While Boston is a city that foodies would enjoy all year round, the summer is especially exciting. From a seafood festival to cheese-making classes, here are a few of the events that avid foodies may want to get involved in this summer in Boston.
2017 Boston Seafood Festival
Held this year on Sunday 13th August, the 2017 Boston Seafood Festival is set to be even better than the last. This is a full day event that is dedicated to educating the public on the dynamic fishing industry within New England, and there are several fun activities to take part in. In addition to a lush beer garden and gourmet food vendors and trucks, there will also be everything from celebrity chef demonstrations, an all-day lobster bake, an oyster shucking competition and so much more.
Cheesemaking: First Steps
For any foodies who have been interested in the idea of making their own cheese, then Cheesemaking: First Steps, which is hosted by Boston Cheese Cellar, is something you simply have to sign up for. This class takes a close look at the way in which milk can be transformed into cheese, and will have you making two types of your very own cheese, which you can then enjoy at the end with a glass of wine, along with fantastic conversation with other like-minded people.
Taste of the Caribbean Boston Food Festival
An annual event that is aimed at the whole family, the Taste of the Caribbean Boston Food Festival is being held this year on the 5th of August. In addition to the live entertainment and art exhibitions that will be livening up the atmosphere here, there will also be authentic Caribbean cuisine, available as samples as well as to purchase.
Secret Food Tours Boston
While festivals and special events are great, they tend to focus on a niche within the food industry, but there is so much more to the food scene in Boston. To take this all in in just three hours, have a look at Secret Food Tours Boston. This tour features small groups of people and will take you to some of Boston’s best food spots. From the freshest of seafood to historic Italian cuisine, this tour enables you to taste your way through over 400 years of local food history.
Eating New England: Beer and Wine Pairing Series
The Eating New England: Beer and Wine Pairing Series is being held on various dates in July, August and September. This tasting event brings together local produce from all across New England, with beer and wine, as well as mead, cider, cheese, chocolate, meat and so much more. The evening is hosted by a professional foodie, and you will no doubt end up learning so much by the time the night is done.
Boston is a fantastic city for foodies to visit no matter the time of the year, but there are many special food-oriented events that are held during the summer months. From food festivals to tasting sessions, Boston is definitely worth a visit this summer.