What are festivals without good food and great companions? They seem bland and distasteful when no one is around and there is no talk of the dishes so prepared.
What if good food and festivals were synthesized perfectly so that food became a festival in itself? Yes, Food festivals are famous hangout plans of people around the globe, and a loud and wholesome dose is served in the U.S. too. Every year, there are plenty of feisty food festivals hosted for people to come and rejoice in their special moments.
Here are some of the best ones to include in your bucket list to have a ful-filling trip with your mates. Enjoy!
1. San Diego Food and Wine Festival
Here you can sip on some tasty and heartful food combos, crunchy or soft, sweet, and savory to go with unique blends of wine. A week-long pursuit, this festival offers a great range of snacks and condiments for all taste freaks that lie sizzling on your wine board. Places like these offer cultural glimpses through food so that you develop more affinity and transcend deeply!
Hershey Association presents the day-long chocolate festival that is free for all to savor. The people here can enjoy music with chocolate that is experimented well with loads of fruits, cherries, and berries throughout the year. The chocolate company is a blessing for the locals, including kids, who love to have a great time, drinking and eating what they love, chocolates.
3. A Taste of Colorado
A free food festival, this one has got all the right food vendors to rush to. Beautiful experiments with seafood, red meat, and American-Asian fusion treats are offered here along with a maddening range of cocktails and mocktails that will deliver a great time. Many musical artists perform here too. You can also get hold of beautiful pieces of local handicrafts.
Wander while you munch on some local crunchy delights. Do not forget to try creamy corn!
4. Maine Lobster Festival
From the shores of Maine, comes loads of lobsters of different sizes to be eaten fresh here at Maine Lobster Festival. The ‘maine’ seafood option for the locals, the harvested creatures are right away sold in the festival with their claws tied and the blazing red color attracts the onlookers in one go. You will be served with condiments that will taste delicious along with freshly steamed white meat of lobster (buttered), lobster rolls, and sandwiches are other things that are not to be missed here.
Pure love and passion on the platter to devour with family!
5. South Beach Wine and Food Festival
On the beach, the magic of breeze and tasty gulps of snacks and a mouthful of wine create a fantastic and fun-loving crowd. Here, the beach is the focal point of the festival where several food booths draw in the people through the craze of food. Both the food lovers and the fashionistas get their chance at this beach festival. The palms, white sands, and white breeze give out calming vibes.
Not only does the festival help you enjoy the special delicacies of the place but also assists the tourists to become familiarized with the locals.
Food festivals are great opportunities to mingle with new people and make more friends and have long talks over food. The festivals will also help us know the locals and their passions better. You will, for sure, love every part of the festival when you get to taste different things from the locality and the positive vibes will make your trip worth it!