As part of its efforts to launch an exciting calendar of events to further develop the Kingdom of Bahrain’s tourism sector, highlighting the milestone title of Manama as the “Capital of Arab Tourism 2020”, the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) launched the 5th edition of Bahrain Food Festival on Thursday 20 February 2020. The Festival will be held over two periods, with the first taking place until February 29th, and the second from March 5th to March 14th at Bahrain Bay.
With more than 200 participating food vendors split across two periods, the festival will offer a variety of F&B options, and feature a creative and diverse selection of vendors, ranging from healthy and organic food to street food and gastronomic delicacies; and will also include fun activities and entertainment suitable for the whole family. This year’s edition is especially distinguished since it will be held in an even large space which will be divided into several sections.
The food festival, which will take place every Sunday to Wednesday from 4 pm to 11 pm and Thursday to Saturday from 4 pm to 12 am; will also feature a long line of entertainment, including a children’s educational play area, Candy Land, a traditional village which will offer local food and live cooking stations, fun competitions, musical performances totalling to more than 150 live acts on stage throughout the duration of the festival.
The sponsors and supporters of Bahrain Food Festival 2020 include stc, Lulu Hypermarket, Bahrain Duty Free, Ithmaar Bank, Kuwait Finance House, Alosra Supermarket, GMI, Bahrain Bay, IKEA, Awal Gas, Park Point, AA Car Rental and Food Bank.
Hosting the Bahrain Food Festival comes in line with the BTEA’s overall strategy aimed at developing and strengthening the tourism sector under the slogan of ‘Ours. Yours.’, which contributes towards the Kingdoms economy and the 2030 Economic Vision.