There are lots of different gastronomic events held throughout Czech Republic. Here is a list of some of the most famous of them.
- Prague Food Festival. This gastronomic event offers year after year the chance to try dishes from the best chefs and restaurants and is held from May 29th till May 31st. You can try them to your heart’s content and explore new flavors and surprising combinations of known and tried-and-tested recipes. Each restaurant offers appetizers, soups, main courses, desserts and a specially-created festival menu, highlighted by test-taste booths with coffee, chocolate, wines, beer and other delectable items. Theme cuisine is reflected in the accompanying program, including wine testing, Bartending School, learning how to pour beer on tap and discussions with interesting guests.
- Finger Food Festival. Held in Prague on July 11th, the festival is dedicated to finger foods and is perfect for sampling lots of delicious meals. The festival takes place in Stromovka Park and highlights the wares of local bistros, cafes and restaurants from Prague 7. Also includes workshops and live music. Starts at 11 a.m. The admission is free.
- Boruvkobrani (Blueberry Festival). Held in South Bohemia on July 11-12, the festival includes many vendors and freshly baked goods, as well as competitions for the best blueberry dumplings. Two-day admission costs 100 CZK.
- French Market on Kampa Island. Held on July 14-19 just below Charles Bridge, the market transforms the square into an array of stands for local French bistros and cafes, wine and cider imports and many more. The market is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day and the admission is free.
- Zizkov Food Festival. Held on July 25th in cooperation with Local Food Market, this festival features an international array of food from restaurants and food vendors located in the Prague 3 district. Admission free. Starts at 11 a.m.