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New Orleans Wine & Food Experience

The Big Easy is famous for its legendary food, drinks, music, and lively atmosphere, so it's no surprise that its annual festival (the ultimate celebration of all these things) attracts thousands of culinary enthusiasts to the Louisiana city each Spring. Now in its 28th year, NOWFE festivities include parade-filled food crawls down Royal Street, fine-dining experiences in the French Quarter, and expert-led seminars, along with boatloads of live music.

2020 Dates: March 18-22

20 Food Festivals Worth Traveling For in 2020

One of the greatest joys of travel is discovering different cultures through cuisine. And with an upswing of food festivals popping up around the world - often bringing together top chefs, renowned mixologists, beverage experts, and celebrities for extravagant multiday celebrations - there's never been a better time to take a trip solely for the food.

The best fests offer globe-trotting gastronomes an opportunity to broaden their horizons, experience local flavors, and connect with superstars of the culinary world - all while creating delicious memories along the way. And lucky for us, 2020 is full of amazing ones we want to attend. So mark your calendars, book those flights, and start planning your getaway to one (or more!) of these fantastic food destination events.

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