Porthleven Food Festival, now in its twelfth year, is a well-established event on the Cornish festival calendar. The Festival brings around 40,000* people together in and around the stunning harbour of Porthleven with a national and international chef's theatre, food stalls, street food, music by day and night and entertainment for all.

*2018 Figures

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Shipyard Sessions

By night our Shipyard Sessions bring bands from Cornwall and beyond on all three evenings…
Chef's Theatre with Antony Worrall Thompson at Porthleven Food Festival
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Chefs’ Theatre presented by Proper Job

Porthleven attracts the best talent from the South West and beyond. Check out this years…
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Family Field

As always we’re a family festival and there’s lots going on to keep the young…
Literary & Acoustic Tent sign at Porthleven Food Festival
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Literary & Acoustic Tent

The Food Festival has so much to offer! Here's all the other happenings in and…
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Lime Kiln

Browse the many food offerings at the festival to find your favourite. There will be…
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Local Businesses

Porthleven Food Festival has always been a community event, and this year we are going…
Origin cocktail
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Cocktail Masterclasses

The latest cocktail masterclasses on offer at the festival. Pre booking required
Port and oyster bar
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Port & Oyster Pub

Our pop up Port & Oyster pub in the marquee on the Harbour Head is…
Camping at Porthleven Food Festival
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Camping and glamping

Whether you're looking to stay for a single night or the whole weekend, there are…

Come and stay for the weekend on our festival campsites

Fully equipped campsite 5 min walk from the event!

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Camping 2020

Want to enjoy the very best of the Fest in 2020? Then staying in Porthleven…
Music

2020 evening music acts announced

This year’s evening Shipyard Session line-up includes a fabulous full-on Eighties theme party night on…
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Now we’ve been shortlisted for a regional award

Hot on the heels of our Gold award win at the Cornwall Tourism Awards, we're…
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Limited number of Earlybird Tickets on sale
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2019 Economic Impact Report
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It’s GOLD at the Cornwall Tourism Awards

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