The Cheese & Chilli Festival - Christchurch

The Cheese & Chilli Festival - Christchurch

Cheese & Chilli Festival 2024 Tickets

Available from 18 May 2024 to 19 May 2024

Book now from £8.00

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Get your Cheese & Chilli Festival Christchurch tickets at Early Bird prices for 30% OFF - Limited tickets available! 

After the biggest event yet for 2023, the Cheese & Chilli Festival is back in Christchurch for 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 Dorset this May.

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 Christchurch?

  • 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 guests. 
  • 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 Hot Tone Sinners and The Romanzas on Saturday, as well as Millie Watson 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 Christchurch from the 18th to 19th of May 2024, get your Early Bird tickets now in just a few clicks and start looking forward to one of the best Dorset events for 2024!

Book now, or take a look at the other Cheese & Chilli Festivals in 2024: 

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How to find us

By car: 

You can find the Cheese & Chilli Festival at Parley Lane, Christchurch, BH23 6AD. 

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Please note that parking is free at the event ground. 

By train: 

The nearest train station to the Cheese & Chilli Festival is Christchurch Station, which is three miles away. Bournemouth Station is five miles away. 

  • Free parking
  • 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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