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Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th Aug 2024

10:30 - 16:30 (Both Days)

Markeaton Park, Markeaton Lane,

Derby, DE22 4AA

Markeaton Park is Derby’s most visited park and is one of the most popular attractions in the East Midlands. It offers a place to escape from day to day living and city life and experience a little bit of countryside on Derby’s doorstep.

Mad Hatters Events proudly presents the Markeaton Park Food & Drink Festival, a fantastic day out that brings together an array of food vendors, musicians, craftsmen and artisans. This free-to-enter festival promises an incredible family day out with something for everyone. Try out new dishes and drinks, enjoy live music, browse through craft and artisan stalls, and take in the stunning park scenery.  Whether you’re a food lover or simply looking for an exciting day out with your family and friends you can't beat Markeaton Park Food & Drink Festival.

Street food




Artisan stalls


Gift and craft stalls


Dog friendly





If you don't know the area we strongly advise you use What3Words



For Satnav’s the Nearest Postcode

is  – DE22 4AA




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 60 and 80. We like to offer a wide variety so you can expect various food & drink stalls, bars, street food vendors and gift & craft stalls.

A Fantastic free Food Festival in the centre of Derby!

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