The Cheese & Chilli Festival - Chichester

The Cheese & Chilli Festival - Chichester

Cheese & Chilli Festival 2024 Tickets

Available from 22 June 2024 to 23 June 2024

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After an incredible turnout in 2023, The Cheese & Chilli Festival is returning to Chichester in 2024!

This year's event in 2024 will bring an amazing array of tastes, colours and experiences to town in one of the best events in West Sussex this June.

Whether it's rain or shine, the Cheese & Chilli Festival is an event for the whole family to enjoy! Don't miss out, get your tickets today for the best prices online. 

What's on at Cheese & Chilli Festival 2024 in Chichester?

  • Wrestling Madness: See skilled wrestlers take to the ring in an epic wrestling matches, will the Cheese Corner or Chilli Corner win?
  • Cooking Theatre: Chilli Olly and Chilli Dave will be giving a number of cooking demonstrations and talks, as well as featuring some special guestts. 
  • Chilli Challenge: A crazy 30 minutes of watching people try to devour a hot meal prepared by Olly and Dave the quickest!
  • Chilli-Eating Competition: Watch grown adults struggle to eat super hot fruits, with hilarious consequences in this firey contest!
  • Taste Tent: Sample sauces from various traders around the site, then be the judge of which ones your favourite in a ballot. 
  • Mat Follas: Winner of BBC Masterchef in 2009, Mat will be making an appearance at the Cheese & Chilli Festival where you can discover his products. 
  • Mini Fun Fair: Explore amusement rides and fairground games when the Mini Fun Fair arrives at Cheese & Chilli Festival. 
  • Live Music: Enjoy live music throughout both days, including Irrelevant Elephant and Stolen on Saturday, as well as the Chichester Music Academy and Heavy Colours on Sunday. 
  • Kids Entertainment: Magic shows, treasure hunts, bubble parties, crazy golf, story-telling and more, there's plenty for kids to enjoy at the Cheese & Chilli Festival!
  • Cheese & Chilli: The stars of the show, there will be hand-picked selections of fantastic cheeses and the UK's leading chilli manufacturers in a truly tasty day out for the family. 
  • Many more exciting events and activities! 

Taking place in Chichester from the 22nd to 23rd of June 2024, get your Early Bird tickets now in just a few clicks and start looking forward to one of the best Chichester events for 2024!

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West Sussex PO19 6AP

How to find us

By car: 

You can find the Cheese & Chilli Festival at Oaklands Park, Chichester, PO19 6AP

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There are numerous car parks in the local area. The closest is Northgate Car Park which is a local authority pay and display car park. The postcode for this car park is PO19 1BL

By train: 

The event site is easily accessible via train, Chichester Station is one mile away.

Turn left out of the train station so that you are heading towards the main shopping area (South Street). Carry on walking in a straight line, pass the monument (Chichester Cross) onto North Street.  

When you reach the top of the street you’ll see a large car park slightly to the right. Cross the road, walk past the car park (with it on your right hand side).

You’ll see the famous Chichester Festival Theatre on the right and the event is there, to the left of this building on the field. 

By bus: 

Take the 55 Bus to Franklin Place, which is the bus stop outside Northgate car park with only a short walk (4 minutes) to the event space on the other side of the Chichester Festival Theatre. 

  • Toilets
  • Bars
  • Food stands

Yes, dogs are welcome at all Cheese & Chilli Festival dates. If you bring your dog, please make sure to pick up after them and keep them on a lead at all times. 

Yes, all children up to and including the age of 15 can visit for free. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Concession tickets are available to the following individuals: 

  • Seniors over 65
  • Disabled visitors 
  • Carers

Please provide ID in all cases at the door. 

Free parking is available at the Christchurch and Guildford festivals. At the Winchester, Swindon and Chichester events, the local council offer access to town centre parking. At the Swindon site, the council offer a chargeable pay and display facility at the site. 

Yes, there are toilet facilities available at each of the festival locations. 

No, the chilli-eating competitions are free to enter. 

Early Bird Tickets are valid up until 8pm on the Wednesday prior to the event weekend. After this point, standard rates will take effect.

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