Food and drinks, live music and hopefully sunshine. It is food festivals season! Do you already know in which city you will visit a food festival?
10 – 11 August 2018, Wijkpark het Oude Westen
These are the craft micro-brewers who usually brew their specialty beers in their basements or sheds. Everything to brew that one specialty beer. HOP drags these brewers out of their basements for a casual beer festival. The sun is shining, acoustic music plays in the background, specialty beers are flowing and the smell of delicious food meets you head on. The sound of laughter and glasses clinking is everywhere. After a few beers, a DJ starts spinning records. Perhaps, as the evening progresses, you will even end up on the dancefloor.
23 – 25 August 2018, Strand Nesselande
Taste dishes brought to you by renowned restaurants from the area and enjoy performances by popular musical artists. The culinary music festival CuliNESSE pops up on the beach by Zevenhuizerplas. Sit back and enjoy musical performances by popular bands and artists, and delicious meals presented by renowned local restaurants. Expect multiple stages. On the Main Stage you will find popular artists while the Sunset Stage is reserved for new talent. Take a seat on one of the terraces in between shows, and enjoy dishes prepared by the best restaurants in the area.
29 June – 1 July 2018, Karpendonkse plas
Food Truck Festival TREK travels this summer through the Netherlands. In Eindhoven they will transfer the loved citypark in to one big, cosy outdoor restaurant. Dozens of food-mobils, good food, the most fun live-music and a variety of theatre performances will make this food festival a ultimate experience. At TREK the people from Eindhoven with sang-, music- and theatre talent will get the chance to light the place up and be discovered.
31 August – 2 September 2018, Anne Frankplantsoen
For the third time Lepeltje Lepeltje festival will decorate the park with food-mobils and a wide range of different kind of music. Refine your palette with the different kind of dishes and stroll over the –beautiful-things-market, meanwhile the little ones will enjoy the children’s programme. Entrance is for free. Lepeltje Lepeltje: the best recipe for a nice weekend at the park.
44th Zaanse Bokketochie
26 – 27 May 2018, six different kind of cafés
The journey will bring the participants along the six participating cafés; Brouwerij Hoop, Zaanzicht, De Toog, Het Heerenhuis and De Bataaf, where the first Spring bock beer can be tasted. The different cafés will have different kind of bock beer on tap and of course there home-brewed bock beer. In different cafés there is live-music and do not forget your welfare card. At a full welfare card you will receive a little present.
9 – 13 May 2018, Westergasfabriek
The weekend of the Rolling Kitchens is now a concept for years already. On the Westergasfabriek dozens of food-mobils will converge to one big outdoor restaurant. From gastronomic deli carts to eccentric pizza wagons and from peculiar bbq campers to wheeled culinary queens. With live-music and film screening which makes the festival feeling complete.
Taste of Amsterdam
1 – 3 June 2018, Amstelpark
Discover the ultimate food playground at Taste of Amsterdam with 24 restaurants offering over 100 delicious dishes to choose from. Come and create your own dream tasting menu with the most popular bites on Amsterdam food scene. Additionally, you can enjoy several fun foodie feature like tastings, demonstrations and masterclasses; visit the artisan producers at the Gourmet Market; enjoy live music and much more!
The food festivals will get even more fun when you go out for a few days. After a visit to one of the food festivals in our country, there are several luxury hotels where you can relax. Inntel hotels is a fast-growing chain of hotels in the Netherlands, including Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre, Inntel Hotels Rotterdam Centre, Mainport Hotel (Rotterdam), Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam and Inntel Hotels Art Eindhoven.