates: Guld – 6pm GA – 7pm
Last Pour: 10:30pm
Session Ends: 11pm

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Taste of Downtown Crossing Boston 2017

The second Taste of Downtown Crossing will be held on Sunday, September 24 2017, on the beautiful Avenue de Lafayette. This festive outdoor event will feature food samplings from over 20 different and delicious restaurants, representing their unique cuisines. Tickets to the festival are $25 in advance, $30 at the door, $5 for children ages 6 – 12 and all children ages 5 and under may enter for free! Once inside the gated event attendees will be able to sample offerings from all of the restaurants. Beer and wine will be available for purchase and are not included in the entrance fee. There are a limited number of tickets, so early purchase is recommended.

Attendees will enjoy fare from Downtown Boston restaurants accompanied by live music, cooking demos, entertainment and children’s activities during the festival from 12:00 to 3:00 PM, rain or shine. This cultural experience is a celebration of the exciting and unprecedented investment and transformation taking place in Downtown Crossing.

Avenue de Lafayette
Boston, MA

North Community Church Rib Cook-off 2017

North Community Church will hold its 9th annual rib cook-off on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 12pm-5pm at the VFW Post 655 Main Street (Route 3A), Marshfield, MA 02050. Last year we had amateur 11 teams compete and over 600 people attended the event.  North Community Church Rib Cook-off 2017

The proceeds from the event will benefit the Marshfield Food Pantry, Marshfield FACTS (Families, Adolescents and Communities Together against Substances), and North Community Church Missions. There will be a canned food drive-raffle for the Marshfield Food pantry, for every 3 canned goods or $5.00 donated people will receive a raffle ticket. The winner will receive a football autographed by Danny Amendola wide receiver for the NE Patriots. Live entertainment by Jim Sylvia, there will also be kid’s activities and a bake sale.
Cost $5.00 to get in and $1.00 per ticket to purchase ribs and side dishes.

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VFW Post 8453
655 Main Street
Marshfield, MA 02050