Where to stay!

We’ve guests expected from all over the world and we’re fortunate to have some fantastic places to stay nearby. If you’re looking for a hotel or bed and breakfast, here is a list of local places to stay… Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts The Royal Oak – Market Pl, Garstang, Preston Read more…

Garstang Christmas Lights

Did you know that the Garstang Ice Cream festival is another event that is organised by the Independent Garstang Traders who, alongside some wonderful community volunteers, organise lots of other local events including the Turn Garstang Orange Trick or Treat trail, the Easter Bonnets and Bunnies event, Garstang Wedding World and the hugely popular Garstang Victorian Christmas Read more…

About our Festival

As an event organised by the Independent Garstang Traders we’re absolutely delighted to be able to involve our local shops and businesses in the festival. Many of our shops have already confirmed that they will be open for the day and lots are even supporting the festival by stepping out onto the Read more…

Name the Teddy!

We’d like to introduce our very own ice cream teddy… he’s big, he’s fluffy and he’s very cuddly too…but he doesn’t have a name! We’re giving you the opportunity to win our ice cream teddy by simply suggesting the perfect name for it! Submit your suggestion on one of the Read more…

National Ice Cream Day

Ok, so this may be an American initiative but National Ice Cream Day is slowly making its mark here in the UK and we’re proud that our event is taking place on, what we shall now call, International Ice Cream Day! Here is how it all came about… National Ice Read more…

8-11’s Drawing Competition

Something for the kids to get into! We’re pleased to announce our free competition, sponsored by Hugo’s Ice Cream Parlour and Cafe. Entering couldn’t be easier. Download and print the drawing sheet, create a drawing of your favourite sundae and drop it off at one of the four different drop Read more…

Information about the road closure

The Festival, happening on the 15th July, will be centered around Garstang’s High Street. As we’re expecting thousands of guests to our beautiful town, the only sensible thing to do is to have a road closure. The road closure, like that of the Garstang Victorian Christmas Festival, will happen from Read more…