St Albans Food & Drink Festival 2018

The St Albans Food & Drink Festival will return this autumn to showcase the fantastic range of food, drink and produce available throughout St Albans District. With so many excellent eateries providing fabulous food and delightful drinking holes, the festival is a great time to try something new or different.


The Food & Drink Festival will run from 26 September to the 8 October with plenty of events to get involved with across the district. The CAMRA Beer Festival will be on 26 - 29 September, the St Albans Feastival on 30 September, and the Food & Drink Awards will be revealed on Monday 8 October.

St Albans Food & Drink Festival Awards

Food and Drink AWARDS 2018 190x150It is time to have your say! Who do you want to win?

Over 190 businesses have been nominated and now it is your chance to vote for your favourite! The three businesses that attract the largest share of the public vote in each category will go through to the final stage of moderating.

How to vote?

Click here to vote now!

One vote per person per award is permitted.
Voting is open until 11.59pm on 26 August 2018.

The winners will be announced at a glittering Festival Awards Dinner to be held at Sopwell House Hotel on Monday 8 October.

Hold a festival event


It takes just four easy steps to being part of the St Albans Food & Drink Festival...

1 - Get creative and plan a food or drink themed event
2 - Submit you event via this online form
3 - The Events Team will promote it as part of the festival for free!
4 - Host your event and share the memories with us on festival social media pages!

The Criteria
The event must be food or drink related.
The event must be hosted in the St Albans District.
The event must be held between 26 September - 8 October 2018.

All events submitted before the 5th August 2018 will have the opportunity to be featured in the event brochure.
All events will be listed on our festival website.
You will be contacted when the website goes live so you can check your listings.

Want to collaborate with someone?
If you are a chef looking for a venue or a venue looking for an event idea, get in touch!
The events team are happy to help introduce people to each other and help create some unique one off events for the City!

Submit an event using the online form.

Festival sponsor

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    SA Law is proud to sponsor the St Albans Food & Drink Festival. 

More information

For more information or sponsorship enquiries please contact