Browse the latest fetes, fairs and shows in Kent below:

 

Fetes, Fairs & Shows in Kent – May 2019:

Saturday 25th May to Monday 27th May

The Kent Garden Show

Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone. ME14 3JF

Open: 9.30am to 5pm (Monday to 3.30pm)

This show will feature over 300 exhibitors with a wide variety of goods on display and for sale. The features of the show include the floral marquees with their stunning floral displays including medal winners from Chelsea. The garden exhibitors have all manner of gardening goods for sale and include over sixty nurseries. There is a craft pavilion, food hall, brass band and children’s rides.

Dogs not allowed except guide dogs

Tickets: Adults £8, Seniors £7, Children Free

https://www.kentgardenshow.com/index.php


 

Fetes, Fairs & Shows in Kent – June 2019:

 

Saturday 1st June to Sunday 2nd June

Folkstone and Ashford Military Show and Country Fair

Sellindge Show Ground, Swan Lane, Sellindge. TN25 6HH

Open: 10am to 5pm both day

Fun and entertainment for all the family
Military vehicles, classic cars, tractors, steam engines, food vendors, small fanfare, marquee entertainment. Arena entertainment includes tigers motorcycle youth team, spearfish creek and various military re-actors. On Saturday evening Electric Tortoise play live in the beer tent.tertainment includes tigers motorcycle youth team, spearfish creek and various military re-actors. On Saturday evening Electric tortoise play live in the beer tent.

Tickets: Adults £6, Children (up to 16) Free

https://www.facebook.com/folkestoneandashfordmilitaryshow/


Sunday 2nd June

Ramsgates Handmade & Vintage Fair

Harbour Parade, Ramsgate. CT11 8LP

Open 11am to 4 or 5pm

Now in its 7th year, we have a greater selection of stalls + makers + are always expanding…

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ramsgatehandmade/


Thursday 6th June to Saturday 8th June

Wealden Times Midsummer Fair

Hole Park, Rolvenden, Cranbrook. TN17 4JA

Open: 9am to 4.30pm each day

Set in the stunning grounds of the Hole Park estate near Tenterden, will be showcasing over 250 handpicked exhibitors selling contemporary and vintage home wares, garden accessories, fabulous fashion and jewellery as well as artisan food and drink. All products sold at the fairs are chosen for their exceptional quality, good craftsmanship, originality and fine design, and can either be found inside five large retail marquees or outside in the avenue and around the showground.

Dogs on lead welcomed

Tickets: Adults £10, Children (5-15) £4


Sunday 9th June

Summer Show

The Woodlands Farm Trust, 331 Shooters Hill, Welling. DA16 3RP

Open: 11am to 4pm

Come and meet our animals and enjoy a chance to buy quality local produce at reasonable prices, including home-made preserves, cakes and honey. There will be a Falconry Display by Joe’s Bows, a Sheep Shearing Display and an opportunity to try our Tractor-Drawn Trailer Rides, get involved in craft activities and games, and enjoy displays of country crafts.

Free Entry (donations are always welcome)

https://www.thewoodlandsfarmtrust.org/


Sunday 16th June

25th Classic Car Show

Rare Breeds Centre, Woodchurch, Ashford. TN26 3RJ

With almost 200 exhibitors, our 25th Classic Car Rally will be bigger and better than ever before

Featuring a range of vehicles, from beautiful Aston Martins, and much-loved Morgan’s, to motorbikes, magnificent and historic steam engines and perhaps a tractor or two!

There’s something to entertain all the family too, including stalls, falconry displays. Our very own Plants & Produce will be selling their seasonal home-grown produce, beautiful bedding plants, perennials and shrubs

Visitors tickets £7.50 (under 3’s Free)

https://www.rarebreeds.org.uk/events/detail/25th-classic-car-show


Sunday 16th June

Tonbridge Carnival Procession & Fete

Tonbridge High Street & Tonbridge Castle

Opens: 12.30pm to 4.30pm

This popular annual event begins with the usual carnival procession. This year’s theme is “Flower Power. The carnival procession will include bands, walking groups, floats and majorettes, and will leave Angel West Car Park (Sainsbury’s car park High Street side) at 12.30pm and proceed through the High Street to Tonbridge Castle.

After the procession, the fête will be held on the Castle Lawn and in Castle Walk. During the afternoon the winning procession entries will be announced.

https://www.facebook.com/events/464719374060861/


Sunday 23rd June

The Friars Summer Fayre

The Friars, Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Maidstone. ME20 7BX

Open: 11am to 4.30pm

Featuring Knights of the Crusade Medieval Re-Enactment, Doctor Diablo’s Circus Sideshow, Beer Tent, Numerous Gift Stalls, Live Music, Local Dance Groups, BBQ and much more.

