Calling all foodies! If you’re looking for awesome vacation destinations this year, why not plan your travels around your love of food and all things food festivals. From savory eats to delicious sweet treats, these food festivals deliver everything your taste buds desire for the best in eclectic food tastings, hands-on demos and spectacular venues. And as you travel the country in search of the best cuisine, don’t forget to pack the perfect wardrobe to pair along with you epicurean passion.
The Great American Foodie Fest in Las Vegas, Nevada (April 27 -30, 2017)
The ultimate party, this food festival hosts over 50 food trucks, a beer garden, competitive eating contest, carnival rides and of course, the top DJs so you can dance, eat and have a great time. This festival showcases some of the nation’s best foods featured on the Travel Channel, Cooking Channel and the Food Network. Best of all, the price is right! With a general admission pre-sale of just $8.00 you get a 4-day pass and unlimited reentry.
New Orleans Wine & Food Experience in New Orleans, Louisiana (May 25-28, 2017)
This festival captures the essence of the New Orleans spirit with rare fine wines, decadent pastries, and all the Cajun cooking you can handle. With the city celebrating the Food Festival’s 25th anniversary, you’re sure to enjoy the parade-style Royal Street Stroll and more during this Big Easy culinary celebration!
Whether you like ‘em Cajun style or barbecued chicken wings are a must on the menu when visiting New Orleans. It’s okay if things get a little messy when you’re wearing our Buffalo Chicken Wings Men’s T-Shirt. All that tasty goodness will just blend right in!
Aspen Food and Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado (June 16-18, 2017)
Even if you’re an avid skier it’s hard to resist the mountains in the summertime. This all-star event hosts a collection of celebrated chefs and wine experts from all over the world. More than just good eats, you’ll find food seminars and demonstrations as well. With headliners like Carla Hall, Gail Simmons and Andrew Zimmern, this year’s festival is one you don’t want to miss!
Wine and gorgeous mountains mix like peanut butter and gooey jelly. That’s why we suggest rocking this Red Wine Delight Women’s Tank Top to the festivities this year.
Taste of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois (July 5-9, 2017)
Come see what the Windy City has to offer during the World’s Largest Food Festival this summer. With over 1 million enthusiastic foodies entering Grant Park, it’s one of the best ways to spend your Fourth of July weekend. Although the festival is free, attendees pay to sample the various delights from the city’s vast culinary background. With musical performances as well, this festival feels like one big party.
Chicago in July can get brutally hot, but you can stay cool and ready for the festival in our I See Ice Cream Sprinkles Women’s Tank Top.
Boston Seafood Fest in Boston, Massachusetts (August 6, 2017)
This festival lasts just one day, but is favored among seafood lovers all over the country. Hosted on Boston Fish Pier, those passionate for all things seafood munch on lobster, crabs, oysters, swordfish and other seafood favorites then wash it all down with some of the best beers on tap in the country. Attending this festival is actually a great way to help sustain the seas as it is hosted by Boston Fisheries Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving and sharing the country’s seafood and maritime heritage.
Get into the seafood spirit with these stylish Lobster Women’s Leggings. They pair perfectly with a lobster roll and microbrew.
New York City Wine & Food Festival in New York, New York (October 15, 2017)
Already known for its eclectic culinary background, what better place for a food festival than in the nation’s melting pot. Headlined by celebrity chefs like Alex Guarnaschelli, Scott Conant and Geoffrey Zakarian, this year’s 10th Annual NYC Food Festival is sure to bring out more than 100 different restaurants and caterers. All proceeds from the event benefit Food Bank for NYC and No Kid Hungry, a nonprofit dedicated to ending childhood hunger.
Famous for its pies, there’s sure to be plenty of pizza on hand at this NYC Food Festival. Show how much you love it in our Pizza Galore Men’s T-Shirt. Of course, it’s not a trip to the Big Apple without bagels, so throw our Bagel Jumbo Men’s T-Shirt in your carry-on bag for the festival too.