Festival Programme

27th to 31st March 2024

All day activities

27 Mar - 31 Mar 2024

Chocolate Festival Taste Trail

27 - 31 Mar 2024 Information Point, Parliament Street

A walking trail around the city of York and an opportunity to try samples from some of the best York’s food scene by visiting a range of deli’s, restaurants and suppliers.

Please note, the Taste Trail is now fully sold out

A self-guided walking trail around the city of York and an opportunity to try samples from some of the best of York’s food scene.

The trail features 10+ sample stops and you will receive a map and guide of the various participating businesses, along with a schedule of when each business is open and offering samples.

The samples provided on the taste trail vary widely depending on the participating businesses, but may include small bites of chocolate, cakes, confectionary, and drinks.

Overall, the Taste Trail is a fun and engaging way for visitors to sample a variety of local food and drink offerings and experience the unique flavours and culture of York.

Tickets are limited to 100 per day.
You can either pre-book online or purchase your booklet at the information point (while stocks last)
Collection of the trail booklet is from the Information Point any day of the festival between 10am to 4pm, located next to Festival Activity Marquee (between Barclays and Halifax)

Did you know that the York Food Festival is a not-for-profit organisation?
Any money generated (from trader fees to ticket sales) goes back into the festival to improve it year after year.
Please consider making a donation to support the festival and keep it running.

More information
Fully Booked
27 Mar - 31 Mar 2024

Family Easter Egg Hunt

27 - 31 Mar 2024 Activity Area, Parliament Street

The Egg hunt is a fun and interactive activity designed for families with children. A self-guided walking tour while answering clues and picking up some mini eggs. Finish by decorating your own chocolate bar egg with York Cocoa Works.

Participants receive a map/guide leaflet that includes questions about participating businesses in the area, providing a unique and engaging way for families to explore the local food scene, while also having fun and learning new things along the way.

Along the tour there will be chances to pick up some mini eggs, and then ends with decorating an Easter Egg Chocolate Bar with York Cocoa Works.

You can either pre-book online or purchase your booklet at the information point (while stocks last)

Collection of the hunt guide is from the Information Point any day of the festival from 10am, located next to the Activity Marquee (between Halifax & Barclays), Parliament Street
Last entry for the Easter Egg decorating in the Activity Marquee will be 4pm

Did you know that the York Food Festival is a not-for-profit organisation?
Any money generated (from trader fees to ticket sales) goes back into the festival to improve it year after year.
Please consider making a donation to support the festival and keep it running.

More information
For 1 place to decorate an egg£5
Book Tickets
27 Mar - 31 Mar 2024

Easter Early-Bird Guided Tour at York Chocolate Story

27 - 31 Mar 2024 York Chocolate Story, King's Square 09:30 until 09:30

An offer for the early risers. 9.30 and 9.45 start times. Join a fascinating guided tour about the history of chocolate!

Get 20% off early bird guided tours at York chocolate Story during the Eater holiday at 9:30am and 9:45am (23rd Match – 7th April).

VariousSEE CHOC STORY WEBSITE FOR DETAILS
Book Tickets
27 Mar - 30 Mar 2024

Georgian Cooking at York Mansion House

27 - 30 Mar 2024 Mansion House, St Helen’s Square, York, YO1 9QL 11:30 until 12:30

Discover an authentic Georgian cooking demonstration of ‘Chocolate Cream’ at York Mansion House and learn the fascinating links we have to York’s history with the sweet treat!

Included in the price of general admission to the York Mansion, a demonstration will run each day of the festival at 11.30am and you can take a recipe card away with you to try at home!

Tickets to be purchased at admission desk upon arrival
Discount admission prices are available and can be found HERE

More information
General admission to Mansion HouseVariousSee website for pricing

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