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6 Food Festivals in Singapore - Explore The City on Your Favourite Plate

Food is something that can unite everyone in the world. It is a primary need for all, and people across the globe always cherish good food. Singapore is one of the most happening countries in the world where numerous food festivals are held. Some of them are famous and attract many gastronomes globally. Apart from food festivals in Singapore, some leading liquor festivals are held as well, where you can taste some outstanding beer and wine while attaining to one of them. Mentioned below are some of the leading liquor and food festivals held in the country at different times.

1. The Yummy Food Expo

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A Chinese platter during the Yummy Food Expo
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The Yummy Food Expo, one of the most vibrant food festivals in Singapore, held for four days in the country tentatively in June. You can enjoy the best if you visit the event with an empty stomach. There are over 1000 food items which you will be able to taste at the festival. The prominent F&B manufacturers launch and advertise numerous products in the fair which you can buy easily.

You can taste various food items like pastry, beverage, and ready-to-eat canned food. There is a chance for you to take home some packaged food items from the expo. Seafood is generally available and you can either try them while in the fair or take them back too.

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Famous seafood at the Yummy Food Expo
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Designer cookware is usually available along with health supplements and regular grocery which are available in discounted rates. Get a chance to buy a wide range of sauces from this fantastic food festival in Singapore.
Dates: 27th- 30th June 2019
Timings: 27th June - 11:00 AM to 30th June - 10:00 PM 
Where: It will be held in the Expo drive in Singapore where you can have a good time tasting different delicacies of the country.

2. The World Food Fair

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A meat delicacy being served on the spot
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In Singapore, The World Food Fair, is celebrated for four days. In 2019, the festival will be organised in September. While paying a visit to this global food festival in Singapore, you can get a chance to taste some of the most enchanting international dishes and beverages. Numerous local, as well as global enterprises, make their presence in the fair.

The best food items that you can try in the World Food Fair are the local cuisines of Singapore. You can also taste the different types of dumplings which are available with various fillings and is loved by all. There are a lot of Korean and Chinese delicacies that you can try in the fair.  

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Korean Kimchi Dumplings
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For the World Food Fair, you will be able to buy gift vouchers from the relevant websites on the internet. Your visit to the mentioned event can be entertaining as there are several performing arts events in the venue.
Dates: 12th to 15th September 2019
Timings: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM 

3. Singapore Food Festival

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Popular Singaporean street food at the festival
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The Singapore Food Festival is one of the most exciting events that are celebrated in the country with much enthusiasm. This food festival in Singapore is solely dedicated to Singaporean cuisine. This food festival in Singapore acts as a platform for new talents in the culinary world to showcase their skills and.

The main food items that you can try during the Singapore Food Festival are noodles, soups, and dumplings. These form the staple diet of the people. Much experimentation is done with all the dishes mentioned above, and the majority of them carry outstanding tastes. Authentic recipes of Singapore like Bak Kut Teh, wanton mee, toast with soft-boiled eggs, crabs, stingray meat in thick sambal sauce and much more variety is also available in the festival.

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Wanton Mee
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Dates: 12th July to 28th July 2019

4 Italian BBQ Party

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Italian BBQ Party
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The Italian Association of Singapore organises the Italian BBQ Party in Singapore. Earlier, it used to be a private event, but it went viral due to the amazing food. The organisers have now turned this food festival in Singapore into a public event, and it is one of the most loved food festivals in Singapore. The Italians staying in Singapore mainly join the BBQ party, and most of the BBQ items are served at the festival. Some selected participants are generally responsible for bringing food from their places.
Tentative Dates
Summer BBQ - July or August
Winter BBQ/ Christmas BBQ - December

5. CHIJMES Summer Beer Festival

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Singapore Beer Festival
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Global aficionados of beer can attain the CHIJMES Summer Beer Festival that is organised in Singapore during the summer season. Apart from different types of local and imported blends, people can taste delicacies like smoked sausage and meatloaf. These delicacies act as the perfect complement of beer. The other treat you can try in this festival is the smoked beef sausage. Grilled pork sausages are also served during the festival. Early discounts are available for the desiring participants of the festival.

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Smoked Sausage
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There are outstanding DJ performances that you can enjoy while this food festival in Singapore commences. Several celebrity DJs of the country will be present in the event. Bar games will also begin during the festival which allows you to earn more beer.
Cost for two beers: SGD 20
Dates: 31st May to 2nd June 2019
Timings
Monday to Friday - 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM 
Saturday and Sunday - 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM 

6. Michelin Guide Street Food Festival

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Delicious Smokey Satay on the way!
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Singapore has a distinct market of street food that is comprised of some fantastic dishes. In the Michelin Guide Street Food Festival, you will get the opportunity to try various street food items from the Michelin starred street food joints. From a large selection of gourmet dishes to pop-up cooking classes, this is the most famous food festival in Singapore.

There will be chances for you to taste the Bak Chor Mee at this food festival in Singapore. Other items that you can eat are the Tai Wah Pork Noodles and the Curry Puffs. The Hainanese Curry Puff is the most famous among all.

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The irresistible Bak Chor Mee
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Daily tickets are available for one to participate in this festival. The regular tickets are available for SGD 30, and the VIP coupons are available for SGD 200. While buying a VIP coupon, you can get the perks of having a service staff from the store and portions of food to taste from all the stalls.
Dates: 22nd to 24th February 2019
Timings
According to seating - 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
                                8:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Where: The Coliseum, Resort World Sentosa

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Food shopping during food festivals in Singapore
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So, these are some of the leading food festivals in Singapore. As Singapore is a melting pot of various cultures, You should try and visit the vibes of these food festivals. Not just taste, visitors also get to learn about the multiple traditions and cuisines which are getting lost in the busy world. It will provide you with an outstanding experience while extracting the right flavour of Singapore by discovering the taste of the cuisines.  

This post was published by Rachana Jain