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Harpenden Food and Drink Festival

Date: 18th Sep 2021
Start Time: 12:00 pm
End Time: 4:00 pm

Harpenden Town Council is delighted to announce the, much anticipated, return of the Harpenden Food and Drink Festival on Saturday 18th September. This event, last held in 2015, is set to be a highlight for residents and visitors to the Town this year with an incredible array of attractions across the High Street and green spaces.

Not only will the occasion feature more than 70 food stalls, from fresh market produce to street food, the weekend will also include outdoor bars, community seating areas, a DJ playing summer time hits, a live music stage, a children’s zone including a pop-up beach, magic shows and other engaging activities, a Cookery Theatre hosted by professional chef Nigel Brown and a Cocktail Master Class.

The Round Table Festival Field hosting The Harpenden Beer Festival, Art on the Common and the Statty Fair will also take place in line with the event.

Further information can be found in the event brochure:

Covid-19 Procedures:

  • PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND If you need to self-isolate. If you have been asked to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace; are required to isolate after travel; or because you are displaying any COVID-19 symptoms (a high temperature, new and persistent cough, or a loss of/change in sense of taste or smell), even if these symptoms are mild, you must not attend the event. You should follow the government guidance -
  • The event takes place outdoors and will therefore be well ventilated.
  • There will be a number of hand sanitising units around the event.
  • Toilets will be available at the event and these will be cleaned regularly.
  • Track and Trace will be available at the event for those that wish to check in.
  • Attendees are welcome to wear face coverings if they wish to.

If you have any questions about the procedures in place, please do not hesitate to contact our Events Officer, Harriet Tamke on 01582 463668.

Applications are now open to businesses outside Harpenden.

Please download an application form for further information and to apply:

Harpenden Food Drink Festival 2021 - Stallholder Booking Form.docx