Entry: Adults £4.50, Children under 12 Free

https://thefriars.org.uk/Whats+On/Events/The%20Friars%20Summer%20Fayre%20/


Sunday 23rd June

Plant Fair

Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley. DA5 1PQ

Open: 10am to 3pm

wonderful chance to track down specialist varieties and something different for your garden this year from a collection of specialist nurseries.

Plus, the ‘Plant Doctor’ will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions.

Free admission


Saturday 29th June

Cowden Village Fete

Village Recreation Ground, Chantlers Mead, Cowden. TN8 7HU

Open: 2pm to 8pm

Pony rides – Food & Goods Stalls – Kids Corner – Traditional Fete Games – Dog Show and lots more!

Free Entry

https://en-gb.facebook.com/pg/Cowdenvillagefete/about/


Saturday 29th June

Victory Vintage & Retro Fair

Margate Winter Gardens, Fort Crescent, Margate. CT9 1HX

Open: 10am to 4pm

Loads of Vintage Stalls & Much More….

Admission: £1

https://en-gb.facebook.com/events/420174492106439/


Fetes, Fairs & Shows in Kent – July 2019:

 

Friday 5th July to Saturday 6th July

Capel Fete

Five Oak Green Recreation Ground, Capel, Tonbridge. TN12 6RD

Friday (5.30pm – 9.30pm) a free night out for the whole family – Kids movie – Live local Musicians – Bar and Food Stalls – Funfair

Saturday (12.30pm – 4.45pm) Fete Procession – Arena Attractions – Real Ale and Champagne Bar – Tug of War – Classic Vehicle Show – Stalls – Dog Show – Funfair


Friday 5th July to Sunday 7th July

Kent County Show

Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone. ME14 3JF

Open: 8am to 6pm each day

A showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life.  The three-day event brings together the very best of Kent with animals and food, fun and excitement and above all a sense of what ‘The Garden of England’ has to offer, for the whole family.

The Show is a wonderful day out with plenty of displays, entertainment and local food.  With over 400 exhibitors and trade stands and over 300 competitions, activities and displays.

Well behaved dogs allowed on a short lead but not permitted inside the Maidstone Exhibition Hall, The Clive Emson Conference Centre, any Marquee which contains food, the cattle/goat marquees and sheep line.

Tickets Gate Price: Adults: £23, Children (5-15) £7, Under 5’s Free, Family (2xA+2xC) £50


Saturday 6th July to Sunday 7th July

Battle of Britain Air Show

Headcorn Aerodrome, Shenley Road, Headcorn, Ashford. TN27 9HX

Open: 10am to 5pm

The Battle of Britain Air Show with attractions for all the family which include flight experiences, a funfair and stalls.

Enjoy our Battle of Britain display featuring representative aircraft from the Battle of Britain era between 11am and 3:30pm.

Spitfires, Hurricanes and other aircraft of the period such as the Tiger Moth and Harvard T6 will also take part.

Dogs allowed on lead but must make provisions to clear up after heir dog. This is not a dog-friendly show.

Tickets: Adults (16-59) £15 online £25 on day, Senior (60 and over) £9 online £12 on day, Children (5-15) £7 on line £10 on day.

http://www.headcornevents.co.uk/Events/Battle%20of%20Britain%20Air%20Show/


Saturday 13th July

Craft and Gift Fair

Rochester Corn Exchange, Crow Lane, Rochester. ME1 1RF

Open: 10am to 4pm

Lots of local crafters

Free Entry

https://www.facebook.com/CraftCalendarMedwayKent/


Saturday 13th July

The Sheerness Freemasons Summer Spectacular

Sheppey Sports & Social Club, Queenborough Road, Minster on Sea, Sheerness. ME12 3DB

Open: 11am

Medieval Jousting Display – Quad Bike Stunt Show – Headcorn Parachute Display Team – Stampe Plane Formation Display Team – Chainsaw Art – Classic Car Show – Food Stalls and much more…..

Tickets: £2.50 per person, Under 12’s Free

https://www.facebook.com/Summerspectacular2019/


Saturday 20th July

Minster 133rd Show 2019

Minster Recreation Ground, St Mildred’s Road, Minster, Ramsgate. CT12 4DE

Open: 1pm to 5pm

An annual event held every July. It is a fun filled family event starting with a parade through the village.

