Second annual Street Food & Grooves Festival announced

The Street Food and Grooves Festival is back for the second year and after the successful launch in 2018, this year is set to be even bigger and better.

The festival will kick off with it’s opening night on Friday 10th May with a selection of bars, a choice of hot food and a fantastic line up of some the area’s best live music. The whole weekend will be free entry and organisers have insisted everyone is welcome to come down to the town centre and join in.

Set in the heart of Chesterfield town centre, the weekend is set to have a real celebratory feel with lots of things going on including live music, children’s activities, seating areas and for the food fans there will be a huge choice of delicious food and drink.

On Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May, trading will start at 9am and there, you will find a plethora of different hot and cold street food to sample, including vegan and vegetarian as well as artisan alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. As part of the event, the New Market Place will be open with traders selling crepes, olives, preserves and other cold food.

In the New Square arena, hot food traders will be selling food from around the world and bars, all selling from their own unique trailers and gazebos.

All of this will be accompanied by a line up of talented local singers, duos, trios and bands on the ‘Soundbytes stage’ on the arena.

The festival is organised by Chesterfield company Edge Events and co-organiser Laura Ashby states, “We are so excited to be announcing the second year of the Street Food and Grooves Festival and hope people will travel from near and far to support this growing event.”

“Being from Chesterfield ourselves we are passionate in delivering high-quality events which will be enjoyed by the whole family. We just love the fact that people are embracing the bubbling food and drink scene in Chesterfield and we are excited to organise a festival which can bring people together to celebrate the talents of regional food producers and musicians.”

In the run-up to the weekend, you’ll be able to find out more information here.

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