Food and Drink Festivals and Events

Ceredigion food festivals are a great opportunity to taste local produce, meet the producers, watch celebrity chefs cook for you, browse and buy at all kinds of stalls, have fun mingling, taking part in competitions, listening to music and dancing!

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Lampeter Beer and Cider Festival - Saturday, February 17th 2024

A warm and friendly festival celebrating beers, ciders and lagers from all over Wales, including new and local brews. Held on the Lampeter campus of the University of Wales Trinity St David.

Lampeter Food Festival:  July (date tbc) 

The campus of University of Wales Trinity St David's is the lovely setting for the Lampeter Food Festival.  Meet local producers, taste fantastic produce and enjoy the food, drink, herbs and craft stalls gathered under the shade of trees. Music fills the air around the fountain in the college quad whilst local and celebrity chefs share their tips and secrets in the ever popular demonstration tent.

Aberaeron Beer and Cider Festival: August 10, 2024

Hosted by Aberaeron Yacht Club, the Aberaeron Beer and Cider Festival is one of the food and drink highlights of the colourful harbour town. Sample a range of welsh ciders and beers and enjoy live music from noon and entertainment until late.

Cardigan River and Food Festival: August 2024 date tbc

Held on the quayside at Cardigan, the Cardigan River and Food Festival combines activities and fun on the river Teifi with a full programme of live music, cookery demonstrations, children's activities and an array of food and craft stalls. The festival site is perfect for seeing Teifi river coracles and cheering on the competitors in the river races. You can also take to the water yourself with a boat ride.

Aberystwyth Street Food Festival: Friday 23rd - Sunday 25th August 2024

The Streetfood Warehouse roadshow rolls into town for a week end of tasty treats inspired by the cuisines from all over the word - from the Americas, Asia and Africa to Europe and Wales. Aberystwyth Marina is the relaxed setting for dozens of stalls and vans, each offering classic and new dishes to tickle your tastebuds.

Cardigan Castle Oktoberfest tbc

Cardigan Castle must have seen some feasting over the centuries - legend has it that King Arthur attended a wedding feast here! Now the Castle is hosting it's first Oktoberfest, with German beers, food and a live Oompah band - it's going to be a cracker!

Apple Day at Llanerchaeron: October tbc

The National Trust's Apple Day is a day to celebrate all things apple. The walled garden at Llanerchaeron has over 50 varieties of apple trees, including some ancient apple trees trained on espaliers. Activities include guided walks, kids’ games and activities, and apple produce stalls. You can even bring along your own apples to have their variety identified.

Lampeter Apple Day: October tbc

Retail, wholesale and home delivery company Watson and Pratt's hold an annual celebration of their local suppliers and producers. the event includes food stalls, talkls, crafts and activities as well as the popular apple press.  Bring your own apples and containers for the juice.