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Gelato World Tour is a traveling competition to determine the best gelato of the world! It travels around the world visiting major cities, converting them into capitals of gelato. Join in on the largest gelato festival ever.
You can determine the best flavor of your country by voting for your favorite. You can taste the gelato that is produced daily on-site by sixteen gelato artisans from the region. Vote for your favorite by purchasing the Gelato Ticket, tasting the selection of flavors, and voting at the voting booths! Your vote combines with the technical judges’ vote to determine the Best Gelato! The top winners from each stop will go on to compete in Italy against other top flavors from around the world during the Grand Finale, being held in Rimini September 8-10, 2017 in order to win the title of World´s Best Gelato.
While you are at Gelato World Tour, you can also follow short lessons about the world of gelato taught by instructors from Carpigiani Gelato University. The topics range from the art of making handmade gelato, the history of gelato, how to run a gelato business and much more! You can watch the artisans compete to scoop the best cup, or watch the blind-taste test among gelato experts! You can also see the top gelato makers produce the gelato right in front of your eyes! The activities are endless, family friendly and all involve gelato. Come experience the best gelato festival ever, Gelato World Tour


The Gelato World Tour, which is supported by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of Economic Development, as well as the Regione Emilia Romagna, is the first international traveling competition in search of the best flavors in the world. Gelato World Tour has visited eleven Gelato Capitals – Rome, Valencia, Melbourne, Dubai, Austin, Berlin, Rimini, Singapore, Tokyo, Shenzhen and Chicago. The Tour is directed by Carpigiani Gelato University, the world’s most renowned school for successful gelato entrepreneurs, and Sigep – Italian Exhibition Group, the world’s premier artisan gelato tradeshow. Two important partners make this event possible: IFI, international leader in the manufacturing of display cases for gelaterias, and PreGel, the world’s largest producer of ingredients for gelato, pastry and coffee shops.