Whether food, music, comedy or dancing are your passion, St Albans has a festival for you. Or maybe you’re celebrating a special occasion, meeting up with old friends or looking to immerse yourself in an evening of outstanding musical performance? Whatever the reason, St Albans has it covered with a packed festival calendar and top- quality accommodation it’s the must-visit destination this year.


Hosted by Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge, Pub in the Park is an action-packed weekend with dancing, live bands and amazing food created by award winning restaurants and top chefs. 8-10 September 2023, Verulamium Park (Tickets HERE)

St Albans Feastival is an incredible foodie celebration in the city centre with food and drink stalls, street entertainment, bars with live music, art and craft activities and cookery demonstrations. 24 September 2023, Central St Albans. Organised by SADC (Free).

Enjoy fantastic entertainment, delicious food, guest speakers, auctions and hundreds of traditional ales, craft beers and real ciders at St Albans Beer & Cider Festival, one of CAMRA’s (Campaign for Real Ale) most prominent provincial festivals. Cheers! 27-30 September 2023, Alban Arena (Tickets HERE)


The hugely popular Gin & Jazz festival is a fantastic showcase for retailers and hospitality venues who open their doors for late night shopping while live Swing Jazz music, fabulous food, and gin bars fill the street. 6 October 2023, George Street. Organised by St Albans BID & George Street Business community (FREE)

Enjoy a traditional German celebration at Oktoberfest with live oompah band, axe throwing, local artists, authentic German schwenkgrill serving delicious Bratwurst, a DJ and of course, Prost beer! 27–28 October 2023, Herts Showground (Tickets HERE)