Thursday, December 29 2022 10:16

2023 Food Events in the Brandywine Valley

Written by Marci Tomassone

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Mark your calendars for these fantastic food events. Many have a * because dates have not yet been set, so you should check websites and our monthly events section in the magazine, online and in our Events Newsletter regularly.


Taste of Phoenixville

19 Taste of Phoenixville

Good Samaritan Services Fundraiser.

20–29 Harford County, MD Restaurant Week

Ten days of delicious dining. For a list of restaurants,

28 17th Annual Lemon Ball

Fundraiser at Springfield Country Club, 400 W. Sproul Rd., Springfield.


11 & 12, 18 & 19 Berks County Wine Trail Chocolate & Wine Weekends

Chocolates paired with wines of the Berks County region.

Philly Chocolate, Wine & Whiskey Festival

18 Philly Chocolate, Wine & Whiskey Festival

Unlimited tastings of chocolates, wine, craft spirits and more. Philly Expo Center, 100 Station Ave., Oaks.

25–March 5 Annapolis Restaurant Week

Restaurants will offer prix fixe menus for you to enjoy.


28 Chester County Community Foundation’s Sweet Charity

Giving never tasted so good at this annual fundraiser at Chester County Food Bank, 650 Pennsylvania Dr., Exton.


2–8 Media Restaurant Week

Specials at area restaurants. 610-566-5039;

Annual Celebrity Chefs’ Brunch

24–29 City Restaurant Week in Wilmington

Prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at premier restaurants.

30 Annual Celebrity Chefs’ Brunch

Benefits Meals on Wheels. DuPont Country Club, 1001 Rockland Rd., Wilmington.

* King of Prussia Restaurant Week

Benefits Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.


Dining Under the Stars

May–September, Wednesdays
Media’s Dining Under the Stars

Restaurants offer outdoor dining on State Street.

Third Thursday on State St. Kennett Square

Outdoor dining, live music, shopping and family-friendly activities.

PXV Inside Out

Dine outside or enjoy a drink with friends in downtown Phoenixville.

* FlavorFest at Mt. Hope Estate & Winery

Phoenixville Food Truck Festival

Wineries, diverse food options, artisan crafts.

* Phoenixville Food Truck Festival

30+ food trucks come to town offering globally influenced eats.

* Willistown Conservation Trust Barns & BBQ

Tour of unique barns followed by a BBQ.


Field to Fork Guest Chef Dinners at SIW Vegetables

Dine on the farm and enjoy just-picked produce in an idyllic setting.

5–10 Wilmington Greek Festival

New Castle County Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival

Authentic food, cooking before your eyes.

24 New Castle County Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival

Great food, ice cream, music. Wilmington.

* Great Chefs Event for Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Fundraiser. Philadelphia. 610-649-3034;

* Rehoboth Beach, DE Restaurant Week

St. Anthony’s Italian Festival

Restaurants in Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Lewes and coastal Delaware participate.

* St. Anthony’s Italian Festival

A virtual tour of Italy at this annual fundraiser for St. Anthony of Padua in Wilmington.

* Rotary Clubs of Thorndale & Downingtown’s Mac-n-Cheese Cook-Off

Benefits the Rotary Clubs.


* Willistown Conservation Trust Annual Tomato Tasting

Celebrate the tomato harvest from Rushton Farm.


Annapolis Crab Feast

26 Delaware Burger Battle

Top chefs compete at Rockford Tower in Wilmington.

* Rotary Club of Annapolis, MD Crab Feast

Benefits local community and cultural organizations.


10 Festival Hispano Wilmington

A celebration of the diversity of the Hispanic culture with traditional food and an emphasis on Latino cuisine.

15–17 Delaware Saengerbund Oktoberfest

German specialties and brews of choice in Munich are served.

* West Chester Summer Soiree

Benefits local charities.

Up On the Roof

* West Chester’s Annual “Up On the Roof”

Music, heavy hors d’oeuvres and desserts, beer, wine and martinis. Promotes the beautification of downtown West Chester.

* Kennett Square Mushroom Festival

Fundraiser in Kennett Square.

* Chester County Restaurant Festival

More than 65 restaurants, caterers and food vendors gather in West Chester.

* SHiNE in the Vines

Great food, beer and wine. Benefits the Abramson Center at Chester County Hospital. Location TBD.

* Shugart’s Sunday BBQ and Blues

Historic Sugartown hosts with all the fixings.


Unite for HER Harvest Chef & Wine Tasting

* Annual Media Food & Crafts Festival

* Chocolate Walk in Lititz

Benefits children-focused charities in Lancaster County.

West Chester Rotary Chili Cook-Off

* Unite for HER Harvest Chef & Wine Tasting Event

Fundraiser at Phoenixville Foundry. 717-461-6988;

* West Chester Rotary Chili Cook-Off

Fundraiser. 484-343-4577;

* Thorncroft Equestrian Center “Lobstah” Bake

Fundraiser. Malvern. 610-644-1963;


5–11 Media Restaurant Week

Specials at area restaurants. 610-566-5039;


* – Date to be determined