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Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st July 2024

10:30 - 16:30 (Both Days)

Elvaston Castle, Borrowash Road,

Derby, DE72 3EN

Located in Derbyshire, near to Derby and Nottingham, Elvaston Castle Country Park encompasses approximately 321 acres of open parkland, woodland and more formal historical gardens.

At the heart of the estate lies Elvaston Castle, a gothic revival masterpiece (not open to the public) designed by James Wyatt in the early 1800s based on the original house dating back to 1633.

Mad Hatters Events invites you to experience the Elvaston Castle Food & Drink Festival 2024! This stunning event is set at the historic Elvaston Castle Country Park and features amazing food and drink from all over the world. Our craft stalls feature unique and one-of-a-kind items that you won't find anywhere else, plus live music and children’s entertainment. There's no entry fee, so come join the fun!

Street food




Artisan stalls


Gift and craft stalls


Dog friendly





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For Satnav’s the Nearest Postcode

is  – DE72 3EN. 

When nearing Elvaston Castle, please follow the show’s directional signs.




Entry - Free

Parking: Standard Parking Charges apply.



Q: Are dogs allowed into the festival?

A: Well behaved dogs on a lead are more than welcome at this festival and there are some doggy stalls for them too.

Q: Is there disabled access?

A: Yes the site is very accessible and there are disabled toilets on the festival site.

Q: Do the stalls accept debit / credit card?

A: Many stall holders now provide card facilities for customers but there are a few that are still cash only.

Q: How many stalls are there at each event?

A: The number of stalls can vary but is usually between 70 and 115. We like to offer a wide variety so you can expect various food & drink stalls, bars, street food vendors and gift & craft stalls.

Q: Where do I park?

A: Parking is available on the event field, making it easier for you with no busy roads to cross.

A Fantastic free Food Festival in the heart of Derby!

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