Caerphilly - Caerphilly Food Festival Enjoys Resounding Success

Caerphilly - Caerphilly Food Festival Enjoys Resounding Success


Monday 26th Aug 2019


The 2019 Caerphilly Food Festival was a resounding success with over 9,000 people visiting and enjoying the sunny weather.

Taking place on Saturday 11th May, this annual event never disappoints with over a 100 stalls selling a variety of food and delicacies in addition to a variety entertainment on offer.

With a Cheese Market, farmers market and a Caerphilly Craft Fair; there was lots on offer to keep people busy.

Street entertainment acts The Big Banger, The French Waitors and Cock A Doodle Doo were all crowd pleasers on the day.

There were also free circus attractions that kept children entertained while adults enjoyed time out to watch cookery demonstrations. These included displays from the chefs at The Cwm a Mynydd Local Kitchen, Artisan Cooks Barbecue Demonstrations and even a chance to get messy to create your own Welsh cakes.

And not but least…there were a range of fun fair attractions to keep children entertained including a funhouse and rodeo pig.

This event pleased all the family, locals in the area and even tourists travelling from afar including three ladies from Spain.

Laura Saiz from Madrid, Carla Garcia Rico from Cadiz and Maria Ramos from Talaverawere were all staying in Cardiff and came along once seeing the event advertised.

One of the visitors, Maria, commented on the day, “This is wonderful, we were so impressed when we walked through the town and then to see the amazing castle, it is very impressive. We spent a few hours in the castle and now we are trying some of the food from the festival.”

Next in the series of events to take place in the Caerphilly county borough is the Bryn Meadows Caerphilly 10k on Sunday 19th May, the Risca Summer Festival on 15th June and Blackwood Beach Party on 29th June. 

To keep up to date with events in the borough visit: https://www.caerphilly.gov.uk/Things-To-Do/Events