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Hampton Court Palace Food Festival

Delicious food, live music and activities for the whole family

Delicious food, live music and activities for the whole family

Join our annual Hampton Court Palace Food Festival, the best summer bank holiday weekend celebrations for all the family in Henry VIII's beautiful gardens.

There will be more delicious street food to graze on than ever before, plus amazing pop-up bars serving tasty tipples, refreshing craft beers and exquisite wines. With over 150 fantastic brands and producers joining us, you'll be able to get your hands on everything from mouth-watering cheeses and sausages to brownies and churros. 

What's more, your ticket will give you access to the palace made famous by Henry VIII, his wives and children.

Pre-book now, members go free.

When

24 - 26 August 2024

10:00 - 18:00

Ticketing information

Entry to the Hampton Court Palace Food Festival is included in your Hampton Court Palace admission ticket.

Members go free, pre-booking recommended.


Included in palace admission (members go free)

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The Fountain Garden, showing a long shot general view of visitors enjoying the 2023 Food Festival.
The Great Fountain Garden, showing a close view of an adult and little girl smiling and enjoying a tray of takeaway chips at the 2023 Food Festival.
Side view of a woman visitor being served with a tray of Mr Bombay Indian street food at a stall at the 2023 Food Festival.

Family Fun

There's something for everyone, with fun for all the family from face painting, Shire Horse rides and children's arts and crafts, to traditional fete games and circus skills to try your hand at - plus 60 acres of gardens, a maze, the Magic Garden adventure playground, and a whole palace to explore. What better place to spend your bank holiday weekend with the whole family?

Great Fountain Garden showing games being played by children as part of Summer Food Festival.

Explore over 150 food and drink brands

Discover over 150 delectable treats, with everything from macarons to marmalade, and bubble tea to truffle, via chilli, cheese, crepes, churros and chai. There’s something for everyone from every corner of the globe. Check out the full vendor list, or discover some of our highlights:

  • Amrutha – try unmissable vegan soul bowls, curries and stir fries
  • Bramble Drinks Co – sample handcrafted liquers using seasonal and local fruit
  • Casa Mia – husband and wife duo’s 20-year-old authentic pasticceria has breathtaking Italian treats
  • Crumpy’s Smoke Shack – a delight for meat lovers, sink your teeth into a hand pulled brisket bun or take home a succulent steak
  • Quinoa Peruvian Food – don't miss freshly prepared street food, and quench your thirst for fresh guac, plantain and more
  • Sticks’n’Sushi - treat yourself to premium sushi platters from one of London’s most popular restaurants
  • Sundeis – this microbakery specialising in buttercream cakes will satisfy every sweet tooth
  • The Uncommon – try spritzy, aromatic wine grown from Southeast England’s finest grapes
A close view of hands serving hot food at the 2023 Food Festival.

Bandstand

Soak up the atmosphere and spirit of summer with some feel-good classics from some of the finest local bands. Pop on your dancing shoes or simply enjoy the perfect soundtrack for your day full of foodie fun.

Saturday: Polka Dots Trio, UnderDogs, JC Singer

Sunday and Monday: Polka Dots Trio, ABBA, JC Singer

Back view of two women singers performing to an audience at the 2023 Food Festival.

Upgrade to a VIP package

Indulge yourself and loved ones with a touch of sparkle to the day with our exclusive VIP package.

The limited VIPs will receive: access to an exclusive VIP tent, complimentary goody bag, soft drinks, complimentary pastries and beer, wines, and prosecco from 12:00 to 17:00.

Upgrade to VIP today
The Great Fountain Garden, showing a group of visitors (two couples, all wearing sunglasses) laughing and enjoying a drink at the 2023 Food Festival.
Food and drink at the Hampton Court Palace Good Food Festival 2017
Food and drink at the Hampton Court Palace Good Food Festival 2017
East Front Gardens during Hampton Court Palace Food Festival 2017

My favourite memory was at the Food Festival with our children and my best friends. We loved the atmosphere of the event: live music [the] children were dancing with the music, great food and great company… It was a really great day and it’s something we look forward to every year.

Historic Royal Palaces Member

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