As food festival season dwindles down, you might find yourself searching harder for events that will entertain you as much as your tastebuds. But look no further than our list below. Where else can you touch a 1,658-pound pumpkin but the Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival? Imagine the jack-o'-lantern possibilities with that one. Find out what Top Cheffer Stefan Richter's been up to in Martha's Vineyard, or watch fellow contestant Fabio Viviani cook in the City of Brotherly Love.
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- New York, NY: Global Kitchen: The Magic of Pickling — Oct. 13
- Boston, MA: Share Our Strength's A Tasteful Pursuit Dinner — Oct. 13
- San Francisco, CA: Whiskeyfest — Oct. 16
- Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Food & Wine Festival — Oct. 16-18
- Edgartown, MA: Martha's Vineyard Food & Wine Festival — Oct. 16-18
- Baltimore, MD: Russian Festival — Oct. 16-18
- Fort Collins, CO: Fall Harvest Brewfest — Oct. 17
- Llano, TX: Llano River Chuck Wagon Cookoff — Oct. 17
- Half Moon Bay, CA: Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival — Oct. 17-18
- Wellfleet, MA: Wellfleet Oysterfest — Oct. 17-18
- Chicago, IL: Friends of James Beard Benefit Chicago — Oct. 18