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Festivals

Party time! Chowhounds discuss the best food festivals (and festivals with food) around the country. Weigh in on your favorites and give advice about travel and more.

The Best Food Secrets at Summer's Most Popular Music Festivals

Music festival food has come a long way since the first few, like 1967’s Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain where the only thing anyone ate was LSD dropped on the crowd by the Grateful Dead’s “personal...
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NC Seafood Festival

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by burgeoningfoodie 20 days ago

Planning a trip to NC Seafood Festival in Morehead City. Anyone ever been? If so what should I expect? What should I definitely eat and what should I avoid? Thanks

Historic Recipe to Highlight 122nd Annual Merchants' Lunch and Country Store

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by filian1900 3 days ago

One of the first televised ethnic recipes in the Golden State will highlight the autumn food bazaar at California’s oldest Armenian Church. Margaret Garabedian Setrakian’s “Kabob Delight” will be...

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LA Times on the Food Festival Boom

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by patsully 5 days ago

Interesting read that highlights what I've always assumed to be true. While food festivals can be fun, I've often found that restaurants cannot possibly deliver great results under the circumstance...

Tacos & Tapas, Fri 10/25, 6-9pm, El Pajaro CDC, Watsonville

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by Melanie Wong 13 days ago

Tacos & Tapas will celebrate 40 years of El Pajaro CDC helping local entrepreneurs reach their small business dreams. It takes place from 6-9 p.m. at the Kitchen Incubator, 412 East Riverside Drive...

San Gennaro Mulberry Street

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by chronosynclastic 1 month ago

It's still here. The smoke, the tourists, the con games, the stupid Instagram people. But the most recent posts searched here are a decade old. I'm in the neighborhood and shop all the time at All...

4th Annual Flavors of the Harvest, 9/21, Marina (Monterey Peninsula)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Flavors of the Harvest 2019 September 21st, 2-5 PM Goodwill Garden at 249 10th St. Marina, CA 93933. Enjoy small plates and drinks featuring local produce and a garden-cooking demonstration by ...

'Titans of BBQ' coming Oct. 10-13, Manhattan...

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by gutreactions 1 month ago

An extraordinary line-up of 20 chefs and pit masters from around the country will be gathering at 'Titans of BBQ' on Pier 97 in Manhattan, Oct. 10 to 13. Big name culinarians involved include Pat ...

New York Times Food Festival, Oct. 5 & 6, Manhattan...

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by gutreactions 1 month ago

An e-mail from Sam Sifton, food writer/reporter for The New York Times, mentions the upcoming New York Times Food Festival to be held at different venues on Oct. 5 & 6. Bryant Park will be the site...

Moon cakes for Mid-Autumn Festival [Minneapolis]

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by yjcocoa 10 years ago

Any one know a place to buy moon cakes for Mid-Autumn Festival. Need recs for good Chinese bakery in Mineapolis.

Food events in Toronto and Ontario: 2019

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by prima 1 month ago

Thistletown Collegiate in Etobicoke is hosting its 3rd annual Harvest Party fundraiser on Saturday, Sept 21st from 12 noon to 3:30 pm. Tickets are $55, and help support the high school's culina...

Rivertown Public Market, Sept. 14th in Dobbs Ferry...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

It is a lot of fun and fresh air for the whole family. Rivertown Public Market will take place on Saturday, Sept. 14th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park. A good list of food and...

Tabemasho, 9/21, SF, Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern Calif

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

"TABEMASHO 2019 Passing It Forward: From One Generation to the Next Saturday, September 21, 2019 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Registration and Silent Auction open at 3:00 p.m. Join us for the...

Holy Trinity Greek Festival, New Rochelle: Sept. 12-15...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

It's a fun time for the whole family! Holy Trinity Church, Mill Road & North Ave., New Rochelle, will be holding their annual Greek Festival Sept. 12 to 15. Good traditional Greek food and pastries...

Martha to be honored at Greenwich Wine & Food Fest, Sept. 21-22...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

The 9th Annual Greenwich Food & Wine Festival will be held at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park on Arch Street, September 21 & 22. A stellar culinary cast from New York City, Westchester & Connecticut wil...

La Cocina San Francisco Street Food Festival, Oct 12

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

The San Francisco Street Food Festival Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 8:00 PM $5 Pre-Sale Entry (ends Oct. 12 at 11 AM) $10 At the Door Free for Kids 5 & Under $36 Package: ...

Austin Hot Sauce Festival is this Sunday the 25th

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by TroyTempest 2 months ago

Anybody going? I have been a couple of times, not in 15 years probably. Too dang hot for me.

Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest, Rhinebeck, Sept. 7-8...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

Fall harvest festivals are coming up fast. Among them is the annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, N.Y. Sounds like a good reason to travel...

Grillsdale 2019 coming to Hillsdale, Aug. 24th!

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by gutreactions 3 months ago

This sounds like a fun Hudson Valley cooking festival and competition up in Dutchess County. Has anyone attended? For info & tickets: www.grillsdale.com

Stockton Buddhist Temple 2019 Obon/Bazaar August 3/4

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by ricepad 3 months ago

I meant to post this much earlier in the week, but better late than never, I suppose. Food bazaar and games begin at 11 AM both Saturday and Sunday, and the ikebana and bonsai displays are on vi...

Salinas Obon Festival 盆祭, July 28, Noon to 7pm

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by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Salinas Obon Festival 盆祭り Sunday, July 28 Annually on the last Sunday in July Description:Buddhist Temple of Salinas 14 California St Salinas CA 93901-2803 +1-831-424-4105 btsalinas.org P...