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Boston Food Festivals and Events for Kids and Families

Our list of popular food festivals and events in Boston including local & sustainable foods, ice cream, seafood, chili, burger throwdowns, chocolate festivals, and more.


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Boston Area Igloo Dining ExperiencesBoston, $$$
Fri, January 1, 2021  -  Mon, March 1, 2021   
Winter in Boston can be cold and challenging, but Igloo dining might just be the adventure experience for you. Several restaurant venues now offer this unique experience for groups up to six.
North End Pizza TourBoston, $$
Sat, February 13, 2021  -  Fri, December 31, 2021   
GOT PIZZA? Explore the North End on a Food Tour through Boston's Little Italy. This Fun & Educational Food Tour includes 5 Freedom Trail sites, 3 pizza slices and a cannoli!
Tasty Thai! Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Today  -  Thu, February 25, 2021   
Join Chef Thi in this hands-on cooking class where you’ll expand your knowledge of Asian spices to make chicken panang curry, crispy lumpia rolls and vegetable Tum Yum soup.
Teens in the Kitchen: Dumplings!Dover, $$
Fri, February 26, 2021  -  Fri, February 26, 2021   
Teens, come learn how to make pork dumplings, veggie dumplings and a dessert dumpling. Powisset is NOT a nut-free or gluten-free kitchen. This drop-off class is designed for children ages 13-17
About Haute Hors d’oeuvres at PowissetDover, $$
Thu, March 4, 2021  -  Thu, March 4, 2021   
In this hands-on class, Chef Thi will teach you how to make and serve several of her favorite hors d’oeuvres – whether your game is gin, scotch, vodka or wine. This is a fun one!
Kiddos in the Kitchen: Pizza OvenDover, $$
Sat, March 6, 2021  -  Sat, March 6, 2021   
In this class, you’ll see how the outdoor oven works, prep food to cook in it and watch it bake. You’ll make your own personal pizza and dessert flatbread.
Burger Bistro at PowissetDover, $$
Thu, March 11, 2021  -  Thu, March 11, 2021   
In this hands-on cooking class, you will be making onion straws, special sauces, pickles and hand-cut fries to compliment traditional beef and yummy veggie sliders.
Hike for Pizza! at Powisset FarmDover, $$
Sat, March 13, 2021  -  Sat, March 13, 2021   
Once the hike is finished relaxing by a camp fire, have an adult beverage, roast s’mores and wait while we cook pizza for you in our outdoor oven.
Kiddos in the Kitchen: St. Patrick’s Day TreatsDover, $$
Sat, March 13, 2021  -  Sat, March 13, 2021   
In this class, you make everything from scratch, decorate creatively and then taste all your treats. Each student will have their own station to work on and their own set of ingredients and kitchen tools.
Dine Out Boston 2021Boston, $$$
Sun, March 14, 2021  -  Sun, March 28, 2021   
Dine Out Boston is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of delicious deals at participating restaurants offering indoor or winterized outdoor dining options, with many offering take out and delivery service.
Knife Skills at PowissetDover, $$
Thu, March 18, 2021  -  Thu, March 18, 2021   
Students should bring one or two of their favorite home knives with them to use during class. Other knives will be provided as needed. Chef Thi will show you proper techniques.
Flavors of the Middle East Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, March 25, 2021  -  Thu, March 25, 2021   
In this class, Chef Thi will show you how to layer ingredients to create the most dynamic flavors for legendary fresh Middle East foods including tabouli, baba ghanoush, hummus, lamb kofta and perfect pita bread.
CTeen T.G.I. ShabbatBrookline, Free
Wed, January 23, 2030  -  Wed, January 23, 2030   
✸ Enjoy delicious food, great company and spirited shabbat energy with lots of friends. ✸ 4 Course Shabbat Dinner, Mocktails and Dessert Buffet. ✸ Spend time with old friends and make new ones! ✸ Open to all High School Students
Sushi making classBurlington, $$
Thu, October 13, 2107  -  Fri, October 13, 2017   
Roll up your sleeves! This class takes you deep into Maki-making. We will be rolling four different kinds of Maki with fun, flavor-packed fillings, perfected by herbs and seeds.
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