Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair

There’s not long now till Christmas hits Ashby de la Zouch, with the Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th December 2021. The fun starts on Saturday, with stalls opening at 10.30am. We’ve got Hot Food All Day, a great range of Food & Drink Producers coupled with some Artisan Crafts for those perfect Xmas gifts.

There’s a great programme of community entertainment ran by Ashby de la Zouch Town Council including a very special Ashby Pantomime starring various characters such as Buttons and Peter Pan. This will end with the Official switch on of main tree & snow flake finale at around 5.00pm.

On Sunday we’re back, with stalls opening at 10.30am. Join us for Breakfast, Sunday Lunch or Afternoon Tea with some more great Food & Drink Producers and Artisan Crafts. You can also cheer on the Santa runners in town, with the Ashby Santa Fun Run & Walk. There will be live music all day by Sincerely Yours, a 40s/50 and 60s hits duo. The event then ends 4.30pm There will also be a great selection of childrens rides on both days lining Brook Street.

What better way to get in the Christmas spirit than nibbling your way around the food-filled Market Street at the Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair. The event is held on the Market Street/Brooks Street in Ashby de la Zouch. Entry is free!!
You can find more info on the link below

Ashby Christmas Fair – 4th & 5th December

For exhibitors, we are currently full for Saturday and have very limited space on Sunday. You can fill out our interest form below. If you are interested in 2022 events, fill out the form below and we’ll add you to our mailing list.

For more information on the events or the booking process, call us on 01530 411337 or email us at

Food Gusto

Food Gusto are passionate about great local food and drink and we have been bringing that enthusiasm into our food festivals for the past 10 years.
Our festivals pull the local community and businesses together to celebrate the best it has to offer with a weekend of family fun, entertainment and endless plates and glasses of high quality local produce.

The visitors to our food festivals are given a chance to try gourmet food, handmade confectioneries, artisan breads, specialty beers and locally produced wines, to name a few. We also put on entertainment for you, your friends and family to enjoy such as local musicians and performers. Many of our stalls offer “try before you buy” sampling, ensuring you buy the produce you love. We also support local artisans, such as handcrafted wooden products, ceramics and fabric masterpieces and Charities.

The best food and drink – a great day out!