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Food festivals


Tampere loves food, wine and beer festivals. We have covered for you the most delicious and famous gastronomic events.


Street Food Fiesta & Choco Festival 20-23 August 2020

A popular food and chocolate festival is held in August.  A large fair with delicacies from Europe, Africa and Asia will be hosted in the Hämeenpuisto park. Greek gyros, African cuisine, locally baked crepes, churros, baguettes and pizza, French cheeses, English fudge, salami, chocolate, olives — you better come here hungry. A free entertainment program every day: live music, national dances and crafts for children. Read more here.


Tamperrada Pintxo Week 1-5 September 2020

In August, Tampere holds a gastronomic festival called Tamperrada, the most popular part of which is the pintxo competition. Dozens of restaurants around the city offer mini samples of their culinary art, or a pintxo, for a cheap price. This popular gastronomic amusement allows you to visit several restaurants in one evening without heavy spending. Read more!


Great Beers Small Breweries Festival 10-12 September 2020

A three-day festival called Suuret oluet — pienet panimot is held in Tampere for those who admire the foamy drink. About 20 Finnish microbreweries bring their best products here, which is equivalent to 100+ varieties of craft beer, cider and lemonade. Delicious food and live music are provided as well. Be there early to avoid queues. Explore more about the event here!


International Grand Market in Hämeepuisto 10-13 September 2020

The Hämeenpuisto Park hosts a large international food fair, where farmers and manufacturers from 35 countries of Europe, America and Asia personally sell their products. Come in for fresh baguettes, cheeses, olives, oils, spices and sweets. Find out more about the event here.