Tickets & FAQs

General Info


Dates & Opening Times

Date of May Event: 12-13 June, 2021

Opening Times: 10am – 7pm Saturday, 10am-6pm Sunday





Getting Here & Parking

Address: East Holmes Field, Ilkley, LS29 0BZ

By Car: Free on site parking is available.

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.



2021 tickets not yet announced.


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. 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 . 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.