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A mini-guide to food festivals in Yorkshire

13:00 20 April 2016

Malton Food Lovers Festival

Malton Food Lovers Festival

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We are all foodies in Yorkshire, and it's no surprise our diverse variety of food festivals are some of the most well attended in the country

19-21 February
Festival of Food, Drink & Rhubarb
A festival of West Yorkshire’s favourite pink vegetable plus all manner of other delicious local delicacies (including custard presumably).
0345 601 8353 experiencewakefield.co.uk

1 March
James Martin – Plates, Mates & Automobiles
Celebrated chef and TV personality James Martin has announced his very first UK tour. He will visit 25 venues across the UK including The Spa Bridlington on Tuesday 1 March with his interactive live show.
01262 678258 thespabridlington.com

28-29 May
Malton Food Lovers Festival 
Malton is Yorkshire’s self styled capital of food for a number of reasons; the Talbot Hotel, the monthly food market and the annual Food Lover’s Festival which takes place every late May Bank Holiday.
It is now regarded as one of the premier food festivals in the country with a host of celebrity chefs and experts attending each year.
01653 692 849 maltonyorkshire.co.uk

28-30 May
Great British Food Festival
There will be a big serving of stunning hot food, plus real ale and wine bars, kids cookery lessons, top chef demos, stir in a cake competition and excellent live music to make a lovely foodie family day out at Harewood House, near Leeds.
01925 479 140 greatbritishfoodfestival.com

18 June
Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival
The third annual event at Leeds Town Hall will be packed with food, drink and information about a vegan lifestyle.
0115 960 8254 veggies.org.uk/event/great-yorkshire-vegan-festival-2016

18-19 June
Dales Festival of Food & Drink  
The Leyburn event celebrates the very best of locally produced food and drink and attracts crowds from around the region. Entry is free.
Contact via email admin@dalesfestivaloffood.org  dalesfestivaloffood.org

8-10 July
Wetherby Food Festival
There is an eclectic range of over 50 producer stalls and street food vendors. The whole world is here, basically, including chorizo sausage from BBQ Chorizo Grill, Caribbean food from Sheffield-based Caribbean Fusion, paella from Black Bull Paella, Mexican and southern street food from El Kantina, Indian food from Indian Delights and Turkish food from Musti’s Kitchen.
The Ings, Wetherby wetherbyfoodfestival.co.uk

4-7 August
Huddersfield Food & Drink Festival
It’s estimated the event now attracts over 100,000 visitors to St Georges Square over the four day weekend in early August.
Launched in 2000, the event celebrates Huddersfield businesses & local producers, with over 90 stalls, more than 30 cookery demonstrations and a jam-packed programme of children’s workshops and entertainment.
www.foodanddrinkfestival.org.uk

15-29 September
World Curry Festival
Bradford is the place in the UK to get a fabulous curry (in 2014 it was named Curry Capital of Britain for the fourth year in a row). So, no surprises, this festival is a celebration of all things curried with some remarkable demos, tastings and market stalls, naturally. Entry is free, although some events are ticketed.
City Park, Bradford worldcurryfestival.com

17 September
Stirley Food Festival  
Join the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust to celebrate autumn with local food, ales and a chance to explore the Huddersfield community farm with all the family until sunset.
01484 663189 ywt.org.uk 

24-25 September
Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival
Launched in 2005, the Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival is back for its 11th annual Festival.  Attracting more than 40,000 visitors to the Town, this year brings firm favourites, as well as a new dedicated FairTrade zone, showcasing local, ethical and sustainable vendors.  In all, 50 stalls are packed in throughout the town to bring residents and visitors alike a culinary mix that keeps bringing people back year after year.
Throughout the town, holmfirthfoodanddrink.org

23rd September to 2nd October  
York Food Festival
The York Food Festival takes over the city centre for around 10 days every September.
The taste trail, which runs in conjunction with festival, alowws you to visit many of York’s independent food retailers and joy free taster and discounts.
September, Throughout the city, yorkfoodfestival.com

Please note: there may be a ticket entry price for some of these festivals, please refer to the relevant websites for more details and exact dates and times.

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