Top 7 Amazing Food Festivals Around The World
The season of sun and fun is here, and cities across the country will celebrate by throwing most famous food festivals. Here are some of the most famous food festivals taking place around the world.
The food festival has also become a global movement people are enjoying their food differently and like the interactive and live cooking elements of them. With this in mind, we at Food by Dish are going to take you on a culinary adventure investigating the best food festivals around the world.
Everyone loves eating food. Foodies all over the world are curious about different food cultures of different countries. In a world where you can have a full English breakfast followed by a French inspired brunch and an Italian dinner with some wine to go with it, food festival has always been an excellent door to exploring local cuisine. The popularity of food festivals has been growing each year and with many new ones getting scheduled every year.
List of the food Festival in the world
Hokitika Wildfoods Festival,New Zealand
Taking place on the wild west coast of New Zealand’s scenic South Island, this festival celebrates the weird side of food. Try dishes like wild snails, worm milkshakes, flower wine, huhu grubs and more.
Abergavenny Food Festival, United Kingdom
One of Wales’ biggest food festivals, Aber has over 150 stalls offering great local Welsh produce. Abergavenny food fest has everything ranging from great food on the event to master classes from chefs like Pierre Koffmann. Local pubs and restaurants come alive when the fest is around the corner as they offer special menu like home
smoked garlic to Welsh Onion bread to a perfect martini! Along with the masterclass, there will be tutored tastings food talks with food critics and coveted chefs and guided walks to learn about harvest of field and hedgerow this year.
La Tomatina festival, Spanish
This Spanish festival celebrates the humble red tomato with the biggest food fight on the planet (pictured above). Held in the town of Buñol, this insane party starts with a rush to climb a ham-topped greasy pole. Once the ham is grabbed, several truckloads of tomatoes drive into the city and the crowd goes wild throwing them at each other and creating a massive mess of marinara.
Street Food Festival, San Francisco
San Francisco street food festivals is a festival like no other as over 50,000 people come to taste the best food the bay area has to offer. The reason it’s one of a kind even though the festival is only 5 years old is down to the feel of the festival. Street food is gaining rapidly as a business and it’s no longer considered to be ‘cheap’ as there are some quality stalls that offer food as good as some Michelin star restaurant would.
Gilroy Garlic Festival, United States
One of the biggest food festivals in the United States, this pungent party in Gilroy, California celebrates the mighty aromatic known as garlic. Discover garlic cooking demonstrations, garlic braiding classes and a spectacular array of garlic-infused food, including garlic ice cream, garlic pop corn and garlic mussels.
Baltic Herring Festival, Finland
Helsinki comes alive every year when the Baltic Herring festival around the corner. The annual fair attracts thousands of visitors to the capital’s South harbour. People flock in to taste as well as buy some of the best herring available to them. It one of those festivals where the price is very reasonable, for example, one carton of Baltic herring in a range of marinades could be purchased for a mere 5 Euros.
Llangollen Food Festival, Wales
One of Britain’s best culinary events, you can enjoy cookery classes and workshops, or just graze on the delicious food. With a huge variety of edible exhibitors to browse from, and an impressive line-up of chefs, you won’t leave hungry.