There is an excuse to visit Alaçatı all year long, since it is becoming home to more and more festivals every year. The most famous of these festivals is the “Traditional Alaçatı Herb Festival” which is held every year.
The Alaçatı Ot festival shows you the cultures of the region from the past and the beauty of the organic farming. As you pass through the narrow streets of Alaçatı, you can smell the herbs and feel the taste of those delicacies prepared from these herbs.
In this festival, you can taste beautiful dishes, some of which you may never heard of, and which offer the beauty of the nature in their taste. Break down your prejudices and taste these dishes that can whet your appetite. These unique delicacies are prepared freshly.
The Traditional Alaçatı Ot Festival is held at the beginning of April every year and lasts for 3 days.
The festival has a different theme each year. You can join in the conversations you will learn about food cultures and new information on healthy nutrition. You can have enjoyable moments by participating in competitions such as cooking herbs and collecting herbs, and if you like to attend the cooking workshops, you can also get a chance to get to know different herbs closely.