Visiting the Festival

Making the most of
your experience

The Northampton Winter Food Festival takes place at The County Cricket Ground in Northampton, the home of the Northamptonshire County Cricket Club. We will be taking over all of the indoor space - including the massive Lynn Wilson Centre - and also putting a marquee on the outfield so you will be warm and dry whatever the weather.

Of course, it wouldn't feel wintry if you didn't get some fresh air as you're walking around so the street food market will be located outside, around the boundary edge.

There will be over 80 food, drink and gift stalls for you to browse; chef demonstrations by the best local cooks; tasting workshops; foodie talks; piping hot street food and mulled cider and wine to warm your cockles.


The festival will take place on Saturday November 11 and Sunday November 12 in 2017.


10am to 6pm on Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday.


Save money by buying your tickets in advance. Adult tickets are £6 in advance and £8 on the day. A child ticket (over ten years) is £3. Children under ten go free. 

There are two different tickets for each day: for arrival at either 10am onwards and at noon onwards. You are welcome to stay as long as you want.  Please choose your arrival time when you book.


Parking for the event is free and will be on Abington Park, a short walk from the The County Cricket Ground. Please follow the signs for 'Event Parking'. There is no parking for the general public at The County Cricket Ground.

Disabled parking places can be booked in advance and will allow you to park right beside the festival. These spaces are limited and you must bring your disabled parking permit with you on the day to confirm your reservation. To book, please email,, providing your ticket time and car registration no.


Entry to the festival will be via the gates on Abington Avenue only. You will be able to buy tickets on arrival at the Match Day ticket hut. If you already have a ticket, please head directly to the turnstiles.


I'm afraid we are unable to accommodate dogs at the festival.

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