MoCo Made Food & Beverage Expo to Take Place on Thursday, July 28

Join Montgomery County’s vibrant local food and beverage community at the Montgomery County Food Council’s MoCo Made Food and Beverage Expo at the *Silver Spring Civic Building on Thursday, July 28th, from 11am-2pm (1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910). This fun, free, community event is an opportunity for Washington area residents to sample and shop the latest in local food and beverages in Montgomery County, be entered for door prizes and giveaways, and meet the artisans and entrepreneurs making delicious products right here in the County. *The wearing of face masks is optional in the Silver Spring Civic Building.

Per the event page: Attendees will get an industry insider’s sneak peek at the newest local food and beverage offerings, sample, and take home new and unique local products. Whether you are a savvy food system professional, a budding vegan chef, a beginner at buying local, trying to eat healthy, or you just love a great beer, this event has something for you. Parking at adjacent Silver Spring municipal parking garages. Limited street parking available. Tickets will be available at the door.

  • The Montgomery County Food Council invites all food and beverage professionals to participate in our 2022 Food Expo at the Silver Spring Civic Building on Thursday, July 28th from 11AM – 2PM.

  • This is a wonderful opportunity for local food enthusiasts to network with local food and beverage businesses and organizations, learn about (and sample!) the latest local food and beverages in Montgomery County, and get an industry insider’s sneak peek at the newest local food and beverage offerings.

  • We encourage the community to come support the local economy by shopping local and helping grow the exposure these wonderful producers deserve through your social media channels. If you take any pictures at the event, we invite you to tag the businesses and the Montgomery County Food Council @mocofoodcouncil on Instagram and Facebook.

  • Come be a part of Montgomery County’s vibrant local food and beverage community!

Register for the free event here.

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Get ready to experience the vibrant colors, tantalizing flavors, and infectious rhythms of the Caribbean at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival! Hosted by RHU LLC, this exciting festival is set to take place on May 18, 2024, at the picturesque 16700 Barnesville Rd in Boyds, MD.

Step into a world where the Caribbean spirit comes alive! From 12:00 PM onwards, immerse yourself in a sensory journey that celebrates the unique culture, cuisine, and music of the Caribbean. Whether you're an African American, a Reggae or Soca music enthusiast, a wine lover, or part of the vibrant Caribbean diaspora, this festival promises to delight and captivate you in every way.

Let the enticing aromas of mouthwatering Caribbean dishes tantalize your taste buds. Feast on traditional delicacies prepared by expert chefs, showcasing the rich and diverse culinary heritage of the Caribbean. Indulge in flavorful jerk chicken, succulent seafood, and delectable plantain dishes that will transport you straight to the islands.

Accompanying the culinary extravaganza is a carefully curated selection of premium wines, ensuring the perfect pairing for your palate. Sip on fine wines from renowned vineyards, each sip a reflection of the Caribbean's vibrant spirit. Discover new flavors, expand your wine knowledge, and savor unforgettable moments with every glass.

As the sun sets, get ready to groove to the infectious rhythms of Caribbean music. Feel the pulsating beats of reggae, soca, dancehall, and calypso, moving your body to the lively melodies. Live performances by talented musicians and performers will keep the energy high, ensuring a night of unforgettable entertainment.

Don't miss this opportunity to embrace the Caribbean spirit and celebrate the arrival of spring in style! Tickets are available on AllEvents, so secure your spot today. Join us at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival, where cultures collide and unforgettable memories are made.



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