General Information

+ What is Harlem EatUp!?

Harlem EatUp! is an annual festival that celebrates the food, culture and spirit of Harlem.

+ Where does Harlem EatUp! take place?

Harlem EatUp! takes place at various venues and restaurants in Harlem. Click here for a list of events and venues.

+ What happens in the case of bad weather?

Our events will happen rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable.

+ Is there a dress code?

We suggest festive and stylish for our night time events, and stylish casual for all our daytime events.

+ What items are prohibited from the events?

Security will check all bags at the entrance of all events. Prohibited items include, but are not limited to: Outside food and beverages, drugs, weapons, backpacks, large bags, suitcases, no hover boards or drones.

+ Are pets allowed?

No, only service animals are allowed at the festival.

+ Is the Harlem Stroll wheelchair accessible?

Yes, it is.

+ What non-profit organizations does the Festival support?

As part of its commitment to Harlem, the Festival will donate net proceeds to impactful Harlem charities. These donations will be disbursed by the newly formed Harlem EatUp! Foundation, whose mission is to strengthen community by supporting the people, cultures and nonprofit organizations that empower Harlem. Our two main beneficiaries inclide Citymeals-on-Wheels and Harlem Park to Park.

Tickets & Events

For Harlem EatUp!’s ticket policy, please visit our Terms & Policies page.

+ How much are tickets to the Festival?

Ticket prices vary, depending on the event, but range from $80 to $230 per person.

The Harlem Stroll features the Marketplace which is free admission. Please check the Stroll event pages for more information.

+ Where can I buy tickets during the Festival weekend?

Tickets are available for sale online at or by calling our box office at 888-926-9674. There will be a mobile box office near Morningside Park for tickets to the Harlem Stroll. More information will be provided closer to the event date. Dine In Harlem tickets are sold in advance and online only.

+ Do I have to pay for food and drinks once I’m inside the event?

With the exception of the Marketplace area at The Harlem Stroll, your ticket covers all food and beverage consumed at the event. Just bring your appetite!

+ What about dietary restrictions?

The festival cannot guarantee that participating chefs and restaurants will prepare dishes without common allergens, such as nuts, dairy, gluten, etc. Additionally, not all events will have vegetarian options available. If you are attending one of the Dine In Harlem dinners, please remember to tell us about any dietary restrictions. If you have questions, please email us at

+ Are there Kid-Friendly Activities or Events at Harlem EatUp!?

Yes! Kids are welcome to attend The Marketplace at The Stroll.

Please visit event pages for more details on areas with age restrictions.

Getting Involved

For media inquiries, please contact the PR Team at

For sponsor inquiries, please contact the Sponsorship Team at

For volunteers, please contact