For all of the food lovers out there: come to Portland during almost anytime of the year to try some of the most delicious food you will ever have. Whether you’re a fan of sweets, savory, or even vegan, there is something in this city that you will be unforgettable. Here’s a list of the best food festivals in Portland that you cannot miss:
1. Portland Pizza Week - April
This is one of the best weeks in Portland of the year. With cheesy and delicious pizza deals at every turn, you should not be one to miss this event!
2. Chocolate Fest - January
Nothing is more satisfying than sinking your teeth into a bite of rich chocolate, whether it's dark, milk, white, or any kind.
3. Bourbon & Bacon Fest - January
You'll be shocked to discover how succulent the pair of bacon and bourbon actually is. Join the people OMSI After Dark to experience one of the most random but tasty duos ever.
4. Vegan Food and Drink Festival - June
This festival provides some of the most creative and rich food, that it's sometimes hard to tell it's actually vegan. is perfect for vegans and non-vegans alike.
5. Oregon Berry Festival - July
Oregon is known for our delicious berry farms, which range from the impeccable marionberries to the most juicy of strawberries.
6. Portland Food Cart Festival - July
Coined as "Cartlandia," Portland is proud to offer more incredible food out of a truck than anywhere else in the country.
7. Bite of Oregon - August
Every year Oregon holds a three-day event to showcase the most delicious food and beverage options that are offered all over the state. Whether it's a sample or a full-plate sized dish, you will be delighted and surprised with the amount of options to savor.
8. Portland Burger Week - August
Imagine a dense and juicy burger on a soft, freshly baked bun. It can be dressed however you like, with aioli, cheese, or even with bacon. This festival is soon going to become the best week of your entire life.
9. Taste of Latin America - September
To celebrate the Latin community and its undeniably exquisite cuisine, Portland holds an annual festival that features traditional dishes from countless countries all over the globe.
10. The Wedge - October
Oh, cheese. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. What is better than a festival that dedicates itself to providing the most deliciously cultures cheeses? Nothing. Absolutely nothing.