7 Food and Drink Summer Festivals To Attend This Year

It’s summertime and food festival season is in full swing. From food trucks to specialized cuisine to wine tastings, Food Festivals are the perfect way to celebrate different cultures and enjoy entertainment. Who doesn’t love food festivals? Scroll down and check out seven food and drink festivals you need to attend this year!

Charleston Summer Wine Festival

Charleston Wine Festival is an annual event happening August 17 that features 50 different wines with a small selection of beers. Enjoy the festival in an air-conditioned venue with live music on the patio and live music by DJ Moo Moo on the main stage. Your ticket includes a souvenir acrylic wine glass, the entertainment, and wine and beer samples. Come enjoy a fun night out with family and friends!

 Eat Drink SF

Eat Drink SF is San Francisco’s annual food, wine, and spirits festival. Held on August 24th, the Bay Area’s world-class chefs and restaurants come together to celebrate good for and good vibes with the community. It brings together world-renowned taste-makers along with curated experiences and programming to keep you engaged and entertained. The best part of the festival is that the purchase of your ticket includes EVERYTHING!

The Taste of the Caribbean Boston Food Fest

The Taste of the Caribbean Boston Food Fest is held on August 5 at the Hibernian Hall. At this festival, you can enjoy live music while eating a wide array of Caribbean and African food.  Caribbean Food Fest gives back to the community and also gives away several scholarships to high school scholars. Each ticket includes a coupon book with a promotion from each vendor.

Maine Lobster Festival

The idea for the Maine Lobster Festival came from a group of citizens who wanted to revive the summer activities in 1947. From that they came up with the idea to create a Marine Festival. With over 1300 volunteers, the five-day festival consists of cooking contest, carnival rides, Maines craftsmen and artists.

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 Pittston’s Tomato Festival

Pittston’s Tomato Festival is full of fun, food, and tomatoes. Held on August 15th-18th it attracts over fifty thousand people. Nominated as one of the best festival in northeastern Pennsylvania. The festival has a wide variety of activities to get involved with including food, live entertainment, 5k walk, a parade, rides and much more. The main attraction is the homegrown Pittston tomatoes.

Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival

Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival brings in the best in the culinary world. Held August 22-25 in beautiful sunny Los Angeles, Santa Monica, and Beverly hills. Some of the chefs at this year’s event include Curtis Stone, Susan Feniger and Jon Yao. With a variety of cuisines,  excellent wine, strolling marquee events, and much more.


Taste of Soul Atlanta Festival

The Taste of Soul Atlanta Festival is being held in downtown Atlanta, G.A. August 31-Sep 1st. This soulful festival will include live music from national artist headliners, and some of the best soul and southern food you probably will have ever tasted. Festival goers can enjoy art, kids events, and urban winemakers. There will also be a 5k mile walk and an outdoor brunch concert that everyone is able to attend. Major key alert: its all FREE! This is the perfect festival attend with your friends and family to conclude a beautiful summer.

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