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Taste Ards and North Down: Autumn Food Celebration

Tuesday 24 August 2021

Ards and North Down Borough Council is gearing up for an autumnal celebration of local food and drink across the Borough. Throughout September and October, you will have the opportunity to savour seasonal produce, experience some of the boroughs finest food and drink at our foodie experiences and purchase directly from local producers and suppliers at our Taste Ards and North Down food markets.

Highlights include;

Tide and Turf, Portavogie

Saturday 11 September, 12noon – 5pm

Join us for the main event on Saturday 11 September for a celebration of fantastic local produce and lots of family fun.

It will be foodie heaven, with the chance to feast on delicious treats, see live demos from great chefs, and meet our local food and drink heroes.

With great music, entertainment and lots of fun kids activities - it will be a perfect day out for foodie families! 

FREE - Find out more about Tide and Turf - Portavogie

Foodie Experiences

Enjoy unique autumn experiences celebrating seasonal tide and turf produce and showcasing some of the borough's finest local food and drink. 

Tantalise your taste buds and take a look at our mouth-watering programme and see what foodie experience you fancy, find out more about the Autumn Food Festival Foodie Experiences.

Local Food and Drink Markets

Ards and North Down is well known for our wonderful local markets which have been a tradition for over 100 years. From Bangor to Comber, Newtownards to Portaferry, throughout September and October there will be lots of opportunities to join us and taste Ards and North Down's seasonal fayre. Find out more about the Local Food and Drink Markets 

There’s never been a better time to Taste Ards and North Down. Find out more about the Autumn Food Festival.

All providers will operate with COVID-19 measures in line with current government guidance.
Help us to stop the spread of COVID-19. Regular rapid lateral flow testing is strongly recommended prior to attending this event. For more information see www.ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk/lateralflowtests