6 fun-filled food festivals to fall for this autumn


    The summer music festival season has come to an end, making way for some fun-filled foodie events taking place over the next few weeks. Peek at our festival guide down below if you feel like paying a visit to Flavour Town this autumn…

    Annual Honey Festival: September 24th

    Back by popular demand, the Ashford & District Beekeepers Association invites foodies to come and visit their exciting Honey Festival this September, taking place on the picturesque grounds at the Ashford Heritage Centre. As well as an informative Bee Keepers Hut, visitors can look forward to honey tastings, market stalls, demonstrations, an interactive kiddies’ storytelling corner, face painting, a quiz and more! More information at heritageweek.ie.

    Via: dublinvegfest.com

    Dublin Vegfest: September 24th – 25th

    Feast your way through the weekend at the Vegan Food Village in Rathmines this September, where you’ll find the best and newest plant-based cuisines on offer as well as meet experts in their field of diet, health and sustainability. Tickets start at €12.50 (excluding booking fee & VAT) and are available from Eventbrite.ie.

    Dingle Food Festival: September 30th – October 2nd

    Kicking off the first weekend in October, the Dingle Food Festival is a must! Highlights include cookery demonstrations, a food trail, over 50 market stalls, workshops, street entertainment, children’s events, wine tastings and much more. For more information, check out dinglefood.com.

    Via: savourkilkenny.com

    Savour Kilkenny: October 28th – 31st

    Held in the stunning setting of Kilkenny’s Medieval city, Savour Kilkenny is food for the soul this autumn. The festival will bring visitors on a journey of discovery and taste that will truly awaken the senses! Expect talks from experts, demos from top chefs, unique dining experiences and all the food stalls you can imagine. For more information, go to savourkilkenny.com.

    Burren Food Fayre – October 29th – 31st

    Every year over the October Bank Holiday weekend The Burren Food Fayre plays a central role in the festivities for the Winterage Festival, which is celebrated throughout the towns and villages of the Burren. Taking place in Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare, the Burren Food Fayre is a must-go for foodies this October. More information at galwaytourism.ie/event/burren-food-fayre/.

    Via: boynevalleyflavours.ie

    Samhain Food & Culture Festival: November 3rd – 6th

    Foodies and Halloween fanatics are invited to Kells in Co. Meath to celebrate the annual Samhain Festival and the end of the harvest season. Visitors will get to experience 5,000 years of food and culture through cookery demos, farm tours, panel discussions, kids workshops, long table suppers and more! For more information, check out boynevalleyflavours.ie.

    If you’re looking for a scrumptious way to pass the time this autumn, then these foodie events are not to be missed!