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Food Events & Farmers Markets in Harrogate & District

The Harrogate District has a vast array of places to eat and drink and is home to a rich rural heritage in the surrounding farmland famed for its delicious produce.

So it should come as no surprise that the area hosts may great food and drink events. We certainly know how to celebrate everything foodie…and with whatever tipple takes your fancy.

The BBC Good Food Show is a staple of the Harrogate culinary diary along with the popular twice yearly Foodies Festival.  The Food Hall at the Great Yorkshire Show is always popular with visitors, offering the chance to sample some outstanding treats from across the four counties of Yorkshire.

There are now a range of festivals offering street food, world food and locally produced food; indeed there’s something to suit every taste bud. 

Themed dinners are popular throughout the year. What better place to experience a murder mystery dinner than in the town where Agatha Christie was found after disappearing for ten days?

Or you can dine to the accompaniment of a tribute band or take advantage of the various seasonal celebrations that take place during the year.

The Harrogate District is home to a number of locally produced beers and it is therefore no surprise that there is a regular programme of beer and real ale festivals across the district and throughout the year.

If you prefer gin (and why not in Slingsby Gin’s hometown?) you might enjoy the Gin Festival where every kind of Juniper infused delight can be found.

The Ribston Pippin apple features in the Harrogate District coat of arms and it is worth looking out for cider festivals when autumn approaches.

The apple is so popular in Harrogate that we have two Apple Days: one in September which is the traditional end to the season at Newby Hall and one in October when attention is focussed on RHS Harlow Carr.

So let your taste buds get the best from your visit with the fantastic food and drink events below.

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  1. Long Table Dinner, from Harrogate International Festivals

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    Long Table Dinner, from Harrogate International Festivals

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    Harrogate International Festivals

    Harrogate

    Local Yorkshire Chef Stephanie Moon has teamed up with Harrogate International Festivals to present a culinary experience Harrogate has never seen before. The menu inspired by Yorkshire’s bountiful produce and the stunning garden surroundings of the Valley Gardens is one not to be missed…join us...

    Venue

    Valley Gardens, Harrogate, Harrogate

    Dates

    From:
    5 Jul 2018 To 5 Jul 2018
  2. Whisky Evening

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    Whisky Evening

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    Food & Drink

    Knaresborough

    We are pleased to be welcoming the famous Gordon & Macphail on Friday 6th July 2018. Ben our whisky specialist will be hosting this evening where you will be tasting several different whiskies with well accompanied Yorkshire tapas, in front of the fire in Jacobean Library.

    We will be starting with...

    Dates

    From:
    6 Jul 2018 To 6 Jul 2018
  3. A Tour & A Tea

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    A Tour & A Tea

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    Food & Drink

    Ripon

    FOLLOWING THE SELL-OUT SUCCESS of last year's T&T… why not join us this year – just as it sounds, A Tour & A Tea is a guided tour of the Hall by one of our highly knowledgeable guides, followed by a delicious Afternoon Tea freshly prepared by Elizabeth Dennison of The Dusty Miller.

    The tour will...

    Dates

    From:
    2 Aug 2018 To 2 Aug 2018
    From:
    9 Aug 2018 To 9 Aug 2018
    From:
    16 Aug 2018 To 16 Aug 2018
    From:
    23 Aug 2018 To 23 Aug 2018
  4. Apple Day

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    Apple Day

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    Family Event

    Harrogate

    Sunday 30th September sees Apple Day return to Newby Hall. This is the last day of the season with lots and lots of apple based fun, games and activities. Central to Apple Day is the hotly contested Apple Throwing Championships whereby whoever throws an Apple the furthest over the River Ure wins...

    Venue

    Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon

    Dates

    From:
    30 Sep 2018 To 30 Sep 2018
  5. Nidderdale Food & Drink Festival

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    Nidderdale Food & Drink Festival

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    Food & Drink

    Pateley Bridge

    This first Nidderdale Food and Drink Festival is to be held on Saturday 28th October and will showcase the fantastic range of local produce the area has to offer.

    This FREE event will be held throughout Pateley Bridge starting at 9am and finishing at 5.30pm.

    Meet local talented people...

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2018 To 27 Oct 2018
  6. Masham Traditional Christmas Fair

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    Masham Traditional Christmas Fair

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    Fete / Fair

    Masham

    Great crafts and gift ideas, stalls and activities and seasonal delights. Santa’s Grotto. Delicious refreshments provided by Fearby & Healey WI.

    Dates

    From:
    9 Dec 2018 To 9 Dec 2018

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