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Eat Me… Drink Me… Party!

Roll up, roll up, roll up…

‘Let Us Entertain You’ at Bolton’s biggest festival yet!

Voted the best Food Market by the National Association of British Market Authorities, the festival attracted over 263,000 visitors last year so book your tickets early and make sure it’s in your diary!

This is our 12th festival and it promises to be even more magical with a bank holiday weekend of food, drink, fun, family entertainment and live music all crammed into 4 days.

Feast your senses with our:

  • Celebrity and regional chef cookery demos

  • Over 200 food, drink and arts and craft stalls

  • Some all new special events, including ‘Made In Bolton' by Aiden Byrne; wine tasting, pastie and beer tasting

  • Afternoon Tea

  • Cocktail and Prosecco Bars

  • A new Festival Music stage on Le Mans Crescent, with daily headline acts and music from indie to rock and acoustic sets

  • Fantastic children’s activities – visit Alice’s Wonderland, for a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party with a difference as well as try loads of great free activities at the Central Library, The Octagon theatre and Crompton Place!

There’s more places than ever to eat, drink and shop, you’ll be spoilt for choice and entertained as you explore what’s on offer across the town centre – come on in and see…