Number of foodfestivals in recent years has greatly increased

Number of foodfestivals in recent years has greatly increased

The number of festivals that are complete for food and drink runs, is in the last year has increased considerably. In 2016, had lovers the choice of 153 different festivals, of which seventy for the first time were held.

Compared to film and music festivals is the offering in foodfestivals it the most increased, concludes the research group Crossmedia at the University of Amsterdam in the Festival Atlas 2016.

The vast majority of the foodfestivals in the last years: 89 percent is less than five years. The most foodfestivals are free of charge, at 16 percent of the foodfestivaledities had an entry fee to be paid.

The most foodfestivals be in may, July and september organized. The busiest day in 2016, 17 June, 26 August and 29 July. In North – and South-Holland are the most often foodfestivals: 42 percent of the festivals take there place. Amsterdam (28 festivaledities), Utrecht (13 editions) and Rotterdam (13 editions) are the most popular cities.

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