Springfest 24 – What to expect this weekend!

Springfest 24 – What to expect this weekend!


Postponed Springfest is back on 18th & 19th of May!

With all things foodie as well as a host of entertainment and things to do!

Read the full Press Release below…

This year’s Springfest24, is back this weekend – Sat 18th & Sun 19th of May!

Having been postponed in April due to high winds, we’re delighted to welcome the delayed festival back to Loch Lomond Shores on the 18th and 19thMay.

This year’s FREE Springfest is playing host to two great Scottish chefs – Niall Murray and Rohan Wadke, who will inspire visitors with their FREE cooking demonstrations. Along with Niall’s and Rohan’s demonstrations, there will also be whisky & gin tastings courtesy of Loch Lomond Whiskies, lots of amazing producers, street food from around the world as well as foraging workshops.


FREE Cooking Demos

Saturday Coking Demos with Niall Murray

Saturday Cooking Demos with Niall Murray – 12pm & 2pm

Niall, who started his career at The Savoy Hotel in London, will be using some of the great produce available at the festival in his FREE demos at 12pm and 2pm on Saturday, as well as hosting Q&A’s for interested audience members after each demo.

Sunday Cooking Demos with Rohan Wadke – 12pm & 2pm

Rohan, of Masterchef 2016 & talented Cameron House Chef, returns to Springfest and will be showcasing some Southeast Asian recipes with a local twist during his FREE demos at 12pm and 2pm on Sunday. He will also be hosting Q&A’s for interested audience members after each demo.

Sunday Cooking Demos with Rohan Wadke
Whisky & Gin Tasting Sessions

Whisky & Gin Tasting Sessions

Tickets for our popular whisky & gin-tasting sessions with Loch Lomond Whiskies and Ben Lomond Gin, are on sale and offer whisky and gin lovers the perfect opportunity to sample some stunning whisky and gin with expert guidance. 

Tickets for both sessions can be booked directly on Eventbrite – with all profits going to Clyde 1’s Cash For Kids Appeal. 

WIN a Limited Edition Loch Lomond Malt!

To Enter: Just book your slot at our Loch Lomond Whisky Tasting sessions this weekend and you will automatically be in with a chance to WIN a bottle of the prestigious Loch Lomond Open Course Collection 2024 Release worth £290!

This limited-edition, 24-year-old single malt is a collector’s dream, crafted to celebrate the 152nd Open Championship at Royal Troon.

Don’t miss this chance to taste exceptional whisky and win a truly special bottle!

Limited spots available, so book your session today! 

Loch Lomond Whiskies Giveaway

Terms & Conditions:

  • The competition is open to over 18’s only
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance via our Eventbrite booking system
  • You must be able to provide us with valid contact details so we can arrange delivery of your whisky if you win.
  • No cash alternatives.
Wild Food Foraging Workshops

Wild Food Foraging Workshops

New for this year’s festival is foraging workshops with Sharon Kerrigan of Wander & Wonder. On both Saturday and Sunday, expert Sharon will take attendees on a wander to explore wild foods available and discuss their identifying features and toxic lookalikes as well as their edible and medicinal properties.

Entertainment for all the family!

As well as all our amazing food and drink related activity, we also have Lomond Radio entertaining everyone all weekend long as well as a selection of very talented buskers around the site!

And, while we’re ‘food-tastic’ this festival, we haven’t forgotten families with children’s characters Rapunzel and Ariel visiting us on Sunday while all weekend we’ll have children’s rides, stilt walkers and fun mascots added to our playpark, SEA LIFE centre, Treezone, Bird of Prey Centre and water sports, boat trips and boat hire so everyone can have a great day out – whether they’re 5 or 95!

Entertainment for all the family

Audrey Calder from Loch Lomond Shores comments:

We were devastated to have to postpone the festival in April but we’re excited to welcome it back on the 18th and 19th of May, and hoping our regular festival goers, as well as new ones, come along and enjoy a great foodie day out.

For full information on what’s on as well as festival news and updates, follow our social media accounts and check our Festivals Website at:  www.lochlomondfoodanddrinkfestival.co.uk