Do you prefer your money on food or fashion? If you prefer food, you must make a bucket list to experience the most happening food festivals in the world. Usually, the food festival is held annually. There, you will find some dishes that are only available in those events.
The food festival is held to promote the farmers’ product, so the theme from every country may be different since they have their specialities. Here are some food festivals that you need to experience at least once in your lifetime!
- Charleston Wine & Food Festival
Taking place in the Culinary Village of the downtown Charleston, this festival is held for five days every March every year. You have to make sure that your tummy is empty before coming to this food festival. There are so many Charleston’s specialities offered by the sellers such as shrimp, burgers, wide range wine, seafood, and many more. More than that, this festival also collaborates with the best restaurants and chefs in the city.
- Maslenitsa Pancake Festival
Maslenitsa is also known as Pancake Week, held to mark that the winter is ending and the spring is coming around the corner in Russia. The festivals happen in a week-long and on Wednesday, the festival officially starts.
In this most cheerful festival in Russia, you can explore the Russian traditional dishes from every region, brewed beer, and of course pancakes and crepes. The pancakes are eaten all week during the festival as the symbol of the sun in shape and colour. You can enjoy the pancake with jams, butter, fruits. And if you are into anti-mainstream taste, you can add some caviar on it.
When you hear Italy, pizza always comes along with that. So you can imagine how Italians cannot live their life without pizza because the festival is even held annually. This festival is held in the birthplace of pizza, Naples, Italy.
In this festival, you can explore so many kinds of pizzas in the world whichever made by the human. This festival also become a gathering moment for locals and global pizzerias who competes for the title ‘best pizza in the world’.
- Taste of Chicago
Taste of Chicago is taking place in Chicago’s Grant Park on the lakefront and already held since 1980. This festival is the largest food festival in the world which brings over three million food enthusiasts every year. The festival offers more than 200 menu items which is held in five days. Not only enjoying the culinary, but you can also enjoy the live music concerts, chef’s cooking show, three-course dinners, and many more.
Oktoberfest is a festival that becomes the most anticipated festival by beer lovers all around the world. This festival is held in Munich, Germany every October. Featuring with 14 “beer tents”, you can taste many kinds of beer from the locals and all around the world. You can also find many of Germany specialities like dumplings, bakery, bratwurst, and many more.