Rockin’ Food Festival Goes Green for 2019.
Look no further for plans for your August Bank Holiday, the Sunny Southeast has you covered, as Enniscorthy brings the Rockin’ Food Festival to town.
The Enniscorthy Rockin’ Food Festival, is running Friday 2nd to Monday 5th August 2019, and, is thrilled to launch their “Rockin’ Green” campaign.
This International Food Festival is taking giant steps toward sustainability by swapping out single-use plastics, introducing waste management stations, hosting fun and educational events. They are encouraging food vendors and festival-goers to get involved.
The showstopper feature of the campaign is a giant Norman character. It is made of recycled materials which not only represents Enniscorthy’s rich heritage but will act as a centrepiece waste management station for festival-goers.
The award-winning Rockin’ Food Festival is an all-inclusive, family festival hosting a jam-packed weekend of over 120+ Rock’n’Roll, food & drink, art, culture and family fun events.
Relive the 1950s as some of the biggest names in Rock’n’Roll will hit the Free Outdoor Main Stage and Rock’n’Roll Gig Trail including the Hicksville Bombers, The Revolutionaires and Sharna May & The Mayhems.
A range of interactive kid’s workshops will be running over the weekend such as Go Car Go and The Looney Gas Show which educate children about important Green topics in a fun and exciting game style way. Other great kid’s events include Slime Making, Pizza Making Classes, Ancient East Storytelling, Kayaking Sessions & Children’s Chocolate Camp with Zaeire Artisan.
Over 100+ food, drink and craft vendors will take over Enniscorthy’s streets for the FREE Artisan Festival Market including some delicious vegan and free-from options. Stop by the Food Marquee and check out the program of free cookery demos, tastings and health & wellbeing talks with Edward Hayden, Paul Hynes of La Cote, Bean & Goose Chocolate and lots more.
Many of our fringe events include workshops and tours to local food-producing farms such as Wheelocks’ Fruit Farm and Regan Organic Farm who’s tour highlights the importance of sustainable farming and food production.
- The Free to Enter Festival which is Internationally recognised was recently shortlisted for Ireland’s Best Cultural Experience and Ireland’s Best Tourism Initiative at the National LAMA awards and won Best Festival at the South East Hospitality Awards.
- Our Festival Green Partner is Creane & Creane Insurance, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford and is also funded by Wexford County Council
The full line up for the weekend can be found here, www.rockinfoodfestival.ie.