May 29, 2018
By Ashley Day, www.usatoday.com
Summer food festivals celebrate all-American indulgences, from Vermont cheese and Rhode Island seafood to Finger Lakes wine.
June kicks off with ice cream events in Austin, Texas and New York City, followed by a fine food and wine festival in Maui. Come July, California hosts its first pizza festival and in August, Vermont cheesemakers throw a 10th annual pairing party. Speaking of the perfect pairings, Portland, Ore., restaurants and Willamette Valley wineries team up for the Counter Culture Wine & Food Festival in July.
Browse the photo gallery above for food and wine weekends from June through August, and see the year's best beer and barbecue festivals below.
6 of 20: The Austin Ice Cream Festival
The Austin Ice Cream Festival will take place at Fiesta Gardens on June 23 with a dozen frozen treat vendors, live music, a food court and activities.
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