Everything You Need To Know About The Jos Food Festival 2022 Street Fest | #josfoodfest2022

Get ready for the biggest food exhibition and festival on the Plateau!

The Jos Food Festival was born with a vision to promote food tourism, celebrate and showcase the rich indigenous, cultural and agricultural heritage on the plateau. It was founded to convene people from diverse communities, ethnicities, religious and cultural groups within the state and its metropolis to provide the platform for young food entrepreneurs to connect, network, and forge synergies.

The maiden edition of the Jos Food Festival which held in 2019 hosted over three thousand (3,000) guests who graced the event. The edition tagged ‘Shawarmarathon’, offered food lovers and enthusiasts a common ground where they were taken on a food adventure, thrilling their tastebuds to a wide array of delicacies available at the event.

Subsequent editions of the Jos Food Fest have attracted sponsorships, food vendors, foodies and guests who troop in from destinations beyond the borders of the state.

The Jos Food Festival took a new dimension in July 2022 as it marked the first phase of the biannual event; attracting NASCO, Valgee Transport, Akaani, Fusion, Bricks and Roses, among others brands who were headline sponsors at the event. Also in attendance, were Plateau State Government Dignitaries, CEOs and representatives from various Brands and Companies.

Themed “South-South Relish”, the event aimed at bringing the southern Nigeria’s food experience to people on the Plateau; and it turned out a tremendous success, as people turned out en masse to savour new delicacies while networking and connecting with other food lovers.


The 2022 edition of the Jos Food Fest in dubbed ‘Street Fest’ will afford people a thrilling experience as it hopes to bring together people from all around Jos and its environs to come relish exciting moments with food and snacks. It would be an avenue for old-timers and newbies to street food to savour long-forgotten taste and try something new while bonding and building new networks and bridges with people.

Speaking to ACE SAID SO, the host of the biggest food exhibition on the Plateau, Chef Elvis Katlong, hinted that the December event will have a carnival-like feel to it, which will create a freely accommodating and enabling environment for people to come and share in the wonderful experience.

Chef Elvis, in a media chat stated that the event will equally be counting down to the New Year with a line of fun activities, which would include cooking competition, music and dance performances, target practice, drinking games, board and brick games, adult bouncy castle, photo booth and lots more. He added that there would be fireworks and a burnfire night, which will commence immediately after the main event.

Date: Saturday, 30th December, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM

Food Vendors seeking to be a part of the event can register and secure a slot for the event by Clicking Here 


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