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We’re all foodies in Normandy, so it’s no surprise our vast variety of food festivals are some of the best in France! Join us for mouth-watering regional cuisine, street food, artisanal produce, chef demos, tastings, live music and entertainment. Here are all our favourite food festivals taking place in 2022.

Apple and Cider festivals


15-16 October – Apple festival with apple tart competition and tastings


23 October – Major cider festival in one of Normandy’s ‘most beautiful villages in France


30 October – A celebration of all things apple, cider and cheese


12-13 November – Traditional cider festival with apple pressing demos, mulled cider, a market and more

Fête du cidre et de la pomme à Beuvron-en-Auge

Cheese Festivals

CHEESE FESTIVAL: Cambremer (Calvados)

6-7 May 2023 – Festival celebrating all of Normandy’s PDO-certified products


Mi-July 2023  – A celebration of Normandy’s four most famous cheeses, among others

Fête du fromage: TOUFFREVILLE-SUR-EU (Seine-Maritime)

4 June 2023 (to be confirmed) – A celebration of Normandy cheeses

Fête du Camembert: Orbec (Calvados)

Mi-July 2023 – A celebration of Normandy’s most famous cheese!

Foire aux Fromages: LIVAROT (Calvados)

5-6 August 2023 – A celebration of all cheeses

Fête du Fromage (Seine-Maritime): NEUFCHATEL

18 September 2022 – A celebration of local Neufchâtel cheese

AOP cheese platter

Seafood Festivals

PARTY SHELL: Trouville-sur-mer (Calvados)

3-4 December – Cooking demonstrations, tastings, entertainment… But also the shell market

Toute la mer sur un plateau: Granville (Manche)

1-2 October – Huge seafood festival around the old port with over fifty stalls, tastings and entertainment galore

Fête de la Crevette: Honfleur (Calvados)

15-16 October – Shrimp festival with sea shanties and shrimp peeling competitions

Scallop festivals: Ouistreham, VILLERS-SUR-MER (Calvados)

Ouistreham: 22-23 October 

Villers-sur-Mer: 29-30 October

Le Gout du large: PORT-EN-BESSIN (Calvados)

12-13 November – Scallop and seafood festival

Herring and scallops festivals: LE TRéPORT, Lieurey, Dieppe, SAINT-VALERY-EN-CAUX and FéCAMP (Seine-Maritime and Eure)

Le Tréport: 12-13 November

Lieurey: 11 November

Dieppe: 19-20 November

Saint-Valery-en-Caux: 20 November

Fécamp: 26-27 November

Préparation de harengs grillés à la Foire au hareng et à la coquille St Jacques de Dieppe

Other food festivals

Foire au Boudin: Mortagne-au-Perche (Orne)

18 March 2023 – Home to boudin, it’s only right that Normandy should have its own annual black pudding festival

Foire de Lessay: lessay (Manche)

9-10-11 September 2022 – An impressive horse and cattle fair attracting over 400,000 visitors every year

Mycologiades internationales: Bellême (Orne)

1-2 October 2022 – Mushroom foraging in the forest, exhibitions and competitions

Fête du Ventre et de la Gastronomie normande: Rouen (Seine-Maritime)

15 October 2022 – An overall celebration of Normandy’s culinary traditions

Fête de l’andouille: Vire (Calvados)

28-29 October 2023 (cancelled in 2022) – Festival celebrating Vire’s chitterling sausage