Taste Cumbria

Taste Cumbria events showcase all that is brilliant about the county's food and drink.

The Taste Cumbria festival takes place in Cockermouth on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September this year.

A great range of attractions are on the menu, giving visitors the chance to eat, drink, shop and explore.

All of this is free to attend:

  • Producers’ Market on Main Street
  • Street party on Market Place
  • Drinks tent and outdoor picnic area with live music all weekend
  • Hot food court
  • The demo stage with some great local chefs
  • Fairground rides 
  • Children’s activities.

Ticketed events will be announced closer to the time.

Apart from the 'main' festival, these Taste events are also due to take place this year:

  • Taste Wigton, Saturday, 22 April 2023  
  • Maryport Taste of the Sea, Saturday and Sunday 12 and 13 August 2023 
  • Taste Christmas Cockermouth, Saturday and Sunday, 9 and 10 December 2023.
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