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Where, When and More to Find a Fruit Festival or Vegetable Festival Near You in 2024!

Scroll down this page for many miscellaneous fruit and vegetable festivals sorted by country and state Or click on the links immediately below for listings of specific fruit and vegetable festivals in Britain, and also the Continent, the United States, Canada, Australia, etc. If we have missed a festival, Click here for the form to add a festival.

UK fruit and veg festivals

  • Apple festivals (on a separate page)
  • Cherry Festivals
    • Alnwick Garden's Cherry Blossom Festival - a weekend in late April from 10:00 to 16:00; see their website for dates
      Denwick Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1YU, Alnwick, UK. Phone: 01665 511350. Email: Directions: Click here for directions by road, rail and bus. The Alnwick Garden's Cherry Orchard is home to 350 Japanese Taihaku cherry trees, which each spring blossom with large white blooms known for their beauty. Welcome the blossom and the Northumbrian spring at the Cherry Blossom Festival. There'll be giant kites flying, and you can fly the kite you made in Easter holiday workshops. The Garden will be decorated with silk banners and paper lanterns made by visitors, and our Japanese guests will offer workshops origami and calligraphy, as well as an exhibition of Bonsai trees. At 2pm, join an enchanting parade to the Orchard for the symbolic rite of spring.
  • Rhubarb Festivals
    • Wakefield Festival of Food, Drink and Rhubarb - usually held in late February
      Wakefield, England. The annual Wakefield Festival of Food, Drink and Rhubarb celebrates the traditional links with rhubarb-growing in Wakefield by showcasing the most talented local, regional and celebrity chefs. Held in our large demonstration marquee on the Cathedral precinct, the 3 day event is an opportunity for chefs to cook with spectacular local produce alongside our Yorkshire forced rhubarb in ways you never imagined. From sweet to savoury, drinks to chocolate, you will be sure to find an exciting and new way to cook with rhubarb. Email: Phone: 01924 305751 / 01924 305026. This year expect to see great tasting food and drink, colourful stalls selling delicious Yorkshire produce, fun activities for young children and families, lively street entertainment and live cookery demonstrations, featuring some of the most talented chefs working in the country today. When you arrive in the city during the festival weekend, pop into the Visitor Information Point inside Wakefield Cathedral or the Customer Information Desk inside the Ridings Shopping Centre to pick up a festival brochure. Also see this website for more information.
  • Strawberry festivals (on a separate page)


Global festivals outside the UK

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