Ely's Eel Festival Weekend

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By Tourist Information Centre at 12:09 on 27/02/14

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Ely's popular Eel Festival is returning for its 10th year!
Held at Palace Green, Ely
This year there will be a whole weekend of celebrations, including the first Ely Food & Drink Festival with a huge array of Eel inspired food and drinks!

Eel Day
Street Musicians will bring the city centre to life in a colourful display of entertainment.The Market Street Food Fayre will be a place to sample street food throughout the day.Then follow the Eel Parade down to the river where they'll be a host of entertainment and stalls including the ever popular World Eel Throwing Competition and Town Crier Competition.

Ely Food & Drink Festival
Ely’s historic eel connections have inspired this food festival. Come and join cookery experts and local producers in our food marquee.There will be Michelin Chefs, hands-on cookery demonstrations and expert talks, Local food sellers, Demonstrations,TV chefs,Tastings and Eel inspired food. Join us in Ely for some GREAT food!

Eel Festival Food Safari
Take a foody trail aroud the city stopping off to sample some eel inspired dishes at various venues. Running all weekend, look out for the Eel Festival Food Safari logo.

World Eel Throwing Competition
Take part and test your skills and strength. (No eels will be harmed – only socks!)

Fun for Kids
Entertainment, music and crafts for a child friendly, fun filled weekend - a GREAT family day out!

Date: Friday, May 02, 2014

Repeats: Every Day until Monday, May 05, 2014

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