Eat your way through the country this summer by visiting America’s best summer food festivals! Wherever you are, whatever your taste, there’s a festival for you. Everything from old foods to new, bizarre to traditional, you can find it at one of these festivals.
LA Food Fest:
When: June 29, 2019
Where: Santa Anita Park, LA
Boasting over 100 of the city’s best restaurants, breweries, stands and more, as well as some of Mexico’s top chefs, this festival is one of the biggest of its kind.
H&8th Night Market:
When: May 31, 2019
Where: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Hit up the country’s biggest monthly food truck festival this May. Go by bike to take advantage of the free bicycle valet service.
Columbus Food Truck Festival:
When: August 16 & 17, 2019
Where: Columbus, Ohio
Sit on the riverbanks of Bicentennial Park and enjoy over 60 food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, and two music stages. It’s free to attend, but don’t forget their partner Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Great Duck Race charitable event!
Eat the Street:
When: September 22, 2019
Where: Oahu, Hawaii
Catch a flight to the island for Hawaii’s most popular food fest. Since 2011 over 800,000 people have taken to the streets in Oahu to taste local and fusion foods. Grindz, anyone?
Taste of 3 Cities:
When: June 1, 2019
Where: Baltimore, Maryland
This annual competition features the best food vendors from Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington D.C. Savour each city’s flavours and decide for yourself who makes the best food around.
The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally:
When: June 21 & 23, 2019
Where: Detroit, Michigan
Detroit is always teeming with great street eats from their numerous food trucks found around the city, but once a year these fine food purveyors band together for a three-day festival to celebrate the city’s great foods.
Candler Park Music & Food Festival:
When: Friday, May 31 to Saturday, June 1, 2019
Where: Atlanta, Georgia
Featuring some of Atlanta’s best food vendors, this year’s festival will have everything from Sweet Auburn Barbecue to Lisa’s Crêperie. The music lineup is sure to please with bands like Webster topping the list and after parties that will take you through the night.
Cape Cod Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival:
When: August 10, 2019
Where: Falmouth, Massachusetts
Don’t miss this one-day event that features the area’s best food and craft breweries. The lineup includes fan favourites like Wahlburgers and, of course, lobster.
Sea Isle City Food Truck Festival:
When: September 7 & 8, 2019
Where: Sea Isle, New Jersey
Enjoy the delicious varied cuisine of more than 15 award-winning food trucks at this year’s Sea Isle Food Truck Festival.
Main Street Food Truck Festival:
When: September 22, 2019
Where: Little Rock, Arkansas
Originally started to revive the town’s main street, this festival has flourished into one of the country’s biggest and best food, music and crafts festivals. There are over 50 food trucks to choose from as well as multiple beer gardens, music shows and buskers.