General Knowledge / Important Food Festivals Around The World

A food festival is a festival, usually held annually, that uses food, often produce, as its central theme. These festivals have always been a means of uniting communities through celebrations of harvests and giving thanks for a plentiful growing season.

Festival name Type Country
Lagos Seafood Festival Fish festival Nigeria
Leboku festival Nigeria
New Yam Festival of the Igbo festival Nigeria
Nnewi Afiaolu Festival festival Nigeria
Ashanti Yam Festival festival Ghana
Asogli Yam Festival festival Ghana
Fofie Yam Festival festival Ghana

Festival name Type Country
Bankstown Bites Food Festival Food Australia
Hokitika Wildfoods Festival Food New Zealand
Caxton Street Seafood and Wine Festival Wine festival/Food Australia
Good Food & Wine Show Wine festival/Food Australia
Grampians Grape Escape Wine festival Australia
Kings Cross Food and Wine Festival Wine festival/Food Australia
Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Wine festival/Food Australia
Taste Festival Food Australia
Vegfest (AU) Food Australia
Darwin Beer Can Regatta Beer festival Australia
GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of the Year Beer festival Australia
Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular Beer festival Australia
Schut zenfest (Adelaide) Beer festival Australia
Warners Bay Beer Festival Beer festival Australia
Taste of Tasmania Food Australia

North America
S.No Festival name
1 Happy Harry’s Ribfest
2 Boston Seafood Festival
3 A Taste Of Colorado
4 Great American Foodie Fest
5 Garlic & Harvest Festival
6 Culinaria Festival Week
7 National Morel Mushroom Festival

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1 Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival, Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia
2 Brighton Apple fest, Brighton, Ontario
3 Canada's Largest Rib fest, Burlington, Ontario
4 Eat! Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia
5 Exploits Valley Salmon Festival, Exploits Valley, Newfoundland and Labrador
6 Sun and Salsa Festival, Calgary, Alberta
7 Taste of the Danforth, Toronto, Ontario
8 A Taste of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta

S.No Festival name
1 Puerto Vallarta festival

United States
S.No Festival name
1 Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California
2 Brentwood Cornfest in Brentwood, California
3 Mushroom Festivals in various locales
4 the Castroville Artichoke Festival, in Castroville, California
5 the Stockton Asparagus Festival, in Stockton, California
6 Latin Food Festival! in San Diego, California
7 the Lexington Barbecue Festival in North Carolina
8 the Posen Potato Festival, in Posen, Michigan
9 the Norwalk Oyster Festival, in Norwalk
10 Connecticut, Vaisakhi Festival at Yuba City
11 Howell Melon Festival in Howell
12 Michigan, known for electing the Howell Melon Queen
13 Vegetarian food festivals include Vegfest in Salt Lake City
14 Utah, Seattle, Washington and San Francisco, California.

Festival name Type Country
Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival Indonesia
Thapar Food Festival India
Osho Monsoon Festival festival India

South America
Festival name Type Country
Festival de comida de rua Fortaleza festival Brasil / Fortaleza
Festival de comida de rua São Paulo festival Brazil / São Paulo
Mistura festival Peru / Lima

S.No Festival name
1 Galway Oyster Festival

S.No Festival name
1 Asti's Festival of Festivals held in Asti in September.
2 Battle of the Oranges is a traditional orange fight held in Ivrea each February.
3 Cibus

S.No Festival name
1 La Tomatina - a tomato-throwing festival held in late August in Buñol.
2 L’Aplec del Caragol - a snail-eating festival held in Lleida in May.

S.No Festival name
1 The Räbechilbi turnip festival is held annually in September.
2 A cheese festival is held in Gruyére in May.

United Kingdom
Festival name Festival name
Abergavenny Christmas Food & Drink Fair Abergavenny Food Festival Aberystwyth Sea2shore Food Festival Alcester & Forest of Arden Food Festival Alresford Watercress Festival Anglesey Oyster & Welsh Produce Festival Annual Whitstable Oyster Fair Barnes Food Fair BBC Good Food Show Scotland BBC Summer Good Food Show Big Welsh Bite, Rhondda Heritage Park Bishop Auckland Food Festival Black Cherry Fair Blossomtime Brecon Beacons Food Festival Bridport Food Festival Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival British Food Fortnight, Across Britain Broneirion Food Fair, Llandinam Big Onion Food and Music Festival Bolton Food and Drink Festival Beaumaris Food Festivali
Caerphilly Food Festival Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival Cardigan River and Food Festival Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival Cherry and Soft Fruit Show Chester Food, Drink and Lifestyle Festival Chilli Fest Clovelly Herring Festival Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival Gwledd Conwy Feast Cornwall Food & Drink Festival Clitheroe Food Festival Dales Festival of Food & Drink Dartmouth Food Festival Derbyshire Food Festival Devizes Food & Drink Festival Dorset Seafood Festival Durham City Food Festival Dorney Court Kitchen Garden,Eaton Dorney, Windsor Dorlish food festival
East Midlands Food & Drink Festival Eat Cambridge EAT! Newcastle Gateshead Elmbridge Food Festival English Wine Week Feastival, Bridgend Feast 2018 at Waddesdon Manor Feast on the Bridge Fishstock Brixham Flavour Fest Flavour Of Shetland Flavours of Summer Foodies Festival
Gorseinon-Swansea Food Festival Great British Cheese Festival Guildford Food festival Gwledd Conwy Feast Gwyl Fwyd a Chrefft Portmeirion Haverfordwest Beer and Cider Festival Hay Summer Food Festival Hay Winter Food Festival Henley Food Festival
Lampeter Food Festival Lancashire Food Festival Leeds Loves Food Leicester's Summer Food and Drink Festival Leicester's Winter Food Festival Featuring Christmas Crafts Liverpool Food & Drink Festival Llangollen Food Festival Loch Lomond Food & Drink Festival Ludlow Food Festival Lancaster Food and Drink Festival Mold Food & Drink Festival Mortimer Country Food Fair Malton Food Lovers Festival Monmouthshire Food Festival Mumbles Oyster Festival
Kendal Festival of Food Narberth Food Festival Nantwich Food Festival Nantwich International Cheese Show Neath Food and Drink Festival Newbury Food Festival Newcastle Emlyn Food Festival Newport Food Festival Newtown Food & Drink Festival
Pembrokeshire Fish Week Pershore Plum Festival Portmeirion Food and Craft Festival Rye Bay Scallop Week Richmond Fine Food and Beer festival
Scottish Food Fortnight Stratford Food Festival Spice Food Festival St Davids Really Wild Food & Countryside Festival St Fagans Food Festival Taste Festivals Tastes of Lincolnshire Christmas Food and Drink Fair Tavistock Food and Drink Festival The British Asparagus Festival The Egton Bridge Gooseberry Show The Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival The Isle of Wight Garlic Festival The National Forest Food & Drink Fair The Really Wild Food and Countryside Festival The South of England Food and Drink Festival The World's Original Marmalade Festival
Upton Food and Ale Festival The Welsh Menu Live Welsh Perry and Cider Festival Weston super Food Festival (Weston-super-Mare) West Wales Food Festival Wimborne Food Festival Wrexham Food Festival
York Food Festival

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