Food Festivals


Please send us your food fair and festival details if you are not already listed here –



Saturday 31st March
Eat Dorset at Abbotsbury Gardens,



Saturday 7th April
Eat Weston, Weston Super Mare food festival

Budleigh Salterton Food Festival,  Next festival 2019

Dorset Knob Throwing & Food Festival,   Not happening in 2018



Saturday 5th May
Dorset Venison and Food Festival, Lytchett Minster,

Saturday 5th to Monday 7th May
Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink

Saturday 5th to Sunday 19th May
Devizes Food and Drink Festival,

Saturday 12th and Sunday13th May
Christchurch Food Festival,

Saturday 12th May
Eat Taunton,

Sunday 13th May
Shaftesbury Festival,

Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th May
Devon County Show, Westpoint, Exeter

Devon Chilli Fiesta, Rosemoor Gardens,

Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th May
Spring Tide, the Jurassic Food Festival, Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock

Sunday 20th May
Dorset Vegan Festival, Poole Lighthouse,

Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May
VegFest, (biggest vegan event in Europe) Ashton Gate, Bristol

Saturday 26th May
Eat Burnham on Sea,

Monday 28th May
Sherborne Country Fair,

Wednesday 30th May to Saturday 2nd June
Royal Bath and West Show, Bath and West showground, Shepton Mallet



Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June
Highcliffe Revival Food Festival,

Bristol Food Connections Festival  dates to be announced

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th June
Swanage Fish Festival,

Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th June
Bridport Food Festival,

Friday 15th to Sunday 24th June
Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival

Sunday 17th June
Evershot County Fair,



Saturday 7th July
Frome World Food Feast (part of Frome Festival)

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July
Dorset Seafood Festival, Weymouth

Church Knowle Food Fayre   dates to be announced

Saturday 21st July
Leigh Food Fair, Leigh near Sherborne

Wednesday 24th to Friday 26th July
New Forest Show, Brockenhurst

Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July
Great Dorset Chilli Festival, St Giles House park, Wimborne St Giles



Saturday 4th August
Dorset Food & Arts Festival, Poundbury

Wednesday 15th August
Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show
Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th August
Food Rocks, Lyme Regis

Thursday 23rd August
Melplash Show

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August
River Cottage Festival, Uplyme,



Wessex Beer Festival. Chilcompton,  dates to be announced

Saturday 1st September
Eat Wellington,

Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd September
Dorset County Show, Dorchester

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September
Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September
Plymouth Seafood Festival



Saturday 13th October
Wimborne Food & Drink Festival

Sunday 14th October
Wells Food Festival

Screen Bites Food Film Festival  dates to be announced

Friday 19th to Sunday 21st October
Dartmouth Food Festival

Saturday 27th October
Eat Burnham,



Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November
Dorset Food & Drink Christmas Fair, Athelhampton House