The SATOA Goes WILD food festival conquers the streets of Kuopio City Center in June. The event will turn the Kuopio city center into culinary haven for one weekend, where 10 local restaurants will pamper you with culinary flavors of Pohjois Savo with the local wild food. The tastiest festival of the early summer, SATOA Goes WILD will be an adventure that will set the table with Kuopio-style restaurant and cafe culture decorated by wild food, artists and pieces of the city’s cultural history.

The programme is detailed in the SATOA Goes WILD festival pass with the included map charting the festival route defined by 10 restaurant spots. Restaurants are situated in 10 different locations marked in the map in the festival pass. The unique map will lead you along the unique pedestrian and cycle streets of Kuopio and introduce you not only to tasty treats, but the versatile city sights and cultural offerings as well.

At every map point, the festival pass owners gets a unique and tasteful wild food portion. The Pass not just offers good food – it also gives advantages around the city.

Programmes along the route are versatile (and free); along the route you can find dance shows, local musicians and other artists. SATOA Goes WILD not only showcases the culinary delicacies from Pohjois Savo prepared out of local ingredients, it also gives a taste of local culture, sights, artists, tourism – all during one weekend!

The festival pass is your ticket to this delicious food culture marathon that will indulge all of your senses! Passes are on sale at Festival pass includes 10 portions of food served in approx. 2 km radius from city centre of Kuopio. Map points can be found on Festival pass or at All portions are lactose and gluten free. Vegetarian variation of the dishes are also available on every spot.

Take a look at the 2019 restaurants and dishes here