The Skellefteå Food Festival (Matfesten in Skellefteå) is northern Sweden’s largest food event and offers visitors much more than food. It is a folk festival that celebrates the love of food with lots of music and entertainment and each year attracts thousands of people to the city of Skellefteå. From its launch as a folk festival, Matfesten has continued to develop each year strengthening its aim of highlighting the region’s food culture.
Over four days food producers, restaurants and growers from the north of Sweden meet at this festival to serve enthusiastic visitors lots of culinary experiences: a meal market, restaurant marquees, chef duels, food personalities, a harvest home market, special appearances by master chefs, food competitions, theme days, a children’s festival, a culinary market, a wine fair and much more!
The perfect way to celebrate the end of the summer.