New York has been long considered a gastronomic capital of the state and one of the annual events that highlights this fact is held every July for 12 years already. Troy Pig Out festival known for its motto “Take Home The Pig” has been started with the goal to support the tradition of offering delicious meals and specialties prepared on the basis of exclusive traditions and recipes.
In 2019, the festival takes place on July 13, in Riverfront Park from 10 AM to 9PM. It is a full day of joy when visitors of the event can try the best BBQ dishes cooked at the culinary competition. These are delicacies from the best chefs of the city which cannot leave anyone indifferent. The smells which spread in that area on this day attract hundreds of visitors who cannot pass by and hurry to taste the best BBQ.
The BBQ competition is held among masters who compete for prizes in several nominations including the best pulled pork, chicken, rib, beef brisket, and determine a Grand Champion in this field.
Visitors of the festival can taste dishes from multiple food and craft vendors as well as enjoy live music from local American bands and musicians.
Children who come to this fest will appreciate a special kids zone created for them. This year zone offers youngsters to paint a piggy bank, go to a wildlife adventure, make bracelets as well as other crafts and arts and just have fun with their parents and friends.
If you also want to win a prize at this festival, you can participate in funny contests organized for visitors. If you are fast enough in eating hot dogs, don’t miss this fun but it is necessary to register in advance. Children will appreciate a pie-eating contest while adults can play a unique game of cornhole on 4 courts. The end of the festival will be adorned with eye-catching fireworks at dusk. Since this event can’t be missed anyway it is better to purchase tickets in advance.