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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

APPLE FESTIVAL: VIMOUTIERs (Orne)

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

CIDER FESTIVAL: BEUVRON-EN-AUGE (Calvados)

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

APPLE, CIDER AND CHEESE FESTIVAL: CONCHES-EN-OUCHE (Eure)

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

TRADITIONAL CIDER FESTIVAL: LE SAP (Orne)

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

FÊTE DU FROMAGE: PONT-L’éVêQUE (Calvados)

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