Raleigh International Food Festival in 2024

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The world is coming to Raleigh on June 1, 2024, from 11 am to 8 pm. The International Food Festival will bring the cuisines of 60 countries to the streets of the North Carolina capital city.

Countries represented will include

  • Norway
  • El Salvador
  • USA
  • Mexico
  • Poland
  • Lebanon
  • Jamaica
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Colombia
  • Spain
  • China
  • Honduras
  • Samoa
  • Japan
  • Venezuela
  • Ecuador
  • Cuba
  • Laos
  • Nigeria
  • Philippines
  • France
  • Hungary
  • Greece
  • Palestine
  • Dominican Republic
  • Taiwan
  • India
  • Trinidad
  • Ghana
  • Chile
  • Azerbaijan
  • Syria
  • Armenia
  • American Pacific
  • Puerto Rico
  • Hawaii

and many more.


Vendors will be selling beer from

  • England
  • Ukraine
  • Czech Republic
  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • North Carolina

Cider will also be for sale.

Vendors will be selling wine from

  • Pinot Grigio from Italy
  • Riesling from Germany
  • Sauvignon Blanc from Chile
  • Malbec from Argentina
  • Cabernet from California
  • Prosecco from Italy

Food Trucks

International Food Trucks will include

  • Party in a Pita
  • Levy’s Jerkstand
  • The Racoon Grill
  • Ultimate Eggroll
  • Chirba Chirba
  • The Corner Venezuelan Food
  • Lao Lao Food Truck
  • Gussys Greek
  • L.A.M.I. Filipino Food
  • Magdalen’s Chimney Cakes
  • The Shrimp Truck
  • Bulkogi’s Food Truck
  • The Heights Dominican Kitchen
  • The Candi Queen
  • Crepe Time Catering
  • Ben Fritay Haitian Food Truck
  • Syrian Feast
  • Sheila’s Aussie Bakery
  • Boozie Bites
  • Sweet Dreams Confections
  • Crepe Time Catering
  • Hollywood Treats & More
  • Kona Pizza
  • Buster’s Ice Cream
  • Yo Yo FroYo
  • Sheila’s Aussie Cuisine
  • Bobasaur Paris Delight
  • Poblanos Tacos

and many more.

Doesn’t this sound like fun? Just wait, there’s more!

Dance Party

The International Food Festival has the largest international dance party! They will have nonstop entertainment. Last year, more than 30,000 people attended this festival. Come see why.

Other festival activities will include

  • Food Passport Program – Visit as many countries and get your passport stamped. First 100 people will win a prize.
  • People’s Choice Award – Vote for your favorite vendor.
  • Jumbotron & KISS Cam Moments
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • International Children’s Day at COR Museum

International Cooking

If you enjoyed the international cuisine at the festival and want to learn more about international cooking, try these cookbooks. And use our links to see how you can save money on each one.

Raleigh Hotels

If you’d like to visit Raleigh for the International Food Festival, you should consider the following hotels that are offering discounted rates.

  • Comfort Suites Regency Park
  • Sleep Inn Raleigh Durham Airport
  • Comfort Inn Raleigh Midtown
  • Cambria Hotel Raleigh – Durham Airport
  • Quality Inn Raleigh – Downtown
  • Clarion Pointe Raleigh Midtown
  • Comfort Suites Raleigh Walnut Creek
  • Comfort Suites Raleigh Durham Airport
  • Econo Lodge Raleigh near Walnut Creek
  • Quality Inn & Suites Raleigh Durham Airport
  • MainStay Suites Raleigh Cary