Each year a variety of local businesses hold a host of events, tastings and special menus to compliment the West Waterford Festival of Food. Tickets for these events (where they are ticketed) are available directly from the event providers.
dolls house and cake decorating demos
Venue: Haven Art Studio
dolls house and miniature food
Saturday 21st April 11am - 1pm
Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April 2pm - 4pm
Admission free, children must be accompanied by an adult. For information contact 086 1033 018
Venue: Blasta Wholefoods
Saturday 21st April
Drop in for tastings of some of the produce from our amazing suppliers.
children's pizza classes
Venue: An Seanachaí Pub and Kitchen
Saturday 21st April, 11am
Learn how to make Italian style pizzas - make the dough, add the sauce and cheese and cook them in the wood burning oven. Enjoy the fruits of your labours and enjoy the pizza with a soft drink (included). For information contact 058 70957
blind wine tasting competition
Venue: The Wine Buff
Saturday 21st April 2pm - 5pm
Call in to see if you have what it takes to be a wine buyer - the best taster will win a case of exclusive wines in this exciting competition!
the tannery presents...
Venue: The Tannery Cookery School
Friday 20th and Saturday 21st April
The Tannery's Kitchen Suppers return once again, celebrating the best of West Waterford produce at an informal, dinner party style shared table event. Always great fun, and very sociable!
lords and ladles lunch
Venue: The Tannery Restaurant
Sunday 22nd April from 12.30pm
Catherine Fulvio, Derry Clarke and Paul Flynn from the TV show Lords and Ladles cook Sunday lunch in The Tannery Restaurant.
Call 058 45420 to book or see www.tannery.ie
Venue: Dungarvan Harbour Sailing Club
Friday 20th April
Open to all, including non-sailors, come try a relaxed, sociable sail with our members to see if the sport of sailing is for you. After an exhilarating sail, all will be welcome for a convivial drink with our members at the clubhouse.
Venue: Cass and Co
Saturday 21st April
Take a seat at Cass and Co and sample the delicious locally baked cakes which are sold in store. Enjoy our delicious made-to-order sandwiches, coffees and teas or buy a bottle of wine to enjoy at home.
countrylife open day
Venue: Countrylife Garden Centre
Saturday 21st April 1pm - 5pm
Drop in to Countrylife to get free advice and tips on growing your own fruit and vegetables from our horticulturist, Malachy Doherty, with special offers on the day.
tastings at the country store
Venue: The Country Store
Saturday 21st April
The Country Store is your one-stop shop for locally produces foods -seasonal fruit and vegetables, breads, baked goods, cheeses and quality Irish made foods. Drop in to sample some of this fantastic local produce.
lismore heritage centre
All Weekend, €10
Joint ticket to enjoy a visit to Lismore Castle Arts and Gardens
blackwater adventure kayak, cycle and picnic
Venue: Lismore Heritage Centre
Saturday 21st April 10am - 4.30pm
Meet in Lismore Heritage Centre at 10am to pick up your picnic then kayak down the magnificent Blackwater River to Cappoquin where you will collect a bike, helmet and map from Lismore Cycling Holidays to explore the region, returning with your bike at 4.30pm.
Bookings at Lismore Heritage Centre 058 54975
150 years of Merry's
Venue: Merry's Bar
Sunday 22nd April
Join the 150th birthday celebrations with stories, song and food as Dungarvan Dramatic Club bring to life the stories interwoven in this historic premises.
st mary's coi and grow family weekend
Venue: St Mary's Church of Ireland
Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April
A weekend to promote positive mental health, with music, cake decorating, a family pet show and afternoon teas on Saturday and Sunday from 12 to 5pm, all in aid of St Mary's Church and Grow Mental Health. For further information please call 087 7855 107
crew's producers dinner
Venue: Crew's Restaurant
Friday 20th April, 7pm
Dinner showcasing local producers followed by entertainment in the Crew's Cunnigar Room. Book through Crew's restaurant 058 23422
local produce showcase dinner
Venue: Café Bliss
Friday 20th and Saturday 21st April 7pm
Enjoy an intimate evening at Café Bliss with a three course fixed menu developed by New Zealand chef Suzette Bliss to showcase local products. Passionate personalities behind Comeragh Mountain Lamb and Barron's Bakery will share their stories throughout the dinner. Book direct with Café Bliss on 058 21777.