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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.


North End Pizza TourBoston, $$
Mon, March 1, 2021  -  Fri, December 31, 2021   
GOT PIZZA? Walk, Learn, Eat ....and repeat with Boston Pizza Tours. Includes 3 full sized slices, 5 Freedom Trail sites, plus admission to Old North church and a historic chocolate making demo - complete with samples!
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Greenway Food Trucks Daily ScheduleBoston, Free
Thu, April 1, 2021  -  Wed, September 1, 2021   
The Greenway Mobile Eats program features 30+ vendors operating under contract with The Greenway in various locations along the 1.5 mile long park. Find out who's there today!
$1 Oyster Evenings at WaypointCambridge
Wed, April 7, 2021  -  Tue, August 31, 2021   
Whether you like ‘em straight up, with a splash of lemon juice or with a scoop of mignonette sauce, Waypoint is offering your favorite bivalves for only $1 per oyster.
Taza Chocolate Factory Tours (Virtual)Virtual/Online, $
Sat, May 1, 2021  -  Fri, October 1, 2021   
Learn how Taza makes 100% Stone Ground, Mexican-style organic dark chocolate, sample delicious Stone Ground Dark Chocolate and see our vintage chocolate making machines!
Kiddos in the Kitchen: Mother’s Day Edible GiftsDover, $$
Today  -  Sat, May 8, 2021   
This drop-off class is designed for children ages 7-12. Class is limited to 8 students to allow for social distancing. Pre-registration is required 2 days prior to a class or event.
Gluten-Free New England's Greater Boston Expo To-GoBoxborough, $
Today  -  Sat, May 8, 2021   
Drive through and we'll put a big bag of gluten-free samples and coupons right into your trunk. Sample items from local businesses and national brands, and stay safely in your car!
Verrill Farm Mother's Day Brunch TO-GOConcord
Sun, May 9, 2021  -  Sun, May 9, 2021   
Annual Mother's Day Brunch Buffet usually served outside under the tents beside the stand at Verrill Farm will be TO GO this year. Mom's and their families can still enjoy a delicious meal with us at home.
Mother's Day Brunch at Alden & Harlow, Harvard SquareCambridge
Sun, May 9, 2021  -  Sun, May 9, 2021   
Chef de Cuisine Stephanie Barrett and Chef Michael Scelfo joined forces to create a special menu for the special ladies in our lives using locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients.
French Bistro Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, May 13, 2021  -  Thu, May 13, 2021   
Chef Thi will teach you how to make a perfect farm fresh green salad with crispy chevre and classic French vinaigrette, poulet spatchcock roti, and mousse au chocolat. Voila.
Teens in the Kitchen: Mexican FiestaDover, $$
Fri, May 14, 2021  -  Fri, May 14, 2021   
Chef Thi will teach you how to make some Mexican favorites – home-made tortillas for beef tostadas, Mexican Fiesta rice and churros for dessert .Muy deliciosa!
Kiddos in the Kitchen: Greek FavoritesDover, $$
Sat, May 15, 2021  -  Sat, May 15, 2021   
In us in this hands-on cooking class, we will focus on Greek favorites including tzatziki, homemade pita bread for chicken and vegetable gyros and revani — the classic Greek cake – for dessert!
Joslin Diabetes Center’s A Taste of GingerBoston, $$
Sun, May 16, 2021  -  Sun, May 16, 2021   
One of Boston’s most anticipated culinary occasions of the year, A Taste of Ginger, is back this year in a new way. Proceeds will benefit Joslin Diabetes Center’s Asian American Diabetes Initiative.
Flavors of Cuba Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, May 20, 2021  -  Thu, May 20, 2021   
You will create Cuban dishes you’ll be craving for years to come. The menu includes Cuban picadillo, sweet potato mash, Cuban salad with mojo dressing and a special guava pastry. Sooooo good.
Vietnamese Street Food Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, May 27, 2021  -  Thu, May 27, 2021   
Included in this class: Cooking demonstration and hands-on learning experience. Instruction from an experience, top-notch instructor. Recipes and creative packing ideas to take home. Delicious samples to enjoy on-site or to take home with you.
Teens in the Kitchen: Dessert BarsDover, $$
Fri, May 28, 2021  -  Fri, May 28, 2021   
Included in this class: Cooking demonstration and hands-on learning experience. Instruction from an experience, top-notch instructor Recipes and creative packing ideas to take home. Delicious samples to enjoy on-site or to take home with you.
Pies & Pints Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Fri, June 4, 2021  -  Fri, June 4, 2021   
Chef Thi will teach you how to make extraordinary field to hearth pizzas with farm ingredients — all while you sip on a cool craft beer.
Out at the Farm: Homage to Barbara Lynch Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, June 10, 2021  -  Thu, June 10, 2021   
Come join us in this hands-on class, you’ll learn to make Bavette Steak au Poivre, Pappardelle with Mushroom Ragout and a gorgeous, chilled farm soup.
Kiddos in the Kitchen: Strawberry ShortcakeDover, $$
Sat, June 12, 2021  -  Sat, June 12, 2021   
In this hands-on cooking class Chef Thi will work with you to create both a perfect classic Strawberry Shortcake as well as an amazing variety on the theme.
Teens in the Kitchen: PizzaDover, $$
Sat, June 12, 2021  -  Sat, June 12, 2021   
In this class, you’ll see how the outdoor oven works, prep food to cook in it and watch it bake. You’ll make your own personal pizza and dessert flatbread.
Field to Hearth: Grazing Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, June 17, 2021  -  Thu, June 17, 2021   
Chef Thi will teach at the outdoor brick oven, where you’ll learn to make a killer Hot Kale Dip, Vegetable Flatbread, Stuffed Mushrooms and divine Chicken Wings with Lemongrass and Pickled Carrots.
Pies & Pints Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Fri, June 18, 2021  -  Fri, June 18, 2021   
You will gather outside around the pizza oven, as Chef Thi teaches you how to make extraordinary field to hearth pizzas with farm ingredients — all while you sip on a cool craft beer.
Out at the Farm: Summer Saturdays at the FarmDover, $$
Sat, June 19, 2021  -  Sat, June 19, 2021   
Enjoy Saturdays at Powisset Farm throughout the summer for a laid-back farm vibe, farm-fresh food, live music, delicious al forno pizza from our outdoor brick oven, barnyard animals, and new weekly StoryWalks.
Field to Hearth Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, June 24, 2021  -  Thu, June 24, 2021   
Chef Thi will teach you to make a Lemon and Herb Spatchcock Chicken with olive pan sauce, Roasted Vegetable Panzanella salad and a beautiful Roasted Berry Compote with Mint Gelato.
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Master Chef Jr. LIVE!Boston, $$
Sun, November 21, 2021   
MasterChef Junior Live! is bringing the culinary hit TV show directly to Boston…LIVE on stage for one night only! The cast will be cooking up a storm in head-to-head cooking demonstrations and fun (sometimes messy!)...
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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