Norwegian foodfestival

Who are we?

Sørlandets matfestival, in english version called Norwegian foodfestival, was created August 2018. 

In July 2019, Sørlandets matfestival was a fact, with over 17 000 visitors to the festival. It is now a tradition every year the second weekend in July in the capital of the south of Norway, Kristiansand. 

Sørlandets matfestival, is a foodfestival in the center of Kristiansand, a marketplace with focus om local food, norwegian traditions, as well as international food. 

You can taste anything from norwegian salmon, baked goods, cheeses, cured meats, homemade norwegian chocolate, local beer, all kind of street food and a lot more. On our farmers market you can buy products you can take home and enjoy. All over the festival have more than 80 exhibitors who will give you an incredible experience of all the tastes you can imagine.

In addition to food, the festival brings an atmosphere of good music, Chili- and BBQ competitions, events for children and many more.

The entrence is free of charge.  

The 5th and 8th of July 2023 we look forward to welcome you as a visitor for our festival and show you our beautiful south part of Norway. 

A Norwegian


5.- 8.July 2023


- a taste of Norway

A culinary journey from the mountains to the sea

Local beer

We have gathered all of the best produsers of local beer in one big tent. This is a place where you can taste and enjoy good beer on the norwegian foodfestival,  Sørlandets matfestival.

Our partners

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Les Kitchen
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Memories from 2019

In 2019 we had 17 000 visitors. The foodfestival is a place for children as well as grown ups. The festival had in 2019 over 60 exhibitors of local food. All the tastes you can ever imagine. 

Norwegian salmon, cheeses, bakery goods, cured meats, homemade norwegian chocolate, gelato icecream and a whole lot more.

We look forward to welcome you 5.-8.July 2023.