Friday, December 29 2023 9:15

2024 Food Events in the Brandywine Valley

Written by Marci Tomassone

Mark your calendars for these food events

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

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18 Taste of Phoenixville
Good Samaritan Services fundraiser.

Harford County, MD Restaurant Week

19–28 Harford County, MD Restaurant Week
Ten days of delicious dining. For a list of restaurants,

25–May + Full Moon Dinners
Communal dining celebrating the full moon. 333 Morgan St., Phoenixville.

27 18th Annual Lemon Ball
Fundraiser at Springfield Country Club, 400 W. Sproul Rd., Springfield.


10 & 11, 17 & 18 Berks County Wine Trail Chocolate & Wine Weekends
Chocolates paired with wines of the Berks County region.

Philly Chocolate, Wine & Whiskey Festival

3 Philly Chocolate, Wine & Whiskey Festival
Unlimited tastings of chocolates, wine, craft spirits and more. Philly Expo Center, 100 Station Ave., Oaks.

24–March 3 Annapolis, MD Restaurant Week
Restaurants will offer prix fixe menus.

24 Kennett Winterfest
Winter brews from unique breweries, live music and food trucks.

25–March 3 West Chester Restaurant Week
Culinary masters will create special multi-course, prix fixe menus.


4–15 King of Prussia Restaurant Week
Prix fixe lunch and dinner menus. Benefits CHOP.

Chester County Community Foundation’s Sweet Charity

5 Chester County Community Foundation’s Sweet Charity
Giving never tasted so good as at this annual fundraiser. Whitford Country Club, 600 Whitford Hills Rd., Exton.

23 Annapolis, MD Annual Oyster Roast & Sock Burning
Celebrate spring and the beginning of boating season. Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park, 723 Second St.


7–13 Media Restaurant Week
Specials at area restaurants.

20 & 21 Annual Celebrity Chefs’ Brunch
Benefits Meals On Wheels. DuPont Country Club, 1001 Rockland Rd., Wilmington.

* City Restaurant Week in Wilmington
Prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at premier restaurants.


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

Restaurants offer outdoor dining on State St.

Third Thursdays on State Street

Third Thursday on State St. Kennett Square
Outdoor dining, live music, shopping and family-friendly activities.

Food Truck Tuesdays Series in King of Prussia
Eat to the beat with live music and food trucks.

Open Air Market in West Chester

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

Open Air Market in West Chester
Market and dining in the street.

* FlavorFest at Mt. Hope Estate & Winery
Wineries, diverse food options, artisan crafts.


Pop-up Biergartens at Historic Sugartown

Pop-up Biergartens at Historic Sugartown
Beverages, food trucks and live music. 260 Spring Valley Rd., Malvern.

Field to Fork Guest Chef Dinners at SIW Vegetables
Dine on the farm and enjoy just-picked produce in an idyllic setting.

Willistown Conservation Trust Barns & BBQ

1 Willistown Conservation Trust Barns & BBQ
Tour of unique barns followed by a BBQ.

2–7 Rehoboth Beach, DE Restaurant Week
Restaurants in Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Lewes and coastal DE participate.

8 Great Chefs Event for Alex’s Lemonade Stand
Fundraiser. Urban Outfitters HQ, 5000 S. Broad St., Phila.

* Kennett on Top
Great food, live music, beer, wine and a signature cocktail. 100 E. Linden St., Kennett Square.

* Wilmington Greek Festival
Authentic food, prepared before your eyes.

* New Castle County Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival
Great food, ice cream, music. Rockwood Park, Wilmington.

* 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 Summer Harvest Celebration
Celebrate the tomato harvest from Rushton Farm.


Rotary Club of Annapolis Crab Feast

2 Rotary Club of Annapolis, MD Crab Feast
Benefits local community and cultural organizations.

* Delaware Burger Battle
Top chefs compete at Rockford Tower in Wilmington.

* Phoenixville Veg Fest
Vegan food and street festival with live music and vendors.


14 & 15 Maryland Seafood Festival
Crabs and more — come for the food, and stay for the views. City Dock and Susan Campbell Park, Annapolis, MD.

* West Chester’s Annual “Up On the Roof”
Music, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, beer, wine and martinis.

* 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 Chester Co. Hospital. Location TBD.

* Shugart’s Sunday BBQ and Blues
Historic Sugartown hosts with all the fixings.


12 Chocolate Walk in Lititz
Benefits children-focused charities in Lancaster County.

* Kennett Brewfest
Craft breweries and cideries, live music, food trucks and food pairings.

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;


3–9 Media Restaurant Week
Specials at area restaurants.

X Good Food Fest
A celebration of local food and agriculture. Kimberton Fair Grounds, 762 Pike Springs Rd., Phoenixville.


3 Annapolis, MD Chocolate Binge Festival
A family-friendly celebration of all things cocoa. On the first block of West St., Annapolis, MD.


* – Dates to be determined