Tickets & Info

General Info



Ilkley Food & Drink Festival 2020, due to take place on June 13-14 2020 has been cancelled due to the global pandemic. The next Ilkley Food & Drink Festival will take place on June 12-13. 2021.

Still want some Food Festival goodness in 2020? Then head to or

These events will still be going ahead dependant on Government guidelines. Take care everyone.

The Food Festival Team x



FREE On Site Parking Available



2021 tickets not yet announced.


Opening Times

Saturday: 10am-8pm

Sunday: 10am-6pm



Ilkley is serviced by many buses and information can readily be found online for this. We will be adding this info to the site in due course.



Ilkey train station is an 8 minute walk away from the festival site (0.5 miles).


Disabled Access

There is a disabled car park directly next to the event site. There are disabled access toilets on site and the festival is predominantly on flat grassland.



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 . The Artisan Market may close from 5pm.

Can I buy tickets on the day? Yes, it may just take a couple minutes longer to get in to the festival. Tickets can still be bought online during the festival weekend and we encourage this (you’ll get in quicker!).

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