Food and shopping at this year's Festival

June 18, 2019

Glastonbury Festival might be best known for its music and performing arts, but our Markets team also put an incredible amount of effort into providing memorable, creative and vibrant markets across the site. With almost 800 traders offering an amazing array of food and goods, the Markets have become a major attraction in their own right!


We now have over 400 food traders offering an array of exciting eats. The choices are endless with a huge variety of delicious, world cuisine available.

Even the stalls serving the food are tasty! You can get your refreshments from a 1975 Mercedes Benz fire engine (‘The Fryer Engine’, Kids & Acoustic, pictured above); a Guatemalan Chicken Bus (‘Guicha Coffee’, near Sonic); or a London double decker bus (‘The Tea Stop’ between Williams Green and circus) amongst many others!


Affordable food is very important to us at Glastonbury Festival and since 2015 many of our Traders have been helping Festival-goers go easy on their pocket, with our Food For A Fiver scheme. This year we have over 300 stalls taking part – over 75% of all our food traders. Participating Traders will feature a Food For A Fiver sticker (as pictured above) and information on their menu boards, so they will be easy to spot.

Our Food For A Fiver scheme makes it possible to sample a huge range of delicious world cuisine without breaking the bank. £5 options could include a smoothie, muesli & coffee breakfast combination, a bowl of homemade ravioli, a kids’ meal and drink, a ploughman’s lunch, a hearty vegetarian salad, a box of chicken, roast potato & gravy or a deal on coffee and cakes for two.


There are also a large number of vegetarian stalls and more vegan ones than ever before. Just to get your mouth watering here is a list of some of the amazing Vegan options you’ll be able to find on site this year: Vegan Halloumi, Vegan Pizzas, Tofu fish steaks, Vegan Katsu curries, Vegan croissants, Jackfruit burritos, Vegan pie & mash, Grilled vegan toasties, Vegan paella, Vegan Katsu noodles, Full cooked Vegan breakfasts, Battered Tofish tacos, Vegan loaded fries, Vegan cheesy chips, Crispy Jackfruit burgers, Vegan fried chick’n, Vegan ‘Duck’ wraps, Vegan Mac n Cheese!


At Glastonbury 2019, our 300+ non-food traders will give you the chance to buy an incredible range of goods. Here’s just a few examples to give you an idea… Ethically sourced affordable vintage clothing, wearable animal tails, interactive light up clothing, fancy dress, bespoke hats, jewellery made from recycled coins and cutlery, reusable nappies, juggling toys, henna tattoos, vinyl records, books, hand screen-printed posters, calligraphy portraits, mosaic mirrors, natural wax candles, ethically sourced global giftware, antiques, handmade pottery, eco beauty products and a whole lot more!

For more info on our amazing traders, keep an eye on our Food and Shopping pages.

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