Summer is all about festivals, fairs, camping and outdoor gatherings and with all of that comes festival food! Whether you're attending a great music festival or simply camping with the family, here's some fun ways to create your own festival food!

Festival Inspired Foods

This post is sponsored by Wild Mountain Music Festival. You can follow Wild Mountain Music Festival on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram  for all the festival happenings - or share your festival moments on social media with the #WildMtnMusic hashtag!

Summer is festival season - there's no doubt about it! Who hasn't spent at least one summer weekend in a spectacular Canadian outdoor setting watching your favourite bands round the clock, camping with other festival goers, dancing to the music, soaking your feet in a cold river or lake to cool off and, of course, eating festival food or cooking your own over a campfire?

Wild Mountain Festival

If you want a spectacular setting for a music festival than Wild Mountain Music Festival in Alberta's Northern Rockies must be on your festival list this summer!  Happening July 13-15 and set just outside of Hinton, AB, your views of Jasper National Park will be breathtaking!

And with everyone from Canadian icon Tom Cochrane (come on... who hasn't road tripped to Life if a Highway...) to Fred Penner in the lineup, this is one festival that's perfect for the whole family. There's even a kids area full of family friendly activities.

But let's talk about festival food - we all have a wonderful memory of some glorious festival food treat that we only got to have once or twice a year.  We asked 6 Alberta food bloggers to create some festival inspired food based on their memories so you would have lots of ideas to make your own festival treats that you can even take with you or cook over your campfire.

And that's not all!  Each of these bloggers is giving away a full weekend pass (valued at $180) to Wild Mountain Festival on their blogs! So be sure to click through to the recipes for your chance to enter to win (visit each blog and that's six entries!).  Or if you don't want to take your chances, you can purchase tickets right here.

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Wild Mountain Music Festival

By Food Bloggers of Canada

  • Neapolitan Style Deep Fried Macaroni and Cheese Bites

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    If there's two things that go together, it's festivals and deep fried street food treats! Like SugaLoveSpices tasty **[Neapolitan Style Deep Fried Macaroni and Cheese](** - inspired by Italian street food!

  • Taco in a Bag

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    A **[Taco in a Bag](** is always a fun festival food and it's easy to recreate at home with a bag of Doritos and Cooking With Jax's zippy homemade taco seasoning!

  • Gluten Free Pork Carnitas

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Tacos are always a great outdoor food with no cutlery required! Food Meanderings [**Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas** ]( tasty and gluten free!

  • Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Foil Packets

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Foil packet meals are a perfect and very easy way to cook when you're festival camping - like Bake Eat Repeat's **[Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Foil Packets](**! A flavour explosion for your tastebuds!

  • Canadian Doughnuts

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    If there's one outdoor fair food all Canadians know it's this one. Cinnamon and Coriander came up with her own recipe for what she calls the **[Canadian Doughnut](** but which we all know by it's other name - the one that refers to the tail of Canada's national animal!

  • Sour Cherry Hand Pies

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Don't forget sweet treats while you're festival going! Dish n the Kitchen's **[Sour Cherry Hand Pies](** will satisfy your sweet tooth in a finger food friendly pastry pocket!

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