Nigeria’s premier food and drink festival #EatDrinkFestival popularly known as EDF will make its return on Saturday, June 8th, 2019.
Now in its sixth year #EatDrinkFestival is expanding its geographic footprint. The annual event returns for a 6th edition but the first in the nation’s capital, Abuja.
Date: Saturday, June 8th, 2019
Venue: Harrow Park, Wuse 2, Abuja
Founded in 2015, #EatDrinkFestival is a one of a kind annual social event which connects tens of thousands of food lovers, chefs, cooks, mixologists, local and international press to an amazing lifestyle experience.
Speaking about the upcoming festival, co-founder and Festival Director of #EatDrinkFestival, Folayemi Agusto stated:
“The first edition of EatDrinkAbuja will bring together an eclectic and carefully curated selection of Abuja’s talented food and drink vendors. Our festivals are all about promoting local talent in the culinary arts in a dynamic way. We are excited to bring the festival to the nation’s capital and eagerly anticipate a great day.”
Leading commercial bank, Sterling Bank, well known for supporting innovation across Nigeria, comes on board as sponsors of #EatDrinkFestival for the second time in a row.
Speaking on #EatDrinkAbuja, Adeola Adejokun, Head, Public Relations at Sterling Bank said the bank’s support for the festival is in line with its commitment to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria.
“Beyond giving Abuja residents an opportunity to experience a curation of the best food and drinks, EatDrinkAbuja offers small and medium businesses within the region an opportunity to expand their customer base and scale their business. We are eager to witness the partnerships that will be borne from the festival as has been the case with Lagos and we are excited to be part of their success story,” Adejokun enthused.
#EatDrinkAbuja is a technology-driven event as the festival will introduce a reloadable wristband system powered by RFID technology for guests to use to complete payments at the festival seamlessly.
For more information and registration please visit: www.eatdrinkfestival.com/abuja. You can also check us out on Instagram @eatdrinkfestival