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York Food and Drink Festival

The York Food & Drink Festival is the biggest food festival in the UK and the ultimate celebration of delicious Yorkshire fare.

Celebrating its 20th year in 2016, York Food Festival showcases Yorkshire’s finest producers, chefs and cooking. Expect a large market, pop-up bars, street food, chef demonstrations, tastings, dinners, cookery lessons and more.

The September festival will take over the city celebrating the tastes, sights and smells of York’s food. Explore and discover some of the finest artisan producers, cafes and restaurants with the festival’s events, demonstrations and trails.

A more detailed programme of events is to be confirmed. Visit for more information.

York Food and Drink Festival 2013

Highlights of the York Food & Drink Festival include:


Market and Steet Food eventsTil you drop in the Festival’s large markets featuring cheeses, breads, chocolate, cakes and even Yorkshire wine!


Demonstrations To master Yorkshire produce in the Cookery School, with free lessons from cookery experts & demonstrations from local chefs.


Food and Wine eventsCraft beer and fantastic wines in the festival’s pop-up bar accompanied by live music and York’s best street food offerings.


Children's activitiesYork’s food and drink scene with the Festival’s Taste Trail & Ale Trail which lead you across the city to explore new tastes.


Evening music and entertainmentYork’s food & wine by booking a dinner or wine tasting with some of the best restaurants, chefs and wine professionals.


Cookery schoolThe little ones with Little Viking’s Kids Activity Zone! There will be foodie based activities during the weekends of the Festival.


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