Melton Mowbray Food Festivals

Melton Mowbray's Food Festivals

Melton Mowbray is the Rural Capital of Food and is renowned for the fine food and drink on offer in the area. Famous for its Pork Pies and Stilton Cheese the town is host to the Melton Mowbray Food Festival, the British Pie Awards, the UK Pie Fest, ChocFest and the largest Artisan Cheese Fair in the country.

Melton Mowbray's reputation for pies means that it is the ideal location to host the annual British Pie Awards that attracts hundreds of entries from across the UK.

The festivals take place each year:


June - Artisan Cheese Fair & Cheese Awards

August - PieFest

September - British Pie Awards

October - Melton Mowbray Food Festival

November - ChocFest

Click on the event names for full details about each of the above events.

See the website for the Melton Mowbray Food Partnership for information on how the partnership promotes local food producers and the above events.