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Smoke & Fire Festival EAST

Sun, August 22, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 6:30 pm

Smoke & Fire Festival East

Smoke & Fire Festival Colchester: the Nation’s Largest BBQ Festival Experience in the East.

We’re back with a bang. Expect more live-fire alchemy, more demo stages, more music, more kids activities and LOADS more BBQ and drink than ever before!

A celebration of cooking using smoke and fire. Expect to salivate at the aromas of succulent briskets, smoked ribs being cooked low and slow or how about some pulled pork or seafood tacos, Hand made Texas Links and the juiciest burgers, try some delicious BBQ Vegetarian and Vegan dishes that take BBQ to a whole new level and all paired off with some amazing pickles and slaws.

Our award-winning festival has become in just three years one of the largest BBQ festival in the UK, a great family weekend and charity event in support of the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance. A celebration of the art of cooking over fire & smoke.

Attracting over 18,500 visitors in 2019, visitors get to taste, smell, discover and learn about all kinds of BBQ’s, BBQ’ing techniques, grilling, smoking, slow roasting. Asador meat cuts and delicacies from around the globe. This annual alternative food festival features some of the best LIVE fire Cooks and greatest BBQ food vendors all handpicked from across the UK and Europe, all washed down with a choice craft beer or cider from our very own East Anglican breweries.

If you only visit one food festival in 2021 make sure it’s this one and we guarantee that your whole BBQ cooking game will be smashed out of the park, to a whole new level!


Sun, August 22, 2021
10:30 am - 6:30 pm