Get Your Gelato On! The American Tour

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Tempting Gelato Art

Looking for a little taste of Italy in a dessert? The popular Italian Gelato Festival has expanded their American stop this year to include a tour of four US cities. Starting with Boulder, Colorado this weekend and continuing later in October to Santa Barbara, California, Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. (see complete list of dates below)

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A Cup fo Gelato Goodness

The European tour begins and ends in Florence with intermediate stops throughout different European locations each year. The 2017 finale was held two weeks ago in Florence and the winner was Massimiliano Scotti with his flavor “Il Mio Primo Vero Latte” (My First True Milk) . Who will win the American Tour and what ingenious, artisanal gelato flavor will it be????

GELATO HISTORY

VIDEO: A Taste of Gelato History (Carpigiani Gelato Museum)

GELATO FESTIVAL: AMERICAN TOUR DATES

Boulder (September 29 – October 1, 2017)
Santa Barbara (October 20-22, 2017)
Scottsdale (October 27-29, 2017)
Tucson (November 3- 5, 2017)

INFORMATION

Gelato Festival 2017: American Tour

Gelato Festival Facebook

Carpigiani Gelato Museum in Bologna, Italy

HOT TIP: GELATO WINNERS FOR YOUR NEXT EUROPEAN TRIP

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ABOUT

Lisa M. Vogele is the author of Food & Folklore: A Year of Italian Festivals, a travel reference guide that “helps you go local” by incorporating festivals into your travel planning. The second book in her Food & Folklore Series on Festivals of Spain will hit the shelves in 2017. You can find out more information about Lisa’s books, travel services, heritage travel, custom itineraries, and small group tours at Lisa’s Travel Guides or lisa@lisastravelguides.com

BROCHURE: Fun with Food & Festivals Tours!

PHOTO CREDITS
Tempting Gelato Art -marika bortolami- via Foter.com / CC BY
Cup of Gelato Goodness  Foter.com
Boulder, Colorado (Pearl Street Mall) szeke via Foter.com / CC BY-SA
Santa Barbara, California huskyte77 via Foter.com / CC BY-ND
Scottsdale, Arizona  Eric Friedbach via Wikimedia Commons
Tucson, Arizona Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons
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