The Top Five Summer Food Festivals for 2015

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Alexander Thompson

Anaya Deslandes, Reporter

A festival is an event ordinarily staged by a community, centering on and celebrating some unique aspect of that community and its traditions, often known as a local or national holiday.

Summer is festival season, and every year the amount of festivals only expand. From food trucks to fresh BBQ, summer time is the most popular season for outdoor cooking. Events like these not only bring family together, but just about every person / neighbor in town together.

Popular foods like wings, barbecue chicken, burgers, and seafood are usually they key foods to attract several hungry customers.  All five of these festivals are the most popular festival for 2015 in the United States.  They include all of these popular foods and more.

 Smorgasburg

When: Weekends, April-November (11 a.m-6 p.m.)

Where: New York City: Williamsburg on Saturdays, Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 5 on Sundays.

National Cherry Festival

When: July 4-11, 2015

Where: Traverse City, Michigan

Taste of Chicago

When: July 8-12, 2015

Where: Chicago

 Vermont Cheese Makers Festival

When: July 19, 2015

Where: Shelburne, Vermont

Copper River Wild! Salmon Festival

When: July17-18, 2015

Where: Cordova, Alaska