If you’re spending time in Southern California this summer or want to entertain visiting friends and family, a food festival is a great way to spend your time. Los Angeles has proven itself as one of the most spectacular food cities in the world, concentrated mostly in DTLA. There are endless options for any type of eater from desserts to food trucks to everything in between. If something on the list catches your eye, be sure to act fast as tickets for most of the one-time events sell out fairly quickly as everyone is hungry for some of the best summer bites that Southern California has to offer.
Dessert Goals – July 7th & 8th in DTLA
Sweets enthusiasts rejoice – this is the perfect food festival for all those who adore dessert. At the Cooper Design Space this summer, there will be endless options amongst the best desserts that L.A. has to offer. This particular food festival has dazzled New Yorkers and Angelenos cannot wait to experience it. Adding to the excitement and anticipation, the tickets aren’t even on sale yet. So keeps your eyes peeled, stomachs empty and insulin levels low in preparation for this delicious event.
LA Food Fest – Every 3rd Sunday in DTLA
The best part about this festival is the opportunity to catch it once or every third Sunday of summer. Each event has its separate theme, so be sure to check up on the featured artisanal booths and vendors before grabbing your tickets, but how could you ever go wrong? LA Food Fest offers so much on so many Sundays allowing you to plan out the perfect day full of eating.
Smorgasburg LA – Every Sunday in DTLA
Every Sunday, the Alameda Produce Market in DTLA is transformed into a mixed market with vendors, pop-ups, and booths ranging from wellness to food to craft and design. This market takes place in a new development called ROW DTLA and has cultivated a beautiful variety of offerings to all of its guests. Luckily for visitors, it takes place every Sunday, so if you have a free weekend it is the perfect place to start your day (from 10AM-4PM) and grab some bites and keepsakes.