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Malton Food Festival 2023, Yorkshire, UK

26 August 2023 - 27 August 2023


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One of Yorkshire’s premier local food festivals will occur in the town of Malton from 26 to 27 August. The Malton Food Festival 2023, or Summer Malton Food Lovers Festival, will attract tens of thousands of foodies from across the county and elsewhere in the UK. Due to its popularity it is now held over three days.

The Spring festival attracted 40,000, so expect even more this time around.

Highlights include Tommy Banks showcasing his premium wine brand, Banks Brothers. David Atherton demonstrating his culinary skills as well as discussing his book My First Baking Book. And a food demonstration from Simon Jewitt, Head Chef of Crafthouse.


Where is the Malton Food Festival?

Held next to St Michael’s Church, Malton.

When is the Malton Food Festival 2023?

From 26 to 27 August.

What’s On at the Malton Food Lovers Festival

Organisers say there will be more than 100 market stalls and street food vans, in addition to live music, cookery workshops and a festival fringe. There will also be a range of activities and workshops throughout the festival.

Music will come from The White Star Band and others.

Malton Food Festival
Malton Food Festival, next to St Michael’s Church, Malton

Details of the 2022 festival from food demos to live music, street food and the festival bar, can be found here.

More Malton Food Festivals

The food lovers festival is not the only food festival in town. The town has monthy food markets, a gin festival, craft beer festival, Meadowfest music festival on 29 July, harvest food festival, and even the 10k Marathon du Malton.

Getting to the Malton Food Festival

A Festival map will show all festival locations including toilets. Disabled toilets, parking and other facilities are available. Extra buses and trains from York and Scarborough will be laid on over the weekend. Malton is on the award-winning Coastliner bus route. There is a designated festival Park & Ride car parks operating (£7.50) at each entrance to Malton from the A64, with a regular shuttle bus service to the entrance.

Things To Do in Yorkshire

For inspiration on what to do while in the area, read Mark Bibby Jackson’s Whitby and the North York Moors.

Accommodation in Malton and North Yorkshire

If you are looking for accommodation during the festival or at any time during the year, try our try our hotel comparison engine by entering your dates below – we search hundreds of websites so you can find the best deals. Alternatively, you could book into a Travel Begins at 40 favourite – The Farmhouse, Goathland.

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26 August 2023
27 August 2023


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Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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