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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 2023.

Apple and Cider festivals


14-15 October 2023 – Apple festival with apple tart competition and tastings


22 October2023 – Major cider festival in one of Normandy’s ‘most beautiful villages


29 October 2023 – A celebration of all things apple, cider and cheese


11-12 November 2023 – 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


18-21 May 2023  – A celebration of Normandy’s four most famous cheeses, among others

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

4 June 2023 – A celebration of Normandy cheeses

Fête du Camembert: Orbec (Calvados)

4 June 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

17 September 2023 – A celebration of local Neufchâtel cheese

AOP cheese platter

Seafood Festivals

PARTY SHELL: Trouville-sur-mer (Calvados)

2-3 December 2023 – Cooking demonstrations, tastings, entertainment… But also the shell market

Toute la mer sur un plateau: Granville (Manche)

7-8 October 2023 – Huge seafood festival around the old port with over fifty stalls, tastings and entertainment galore

Fête de la Crevette: Honfleur (Calvados)

14-15 October 2023  – Shrimp festival with sea shanties and shrimp peeling competitions

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

Ouistreham: 21-22 October 2023

Villers-sur-Mer: 28-29 October 2023

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

11-12 November 2023  – Scallop and seafood festival

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

Le Tréport: 11-12 November 2023

Lieurey: 11 November 2023

Dieppe: 18-19 November 2023

Saint-Valery-en-Caux: 19 November 2023

Fécamp: 25-26 November 2023

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)

8-10 September 2023 – An impressive horse and cattle fair attracting over 400,000 visitors every year

Mycologiades internationales: Bellême (Orne)

28 September – 1st October 2023 – Mushroom foraging in the forest, exhibitions and competitions

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

14-15 October 2023 – An overall celebration of Normandy’s culinary traditions

Fête de l’andouille: Vire (Calvados)

28-29 October 2023 – Festival celebrating Vire’s chitterling sausage