Exhibitor News


Please join us for this year’s festival FRIDAY 20TH TO SUNDAY 22ND OCTOBER 2023

Now in its 19th year, the Dartmouth Food Festival has become one of the top 10 food festivals in the UK, with nearly 25,000 visitors and as such attracts a large number of potential exhibitors. Our priority is to offer our visitors a wide range of the highest quality local, regional and artisan produce so if you feel you can make a positive contribution to our event please apply.

As you may already know, we don’t work on a first come first served basis for pitch allocation. Once you have completed your online application, we will review applications at the end of April.
We recognise that you have a business to run and decisions to take so we will do our very best to communicate with all applicants in early May, confirming if your application has been successful.

Main criteria for a successful application.

Our exhibitor key criteria of ‘quality, taste and sustainability’ is very influential in how we select our exhibitors. We always look to include quality local, West Country produced, unique, and new producers to offer a balance of variety, fresh offerings. Products or companies from within the South West Locally sourced ingredients where possible

It’s worth noting that we will continue to do our best to welcome back our long standing stall holders. We must also encourage new applicants every year so that our visitors can enjoy a rich diverse and varied festival. Don’t worry if you are not successful this time, you can always apply again next year.

To apply:

Applications to exhibit opening soon!

Please subscribe to our Newsletter for more updates.

If you’d like to contact our Exhibitor Co-Ordinator, please use the following email address exhibitors@dartmouthfoodfestival.com.

If you’d like to contact our Festival Co-Ordinator, she can be reached by email office@dartmouthfoodfestival.com.


2023 Application

Our Venues:

Royal Avenue Gardens, The Boat Float and the South Embankment
Friday 20th October: 10am – 5pm
Saturday 21st October: 10am – 5pm
Sunday 22nd October: 10am – 4pm

Festival Bar
Open until 8pm on Friday & Saturday, and Sunday until 4pm

Market Square
Saturday 21st October: 10am – 5pm
Sunday 22nd October: 10am – 4pm

Download our FESTIVAL MAP (available October)


Details to be found here