Music-lovers await the summertime music festival season, while food-lovers sort happily through the food festival landscape. All year long, there are hundreds of food festivals and events all across the world, and with so many options to choose from, deciding which ones to attend can be an overwhelming task.
The possibilities each year range from festivals and fairs to competitions and cook-offs — and that’s not even counting the events dedicated primarily to wine or beer. On this list you’ll find everything from the world’s largest food fight in Spain (a bucket-list must) and a chocolate fashion show in France to Italy’s White Truffle Festival and Canada’s epic Poutine Festival.
In hopes of making your decision easier when planning your year of foodie festivals, here is a list of every food festival and event you need to know for 2017.