What was supposed to be a one-off food festival in Wigan town centre has been extended to take place throughout the summer, thanks to popular demand. Following the success of last year’s Food Fest on the Square event held in The Galleries shopping centre in Wigan town centre, Wigan Council has teamed up with Haigh Foodie Friday again to deliver the drink and street food market once a month until October.
The first event will take place on Saturday 20th April in The Galleries and the following events will take place on the third Saturday of each month until Saturday 19th October.
Visitors to Food Fest on the Square will be greeted with food traders serving dishes from around the world including wood-fired pizza, Mumbai street food, halloumi, hot dogs, Dutch waffles, cheesecakes and more. Two Left Feet Tap from Haigh Woodland Park will again have two bars on site serving real ales and lagers. And, for those who prefer bubbles, Copa Fizz will be back with a range of gin and prosecco.
Promising to bring vibrancy and footfall, the Food Fest on the Square events also link with the local authority’s plan to develop a new offer for the town centre.
Held between 12pm and 8pm in the outdoor market space of The Galleries, the festival will also offer live musical entertainment.
Food Fest on the Square follows an event-packed spring, including the Run Wigan Festival and pending Comic Con. For more information, follow Wigan Council and Haigh Foodie Friday on Facebook.