Southsea Food Festival 15 & 16 July 2023

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Southsea Food Festival, Portsmouth’s ultimate family foodie event, come rain or shine, returns on Sunday 16 July with stalls offering goodies from some of the best food and drink producers in the area.

Food lovers can browse, sample and buy a wide range of products including sausages, cake, chocolate, cheese, condiments and even Portsmouth aged rum.  There will be plenty of options for veggies, vegans and anyone avoiding gluten or dairy too.

This year the event is sponsored by Lexus Hedge End and covers a larger area, taking in Palmerston, Clarendon and Osborne roads and the full length of Avenue De Caen.

With an acoustic live stage featuring local musical talent, family entertainment, plus loads of great tips from chefs and industry experts, get ready for a great day out!



We have over 70 traders confirmed. Check out the traders list here. 

Music programme

Sunday 16 July

  • Waif & Stray
  • Hometown Show. Mary Red. Chris Peace
  • Just Lucy. Andrew Foster. Southsea Community Choir


Best to beat any jams and walk, cycle or take pubic transport to Southsea Food Festival.

  • Try Portsmouth’s Park & Ride service to the D Day Story, Southsea
  • Take the train to Portsmouth & Southsea station and then walk through Southsea’s historic streets (20 mins) or cycle (10mins)
  • Pick up the bus for only £2 each way with First Bus on routes 1,3 & 18 and on Stagecoach routes 23. Buses can be picked up from Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth & Southsea and Cosham stations.

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By car

  • There are roadworks on Eastney Road, so best to avoid traveling to Southsea via the Eastern Road.
  • Disabled parking is available at the Pyramids car park, D Day Story car park, Southsea Common car park.

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Be Weather Aware

Stewards will monitor the site to ensure areas are safe whatever the weather.

Read more

Record number of traders at Southsea Food Festival 

The driving forces behind Southsea Food Festival 

What happened last year at Southsea Food Festival 22

Southsea Food Festival is sponsored by Lexus Hedge End

and supported by Express FM, Hovertravel, Hampshire Fare, Queens Hotel, Wave 105

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