About Smoke and Fire Festivals

Cooking with Smoke and Fire is the perfect antidote to our rushed and hectic lives. It is relaxing, it slows us down. It ignites our senses and brings people together; to feast, celebrate and share delicious food and create memorable times. Cooking with Smoke & Fire kindles friendships that last forever.

Welcome to Smoke & Fire Festivals

Launched in 2017, in just four years the festival established it self as the largest BBQ and outdoor cooking festival in the UK. Attracting well over 18k visitors during its festival weekend; a true family celebration of the art of cooking with Smoke and Fire as well as raising much-needed funds for its chosen charity the Air Ambulance

Summer of 2023 sees us take to the road with a clear mission of spreading the joys of BBQ and outdoor cooking to an estimated 70k visitors across all festivals covering the UK See us at the following events

Smoke and Fire – East Anglian Game and County Fair 22-23 April

Smoke and Fire – Red Rooster 1-3 June

Smoke and Fire Ascot Racecourse ( Royal Enclosure) 5-6 Aug

Smoke and Fire Promenade Park, Maldon Essex 26-28 Aug

Each festival will showcase top BBQ and outdoor cooking heroes, competitions, fabulous pop-up restaurants, two live music stages, award-winning street food, BBQ and outdoor cooking equipment demonstrations, kids entertainment, and our own mini real ale and cider festival.    

If you’re going to visit just one fantastic food festival in 2023 make sure it’s a Smoke & Fire Festival!