Show Tent – Stalls – Attractions – Live Music – Flower Show

Entry: £3 (Under 5’s Free)

https://www.facebook.com/Minster-flower-show-562392953910867/


Sunday 21st July

Cherry Fair – Faversham

Brogdale Farm, Brogdale Road, Faversham. ME13 8XZ

Open 10am to 4pm

With over 400 varieties of Cherry in the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale we have something to celebrate. The Cherry Fair is packed with cherry entertainment including a cherry pip spit, messy cherry pie eating competitions, live music, local producers and a display of cherries like you have never seen or tasted before!

Tickets Adults £8, Concessions/Students £7, Child (2-15) £4.


Saturday 27th July

Country Fayre

St Martin’s Field and the Fairfield Road Recreation Ground in New Romney.

Open: 10am to 5pm

The largest free event on Romney Marsh and is a true community event attracting over 7,000 visitors.

Starting with a huge vibrant and colourful parade through the High Street to St Martin’s Field for the Official Opening. A full programme of entertainment in two arenas will begin with 100 stalls selling produce of all kinds, crafts, tombolas and games.

Free entry – Free parking

https://www.newromneycountryfayre.co.uk/


Fetes, Fairs & Shows in Kent – August 2019:

 

Sunday 4th August

Ramsgates Handmade & Vintage Fair

Harbour Parade, Ramsgate. CT11 8LP

Open 11am to 4 or 5pm

Now in its 7th year, we have a greater selection of stalls + makers + are always expanding…

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ramsgatehandmade/


Saturday 17th August to Sunday 18th August

Biddenden Tractorfest & Country Fair

Woolpack Corner, Tenterden Road, Biddenden. TN27 8BH

Open: 10am to 5pm each day

An annual event now entering its 7th year. While tractors (over 200 in 2018), remain central to attracting visitors, the essence of Tractorfest is the provision of a gentle summer day out in a Countryside Fair setting with nostalgic sights and sounds. Tractor rides, numerous arena displays like dog shows, falconry, working Cob horses, craft stalls, children’s entertainment, enticing local artisan food and drink and of course, fantastic live music are just some of the attractions.

Tickets on day: Adults £10, Adult 2 days £15, Concession £5, Concession 2 days £8, Children (4-16) £5, Children 2 days £8


Wednesday 21st August

Hythe Venetian Fete

Royal Military Canal, Hythe

Opens: 5pm to 10pm

A floating extravaganza of family fun with a procession of decorated floats, live music, entertainment and fireworks at dusk.

Procession of floats at 7pm and illuminated after dark.

Footfall prices on the day Adults £12, Children (14 and under) £6

Tickets also available to include seating.

Only assistance dogs are allowed into the fete.


Sunday 25th August

Summer Wedding Fair

Kent County Cricket Ground, Canterbury. CT2 7NZ

Open: 10am to 2.30pm

Do not miss this massive summer wedding event in Canterbury where there will be 60 local exhibitors on hand to discuss your big day with you. This Summer event will have live outdoor music, samples of cake, cocktails, prosecco and so much more. You will get a free goody bag along with your free entry and also go into the draw to win a fabulous prize.


Sunday 25th August

Plant Fair Roadshow

The Walled Nursery, Water Lane, Hawkhurst. TN18 5DH

Open: 11am to 4pm

Join specialist nurseries from around Kent and East Sussex, a plant lovers paradise.

Entry: £2 per person

https://www.plant-fairs.co.uk/events/


Sunday 25th August to Monday 26th August

The Kent Country Show

Quex Park, Park Lane, Birchington. CT7 0BH

Open: 10am to 5pm both days

A show with something for everybody and incorporates The Kent Festival of Dogs.

Free parking – Dogs welcome

Tickets on gate: Adults £8.50, Concessions E7.50, Children (5-13) £3.50, Under 5’s Free

https://www.thekentcountryshow.co.uk/


Monday 26th August

Summer Fair & Fun Dog Show

Whitstable Castle & Gardens, Tower Hill, Whitstable. CT5 2BW

Open: 10am to 5pm

Craft, Gift & food Stalls, Facepainting, Strawberry Cream Teas, Tearooms, BBQ, Fun Dog Show and lots more!

http://whitstablecastle.co.uk/monday-26th-august—summer-fair–&-fun-dog-show


Fetes, Fairs & Shows in Kent – September 2019:

 

Thursday 5th September to Sunday 8th September

Craft Fair

Hever Castle, Edenbridge. TN8 7NG

Open: 9.30am to 5pm each day

This event will feature around 130 exhibitors showcasing their work in marquees within the award-winning Hever Castle Gardens set in 125 acres of glorious grounds with the backdrop of the historic castle – the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.  Exhibitors have been selected from the UK’s finest designer makers and contemporary artists.

