Food & Drink

Are you someone who enjoys delicious foods, sweet treats and mouth-watering cuisine?

Wakefield has some of the most popular food festivals in Yorkshire and a great selection of restaurants, cafes and food markets for you to explore and indulge in. Whether you come into the city to explore the night life or visit for a day of retail therapy, there is something for everyone.

In February, Wakefield comes alive with the sounds of Rhubarb growing in the forcing sheds and the city turns pink with street entertainment, tasty foods and of course, Rhubarb!

Flashforward to July and Pontefract gets ready to celebrate its most famous plant, Liquorice! With entertainment, workshops, talks and market stalls it's the perfect event for all sweet lovers.

So what are you waiting for? Come along to Wakefield and tuck in!