Tickets & FAQs

General Info


Dates & Opening Times

Date of Event: 12-13 June, 2021

Opening Times: 10am- 8pm Saturday, 10am-7pm Sunday

(Markets may close from 5pm)


IMPORTANT NOTE: Please DO NOT travel to the event if you have not purchased a ticket.

Missed out on tickets? Check out our sister festival: The Harrogate Food & Drink Festival: A Feast on The Stray, taking place on June 26-27. Limited tickets still remaining here.





Getting Here & Parking

Recommended Transport: We recommend travelling by public transport where possible. Ilkley has fantastic bus and train links.

Address: East Holmes Field, Ilkley, LS29 0BZ

By Car: Limited free on site parking is available. One car park is located on Denton Road near the suspension bridge. The other is located on West Holmes Field, which borders Middleton Avenue and Denton Road. If these car parks become full, we recommend using Ilkley’s town centre parking facilities.

Bus & Train: East Holmes Field is a 8 minute walk from Ilkley Train Station (o.5 miles), with a variety of buses to choose from.
We recommend walking to site wherever possible.


Disabled Access

There is a disabled car park directly near the event site. There are disabled access toilets on site and the festival is predominantly on flat grassland. If you have any questions or recommendations for us, please contact us at



We love the pooches at the Ilkley Food & Drink Festival – bring them along! We just ask that you keep them on their lead and respect other attendees at the festival.



Is free parking available? Yes we have free car parking on site available, donations to charity partner Bradford Mind are welcome and greatly appreciated.

Are dogs welcome? Yes, dogs are welcome at the event, we just ask that you keep them on a lead.

Is the festival covered? Parts of the festival are covered, but please bring appropriate clothing, sun block etc.

Can I bring my own furniture? Yes, folding chairs, tables etc are most welcome.

Can I bring my own food and drink? Outside food and drink is not permitted on site (water is ok).

Can we leave the festival and come back in? Yes, as long as you get a stamp/wristband from the entrance.

What are the opening times?  10am-8pm (Sat) & 10am-7pm (Sun) . The Artisan Market may close from 5pm.

Can I buy tickets on the day? Tickets are required for this event due to COVID regulations. Please DO NOT travel down to the event site if you have not purchased a ticket. For event days where we are sold out we may release more tickets online, depending on live capacity of the event. We will do this hourly from 1pm.

Where in the park is the festival? The festival is on East Holmes Field, opposite the Lido.