If you are a donut lover, you likely go into Shipley Do-Nuts to get your fix. What you may not know is that there are several donut festivals all around the country every year, where you can celebrate your love of this delicious treat, and try different types of donuts that you may not be able to find in your local donut shop or grocery store.
Donutfest, New York
Donutfest, New York is an annual celebration for donut lovers, held in Brooklyn, New York. When you attend the festival, you will have a chance to sample all of the donuts from each participant. Since you will get ¼ of a donut to sample, you should take your time. Everyone knows that donuts go great with coffee, therefore, coffee will be served at the festival as well.
If you find a donut that you really love, you can purchase that flavor from the vendor of your choice to enjoy at home. The best part of this festival is the judging. Each person attending Donutfest will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite donut.
Donutfest, Chicago is very similar to Donutfest, New York, as it has the same concept. You can sample a variety of donuts, enjoy a cup of coffee, and purchase donuts from your favorite vendors. This festival offers a VIP package, which includes the following:
• Early entry to the event, where there will be no crowd
• Tickets to taste donuts from each session
• Three coffee tickets
• Limited edition Donutfest mug
• A goodie bag to take home
Los Angeles Donut Festival
This annual festival draws crowds from all over California as well as from around the country. You can sample many types of donuts, while you wash them down with a good cup of coffee. At the end of the day, you can vote for the “Best Donut in Los Angeles: People’s Choice” award while enjoying a delicious donut burger.
If you want to meet some professional eaters, you may have the chance at this event, as they will be judging the donuts to determine who will earn the title of Best Gourmet Donut in Los Angeles. Also, DoorDash is sponsoring a contest where you have the chance to win free donuts for a year.
The vendors who attend the annual festival, include:
• Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
• Dunkin Donuts
• Kona Essence Groundwork Coffee Tea Community
• Churro Stix Spanish Donuts
• Primo’s Donuts
• Colorado Donuts Eagle Rock California
• Kettle Glazed Great Doughnuts
• Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee
The Miami Doughnut Festival
If you are going to be in the South Florida area, you should visit the Miami Doughnut Festival. It is located in Wynwood yard, and the festival offers doughnuts, coffee, and drinks.
You can expect to see samples from doughnut shops around Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties Some of the vendors who will be attending the event, include:
• Beaker & Gray
• Bunnie Cakes
• Donut Divas
• Concrete Beach Brewery
• Neuro Drinks
• Dunkin Donuts
After tasting everything that the festival has to offer, you can purchase your favorite to take home.
If you love doughnuts and want to spend a day celebrating your love of doughnuts, you should consider attending an annual donut festival. A donut festival gives donut lovers a chance to enjoy their favorite tasty treat while trying some new flavors, too.