Entry: included in a normal Garden Admission charge

Adults Garden only £14.95, Senior/Student £13.45, Children (5-17) £9.40, Under 5’s Free

https://www.craftinfocus.com/next-fair/hever-castle-2019


Saturday 7th September and Sunday 8th September

Woodfest & Country Fair

Belmont Park, Throwley, Faversham. ME13 0HH

Open: 10am to 5pm both days

The Belmont Woodfest & Country Fair is an event not to be missed. We have lots of exciting woodland demonstrations taking place over the weekend including chainsaw carving, horse logging, pole lathe turning, bushcraft as well as vintage tractors and a fantastic display of stationary steam engines.

The main arena attractions run continuously throughout the day will include The Galloping Acrobatics, Joe’s Bows Falconry Display, Gun Dog demonstrations, Ferret Racing, Terrier Racing, Fun Dog Show (Sunday only) and the Golden Retriever Display Team (Sunday only).

We have craft making activities, creepy claws animal display, climbing wall and boulder for the children to enjoy. With music, entertainment, local foods, craft stalls and a bar.

Dog friendly show (please keep dogs on lead at all times)

Tickets: Adults £10, Concessions £8, Children under 16 Free


Saturday 7th September to Sunday 8th September

Southern Model Air Show

Headcorn Aerodrome, Shenley Road, Headcorn, Ashford. TN27 9HX

Open: 9.30am to 8.30pm

The Southern Model Show in association with the Maidstone Model Flying Club will feature a stunning array of model aircraft, helicopters, ships, tank and other vehicles. A full range of other activities and a show ground packed with traders makes this a must go event for anyone with an interest in this fascinating hobby whether a professional or a beginner.

Dogs allowed on lead but please bear in mind there will be lots of loud bangs and noises, which may cause distress to your dog.

Tickets: Adults (16-59) £12 online £15 on day, OAP £10 online £12 on day, Children (5-15) £6 on line £9 on day.

http://www.headcornevents.co.uk/Events/Southern%20Model%20Show/


Saturday 14th September to Sunday 15th September

Paws in the Park Autumn Show

Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone. ME14 3JF

Open: 9.30am to 5pm both days

Dogtastic days out for you and your dog!  Paws in the Park are Britain’s favourite fun dog shows, with lots of dog games and activities to try including flyball, canine search and rescue, and dog agility.  Enjoy a weekend packed with superb arena displays and entertainment, exciting dog activities to try, plus superb shopping for your furry friends. It’s a pawfect day out with the kids too!

Ticket Prices on day: Adults £12, Senior/Children (3-15) £9, Family (2xA+2xC) £35, Family (2xA+3xC) £37.

https://www.pawsinthepark.net/


Sunday 15th September

Tenterden Lions Club Classic Vehicle and Dog Show

Little Halden Place Farm, Cranbrook Road, Tenterden. TN30 6UL

Open: 10am to 4pm

Classic Cars and Motorcycles – Dog Show – Licensed Bar – Trade & Craft Stalls – Refreshments – plus fun for kids!


Saturday 21st September

Faversham Book Fair

Alexander Centre, Preston Street, Faversham. ME13 8NZ

Open: 9.30am to 3pm

Faversham Book Fairs have been in existence for more than ten years. We host fairs for the sale of secondhand and collectable books.

Free admission

https://www.facebook.com/favershambookfair/


 

Fetes, Fairs & Shows in Kent – October 2019:

 

Sunday 13th October

Ramsgates Handmade & Vintage Fair

Harbour Parade, Ramsgate. CT11 8LP

Open 11am to 4 or 5pm

Now in its 7th year, we have a greater selection of stalls + makers + are always expanding…

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ramsgatehandmade/


Sunday 20th October

The Kent Wedding Experience Show

The Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone. ME14 3JF

Open: 10.30am to 3pm

The largest regional wedding show in the South of England with over 200 exhibitors and attracting over 1,200 couples planning their wedding day. Live music, presentations and interactive entertainment.

Free Admission

https://www.wedding-experience.co.uk/exhibition/kent-showground-detling-1


Wednesday 23rd to Thursday 24th October

National Fruit Show

Kent Event Centre, Detling. ME14 3JF

Open: Wednesday 10am – 5.30pm, Thursday 10am – 3.30pm

Dedicated to showcasing the best of British fruit for over 80 years, the National Fruit Show is going from strength to strength.

While fruit growing has changed immeasurably over the last eight decades, one thing remains constant. At the heart of the National Fruit Show is the stunning display of competition entries – around 60 metres of the best of British top fruit.

https://www.nationalfruitshow.org.uk/

 

 

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