Food Festivals in Kent

Festival season is starting to wind down as winter approaches, but that doesn't matter as there's still plenty of food and drink festivals happening around Kent this season!

The Garden of England will be showing off its culinary credentials with a whole host of festivals dedicated to sensational food and drink. Whether you a sucker for street food or passionate about rum, it’s time to tempt your taste buds.

And if you want to know where to find more fantastic food and drink fresh from the Garden of England to make your own foodie masterpieces, check out our round up of farmers' markets in Kent

Broadstairs Food Festival

28th – 30th September
Sensational food and drink is served up with a side of sea views at the Broadstairs Food Festival. Tour 100 stalls of regional produce and sharpen up your skills with workshops and live chef demonstrations. If the weather's good, you can always burn off the extra calories with a dip in the sea!
Sea views and great food

The Rum Festival Kent

6th October
Over 100 rums to taste might sound daunting and your decision making will be challenged, but that's exactly how many you can get a hold of at the Rum Festival in Maidstone. Beside the bountiful rum, there'll be live Caribbean music and food too to really put you back into that summer mood! Rum festivities in Kent

CAMRA Real Ale & Cider Festival 

19th – 21st October
Once you have finished eating at the September Tunbridge Wells Food & Drink Festival, keep your calendars open for the following month. The Spa Valley Railway will play host to CAMRA's Real Ale & Cider festival, where you can taste over 215 real ales and ciders. It won't just be in one place either but the festival continues on train journeys throughout the day too! Ale, cider and trains in Tunbridge Wells