UppFest

An annual festival held in Upp Town that celebrates a successful harvest with a huge feast and fun activities.

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UppFest is a huge harvest event that takes place on Setday, 21st of Feastcall each year. As the name suggests, it is held in the bustling city of Upp Town, and it's a local celebration of a successful harvest and enjoyment of food.   The traditions of UppFest start at the crack of dawn and all folk are welcome to participate in the exciting activities it has to offer all through the day and long into the night.   There are events and entertainment for all ages, including: market stalls, dance halls, ale tents, and of course all of the usual fun and games you’d expect from a traditional faire!   Athletic folks will enjoy the UppFest obstacle course, whilst gaming enthusiasts will enjoy the storyteller’s den.   Folks bring all of their crafted wares to UppFest and trade with other creators, and many often put on displays of their skill to inspire and teach others to take up their craft (They’ll even take on apprentices!)   There’s also the main event - the food contest! There are a multitude of categories that folks can enter, these are but a few:  
  • Biggest vegetable & fruit - based on measurement
  • Ugliest vegetable & fruit - judged by diverse local panelists
  • Heaviest vegetable & fruit - based on weight, not size
  • Best cake - based on presentation and taste judged by a diverse panel of local chefs
  • Best pie - based on presentation and taste judged by a diverse panel of local chefs
  • Upcoming chefs of the year - voted by community
  One thing’s for certain, you won’t leave UppFest with an empty stomach! Many folks decide to fast for an entire day beforehand just to make room for it all.  
Even though I only had a single bite-sized sample of everything Upp Town has to offer, I didn’t have space for a CRUMB of dessert!
Upp Town
Settlement | Feb 18, 2021

A small city in the hills of Anvil, famous for its export of sweet, maisha-rich Upp Dates.


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Luca Poddighe
16 Feb, 2021 22:41

Sorry to sound daft, how do you change your device preferences to switch to dark mode? I was curious to see it, but I couldn't figure out. The article is very good, it really brings the flavour of the country summer festivals!

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17 Feb, 2021 09:31

Thanks for the feedback on this! I'll update that text so it has a link with more details on how to switch it.   For now the information can be found here, but I will probably move that information to its own article


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Luca Poddighe
17 Feb, 2021 10:42

Cool! I discovered something new, but I will stay in the light for this :D

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18 Feb, 2021 01:10

It's the Minnesota State Fair in Upp Town! <3   So what's the fan-favorite pie been lately?

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