Events, Arts and Entertainment

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Events Sponsorship Opportunities

Our vision is to inspire everyone to enjoy and celebrate their district and all the heritage and community programming that it has to offer. We invite you to be a part of our community and support one of our three street festivals in 2018.

Alban Festival - Sunday 24th June 2018                                                                                 

Food & Drink Festival - Sunday 30th September 2018

Christmas Lights Switch On - November 2018

  FDF Awards TIPTREE SA Law Baloon Deliveroo

Please take a look at our Sponsorship Guide below of potential partnership opportunities. If you would like to discuss any of these opportunities further please contact Katie at or call 01727 819311.

All events and activities taking place in St Albans can be found on our full events listings at

In line with the Community Services Three Year Plan, St Albans District Council delivers the following events for the enjoyment of the district and its visitors:

In this section

albantide Alban Weekend (June):

Showcasing our inspiring community, celebrating all that is fun, free and fabulous about St Albans . The traditional story of St Alban’s martyrdom is celebrated with a procession of giant puppets on the Saturday, followed by a free street festival on the Sunday.

food St Albans Food & Drink Festival (Sept/Oct):

The St Albans Food & Drink Festival will return this autumn to showcase the fantastic range of food, drink and produce available throughout St Albans District. With so many excellent eateries providing fabulous food and delightful drinking holes, the festival is a great time to try something new or different.The Food & Drink Festival will run from 26 September to the 8 October with plenty of events to get involved with across the district. The CAMRA Beer Festival will be on 26 - 29 September, the St Albans Food Festival on 30 September, and the Food & Drink Awards will be revealed on Monday 8 October

xmas lights at dusk Christmas Lights switch on (November):

Showcasing our holiday spirit with a fun, friendly and free celebration.

Christmas Market chalet St Albans Christmas Market (December):

After 1,000 years of a regular market, St Albans now has a Christmas one with up to 60 stalls. The event takes place in and around the beautiful Vintry Garden – a walled garden adjacent to the magnificent 11th-century St Albans Cathedral.

Mayor's Pride Awards Mayor's Pride Awards (March):

Showcasing the inspiring individuals, celebrating the good and generous people who make up our city. Nominate your local champions and celebrate all their achievements at a star-studded gala evening hosted by the Mayor. Future dates: Nominations will close in January with the celebrations taking place for winners in March of each year.

managment St Albans Arts Team

What we do and details of our past projects