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Abergavenny Food Festival 2019

When is the Abergavenny Food Festival?

Abergavenny Food Festival is held on the third weekend in September. In 2019 the festival will be held on the 21st and 22nd September.

What is the difference between wristbands and tickets?

Wristbands allow you access to the whole festival site. Event tickets are for separate events that happen during the festival weekend in various venues across the town.

Where is the festival?

The Abergavenny Food Festival takes place across the town of Abergavenny. You can find the full festival map here.

Where can I purchase wristbands? 

You can purchase wristbands in advance online by following this link.

Can I buy wristbands on the day?

Yes, wristbands can also be purchased on the day. They will cost £19 for a weekend wristband, £13 for a Saturday wristband and £11 for a Sunday wristband. Children under 16 can come along for free. You can purchase both wristbands and event tickets (subject to availability) from one of our four box offices, situated opposite St John’s Square in Castle Street car park, at the bottom of Cross Street by the bus station, at the entrance to the Tiverton Producers’ Market and at the entrance to the Castle. You will also find a Festival Information and Merchandise Point located on Market Street at the entrance to Upper Brewery Yard and at the Castle.

Do you offer group discounts?

We can offer a 10% discount to groups of 10 or more. Please contact if you would like to discuss a group booking.

Do you offer a discount for local residents?

Yes, local residents with an NP7 postcode can receive a 20% discount on wristbands by using the promotional code LOCAL when booking their wristbands online.

Do you offer a discount for children?

Children under 16 can attend the festival for free, but they will need a wristband. Child wristbands are available here. Any additional event tickets would need to be purchased separately.

What are the opening hours?

On Saturday, the festival opens from 9:30 – 18:00 and will continue from 18:00 – 22:00 for the Night Market. On Sunday, the festival will be open from 09:30 – 17:00.

Am I allowed to bring my dog into the festival?

Unfortunately dogs, with the exception of assistance dogs, are not allowed in any of the internal or external market venues. As they may spend much of the day in your car, we advise that you leave your dog at home.

For any other enquiries, please contact Lotti Jones on 01873 851643 or email