Food festivals happening this fall in the Caribbean

Many food festivals bring celebrations to the Caribbean islands every fall. These are the food events worth traveling for.

Caribbean Food and Wine Festival, Turks and Caicos

The annual Caribbean Food and Wine Festival (October 11) brings food lovers to the low-lying coral islands of the Turks and at 16th, 2023), which hosts everything from tastings to cooking demonstrations during a food and wine weekend. This year’s festival, showcasing the traditions and flavors of the Caribbean, will include events such as the outdoor TCI Food Festival hosted by Turks and Caicos Culinary Ambassador Nikita Skippings and a Trends Symposium culinary shows hosted by the James Beard Award winner. chef Meherwan Irani.

Bahamas Food and Art Festival

A three-day event taking place at the Baha Mar Resort on New Providence Island, the Bahamas Culinary & Arts Festival (October 27th at 29th, 2023) combines a series of demonstrations, tastings and gastronomic experiences led by a series of top chefs with parties, performances and an introduction to Bahamian art. This year, as it returns for its second edition, highlights include the Welcome Beach Party with a performance by Sting, a two-day culinary and arts exhibition in the Bahamas promising to showcase the best of the Bahamas and the Caribbean’s first showcase . inspired art, FUZE, featuring artwork from seven different Caribbean nations.

Barbados Food and Rum Festival

Local and international chefs and mixologists come together for this five-day event celebrating the island’s culinary heritage and rum culture, based on the nation’s claim as the culinary capital of the Caribbean and the birthplace of rum. This year, the Barbados Food & Rum Festival (October 19th at 22sd2023) will include gastronomic events and activities such as the Chefs Classics cooking demonstrations led by world-renowned culinary talents, the Route du Rhum tour between distilleries and the Bajan Fair offering entertainment and a discovery of local products .

Anegada Lobster Festival, British Virgin Islands

Every November, visitors to the British Virgin Islands have the opportunity to take part in the archipelago’s northernmost island’s celebration of seafood, Anegada Lobster Festival (November 24th at 26th, 2023). This isolated island known for its long white sand beaches, pink flamingos and 18-mile-long Horseshoe coral reef system is also famous for its fresh fish and lobster. The annual three-day Lobster Festival gives visitors the opportunity to sample the island’s famous seafood prepared by a number of local vendors, accompanied by music and festivities.

Jamaica Food and Drink Festival

For four days, the Jamaica Food and Drink Festival (November 2sd at 5th, 2023) satisfies foodies’ appetite for Caribbean flavors with a series of gastronomic events featuring the island’s top chefs as well as wine and spirits experts. The 2023 lineup includes both the Pork Palooza and Picante: Spice + Flavors Combine at Hope Gardens, Meet Street + The Market bringing together a number of food trucks and artisans in Port Royal and a Sunday Brunch in the Hills. More than 40 chefs will be part of the culinary showcase.

Caribbean Rum Trophies – Saint Barth Rum Festival

The Caribbean Rum Awards – Saint Barth Rum Festival (October 31st to November 4th, 2023) will return for its sixth year this fall with a series of rum-focused events across the island. This year, join the VIP Rum Party at the Le Barthelemy hotel and, after the Rum Judging event, participate in a rum pairing dinner at the hotel’s restaurant, Amis St. Barth. Spend the following days making the most of tastings, dinners and celebrations at venues such as Rosewood Le Guanahani St Barth. The festival ends with a bartending competition and a Rum Expo.

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