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Prepare Yourself for the Ultimate Foodie Day Out at the Gastro Festival!

As the summer draws to a close, there’s no better way to celebrate than by indulging in a weekend of culinary delights and vibrant entertainment at the brand new Gastro Festival. Held on the Driffield Showground, this event promises to be the highlight of your summer. Whether you’re a dedicated foodie, a music enthusiast, or a family looking for a fun day out, the Gastro Festival has something for everyone.

Festival Highlights

Amazing Food, Drink & Craft Traders Wander through an eclectic mix of stalls offering a wide variety of delectable foods, refreshing drinks, and unique crafts. From gourmet treats to artisanal products, there’s plenty to explore and taste.

Street Food & Bars Satisfy your cravings with mouth-watering street food options from around the world. Quench your thirst at one of the many bars serving up refreshing beverages, from craft beers to exotic cocktails.

Great Tribute Acts & Local Musicians Get ready to groove to the sounds of incredible tribute acts and local musicians performing all day long. The lineup is designed to keep you entertained and tapping your feet.

Free Children’s Entertainment Bring the whole family along, as there will be plenty of activities to keep the little ones entertained. From funfair rides to games, there’s no shortage of excitement for the kids.

Comedy Performances Laugh out loud with top-notch street comedy performances. Our comedians are guaranteed to keep you in stitches with their hilarious antics.

Farm Animals Meet and greet adorable farm animals. This charming experience is perfect for children and animal lovers alike.

Special Events

Saturday: Eltonesque & Pyromusical Fireworks Finale Experience the magic of “Eltonesque,” the UK’s favourite tribute to Elton John. The evening culminates in a spectacular pyromusical fireworks finale, “Fantasy of the Sky,” lighting up the night in a dazzling display.

Sunday: Freddie Mercury, Taylor Swift Tributes & New York Brass Band Be amazed by Gary Goodmaze’s incredible tribute to Freddie Mercury and enjoy Vikki Earle’s captivating performance as Taylor Swift. Adding to the excitement, the outstanding New York Brass Band will bring the party with their New Orleans Brass spin on pop hits.

For those seeking a more relaxed atmosphere, head over to Tex’s Bar. Enjoy an acoustic stage with chilled-out vibes, perfect for unwinding with a quiet drink. As the night progresses, you might even catch a lively country hoedown or groove to some disco classics.

Plan Your Visit

With free parking available, attending the Gastro Festival couldn’t be easier. To make the most of the space and contribute to an eco-friendly event, we encourage car sharing where possible.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic weekend at the Driffield Showground. Gather your friends, family, and fellow food enthusiasts for an unforgettable experience at the Gastro Festival!

Event Details:

  • Dates: 31st August – 1st September
  • Location: Driffield Showground
  • Highlights: Food, Drinks, Music, Entertainment, and more!

Tickets for this event are available here: https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/York/Driffield-Showground/Gastro-festival-Driffield/39073394/

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