Throughout the year South Devon plays host to lots of different food and drink festivals. From beer festivals to events dedicated to seafood and everything in between, you’re sure to find a food and drink festival in the region to suit your tastes! Find out about the various food and drink festivals in South Devon during 2020 below.

Cullompton Spring Festival of Food, Music & Craft, Cullompton (11th April)

A festival that the whole family will enjoy, celebrate the wonderful season that is spring at Cullompton Spring Festival of Food, Music & Craft. Dive into tasty treats by local producers and also enjoy great entertainment, crafts and more. Additional information about Cullompton Spring Festival of Food, Music & Craft is available here.

Salcombe Crabfest, Salcombe (3rd May)

Join in with lots of amazing activities and entertainment at the fantastic Salcombe Crabfest. Perfect for those of all ages, the one day event is in its fifth year and is free to attend with street stalls, live music, competitions and chef demonstrations. To learn more about Salcombe Crabfest, please click here.

Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink, Exeter (8th – 10th May)

Held within the Exeter Castle Courtyard and Northernhay Gardens, Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink is a food festival in South Devon that you won’t want to miss. It brings together some of the top food and drink producers from the region to Exeter for a weekend of culinary delights. Further details about Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink can be found here.

Kingsbridge Food & Music Festival, Kingsbridge (29th – 31st May)

Kingsbridge Food & Music Festival showcases local tastes and sounds in a friendly atmosphere. The festival is free and visitors can look forward to an array of tempting dishes from many different stalls as well as live music and a Kids Zone for the little ones. Find out more about Kingsbridge Food & Music Festival here.

Flavour Fest, Plymouth (29th – 31st May)

Taking place in the bustling city of Plymouth, the Piazza in the city centre is transformed as it welcomes stalls from over 100 traders for Flavour Fest. Regional produce, a marquee bar and live music is all on offer alongside some celebrity cookery demos too! Additional information about Flavour Fest is available here.

Ottery St Mary Food & Families Festival, Ottery St Mary (30th May)

Enjoy chef demonstrations, entertainment and plenty of local food stalls all in the heart of Ottery St Mary with the Ottery St Mary Food & Families Festival. It’s truly a great day out for the whole family in a charming location. If you would like to learn more about Ottery St Mary Food & Families Festival, please click here.

Crediton Food & Drink Festival, Crediton (13th – 14th June)

A two day festival taking place in June, Crediton Food & Drink Festival is definitely a date for your diary! Much like many of the other food festivals in South Devon, this one combines stalls, music and plenty more for visitors to look forward to. Find out more about Crediton Food & Drink Festival by clicking here.

Nourish Festival, Bovey Tracey (29th August)

Held in Bovey Tracey, Nourish Festival brings together a selection of the best food and drink in the South West. From artisan cheeses and speciality mushrooms to homemade chocolates, Bovey’s Fore Street will be lined with lots of fantastic tasty treats for you to discover. Additional information about Nourish Festival is available here.

Ashburton Food & Drink Festival, Ashburton (5th September)

Ashburton town centre is transformed in September for Ashburton Food & Drink Festival. A street market with a carnival atmosphere including music and performers is on offer with over 65 local and regional producers showcasing their goods. Discover more about Ashburton Food & Drink Festival by clicking here.

Plymouth Seafood Festival, Plymouth (12th – 13th September)

The South West is known for its fantastic seafood, and what better way to celebrate that than at Plymouth Seafood Festival during September. The Barbican and Sutton Harbour come alive with lots of entertainment, activities, food stalls and crafts stalls. To find out more about Plymouth Seafood Festival, please click here.

Abbfest, Newton Abbot (18th – 20th September)

Taking place at Fermoy’s Garden Centre not far from Newton Abbot town centre, Abbfest is a truly Devonshire beer and real ale festival. Over 200 ales, all brewed in Devon, and 30 ciders are available, as well as a wine, Pimms and prosecco bar alongside food stalls and more! Further information about Abbfest is available here.

Powderham Food Festival, Exeter (3rd – 4th October)

Celebrating the South West’s finest food and drink, Powderham Food Festival takes place within the magical grounds of Powderham Castle in Kenton near Exeter. Visitors can look forward to over 150 exhibitors as well as demonstrations from some of the region’s leading culinary talents. Find out more about Powderham Food Festival here.

Cullompton Food & Drink Festival, Cullompton (10th October)

Enjoy an array of tasty treats at Cullompton Food & Drink Festival this year with hot food stalls and artisan food producers. There’s also going to be chef demonstrations and a cream tea showdown to find the best cream tea in the Culm Valley! Please click here for additional information about Cullompton Food & Drink Festival

Dartmouth Food Festival, Dartmouth (23rd – 25th October)

Dartmouth Food Festival takes place over three days all around the gorgeous harbourside town of Dartmouth. More than 100 producers from the South West come along to showcase their goods with plenty of chef demos, workshops and lots more! Further details about Dartmouth Food Festival are available here.

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