Tickets and Hours

Exhibition opening hours

Trade & Business Day:
4 September 10.00–18.00

For Visitors:
5-6 September 10.00–19.00
7 September 10.00–17.00

4 September (Trade & Business)

Full ticket - 10 €
For food professionals filling out registration form and submitting a business card – 5,00 €


5-7 September

Full ticket – 5 €
Schoolchildren, students, senior citizens, disabled people – 4,00 €
Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children under 18) – 13 €
Children under 7 – free of charge
Schoolchildren, student groups (10+) – 3,00 €

Parking place – 5,00 €

Only Cash Payment is available for parking.

Events programme 2018

5 September

9.20–17.20 Professional competence development seminar in the field of catering services "Recent developments and innovation in food production” held by the National Centre for Education of the Republic of Latvia in the framework of the ESF project “Ensuring effective management of vocational education institutions and the development of professional competence of its personnel”
Conference room No. 2
11.00–12.00 Official opening ceremony of exhibition "Riga Food 2018" and awarding of winners of high-quality food competitions
12.00 Opening of the exposition "The taste of the regions. Latvia"
Hall No. 1, “Taste of the regions” stage
14.00–16.00 Competition “High Flying Cocktails of “Akmeņlauzis” 2018 visiting “Riga Food””
Hall No. 1, main stage
18.30 "Riga Food 2018" opening evening
Hall No. 2 balcony

6 September

9.00–11.00 Magnetic Latvia Seminar "Trade opportunities for food products in Canada"
Agenda
Conference room No. 3
9.30–17.30 Professional competence development seminar in the field of catering services "Recent developments and innovation in food production” held by the National Centre for Education of the Republic of Latvia in the framework of the ESF project “Ensuring effective management of vocational education institutions and the development of professional competence of its personnel”
Conference room No. 2
11.00–13.00 Seminar "Business to business – from a food grower and producer to a consumer of catering services"
Agenda
Conference room No. 1
14.00 Bartending competition in the preparation of non-alcoholic cocktails "Evian & Badoit Latvia Cup 2018"
Hall No. 1, Main stage
17.00–18.00 Yuliana Pliskina’s seminar "Healthy habits that improve quality of life!"
Working language: Russian
Conference room No. 1

7 September

10.00 - 17.00 Best Chef of Latvia 2018: a chef competition, Best Apprentice Chef of Latvia 2018: a young chef competition
Hall No. 1
10.30–14.00 Symposium dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Latvian Bakers Association (LMB) “100 Reasons to Eat Bread”
Conference room No. 3
10.00–16.00 5th Latvian Tea Championship
Hall No. 1
11.00–12.00 BM TRADA Latvia seminar “Certification requirements in the food sector export markets: key requirements for the implementation of food safety and supply chain standards”
Conference room No. 2
11.00–16.00 International Brokerage Event / Matchmaking for Entrepreneurs
Conference room No. 1
14.00 "Riga Black Balsam" cocktail competition "Riga Black Balsam Global Challenge 2018" Latvian finals
Hall No. 1, Main stage

8 September

10.00–17.00 5th Latvian Tea Championship and awarding ceremony
Hall No. 1
12.00–14.00 Competition “High Flying Cocktails of “Akmeņlauzis” 2018 visiting “Riga Food””
Hall No. 1, main stage
13.00 Official awarding ceremony of the international packaging competition ““Riga Food 2018” Packaging No. 1”
Lobby of the exhibition centre

How to find us?


City Centre to Ķīpsala:
Trolleybuses 5, 9, 12, 25
Buses 13, 30, 37, 41, 53, 57
Minibuses 236, 237, 241
Night bus N4

Ķīpsala to City Centre:
Trolleybuses 5, 12, 25
Buses 13, 30, 37, 41, 53, 57
Minibuses 236, 237, 241
Night bus N4

Baltic TAXI, telephone: 8500

Distance to:
Old Town: 1 km – 5 minutes drive http://www.riga.lv
Airport: 10 km – 10 minute drive http://www.riga-airport.com
Railway Terminal: 3 km – 5 minutes drive http://www.ldz.lv
Bus Station: 3 km – 5 minutes drive http://www.autoosta.lv
Passenger Port: 1 km – 5 minutes drive http://www.tallink.lv

Parking

"Rigafood" exhibition outdoors has expanded this year compared to previous years taking up a significant part of parking area. Therefore, we would like to inform you that the number of visitor parking spaces will be limited! We would suggest you to park your vehicle in the immediate vicinity of the exhibition centre in accordance with all traffic rules and regulations. To avoid uncomfortable situations, we would recommend you to use public transport as an alternative to driving your car.

free parking
free parking on weekends only
2 hours free parking