NYC is a foodie’s delight, with great restaurants and great food festivals. Get unlimited tastings of vegetarian fare, bacon, beer and more at these upcoming weekend food festivals. Get FREE and discount tickets now before they sell out and you are left hungry and thirsty.
This weekend: Bacon and Beer Classic at Citi Field
Taste hundreds of craft brew samples and over 40 mouthwatering bacon dishes created by local chefs and restaurants. While you sip and savor, listen to live music, join in fun games or compete in a bacon-eating contest. General Admission includes unlimited samples of bacon dishes and craft beer, a complimentary tasting glass, live music, and games throughout the Citi Field concourse.
Up the ante on your indulgence with a VIP ticket that includes early access via an expedited line, access to a specialty lounge on the warning track and in the dugouts, special dishes and beer cocktails including a pork belly tasting, DIY BLT bar and entry to win a pair of premium 2017 home game tickets. Power Hour tickets include General Admission plus one-hour early admission into the stadium and first access to bacon dishes and beers through an exclusive, expedited line. VIP tickets also include exclusive access to stadium dugouts and warn-up track, pork belly tastings and DIY BLT bar, plus the opportunity to win a pair of premium 2017 home game tickets. Event is April 29/30.
7th Annual Vegetarian Food Festival
Whether your motivation is health- or environment-related, if you are experimenting with, or planning to adopt a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, this event will both encourage you and educate you. More than 125 vendors will be on hand with a plethora of produce and products. You’ll also hear some incredible speakers, including plant-based doctors, authors, chefs, fitness professionals and more. There’s an area with fun kids’ activities, too. Event is in Chelsea, the weekend of May 21/21
- Get tickets now FREE to $$30 (walk-up price $30 to $50)
New York Green Festival
Earth Day may be over for the year, but not your chance to save the planet while you eat well, live well and have some fun. This is the 6th annual New York Green Festival, with more than 250 exhibitors, more than 50 inspirational speakers, area nonprofits and a local food court with delicious vegan and vegetarian food. Find out all the latest information about making your home or apartment greener, living a healthier lifestyle and creating less waste. Appropriately, it’s all happening in an environmentally friendly space: the LEED-certified Javits Center in New York City. Event is Saturday, June 10.
Ripley’s Believe it or Not! and Beer and Burger Tasting
Build up a thirst marveling at hundreds of weird, unusual and downright freaky artifacts, from shrunken heads to a six-legged cow, displayed in more than 20 themed galleries. After you’ve picked your jaw up off the floor and filled your phone with selfies, enjoy a beer and a bite at the Heartland Brewery Chophouse. You’ll get to sample 5-ounce sips of classic beers, such as the crisp and smooth Cornhusker lager and zesty Indiana pale ale. The deal also includes your choice of burger, whether beef, turkey, bison, or veggie. Located in Times Square.
- Get discount tickets for $45, at least $20 off the walk-up price, for dates through Nov. 2017
- NOTE If purchased separately, Ripley’s admission is $29.95, Heartland beer flights is $15.95, and a burger is $15.95, so with this deal, you are either eating or drinking for FREE.