Food Festivals Near Me

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Do you love food? Do you like trying unique flavours and improving your culinary skills? Is sampling flavoursome food your favourite hobby and wish you could be whisked away to a food scene good enough to devour? Well, if you love food just as much as the next guy, then you should know there are fabulous food festivals that you could attend! With our ‘food festivals near me‘ guide, you can find some of the best special events for food around! We’ll keep this updated when the new year comes around, so make sure to keep an eye out

Join in with the celebration of food, sample and purchase delicious delicacies, learn new recipes and observe chef demonstrations of innovative technology that can help make your cooking skills elite.

Food Festival in the Scotland

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Taste of Winter, Aberdeenshire

Enjoy the taste of winter and all things Christmas at this fabulous food festival!

Plan your Christmas day meal with the help of local producers! From adding the fresh taste of salmon to your meal to succulent beef and turkey. Find foods that are unique and spruce things up this Christmas!

Celebrate the finest food and drinks this year!

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Barra Castle,
AB51 0BB

Opening Times

26th and 27th November 2022


Adult from £4.00
Child Free

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Food Festivals in England

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Manchester Vegan Festival

Come along and discover 80+ stalls of fantastic food that you can devour up.

Make it a family event and take the kids to see what they can taste, discover and learn! Will you find real food that is deliciously vegan or even see some guest chefs? Will you find inspiration for your next family meal or even better…Christmas meal? Join the crowds and discover a whole new world of vegan food!

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Bowlers Exhibition Centre,
Longbridge Rd,
Trafford Park,
M17 1SN

Opening Times

20th November 2022


Adults 16+ £5.00
Child (under 16) free

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BBC Good Food Show Winter, Birmingham

In my opinion, I have to say this is one of the best food festivals and three-day events I’ve been to. It’s a classic British food festival, with local sellers and nationwide coming together for a culinary celebration!

You’re treated to hundreds of pop-up stalls featuring exclusive dishes, where you can sample food tastings, attend talks from big-name chefs like Nadiya Hussain and watch cooking demonstrations!

It’s not just about food though, it’s also a drink festival with stalls displaying bottles of wine, whiskey, bourbon, gin…you name it! Whether you’re a seafood lover, an artisan producer or just a lover of delicious food. The BBC Good Food Show is essential to visit! You can even purchase products to take home with you or gift to your loved ones this Christmas!

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NEC Birmingham,
North Ave,
Marston Green,
B40 1NT

Opening Times

24th -27th November 2022


Thursday and Friday
Adult £25.00
Child £14.00

Saturday and Sunday
Adult £27.00
Child (Saturday) £14.00 (Sunday) free

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Winter Vegan Festival, Coventry

Do you want to discover the taste of vegan? For a whole weekend, you can explore the finest vegan producers around, whether it’s craft beer, a delicious array of street food and all things vegan!

You won’t just find a food festival here, but also vegan products like clothing, homeware, lifestyle choices and more!

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Fargo Village,
Far Gosford Street,

Opening Times

26th - 27th November

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Waitrose Winter Food & Drink Festival, London

Fellow food lovers unite for a winter wonderland of festive tastings at the Tabacco Dock!

From new distilleries to sample the highlights of this year’s Waitrose Christmas food range. Think, mince pies, panettones, cheeses and more… Mmm

You can also learn some food tips from cooking demos, enjoy craft workshops, and enjoy music acts! Boogie on down to chart-topping music, while you sip on some champagne and more.

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Tobacco Dock,

Opening Times

18th - 20th November 2022


Standard from £25.00

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eat & drink Festival Christmas, Olympia

A foodie festival packed with tasty food, culinary delights and fizzing drinks! Discover modern-day cuisine and mixology and find inspiration for your Christmas feast! Did you know it’s the UK’s favourite indoor food festival?

With fresh food, street vendors and more, it’s the perfect day out for foodies!

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Hammersmith Rd,
W14 8UX

Opening Times

23rd - 27th November
Wednesday to Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 - 18:00


9 holes £10.00
18 holes £17.00

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Padstow Christmas Festival, Cornwall

Welcome to one of the UK’s largest festivals that brings the best chefs and local food producers around!

You can buy gifts like homemade pies, handmade jewellery, jams, ales and ciders. Enjoy Cornwall’s favourite brews and beer selections, as well as exciting dishes. You can even observe cooking classes and attend award-winning chef demonstrations!

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Padstow Christmas Festival,
PL28 8AF

Opening Times

1st - 4th December 2022

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Food Festival in Wales

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A Taste of West Wales Winter Festival, Carmarthenshire

Celebrate the taste of fantastic food, delicious drinks, crafty arts and artisan makers in Wales!

Wander through delightful food stalls, street vendors, and a selection of brewers. From aged wine, and craft beers to spirits and more. You’ll find unique and tasty food, and craft stalls with a passion for homemade gifts!

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Middleton Hall,
SA32 8HN

Opening Times

19th - 20th November 2022
10:00 - 16:00

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So, if you’re looking for all things yummy and new – hopefully you’ve found a winter ‘food festival near me’ to visit this year! And if not, there’s plenty more next year that we’ll keep you updated with!

If you’re a food lover, then you’ll love this. Try out some gluten-free restaurants, visit some delicate patisseries, treat yourself to a Friday fish and chip night or take your pups along with you for a pint, with some dog-friendly pubs! We have everything you could ever need to search for when it comes to food, so check out our food and restaurants page!

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