Harrogate Food and Drink Festival
28th-30th August 2021 (Ripley Castle)
The Harrogate Food and Drink Festival will return to Ripley Castle on 28th-30th August 2021. Bringing a huge selection of the best food, drink, performing arts and talented chefs in the area.
International cuisines | 100+ Exhibitors and Performers | Independent Bars | Giant Artisan Produce Markets | Street Food | Dessert Stations | Live Entertainment | 26+ Live Performers | FREE Kids Activities and Kids Packs | FREE Deckchairs and Seating (no cost hire) | FREE Festival Programmes | Traditional Fun Fair | Inflatable Land | Exclusive Art Displays
International Street Food
Take a walk through the lush green fields in central Harrogate and enjoy the vast aromas tempting you into tastes from around the world. Pick from the best Street Food traders in the UK.
Live Chef Demos by the Yorkshire Food Guide (Ripley Castle)
Showcasing some of the best chefs local to Harrogate and from across the region. The line-up of specially selected chefs will be taking to the stage to show off their skills and teach others new and exciting techniques for cooking.
Saturday 28th August
- 12 pm | Pawel Cekala, West Park Hotel
- 1 pm | Craig Rogan, Dakota Grill
- 2 pm | Brett Lee, Stuzzi
- 3 pm | Three’s A Crowd, Cocktail Masterclass
- 4 pm | Natalie Firth, Just The Fox Kitchen
Sunday 29th August
- 12 pm | Jamie Clinton, Shears Yard, Leeds
- 1 pm | Alexander Wood, Punch Bowl Inn at Maron cum Grafton
- 2 pm | Jessica Cullum, Devonshire Fell
- 3 pm | Chris Harrison, Solita
- 4 pm | Slingsby, cocktail masterclass
Monday 30th August
- 12 pm | Jono Hawthawne , Vice & Virtue
- 1 pm | Andrew Dixon, The Cookery School at The Grand York
- 2 pm | Peter Howarth, Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa
- 3 pm | Matt Healy, Gron Kafe
- 4 pm | Jon Appleby , The Blue Lion, East Witton
Lounge on a colourful striped deck chair in the sun. Take a sip on a Cold Beer, a glass of Champagne or a Cocktail loaded with fresh Strawberries. With Independent Bars at the festival, we have you covered – whatever your tipple.
Fine Artisan Markets
Feel your senses heighten as you walk through the colours, tastes and smells of the giant Artisan Produce Markets. Tuck into a gooey Artisan Brownie. Pick up gourmet Fudge or luxury Cured Meats. Lover of cheese? We’ve loads of it. And from some of the best producers in the UK.
Live Music & Entertainment at Harrogate Food Festival
Listen to the sounds of award-winning Jazz, Soul and Pop. Dance to the Unique sounds of the Washboard Resonators on stage at the festival. We welcome the best in local talent at each festival.
Stroll across the bustling site and you will come to the Entertainment Arena. Here you will witness the mind-boggling talents of our Live Performers.
Children’s Entertainment – See the excitement on their faces as they watch the Magic show taking place each day. Take part in the free kids quiz and fact-hunt all around the site. Be sure to swing by the Traditional Fun Fair and Inflatable Land on your way. We’ve heaps lined up for the kids – see our website for more info.
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