Welcome to northern Sweden’s biggest food event. Four days of food experiences for all ages and all tastes.
Matfesten in Skellefteå (The Skellefteå Food Festival) is a folk festival filled with a love of food. Over four days at the end of August every year food producers, restaurants and growers from the north of Sweden meet 70 - 80,000 food-loving visitors. Visitors will be served a ”smörgåsbord" of culinary experiences: a meal market, restaurants, special appearances by food personalities, a harvest home market, food competitions, a culinary market and much more besides. The aim is that as much as possible of what is served or on sale will have a local connection. Admission is free!
The festival is organised by the non-profit association Matfestens vänner (the Friends of Matfesten), dedicated to promoting northern Sweden’s food culture and.