Some food festivals around the world are legendary. There's the Tomatina in Spain, which is essentially the world's largest food fight. Then there's the Alba International White Truffle Fair which draws thousands to Piedmont, Italy and the Galway Oyster Festival in Ireland. The list goes on and on but which food festivals around the world are worth attending?
Check out this nifty infographic from Lakeshore for recommendations of can't-miss food festivals around the globe. The gastronomic events are featured by date and there's a neat description of each one. Regardless of your taste preferences, there's certainly a food festival that'll tickle your fancy.
Are you a garlic lover? Then you can't miss the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California taking place in July. You'll learn how to infuse all sorts of food with garlic including ice cream, popcorn and seafood. More of a lobster lover? Trek to New England for the Marine Lobster Festival this summer.
There are plenty of food festivals in Europe that made the list, as well as some in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Thailand. Take your pick and save the date: