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Ilkley Food & Drink Festival 2020: A Riverside Feast

June 13 - June 14

13 – 14th June 2020

Ilkley Food & Drink Festival is coming to East Holmes Field on June 13th-14th, 2020.

Nestled by the riverside in Ilkley, with the Cow & Calf rocks looking down on our stunning location, nestled in the middle of the Wharfe Valley.

Bigger than ever, we’re celebrating with mouth-watering Street Food, fine Artisan Produce, superb Live Music & Live Entertainment.

Looking for a family day out alongside some of the nation’s best food and drink brands?

Join thousands of foodies in Ilkley this summer!


What’s included in your ticket price?

• FULL entry into all areas of the festival in this stunning location.
• FREE Live Chef Demos (Minimum of 4 demo’s per day)
• FREE Live Music (Minimum of 6 acts per day).
• FREE Live Entertainment/Performing Arts – 6 shows per day.
• FREE Festival Programmes.
• FREE Kids Activities.
• FREE Parking.
• Explore the Artisan Markets.
• Access the Street Food arena.
• A Beautiful Deck Chair to Lounge on.
• Independent Bars (Including an Ilkley Ale House, Speciality Cider, Gin & Wine Bars… event fresh Coconut Cocktails!!)
• Art Displays
• ” A reyt good afternoon. “ – As one gentlemen put it as he was leaving one of our festivals.

…Come join the fun!



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.

Fancy something sweet? Pick up Spanish Churros, smothered in Belgian Chocolate. Choose food from Japan, Italy, Peru, The U.S, or anywhere between!

Vegan? Almost all vendors will have a vegan speciality on for you to indulge!

Independent Drink – 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 8 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.

Something for later? We have everything from handmade Marshmallows to Independent Wines and Gins. Specially assembled for the festival, you can take your pick from the finest artisan brands in the UK.

Live Music – 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.

Live Entertainment – Stroll across the bustling site and you will come to the Entertainment Arena. Here you will witness the mind-boggling talents of Matthew J & friends.

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. We’ve heaps lined up for the kids – see our website for more info.


Joining us this year?

Limited Discounted Early Bird tickets are available from just £3.95 per adult.

Get them here: https://buytickets.at/foodfestival/341625

Offer ends soon!


Supporting Mental Health – Our charity partner at the festival is Bradford Mind. We will be collecting donations through optional donations on ticket sales and many fun activities. We have raised over £18,125. Let’s try break the record this year.

Wellbeing – Here you will find everything from Independent Cosmetics, to Yoga Talks or healthy living interactions.

Art – As you walk through the festival site, admire the artwork on display throughout the festival. Over the past three years, we have been building up this collection, working with talented local artists and Leeds Arts University.


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


When: 13th-14th June, 2019

Where: East Holmes Field, Ilkley.

Full Live Music & Chef Demo line up to be announced.

Join the celebration in Ilkley this summer.

Limited Discounted Early Bird tickets: Available from just £3.95 per adult.

Get your tickets here: https://buytickets.at/foodfestival/341625


June 13
June 14