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The Newcastle Food Festival 2024: A Springtime Feast

4 May @ 10:00 am - 6 May @ 6:00 pm

Free – £9.95
Brand NEW for 2024 is Newcastle Food Festival taking place at the stunning Exhibition Park.🥳
Picture this: leisurely strolling, cold drink in hand, indulging in tasty treats, and being serenaded by live music on stage. But that’s just the beginning! 🌟
What’s on the Menu? 👇
👩‍🍳 Live Chef Demos (Minimum of 12 Demos over the 3 days)
🎸 Live Music (At least 15 acts over 3 days)
🛍️ Explore the Artisan Markets (Indulge in fresh baked cakes, artisanal cheeses, and aromatic sauces)
🌮 Street Food Arena (From tasty tacos to irresistible bao buns and succulent pulled pork)
🥂 Independent Bars (Featuring an Ale House, Speciality Cider, Rum, Gin & Wine Bars)
🍺 A Full Ale House – Showcasing Ales, IPA’s, Lagers & Cask favourites
👉 Eccentric & Extraordinary Production
✨ FREE Live Entertainment/Performing Arts – 6 shows daily
🎟️ FREE Festival Programmes
🤹 FREE Kids Activities
🥳 Ample Furniture Dotted Around for Lounging
🎢 Fun Fair & Inflatable Land
🎨 Art Displays
🐐 Mobile Educational Farm
🤹‍♂️ Whimsical Roaming Entertainment & Comedy – Chefs on stilts riding bicycles, anyone?
😁 “A fab day out with the family and a buzzing atmosphere” – Capturing the delight of seasoned festival-goers.
…Come and join the fun!
⭐ Enjoy the stunning location at Exhibition Park, easily reachable via public transport ⭐
Early Bird Tickets starting from £5.95 per Adult (Limited time only)
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International Street Food – Take a leisurely stroll through the lush green fields at Exhibition Park and let the enticing aromas guide you to flavours from around the world. Indulge in freshly prepared Paella or Pad Thai bursting with flavours. Experience the gooey delight of Artisan Melted Cheese or nibble on Pomegranate-topped Halloumi Fries. Craving something sweet? Dive into Spanish Churros smothered in Belgian Chocolate. Choose from cuisines spanning Japan, Italy, Peru, the U.S, and everywhere in between!
Independent Drink – Relax on a colourful striped deck chair in the sun. Sip on a Cold Beer, a glass of Champagne, or a Cocktail loaded with fresh Strawberries. With Independent Bars at the festival, we’ve got your drink preferences covered.
Fine Artisan Markets – Heighten your senses as you stroll through the colours, tastes, and smells of the giant Artisan Produce Markets. Indulge in a gooey Artisan Brownie, grab gourmet Fudge, or luxury Cured Meats. Cheese lover? We’ve got loads of it, sourced from some of the best producers in the UK.
Live Chef Demos – Witness the region’s top chefs create a culinary storm right before your eyes.
Live Music – Groove to the sounds of award-winning Jazz, Soul, and Pop. Dance to the unique sounds of the Washboard Resonators on the festival stage. We welcome the best local talent at each festival.
Live Entertainment – Explore the bustling site and be mesmerized by the mind-boggling talents of our Live Performers.
Children’s Entertainment – Watch the excitement on their faces during the daily Magic show. Join in the free kids quiz and fact-hunt around the site. Don’t forget to swing by the Traditional Fun Fair and Inflatable Land. We’ve got heaps lined up for the kids – check our website for more info.
Supporting Mental Health – Our charity partner at the festival is Tyneside and Northumberland Mind. We will be collecting donations through optional donations on ticket sales and many fun activities. We have raised over £100,000 for mental health charities at our festivals so far.
International cuisines | Exhibitors and Performers | Independent Bars | Giant Artisan Produce Markets | Street Food | Dessert Stations | Live Entertainment | 26+ Live Performers | FREE Kids Activities and Kids Packs | FREE Deckchairs and Seating | FREE Festival Programmes | Traditional Fun Fair | Inflatable Land
When: May 4th-6th, 2024 (Bank Holiday Weekend)Opening Times: 10am-6pm (Saturday Sunday & Monday)
Where: Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Full Live Music & Cookery Theatre line up to be announced.
Join the celebration in Newcastle this spring. ☀️
Limited Discounted Early Bird tickets: Available from just £5.95:


4 May @ 10:00 am
6 May @ 6:00 pm
Free – £9.95
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Exhibition Park
Claremont Rd
Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 4PZ Newcastle Upon Tyne
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