Free event Family friendly


Rhubarb lovers rejoice! Wakefield’s celebration of its most famous vegetable returns to paint the city pink from 17-19 February.

Alongside over 60 vendors showcasing the very best local and regional foodie treats, a selection of caterers will be onsite for visitors wishing to tickle their taste buds while they’re out and about some with their own rhubarb goodies:

  • The Yorkshire Crepe Company – Goats cheese, roasted red peppers, rhubarb chutney and rocket crepe

  • Working Streets – Gourmet burgers with rhubarb chutney

  • Northwest Game – Wild duck breast with caramelised onion and spiced rhubarb chutney

  • Falafel Street Kitchen

  • La Pitta Catering

The Rhu-bar will also make its triumphant return – indulge in a selection of delicious alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks

Wakefield Music Collective presents Rhubarb Jam at the Rhub-Bar. Expect a whole programme of live music. Find out more here.

The Rhu-Bar is open from 10am – 5pm on Friday and Saturday, and 10am – 4pm on Sunday.

The Rhubarb Festival takes place in Wakefield City Centre from 17-19 Feb 2023 – find out more at

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Wakefield City, Wakefield, WF11HG