Visit the annual ChocFest that takes place in November

Events and festivals in Melton Mowbray

Pork pie making

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 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

Melton Mowbray Food Festival

Sat 5 - Sun 6 Oct 2019

Enjoy a whole host of live demonstrations in the Aga Rangemaster Cookery Theatre and roll up your sleeves and join in the activities in our popular Family, Food and Fun Zone.

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Sat 26 Oct 2019

A murder has been committed! Can you help solve the mystery?

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ChocFest at Melton Mowbray

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Nov 2019

ChocFest is one of the UK’s most popular chocolate festivals and at this year’s event, there will be some of the finest chocolate and associated food and drink products to taste and buy from some of the UK’s best local producers.

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Artisan Cheese Fair


4 & 5 May 2019
The UK’s largest cheese fair has over 60 cheese makers exhibiting their produce and has thousands of visitors each year.
Visit the Distilled Festival for all things distilled

Distilled (SpiritsFest)

22 & 23 June 2019
Full programme of talks, tastings and workshops - all about your favourite tipples plus stalls for tastings and to bottles to purchase



27 & 28 July 2019
The UK's largest celebration of Pies. Pie makers from across the UK including winners of the British Pie Awards selling pies of all shapes and sizes, sweet and savoury, hot and cold.


Melton Mowbray Food Festival

5 & 6 October 2019
The Melton Mowbray Food Festival is one of the largest regional food festivals in the country.
Cocoa Amore


16 & 17 November 2019

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


Christmas Weekend

29 Nov - 1 Dec 2019
The Christmas Lights will be switched on during this weekend with entertainment on stage, a Victorian market, festive entertainment on stage and the Victorian Fayre - all in one great weekend.