Food Festivals In Manchester

  • Manchester Christmas Market
    Set in the heart of the city, the Manchester Christmas festival is packed full of delicious food and drink stalls for all to enjoy.

    Manchester Christmas Market

    • November 8, 2021 - December 22, 2021

    Albert Square, Manchester

  • York Christmas Market – St Nicholas Fair
    Get into the festive spirit in the beautiful city of York. The historic city will host a St Nicholas Fair for all to enjoy this festive period.

    York Christmas Market – St Nicholas Fair

    • November 18, 2021 - December 23, 2021

    Parliament Street, York

  • Chester Christmas Market
    Get into the festive spirit this year by visiting the Chester Christmas Market where you can browse over 70 traditional market stalls.

    Chester Christmas Market

    • November 18, 2021 - December 22, 2021

    Town Hall Square, Northgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2HJ

  • Skipton Christmas Market
    The Skipton Christmas Market is the perfect opportunity to buy gifts from local, independent traders. Time to get into the Christmas spirit!

    Skipton Christmas Market

    • December 5, 2021 - December 12, 2021

    Skipton High Street, Skipton

  • Lichfield Christmas Food & Drink Festival
    Returning for another year, the Lichfield Christmas Food and Drink Festival is back bigger and better than before with over 160 stalls.

    Lichfield Christmas Food & Drink Festival

    • December 10, 2021 - December 11, 2021

    Lichfield City Centre

  • Holmfirth Food & Drink Festival
    Food and drink festival in Holmfirth that has over 75 stalls full of delicious food and drink as well as great entertainment for all the family.

    Holmfirth Food & Drink Festival

    • September 24, 2022 - September 25, 2022

    Towngate, Holmfirth

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Food festivals in Manchester

There has never been a finer time to eat out in Manchester than now due to restaurants and eateries popping up everywhere, and there is certainly no shortage of food and drink festivals around the city. It’s a region that has always offered many local specialities, from currant cake to the Lancashire hot pot, but you also have the opportunity to taste food and drink from all over the globe at these extraordinary events.

The Manchester Food and Drink Festival, a nationally acclaimed event and has been running for 20 years now. The vast amount of stalls and exhibitions take up a large amount of the centre, and in the past, they have welcomed guests such as Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay.

You can also expect plenty of impressive alcohol festivals such as the Whiskey festival that has progressively grown in popularity each year; it’s an absolute must for any Whiskey fanatic. You are able to taste homegrown Whiskies from all over Scotland, as well as a selection from all over the world.

Manchester will certainly impress you not only with these festivals but also with its Beer and Cider, Bolton Food and Drink Festival and more.

The only issue is to decide which festivals that you’re going to attend!

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