Visitors turned out in their numbers to enjoy some fun in the sun at Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2023 as the fantastic first day got underway.

The festival – one of Scotland’s largest outdoor food and drink events – is taking place today (Friday 21 April) and Saturday 22 April in the stunning surroundings of Paisley Abbey.

This year’s line-up sees more than 35 traders showcasing the finest street food, along with a host of licensed bars and a bumper programme of live music and foodie-fun for all ages.

Visitors are also able to enjoy delicious street food from traders at the popular Platform independent street food market, the Renfrewshire CAMRA Beer Tent, music at the Live Stage programmed by The Rum Shack and The Bungalow music venue, The Keg Stage & Bar and much more.

Paisley Food and Drink Festival is one of the highlights in Renfrewshire Council’s annual events calendar.

Day two of the festival begins at 12pm tomorrow (Saturday 22 April) with traders open and entertainment right up until 9pm.


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