Harrogate Food & Drink Festival at The Stray

Harrogate Food & Drink Festival at The Stray


The Harrogate Food & Drink Festival at The Stray promises to be an unmissable event for culinary enthusiasts and families. This festival celebrates international flavours and local talents, featuring a fusion of international cuisine, independent beverages, live music, arts, and charity initiatives.

Event Highlights:

  • International Street Food: Visitors can explore the vibrant tastes of global cuisines, selecting from the UK’s finest street food vendors amidst the picturesque setting of The Stray.
  • Independent Drink Bars: The festival hosts 8 unique bars, offering a range of refreshments from cold beers and champagne to non-alcoholic options like freshly squeezed lemonade and juices.
  • Live Chef Demonstrations: Featuring top chefs from the region, including collaborations with Zest Charity & Leeds Cookery School, these live cooking sessions are a highlight for food enthusiasts.
  • Artisan Markets: Indulge in a sensory experience at the Artisan Produce Markets, with an array of gourmet treats like artisan brownies, luxury cured meats, and an assortment of cheeses from top UK producers.
  • Live Music and Entertainment: The festival boasts over 26 performers, spanning genres like Jazz, Soul, Pop, and Indie, along with an entertainment arena showcasing magicians, comedians, and interactive shows for all ages.
  • Children’s Activities: Kids can enjoy shows like the Magic Matt show, partake in quizzes, and explore the Traditional Fun Fair and Inflatable Land.
  • Mental Health Support: The festival continues its partnership with Mind in Harrogate, focusing on raising funds for mental health through various activities and donations.

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, 29 June 2024 – Sunday, 30 June 2024
Time: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM BST
Location: The Stray, Oatlands Drive, Harrogate, HG2 8JT

With a lineup that includes live chef demos, a plethora of live music acts, free entertainment and performing arts shows, festival programmes, kids activities, and more, the Harrogate Food & Drink Festival 2024 is the perfect destination for a family weekend.

Additional Information:

  • Parking is available at nearby multi-storey car parks, with no parking on The Stray.
  • Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead.
  • Visitors are advised to bring appropriate clothing as only some areas of the festival are covered.
  • Personal furniture like folding chairs is allowed, but outside food and drink are not permitted (except water).

For a complete festival experience, including ticket information, visit the website. Join in for a celebration of taste, talent, and community spirit at the Harrogate Food & Drink Festival 2024.


The Stray, Harrogate, Oatlands Drive, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8JT
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29th Jun - 30th Jun, 2024
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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