Can't. Hardly. Wait. The Best Food & Drink Festivals Going Down This Summer in NYC

Who needs a bikini body when there are so many insanely delicious food festivals happening this summer in New York City? 

Food > bikini bodies. #Fact.

And now that the sun is finally shining, it's time to look forward to the incredible food and drink festivals going down this summer in NYC. 

C'mon, you know you're just going to lose your beach bod as soon as September rolls around, so why even bother? 

We definitely aren't... so we'll see you at these NYC food and drink festivals? Right? Right. 

Here are the absolute best food and drink festivals happening in NYC this summer. Get. Excited. 


Harlem Eatup! Festival (May 19th-22nd at various locations)


Essex Street Market Block Party (May 21st at 120 Essex Street)



Taste of Tribeca 2016 (May 21st at 334 Greenwich Street)

Brooklyn Crush Wine & Artisan Food Festival (May 21st at Industry City)

CookOut NYC Food Party on the Pier (May 28th at Stuyvesant Cove Park)


Craft Beer and Hot Dog Showdown (May 29th, Stuyvesant Cove Park)



Taste of Times Square (June 6th at Times Square)

Red Hook Festival (June 9th-11th at various locations)

Big Apple Barbecue Block Party (June 11th-12th at Madison Square Park)

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival (June 19th at the Museum at Eldridge Street)


Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest (July 4th at Coney Island - Brooklyn)

Afro-Latino Festival NYC (July 8th at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture)


Uncorked: NY Wine Festival (July 16th at the Metropolitan Pavilion)


Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival (July 17th at Roy Wilkins Park - Queens)



The Giglio Feast of Saint Antonio (August 11th-14th at various locations)