Europe’s biggest coffee festival, İstanbul Coffee Festival brings together the leading brands of the third wave coffee movement and culture annually, by featuring many of Istanbul’s leading specialty coffee shops, coffee bean brands, coffeemaker manufacturers, designer products, and treats that go with coffee! Istanbul Coffee Festival is for all coffee-lovers to honor coffee, which brings life to a whole industry. This festival brings forward quality and experience, as well as oriented communication to its main focus on the coffee industry and all of the consumers, who are supporting the preservation of the coffee culture. From 130 to 150 coffee brands participate in this festival every year in Küçük Çiftlik Park, where nearly 400.000 coffee lovers are hosted every year! So, if you want to attend the festival, here is your guide!
This festival doesn't only have the best coffees, but it also has the best workshops, concerts, panels, and many more activities! In here, you can learn about the cultural history of coffee, its brewing methods, the basics of blending coffee, its roasting methods and attend interesting panels on how to "be your own barista and make a career in coffee"! These 4-day festival tickets range from 40 to 60 Turkish lira, depending on the sessions you want to attend. With a daily ticket, you can enter 2 sessions –including the ones before noon (10.00-14.00 pm) or afternoon (15.00-19.00 pm)- of the festival, on the day of your choice. With the combined ticket, you can enter 8 sessions (in total 4 days) of the festival. The festival dates change from year to year, but this year it will be held on the 20th-24th of September!
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