Events and festivals in Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray is host to a wide variety of vibrant events with something going on every month of the year.

For more details on events please visit www.melton.gov.uk/events to view, download or request a copy of the What’s On in Melton Mowbray events guide. Also check out shows, films and gigs at Melton Theatre, the Regal Cinema and www.meltongigguide.co.uk

To whet your appetite, here is a selection of some of the area’s most prestigious events:

April

  • British Pie Awards & Great British Festival of Pies
  • Spring Rare Breeds Show
  • Rutland to Melton CiCLE Classic Road Race
  • Eggstreme Easter at Twinlakes Park

May

  • MDTG Horse Driving Event
  • Graze the Vale
  • Artisan Cheese Fair

June

  • Stapleford Miniature Railway
  • Midsummer Music Festival

July

  • Leicestershire County Livestock Show
  • Women’s CiCLE Classic Road Race
  • Chilli Fest Pie Fest
  • UK PieFest

August

  • Melton by the Sea 
  • Firework Champions at Belvoir Castle

September

  • Traditional Rare Breeds Show
  • Annual Beer Festival

October

  • Melton Mowbray Food Festival
  • Award Winning Xtreme Scream & Family Scream Park

November

  • Disco Inferno Fireworks at Twinlakes Park
  • ChocFest

December

  • Victorian Christmas Fayre
  • St Mary’s Christmas Tree Festival
  • Winter Wonderland Twinlakes Park

Events and festivals

Open Day at the Defence Animal Centre

Sun 25 Jun 2017

Melton Mowbray

 
 
 
Firework Championship 2017

Sat 12 Aug 2017

Melton Mowbray

 
 
Cheese

Artisan Cheese Fair

29th & 30th April 2017

The UK’s Largest Cheese Fair has over 60 cheese makers exhibiting their produce and has thousands of visitors each year.

Admission: £4, under 16s free. Tickets available on the gate.

Venue:
The Cattle Market
Nottingham Road
Melton Mowbray
LE13 0HS

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Melton Mowbray Food Festival

October 2017

The Melton Mowbray Food Festival is one of the largest regional food festivals in the country.

 

Venue:
The Cattle Market
Nottingham Road
Melton Mowbray
LE13 0HS

Fayre

Victorian Christmas Fayre

2nd & 3rd December 2017

The Christmas Lights will be switched on during this weekend with entertainment on stage from local schools, a Victorian market, festive entertainment on stage and the Victorian Fayre - all in one great weekend.

Admission: Free, just drop in!

Venue:
Melton Mowbray Town Centre

ChocFest

ChocFest

18th & 19th November 2017
Sat: 10am - 5pm & Sun: 10am - 4pm

ChocFest is a festival of all things chocolate. Includes tastings, talks, demonstrations and workshops to make your own chocolates ready for christmas.

Admission: £4, under 16s free. Tickets available on the gate.

Venue:
The Cattle Market
Nottingham Road
Melton Mowbray
LE13 0HS

Last updated January 2017