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Vote Picklesburgh as the Best Food Festival in Pittsburgh!

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Calling all food enthusiasts and festival lovers! We need you to express your gherkin glee and pickle positivity to support the pickle extravaganza that has taken the region by storm.

Picklesburgh, the beloved food festival that celebrates all things pickled, has been recognized as one of the Top 5 Best Food Festivals in the prestigious “Best of PGH” awards by the Pittsburgh City Paper. Now, we need your votes to secure the title and make Picklesburgh the reigning champion of Pittsburgh’s food scene!

Vote, Vote, Vote! Voting for the “Best of PGH” awards is open from July 10th to July 30th. The rules are simple: you can vote once per day, per category. While some categories may have more than five entrants due to tie votes, we are confident that Picklesburgh will come out on top with your enthusiastic support. So, mark your calendars and make sure to cast your vote for Picklesburgh every day during the voting period. Every vote counts, so your dill-igence and participation can help dill-iver a victory!


Nothing to Brine About

Not only has Picklesburgh captured the hearts and taste buds of Pittsburghers, but it has also garnered national recognition, from USA Today, as the 2023 Best Specialty Food Festival in America. With its unique concept, delectable pickle-inspired treats, and an energetic atmosphere, Picklesburgh has become a hallmark event in Pittsburgh’s summer calendar. It showcases the vibrant food culture of the city while offering a fun-filled experience for people of all ages.

Picklesburgh has a little something for everyone. From the mouthwatering pickle-infused dishes prepared by local restaurants to the pickle-themed activities and entertainment, the festival creates a unique and unforgettable experience. The event attracts visitors from far and wide, boosting tourism and promoting Pittsburgh as a culinary destination. By voting for Picklesburgh, you are not only supporting a fantastic food festival but also contributing to the city’s growth and reputation.

Save the Date!

The excitement doesn’t end with the voting period! The Top 3 winners of the “Best of PGH” awards will be announced at the Best of PGH event on September 13th at Stage AE. The official “Best of PGH” issue, featuring all the winners, will be published on September 20th, giving us a chance to relish the victory and showcase Picklesburgh’s triumph to the world.

Pittsburghers unite! Let’s rally together behind our beloved Picklesburgh to secure the title of the Best Food Festival in the city and once again confirm that this is a truly the ‘Biggest Dill’ around.

Vote for Picklesburgh every day from July 10th to July 30th, and let’s showcase our passion for the pickle! Together, we can make Picklesburgh the ultimate champion, creating history and reinforcing Pittsburgh’s status as a premier foodie destination. Spread the word, cast your votes, and get ready to celebrate Picklesburgh’s well-deserved victory!

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