Seaham Food Festival is returning this weekend and thousands of visitors are expected.

The sea-side town is hosting the food festival again this summer with around 100 traders set to offer their produce, including stalls, bars and street food sellers.

There will be plenty to keep everyone entertained too with music and celebrity chefs performing live on stage.

Read more: Seaham Food Festival 2022: List of celeb chefs to look forward to

Do I need to have a ticket to attend the event?

You do not need to have a ticket to enter the County Durham event, which is free on both the Saturday (August 6) and Sunday (August 7).

The festival is, however, expected to be busy with thousands of people expected to attend, so visitors may have to queue at some stalls.

People are also being encouraged to plan their day ahead to make it an enjoyable day.

Read more: Get your FULL travel details for the Seaham Food Festival here

Can I take my dog to the Food Festival?

Dogs are welcome at the Seaham Food Festival but organisers are telling dog warners to be aware that there will be large crowds and that nervous dogs may find the event too busy.

Bosses recommend that dogs are kept on a lead at all times and have politely asked dog owners to clean up after their animals.

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