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Chester Food and Drink Festival

Held at the famous Chester Racecourse, the annual event is a veritable feast of some of the very best food and drink the region has to offer.


The Chester Food, Drink & Lifestyle Festival takes place every Easter, when about 30,000 people attend what is the informal kick-off of food events in Cheshire. The event showcases the very best in food and drink from Chester as well as communities throughout Cheshire and beyond. The popular festival is held at the Chester Racecourse in the city centre. With horse races dating back to the early sixteenth century, the 'Roodee' is the oldest racecourse still operating in England.

  • 150 Artisan Food & Drink Exhibitors

  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • Local Chefs

  • Celebrity Chefs

  • Tast Cheshire Awards

  • and much more

Chester Food, Drink & Lifestyle Festival Churchill House, Queen's Park Campus, Queen's Park Road, Chester CH4 7AD

t: 01244 956 414 e: w:

Venue: Chester Racecourse Chester CH1 2LY

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