Waterford Harvest Festival is a wonderful festival that showcases food heritage and culture in Waterford City.
Waterford Harvest Festival will take place 11th, 12th & 13th of September 2020.
Whether you consider yourself as a master of microwave meals or the next Ramsey, there is plenty to see and do. You can also gain new skills at this fantastic event. A staple on the nation’s culinary calendar, Waterford Harvest Festival will fill the streets of Ireland’s oldest city with a banquet of inviting sights and aromas.
We have something to suit all tastes, with cookery demonstrations, tastings, and workshops. Local and regional producers will showcase the very best of their produce, with demonstrations and bake-offs to keep young and old entertained and filled.
Truly a wonderful weekend of Street Parties with a picnic, a market, and lots more besides- all basking in the glory of the delicious, good, clean food on offer in a city surrounded by such rich resources as The Bread Basket, The Golden Vale and The Atlantic Ocean.
Since pagan times, the harvest festival has been the time for celebrating crops grown, and for families and the wider community to come together and enjoy the fruits of labour they have put in!
Waterford Harvest Festival recreates a modern version of this traditional feast and celebratory period, with foodie fun and educational events for all and children’s entertainment across the city.
The festival takes place in September and encourages people from Waterford, the rest of Ireland and beyond to gather together and experience an exciting range of culinary delights, most of which have been grown locally.
This festival brings together, involves, and educates people in the appreciation of good, clean, fair food, showcasing all the gastronomic delights the region has to offer.
Waterford and the surrounding environs are home to an expanding network of dedicated, enthusiastic producers and the Waterford Harvest Festival is just one way to leak this secret to the rest of the country and to put Waterford on the gastronomic world map!
So, it’s time to get out that chef hat and apron and come down to Waterford city for the Harvest Festival. You never know what you might get to experience!
You may even get to master the art form of the iconic, ham sambo!