4 of the Best Food Festivals in the U.S. to Attend in 2019

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Food festivals are a great way to learn more about a region’s culture by tasting some of its best local cuisines. At these best food festivals in the United States, you can broaden your pallet as well as enjoy amazing live music acts, cooking demos, and seminars.

New York City Wine and Food Festival

This four-day event from October 10-13, 2019, features the culinary creations of 500 chefs as well as over 80 entertaining events. Festivities include hands-on classes, educational seminars, and intimate dinners with world-renowned chefs. In addition, this charitable festival donates 100 percent of its net proceeds to benefit the Food Bank For New York City and the No Kid Hungry campaign to end childhood hunger in America.

Taste of Chicago

Not only is the Taste if Chicago one of the best food festivals in the U.S., but it also the largest food festival in the world. Located in Grant Park, guest can enjoy a stunning view of the lakefront while enjoying a taste of what the windy city’s unique dining community has to offer. The event is free to attend and will take place from July 10-14, 2019. In addition to delicious food, the Taste of Chicago also features incredible live music performances and other family-friendly activities such as arts and crafts.

Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival

The Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival is a star-studded event from August 22- 26, 2019. It features appearances by some of the most celebrated chefs in the nation, such as Thomas Keller, Grant Achatz, Guy Fieri, and Giada De Laurentiis. Located along Grand Avenue, guests can enjoy gourmet cuisine, musical performances, and get a taste of the city’s fantastic wine culture throughout this five-day event.

A Taste of Colorado

This free festival in Downtown Denver attracts over 500,000 people each year due to its amazing array of food, music, and art. From August 31 through September 22, 2019, guest can enjoy tastings from over 50 food vendors and 175 marketplace vendors in addition to musical performances from 25 regional and national artists. Plus, the event is fun for the whole family thanks to its Kids Zone experience that features arts, crafts, and a children’s entertainment stage.
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