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Getting to York Food Festival
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Parking at York Food Festival
York Food Festival is situated in York City Centre. You can park at any of the council car parks listed here: Please note that coaches are not permitted inside the city walls.

There is plenty for children to do at York Food Festival. From watching chef demonstrations, to learning how to make chocolate to tasting samples from stalls! We aim to provide something for all ages to take part in and enjoy.

Well-behaved dogs (and owners!) are welcome at York Food Festival.

There are public toilets on Silver Street, just off Parliament Street and St Sampsons Square (where the festival is located). These are owned by York Council and have a charge of 40p for use. There are baby changing facilities and a disabled toilet.

Cash Points
There are a range of cash points on Parliament Street. HSBC, Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland all have cash points outside.

Disabled Visitors
The Festival is outdoors, so it is easily accessible to disabled visitors. We can make arrangements for disabled visitors to have space/seats in the demonstration area. Please visit the Information Point once you arrive at the festival.

What’s On Guides
York is lucky to have a selection of what’s on guides and websites:
One & Other York
Visit York
York 360
York Mix

Farmers Markets
The local Farmers Markets are a great way to buy local produce and sample some excellent products. You can also meet the producer and hear the story behind the food!
York Farmers Market
Hovingham Farmers Market
Malton Food Lovers Market

Other Festivals
York hosts various festivals throughout the year (food and non-food), which can be found at Inside York
York Food and Drink Festival aren’t the only one’s to be celebrating Yorkshire produce! There are Food Festivals and events happening throughout the year.
Dales Festival of Food
Leeds Loves Food
Yum! Hull