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6th Annual Taste of Wicklow Food Festival will be held on June 30th & July 1st 2018

The 6th Annual Taste of Wicklow Food Festival will be held at the stunning Abbey Grounds, in Wicklow Town, over the weekend of June 30th & July 1st 2018. This year the food and music festival will run over the two days in conjunction with the start of The Round Ireland Yacht Race in Wicklow Town.



On Saturday 30th June a wonderful weekend in Wicklow Town kicks off with the start of the Round Ireland Yacht Race with a full programme of family entertainment at the historic Black Castle.



The festivities continue with a variety of national and local talents ready to put on an unforgettable show sure to electrify the crowd starting from 5pm – 10pm. The programme features Cafolla & Engel, Seo Linn, Music Generation Wicklow, Look to The Lady, and Xquisite Dance - five acts that are no strangers to putting on powerful performances.

Local Celebrity Chef, Kevin Dundon, loves going to Taste of Wicklow

On Sunday celebrity chefs Catherine Fulvio, Kevin Dundon and Paul Kelly together with local chefs will be cooking up a storm throughout the day with masterclass demonstrations — if you fancy yourself as the next Gordan Ramsey you can't miss this!

Catherine Fulvio's kitchen garden is looking great just in time for the Taste of Wicklow

 The programme will feature over 30 artisan food and craft stalls who have been tweaking their delicacies for months just for this moment, and can't wait for you to sample the absolute best in food that Wicklow has to offer.

Pastry Chef and chocolate maestro Paul Kelly is looking forward to Taste of Wicklow

Entertainment for the whole family is guaranteed as a packed schedule of free entertainment will be running for all the family — face painters, children's games, entertainers, puppet and circus shows, to name just a few of the activities.


For the 6th year running, The Taste of Wicklow is proudly sponsored by Gallagher's SuperValu Wicklow and is organised by Wicklow Town & District Chamber.

Speaking at the photo call, Wicklow Town & District Chamber President Robin Bradley said: "Now in its sixth year, The Taste of Wicklow Food Festival has become the standout social event of the year in Wicklow Town and this year sets out to promote all the food producers in County Wicklow."



A buzz is brewing in Wicklow Town, as local businesses and the festival committee get ready to showcase Wicklow Food, Fun , Music and more in the sunny southeast!

Weekend Tickets include entry to our Taste of Wicklow Raffle. Under 12's go FREE with all ticket options. Day tickets will be €10 at the Gate over the weekend. Early Bird Tickets (offering 25% off) are Now Available online at www.tasteofwicklow.ie/tickets , but act fast as the tickets are rapidly running out - once they're gone, they gone!

I'll be down at Taste of Wicklow helping Kenny Maguire Demos with the stagecraft for the weekend too, so do come along and say "Hi!" - Zack

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The Irish Food Guide Blog www.IrishFoodGuide.ie includes news, foodie chat, recipes, award results, links and other general information on the Food & Tourism Industry in Ireland.

It is written & curated by Zack Gallagher, Donegal Town, Co Donegal, Ireland.

“My Blog is a slice of the Irish Food ‘Network’. I’m a Chef with over 27 years experience and also have a background in media. I’m passionate about Irish Food Tourism and I believe that a rising tide really can lift all boats!”

Supporting Irish Food created by passionate producers and encouraging the Irish food & hospitality industry to use modern social media methods to increase their business.

Zack is building an all-Ireland Food Tourism network to assist Tour Operators bringing guests into Ireland to connect easily with artisan Irish food producers, so as they can experience the provenance and personality behind our Irish food Visit www.IrishFoodTours.ie