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Summer Ethnic Food Festivals in New England

Heritage Day Festival
Rhode Island State House Lawn
jct. Gaspee & Francis Sts.
Providence, RI
401-222-4133
www.preservation.ri.gov/heritage/events.php

Music, dance, crafts, and food from cultures around the world represent the diversity of Rhode Island’s citizens: African American, Bolivian, Cape Verdean, German, Guatemalan, Indian, Irish, Korean, Laotian, Panamanian, Portuguese, and Puerto Rican.

Oktoberfest
Inn at Danbury & Alphorn Bistro
67 Route 104
Danbury, NH
866-326-2879, 603-768-3318
www.innatdanbury.com/oktoberfest

Plenty of lederhosen and accordions, along with wheat beer, wurst, and a potato-pancake eating contest.

Glendi 
St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral & Greek Cultural Center
22 St. George Road, off Main St.
Springfield, MA
413-737-1496
stgeorgecath.org/glendi.htm
Food, music, dancing, art and cultural exhibits, kids’ activities, cathedral and chapel tours, Greek vendors, and more great food.

Glendi Greek Culture & Heritage Festival
St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral
650 Hanover St.
Manchester, NH
603-622-9113
Glendi schedule
The largest Greek fest north of Boston features three large tents of food, from lamb dinners and real gyros (lamb and beef) to spinach pie and baklava (walnut or pecan).

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Updated Thursday, April 9th, 2009
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One Response to Summer Ethnic Food Festivals in New England

  1. bob mccarthy April 27, 2009 at 5:06 pm #

    July 24 – 26th at the Lowell (MA) Folk Festival chow down on Polish, Asian, Jamaican, Portuguese, Thai, Laotian, Greek, Armenian, Soul, Filipino, Latino, and Middle Eastern food in addition to enjoying non stop ethnic music at 6 venues and art/crafts. (Free admission.) http://www.lowellfolkfestival.org/

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