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Crowd at Ilkley Food Festival
Crowd at Ilkley Food Festival

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Ilkley Food and Drink Festival | 29th – 30th June 2019

Following the huge success of North Leeds Food Festival, the festival organisers are giving Ilkley a slice of the action for 2019. Ilkley Food and Drink Festival will launch this June at East Holmes Field. Here’s what’s in store:

Over 31 cuisines | 150+ Exhibitors and Performers | 8 Independent Bars | 2 Giant Artisan Produce Markets | Live Chefs Demo’s | 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 | Dedicated Wellbeing Area | Traditional Fun Fair | Inflatable Land | Exclusive Art Displays

International Street Food

Take a walk through the lush green fields of East Holmes Field and enjoy the vast aromas tempting you into tastes from around the world. Pick from the best Street Food traders in the UK. Tuck into a freshly prepared Paella or Pad Thai, bursting with flavour. Taste the gooey goodness of Artisan Melted Cheese, or nibble on Pomegranate topped Halloumi Fries.  Vegan? On-site vegan specialists will make sure you’re spoilt for choice.

Chef Demo Line Up in Partnership with Yorkshire Food Guide

We’ve partnered with Ilkley Food Festival to curate the Chef Demo Line-Up for the festival. Showcasing some of the best chefs local to Ilkley and from across the region.

Independent Drinks

With 8 Independent Bars at the festival, they’ve got you covered – whatever your tipple. 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.

Fine Artisan Markets

Tuck into a gooey Artisan Brownie. Pick up gourmet Fudge or luxury Cured Meats. Lover of cheese? There’s loads of it. And from some of the best producers in the UK.

Live Music & Entertainment

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. Welcoming you to the festival and playing throughout will be the sounds of Will Forrester on the Sax.

Children’s entertainment – See the excitement on their faces as they watch the Magic Matt show taking place each day. Take part in the free kid’s quiz and fact-hunt all around the site. Be sure to swing by the Traditional Fun Fair and Inflatable Land on your way.

Ilkley Food and Drink Festival Event Location & Times

Dates: 29th – 30th June 2019
Location: East Holmes Field, Ilkley, LS29 0BZ
Times: 10 am – 8 pm 


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Event Details

Start date: June 29, 2019

End date: June 30, 2019

Start time: 10:00 a.m.

End time: 20:00 p.m.

Venue: East Holmes Field, Ilkley

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