Bakewell Food Festival

The ever popular Bakewell Food Festival which attracts thousands of visitors is now in its eighth year and will once again be held around the streets of the beautiful and historic Peak District riverside market town. Bakewell's wealth of shops, pubs and cafes will be open as normal. With craft and gift fairs in the Town Hall, Brigade Hall and Medway centre.

Bakewell Food Festival

Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April 2019

9 am - 5pm

in the town centre

free admission

Approximately100 stalls with the focus being on food and drink, the Bakewell Food Festival will once more be celebrating the wealth of excellent local produce that the Peak District has to offer. The town's historic streets will be host to more than their usual splendid offerings of food fayre to tempt your palate. Here is a selection on what to look out for.

  • selection of cheeses
  • craft beer
  • artisan distilled gins
  • James McKay and his owls
  • food tastings
  • Bakewell puddings
  • Tiger Moth fly past
  • elf mills carriages
  • children's rides
  • craft fairs
  • face painting
  • disney characters
  • farmers market
  • Bakewell Silver Band from 3pm to 4pm on Saturday

Bakewell Farmers Market

The farmers market will be held on the Saturday as usual. 9am - 2pm in the Agricultural Business Centre

more info

Vintage Flying are performing a fly past at aprox 1.00pm in their World War Two Tiger Moth aircraft. They offer public flight experiences in their aircraft, for more details click here.

The World Famous Bill Bailey Jazz Band will be playing on the Sunday between 2pm & 3pm.

Formed in 1997 in Ashbourne, they are a Jazz band focusing mainly on New Orleans, Traditional and Dixieland styles but with the versatility to offer almost any Jazz style.

Just a selection of what you are likely to see over the weekend.....

Rachel's Magical Entertainment

A party events company based in the Midlands, providing entertainment at it's best. Look out for the Disney characters on there walkabout during the weekend.