About Abuja Plantain Festival

The Abuja Plantain Festival is a food show that brings plantain lovers together and is powered by Calabarboyfoodie, a food review blog brand with an energetic social media fan base passionate about amplifying the culture of food and drink businesses.

The Abuja Plantain Festival is a yearly event that attracts thousands of plantain lovers and food vendors with the aim of improving the service, production capacity, and experiences of restaurants and food businesses in Nigeria.The 2023 edition of the festival would take place on the 21st of October in Abuja.


21st October 2023

Next Event Date

Africa Heritage Garden


12pm – 8pm



Registration fee

Countdown to The
Abuja Plantain Festival

Our Growth process

2019: First Edition of Abuja Plantain Festival

We experienced over 3,000 food vendors and plantain lovers at The Capital Hub, Kado, Abuja. They were displaying and purchasing respectively, the creativity of plantain meals and dishes prepared on the spot as never seen before.

2020: Second Edition of Abuja Plantain Festival

The second edition held at River Plate Park, Wuse II, Abuja, in the heat of the pandemic with a controlled number of vendors in a physical location streamed live on social media, and partnerships with delivery services to deliver foods and drinks purchased online to the consumers in their homes, following all the COVID-19 safety procedures.

2021:Third Edition of Abuja Plantain Festival

The third edition is scheduled to hold on the 1st of October 2021, at the Africa Heritage Garden with an expected audience of over 5,000 plantain lovers and vendors, both online and offline.The time for the event is 12pm - 7pm.

2022: The Forth Edition of Abuja Plantain Festival

The event held at the Africa Heritage Garden in October 2022, with an audience of over 6,000 plantain lovers and vendors in attendance. The event featured A-list artists, celebrities and Social media influencers among a host of others.


A-list Artist Performance


Vendor with the Best plantain dish competition

Eating, Drinking, Dancing and cooking competition

Games and Music

Other amazing performances

Awards and gifts for participants