The Brunch Festival and Where To Find Them

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The Brunch Festival and Where To Find Them

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The Brunch Festival and Where To Find Them


Brunch Festivals – Who Knew They Were On-Trend?

Food festivals are a big part of the culinary tourism trend. One thing we’ve noticed recently is a rise in the popularity of brunch festivals.

The Food Channel recently covered Baby Got Brunch in Indianapolis. This 21+ event was the first of its type for the city, highlighting Indy’s most innovative restaurant brunch menus.

The mission of Baby Got Brunch was two-fold: promote restaurants with innovative brunch menus and raise funds for The Patachou Foundation. This organization fights food insecurity by putting wholesome foods in the hands of Indianapolis school children.

Do Some Brunch Research

With a variety of festivals in major North American cities, the best in brunch is more available than ever. Here’s a quick list of some favorites:

Outer Harbor Brunch Festival, Buffalo NY

This summer event is held at Wilkeson Pointe, where local restaurants offer samples from their unique brunch dishes for you to enjoy on the waterfront.

Orlando Brunch Festival, Orlando, FL

The Orlando Brunch Festival features local restaurants as well as craft beer and brunch cocktails. 

Brunch Fest NOLA, New Orleans

This event features food from local brunch-inspired restaurants, plus cocktails, beer and wine, and live music and entertainment. Other vendors include the Louisiana Chapter of the SPCA, rescue groups, and unique retail vendors.

BrunchCon Brunch Festival, Southern California

This event has more than 50 vendors from some of Southern California’s best local restaurants, chefs, food trucks, stands, plus unlimited mimosas and a variety of brunch cocktails.

Toronto Brunch Festival, Toronto, Canada

Toronto Brunch Festival features the city’s iconic brunch spots for a one-of-a-kind social experience.

Brunch It Up!

Brunch festivals have gone mainstream—with sponsors stepping up to help lower ticket prices and attract a broader audience. If you have the opportunity to attend one of these festivals, we highly recommend the experience. You can’t miss us, we’ll be in the bacon section.

Click here for our Publisher’s Corner on Brunch Festivals.

Click here for our coverage of the Indianapolis Baby Got Brunch Festival.




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