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Breaking News: Picklesburgh voted 2023 ‘Best Specialty Food Festival’ in America

Friday, March 31, 2023

USA Today just announced that Picklesburgh took the number one spot in their 2023 reader’s choice “Best Specialty Food Festival” contest. This is the festival’s third title, having won the contest previously in 2019 and 2021.

Downtown Pittsburgh – Now there’s really no denying that Picklesburgh REALLY IS A BIG DILL!
USA Today just announced that Picklesburgh took top honors in their 2023 reader’s choice “Best Specialty Food Festival” contest in America. Pittsburghers played a significant role in daily voting to ensure that this uniquely Pittsburgh event took the top spot against fierce competition from other festivals around the country from places such as Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia, and even Hawaii.

“We’re so grateful for the thousands of Pittsburghers who are passionate about Picklesburgh and helped us bring home another win for the City of Champions” said Jeremy Waldrup, President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership. “Pittsburgh and Picklesburgh are inextricably linked. Our community continues to turn out in incredible numbers, and our vendors always create spectacular culinary creations. It’s a truly unique cornerstone event for Pittsburgh, and we are so honored to have won this incredible distinction for a third time!”

Read the full press release.

Mark your calendars: the festival will be returning Friday, July 21 – Sunday, July 23, 2023. More details coming soon – check out our website for the latest updates.

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