Hereford Indie Food Festival
Hereford Indie Food Festival

The Hereford Indie Food Festival, an annual event that brings together food, music, and local talent, is all set to return in the year 2023. This vibrant urban festival is a must-visit attraction for food enthusiasts, music lovers, and everyone in between.

The Festival’s History

Founded in 2016, the Hereford Indie Food Festival has grown in popularity over the years. Its objective is celebrating the excellent independent food and drinks businesses in Hereford, and beyond. After a break in 2022, the festival saw a triumphant return, attracting over 7,000 visitors. The festival’s success has been credited to the collective efforts of the local community, including festival founder Dorian Kirk of The Burger Shop, and everyone involved in organizing the event.

When and Where

Mark your calendars for the August Bank Holiday weekend of 2023. The festival will take place from the 26th to the 28th of August. The venue for the Hereford Indie Food Festival is Aubrey Street, located behind the Green Dragon in Hereford City. The festival will also be open on the Monday daytime, giving you an extra day to enjoy all the festival has to offer.

What to Expect

The Hereford Indie Food Festival is a three-day event filled with exciting activities and experiences. Here’s a sneak peek into what you can look forward to at the festival:

Street Food

The festival is a paradise for food lovers, especially those with a penchant for street food. You can expect a fantastic street food market featuring some of the titans of the Herefordshire food scene. So get ready to tickle your taste buds with some mouth-watering dishes.

Live Music

Music is an integral part of the Hereford Indie Food Festival. The festival will feature a massive main stage with live performances throughout the day and into the evening. The line-up for 2023 includes acts like The Undercover Hippy, Jetski, Skinny Living, and many more. So, whether you’re a fan of rock, pop, or indie music, there’s something for everyone.

Makers and Produce

In addition to food and music, the festival also showcases local talent through its maker’s market. The market will be bigger and better than previous years, featuring a selection of local artisans and their unique creations. Moreover, there’s also a produce market where you can purchase fantastic local food and drink.


Tickets for the Hereford Indie Food Festival are already on sale. Each day of the festival is divided into two parts: Day and Night. Daytime entry is priced at £3 per person, while children under 12 can enter for free. Evening entry requires a ticket, which also includes daytime entry for the same day. Tier 2 tickets are priced at £10, and once they’re sold out, Tier 3 tickets will be released at £12.

The Line-up

The Hereford Indie Food Festival has a stellar line-up of music acts for the 2023 edition. On Saturday, 26th August, you can look forward to performances from The Undercover Hippy, Jetski, Calum Bowie, Kinstrife, Natalie Holmes, RP Mcmurphy, and Honey B McKenna.

On Sunday, 27th August, the line-up includes Craig Charles, The Spitfires, Skinny Living, Pentire, Eliza May, Linerunners, Joseph Morris, and Max Galactic.

Be a Part of the Festival

If you’re interested in being a part of the Hereford Indie Food Festival, you can fill out an application form on their website. Whether you’re a local artisan, a food vendor, or someone who wants to contribute to the festival in some way, you’re welcome to join the celebration.

Get in Touch

For more updates on the Hereford Indie Food Festival, you can check out their Instagram page. You can also contact them at if you have any queries or suggestions.

The Hereford Indie Food Festival is an event that celebrates the spirit of Hereford City. It brings together the local community and provides a platform for independent food and drinks businesses, musicians, and artisans to showcase their talent. If you’re planning to visit Hereford in August 2023, make sure you don’t miss out on this spectacular event!