They say everything is bigger in Texas, and when you look at the sheer number of annual food festivals open to the public every year, we have to agree! Dallas and the surrounding area, in particular, are well-known for their endless food, music, and entertainment options, and all of these come together in a variety of themed festivals taking place in the summer and fall of 2019. Below are the 10 food festivals in Dallas we can’t wait to check out in 2019.
33rd Annual Taste of Dallas
Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival
A seemingly endless lineup of blues music is perfectly complimented with some of the best barbecues that Texas has to offer. The date of this Dallas food festival is very convenient, as it falls on a Labor Day weekend, making the 30-minute drive from Dallas worthy. Get Tickets
Formerly known as the Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo, the Dallas Nourished Festival retains its tradition of serving those with special dietary needs. Exhibitors and educational opportunities specific to gluten- and allergen-free living highlight this multi-city event.
Greek Food Festival of Dallas
Greek food takes center stage to educate and entertain patrons about traditional Greek culture. In addition to the range of traditional foods, visitors will be treated to live music and dancing, educational opportunities, cooking demos and plenty of art and shopping. More info
5th Annual Smoked BBQ Fest
As the name implies, this highly anticipated festival celebrates the Texas tradition of smoked barbecue. Award-winning chefs, live music, Trailer Park Olympics, and even a mechanical bull make this the ultimate Texas food festival.
4th Annual Dallas Observer Tacolandia
6th Annual A Taste of Nigeria Festival
Just 20 minutes outside of Dallas in beautiful Grand Prairie is a wonderful opportunity to learn about Nigerian culture and help build a computer school for the Nweol community. In addition to delicious traditional foods, patrons will see a variety of music, dance, art, and performances, and even a soccer game! More info
5th Annual Park & Palate
A unique event that benefits Klyde Warren Park, Park & Palate is actually two events. Dinner in the Park features a seated dinner with live music and entertainment, while Grand Taste follows the food festival tradition of food, wine, and spirits, plus a beer garden.
8th Annual World Food Championships
Not your traditional food festival, the World Food Championships is a foodie’s paradise. Whether you plan to compete to be the next TV food star, judge the competitors, or want to simply enjoy the incredible food, there is something for everyone at this Dallas five-day food event.
8th Annual Texas Veggie Fair
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