What a lonely place an annual calendar would be without a few Food or Drink Festivals marked on it with a bright felt tip. This tasty blog is taking a look at what the North York Moors currently have to offer, with everything from a large world-famous affair in pretty market town to a more refined gathering in a Victorian seaside town.
Here’s our take on the Top 5 Food & Drink Festivals in the North York Moors this year…
Top 5 Food & Drink Festivals – North York Moors
#01 Malton Food Lovers Festival
One of the top foodie events in the country no less, the renowned Malton Food Lover’s Festival seems to get bigger and better every year. This 2 day festival is set in the cobbled squares of the pretty market town of the same name. Indulge at over 150 stalls packed with delicious Yorkshire produce, celebrity spot some big-name chefs or just mosey around and enjoy the friendly atmosphere with a glass of something lovely.
Date – 28-29th May 2016
#02 Saltburn Food Festival
Coming up to its 4th year this charming foodie festival is the brainchild of a few enterprising local food businesses in the town. Set on the streets of gorgeous Victorian Saltburn you get to enjoy stunning views of the Yorkshire coastline while stuffing your face with all things yummy. Great for kids too with a dedicated children’s kitchen for them to mess around at.
Date – 31st July 2016
#03 Grosmont Beer & Music Festival
This tiny little festival is set in the pretty North York Moors village of Goathland, famous for its station on the North York Moors Railway. One for lovers of ale and traditional good old fashioned fun!
Date – August 2016
#04 Malton Game & Seafood Fest
Another top notch Yorkshire Food Festival hosted by the market town of Malton. This time its all about Pheasant, wild boar, venison, oysters, mussels and more. If you want to explore the world of game and seafood get yourself along to the Malton Game & Seafood Festival for a taster.
Date – 10th September 2016
#05 Cropton Brewery Beer Festival
Described by CAMRA as legendary, you can expect more than 80 local ales (not that we’d recommend trying every one!) at this friendly beer festival run by Cropton Brewery. Live music and pub food makes it a right good day out.
Date – November 2016
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