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This Summer’s Best Food Festivals in the US

A guide to the country's most tantalizing specialized food fests.

Summer is so quickly approaching I swear we can already smell the BBQs booting up, and our mouths are watering. But fellow foodies, with all of the incredible places to eat and things to try in this day and age, we can’t waste a single meal on anything but excellence. So this summer get ready to experience the culinary world’s greatest and most delicious food festivals, and nothing else, with the top 10 in America. 

We’re taking you coast-to-coast and skipping all the cliches by visiting not just the best summer food festivals, but the most unique. From the Austin Ice Cream Festival in Texas, the Copper River Wild Salmon Festival in Alaska, and the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California, to the National Cherry Festival in Michigan, and the Cheesemakers Festival in Vermont – you can find something to satisfy anything you could possibly be craving. And that BBQ we smelt earlier? That was probably from the Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival in North Carolina.

Getting hungry? Read the full list of America’s top 10 summer food festivals via Fodor’s Travel here.  

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