While music, games and carnival rides are fun, there’s no doubt that the best part of any event is the food. Utahans know this – and that’s why these five delectable Utah food festivals are worth checking out:

1. Bear Lake Raspberry Days Festival

This annual gathering celebrates the delicious harvest of the world-famous Bear Lake raspberries. Harvest usually starts in late July, and the festival takes place early August, featuring a Little Miss Berry pageant, craft fair, parade, pancake breakfast, 5K run, rodeo, dances, and fireworks on the beach to cap off the Bear Lake Raspberry Days Festival.

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2. Savor the Summit

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Hailed as the biggest outdoor dinner party, Park City’s best restaurants come together to host a tasty culinary even called Savor the Summit. Unique beverages, delicious foods and live music are served in the middle of Main Street. There is no admission fee for diners, but they must make reservations with the restaurant of their choice. Each restaurant offers a special menu with different pricing and bar options.

4. Wasatch International Food Festival

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Featuring a wide variety of delicious ethnic foods, the Wasatch International Food Festival was created with the goal to showcase the diversity available along the Wasatch Front, a metropolitan region in north-central Utah. The fall festival, which usually takes place in August, includes local vendors serving international fare, a specialty foods market, family fun zone, live music, food demonstrations and lots more.

5. Melon Days

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Held in September in the city of Green River, Melon Days celebrate’s the regions melon crop, including watermelons, cantaloupe and honeydew. Guests can participate in melon eating and seed-spitting competitions, plus a melon carving contest, trap shoot, car show, square dancing, 5K walk/run and lots more.

SEE MORE: Why Watermelons Are a Healthy Snack and Other Fun Facts

What Utah food festivals did we miss? Let us know in the comments.