Tickets & FAQs

 

 

Opening Times 2022

 

The Stray

Saturday 25th: 10am-8pm

Sunday 26th: 10am-6pm

 

Ripley Castle

Saturday 3rd: 10am-8pm

Sunday 4th: 10am-6pm

 

Artisan Market stalls may close from 5pm.

 

 

Getting Here & Parking

 

The Stray

Address: Oatlands Dr, Harrogate HG2 8LZ

By Car: Attendee car parking is unavailable – please use the multi-stories location in the centre. Disabled drop off outside the site is permitted.

By Bus: A number of buses can be caught around Harrogate and Leeds to arrive close to the site – please check Google Maps or your local bus station for services.

By Train: Harrogate Train Station is only a short walk from the festival site in Harrogate Centre.

 

Ripley Castle

Address: Lakeside, Ripley Castle, Ripley, HG3 3EA

By Car: We have FREE on site parking available.

By Bus: The bus number 36 stops directly outside the event site and links the event to Ripon, Harrogate & Leeds.

By Train: Harrogate has very good train links. From Harrogate Train Station, the festival is connected by the bus number 36.

 

 

Disabled Access

Disabled access toilets are available on both sites, and the festivals are predominantly on flat grassland.
We aim to provide a festival environment that is welcoming and inclusive of all abilities, including hidden disabilities. If you have any questions or suggestions for the festival team, please contact us at info@harrogatefoodfestival.com

 

Dogs

Dogs are very welcome! We just ask for them to be kept on a lead and any mess to be cleaned up, as well as being mindful of other attendees and their pets.

 

 

FAQ:  The Stray

Is free parking available? No – The Stray does not permit attendee parking. We highly recommend arriving by the many trains and bus connections that arrive in Harrogate Centre, just a short walk away, or alternatively using the multi-stories. Disabled drop offs next to the site will be permitted.

Is the festival covered? Parts of the festival are covered, but please bring appropriate clothing, sun block and umbrellas.

Can I bring my own furniture? Yes, folding chairs, tables etc are most welcome. Please take these home with you when you leave.

Do you have camping? Unfortunately attendee camping is not permitted on site.

Can I bring my own food and drink? Outside food and drink is not permitted on site, with the exceptions of baby food.

Can we leave the festival and come back in? Yes – please make sure you obtain a stamp/wristband from the entrance, otherwise we will be able to refuse re-entry.

Can I buy tickets on the day? Yes, it may just take a couple minutes longer to get in to the festival. Tickets can still be bought online during the festival weekend and we highly encourage this!

Do you have carer tickets? Carers go free with a purchased child or adult ticket!

 

 

 

FAQ:  Ripley Castle

Is free parking available? Yes we have free car parking on site available, donations to charity partner Harrogate Mind are welcome and greatly appreciated.

Are dogs welcome? Yes, dogs are welcome at the event, we just ask that you keep them on a lead, pick up any mess and respect other attendees.

Is the festival covered? Parts of the festival are covered, but please bring appropriate clothing, sun block etc.

Can I bring my own furniture? Yes, folding chairs, tables etc are most welcome. Please take these home with you when you leave.

Do you have camping? Unfortunately attendee camping is not permitted on site.

Can I bring my own food and drink? Outside food and drink is not permitted on site, with the exceptions of baby food.

Can we leave the festival and come back in? Yes – please make sure you obtain a stamp/wristband from the entrance, otherwise we will be able to refuse re-entry.

Can I buy tickets on the day? Yes, it may just take a couple minutes longer to get in to the festival. Tickets can still be bought online during the festival weekend and we highly encourage this!

Do you have carer tickets? Carers go free with a purchased child or adult ticket!

Where at Ripley Castle is the festival? The festival is located next to the main Ripley Car Park and Ripley Cricket Club. Parking is located here, directly next to the festival site. Yellow directional signage will be available for you to follow as you approach the event site.

 

 

 

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