Cape Cod, Massachusetts is an ideal vacation or weekend destination for family fun or a romantic get-away. Known for its charming, historic villages, abundant culture and arts, unique shops, and outdoor recreational activities on pristine beaches and challenging golf courses, every visit can offer a new experience or a revisit to a favorite past-time. Cape Cod is a paradise for Foodies, rich with fine wineries and fabulous food festivals that delight and educate the most discerning palates.
From May through October, food festivals celebrate locally grown foods and culinary specialties for a variety sure to please every taste. The Nantucket Wine Festival held every May is one of the country’s premiere food events with winemakers from throughout the globe attending to share their finest wines. Special tastings are offered at local restaurant wine lunches, dinners, and private events. Learn more about wines and foods at seminars taught by industry leaders and celebrity chefs.
In June, you can place your vote for the best clam chowder on the Cape at the annual Cape Cod Chowder Festival. You’ll get a ballot and a spoon to taste and judge from over a dozen chowder samples from area restaurants while being entertained by live bands that perform throughout the day.
Learn how to grow organic herbs, catch a lobster, and much more at the week-long August Harwich Farm Fest. Enjoy demonstrations and talks on both agriculture and aquaculture from local farms ending with activities at a Brooks Park farmer’s market.
These are just a very few samples of the wine and food festivals that can be found throughout the year on Cape Cod. Visit for a week or a weekend for unmatched culinary delights unique to the area for truly memorable, and filling, experiences.