San Diego is a hub for countless endeavors from the arts to the endless outdoor recreation. One thing that the community here takes more seriously than anything is good food. You can discover this passion in countless unique restaurants and breweries, but most of all in the awesome food and drink festivals that take over the city throughout the year. Some of the best of these festivals come to San Diego during the beautiful times of spring and summer, so the food enthusiasts are in luck this time of year in San Diego.
Tequila & Taco Music Festival
On Saturday April 21st and Sunday, the 22nd comes a celebration of a few things that are near and dear to so many of our hearts. That is of course tacos and tequila accompanied by some great music. One of the focal points of the celebration comes on Saturday only starting at noon in the tequila sampling. Participants will be trying some of the most celebrated tequila in the world. Those who enjoy tequila will love this, and those who are not so crazy about it will surely find a new appreciation for it. While this part of the celebration only goes from noon to 4 pm, there is plenty to enjoy the whole weekend, like the best street tacos that the city has to offer, unique shops, vendors, and of course great music. You can find it at the Embarcadero Marina Park South in downtown San Diego.
Taste of Gaslamp
On June 16th, 2018, San Diego is hosting the most unique culinary tour you will ever find for the 24th straight year. On this day from 1 pm to 4 pm, you can have unlimited samples from over 25 restaurants in this amazing district. The vibes are so unique and cool, and the food is of course delicious. But the fun does not stop after all the delicious food, because there is an after party.
Sip ‘n Savor
This is a great festival because you do not need to worry about deciding what to eat, because each ticket comes with 10 tastings, each from a different popular restaurant in the area. General admission comes with this delicious food along with unlimited beer tastings. Unlimited spirit tastings along with omission of any line are added features that come with the VIP ticket. Great food and drink is sure to pair wonderfully with some awesome live musical performances. Apart from amazing food and drink, the ambiance is a big part of what makes this such an awesome event to be a part of. It is taking place on the Hard Rock Hotel’s rooftop terrace on April 8th.
You will not find many places that take food more seriously than San Diego. These festivals are a great example of their dedication, but there is so much more where that came from. If you love food and you are looking for like-minded individuals, San Diego is the place for your next vacation!