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Top 10 Food Festivals From Around The Globe

If food makes your world go 'round, this list's especially for you. Here's a list of some of the best food festivals from around the world.

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Pizzafest

Pizzafest

Pizzafest, the world’s largest celebration of pizza, is held every year in Naples, Italy. The event is usually held in September and is about a week long. At this festival, you can taste various kinds of pizzas that come in different sizes and shapes.

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The Good Food and Wine Show

The Good Food and Wine Show

The Good Food and Wine Show, held annually in South Africa features around 200 exhibitors, each showcasing the latest trends in food and drinks and innovative home gadgets. There are also two hour masterclass sessions with renowned chefs, as many of the top festivals also seem to have.

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Vegetarian Festival, Bangkok

Vegetarian Festival, Bangkok

One of the weirdest parts of the festival is the fake meat. Some of it looks like the real thing and some of it couldn’t be more obvious. There are tofu sausages and a lot of simple food, since strong-smelling foods aren’t allowed during the festival.

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Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival, United States

Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival, United States

Not only is there a delicious assortment of cheese to sample from (cheddar, brie, feta, and just about any other type you could imagine), but there’s also almost every type of food that you can put cheese on.

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Mid Autumn Festival/ Mooncake Festival, China

Mid Autumn Festival/ Mooncake Festival, China

Sweet mooncakes made from lotus paste with an egg yolk centre are commonly eaten and children carry lanterns to commemorate the event.

6

Ribfest Toronto, Canada

Ribfest Toronto, Canada

Toronto Ribfest is the way to kick off summer in Canada. Each year, the event is held during the Canada Day long weekend at Centennial Park and draws a crowd of over 150,000 people.

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Maslenitsa Pancake Festival, Russia

Maslenitsa Pancake Festival, Russia

Thin golden pancakes or crepes are made to symbolize the sun in shape and colour and are eaten all week with an assortment of jams, butter, fruits and even caviar.

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Oktoberfest, Germany

Oktoberfest, Germany

Oktoberfest is known as the world's greatest celebration of beer where millions of people flock to yearly to take part in this Bavarian celebration.

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Savour, Singapore

Savour, Singapore

Savour is a four-day event celebrating gourmet flavours and featuring over 50 signature dishes from world-class restaurants. Over 18,000 foodies took part in last year's festivities that included Michelin star and award-winning cuisine, gourmet tastings and celebrity chef masterclasses.

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Spain Seafood Festival, Spain

Spain Seafood Festival, Spain

This seafood lover’s paradise is held in O Grove, a beautiful but tiny fishing community that’s almost completely surrounded by water. During the festival, you can enjoy seafood rice dishes, clams, oysters and baked scallops in addition to bagpipe music and folk dances.