Newport Food Festival Food festival returns! The Tiny Rebel Newport Food and Drink Festival returns to the city centre on Saturday 7 October 2017. Last year traders, chefs and entertainers provided culinary delights and mouth-watering demonstrations. Over 14,000 people enjoyed the 2016 Tiny Rebel Newport Food and Drink Festival and there was a real buzz across the venues. It was great to see so many people visiting and getting involved - we hope that this year’s event will be even bigger and better! Download this year's programme. It's is not just about the stalls & demos on Saturday 7 October. Take a look at the offers local traders have on for festival day. Sponsors and supporters of this year's event are headline sponsor Tiny Rebel Brewery, plus the Celtic Manor Resort, The Golden Lion Magor and Newport Now.