Festivals this summer in Yorkshire

in Barnsley in Driffield (Great Driffield) in East Yorkshire in Leeds in North Yorkshire in Saltaire in Sheffield in Skipton in South Yorkshire

Feed your soul and fill those sunny days with the best of music, food and the arts in Yorkshire:

Yorkshire Feastival 25th – 26th June

Local food, music and artists will be in abundance at Pateley Bridge as part of the Yorkshire Feastival. There will be:

  • inflatable village
  • fun fair
  • outdoor education and forestry
  • mini farm
  • archery
  • cocktail making masterclasses
  • live cooking demonstrations
  • health and wellbeing workshops or holistic treatments
  • dog-friendly
  • free parking.

Bradford Literature Festival 24th June – 3rd July

The Bradford Literature Festival hosts an incredible programme featuring hundreds of events all across the district. With special guests John Barnes and Delia Smith in conversation, Hockney gallery tours in Saltaire, family fun days in City Park – Bradford, and more. Click here for more details.


Yellow Dot Festival 1st-3rd July

A brand new cultural concept hosted by the iconic ‘Scarborough Spa’ situated on the seafront with unflinching sea views. This mini indoor-outdoor festival is bringing diverse music programming and food from across the globe and is set to make waves in North Yorkshire. Click here for more information.


Bradford Dragon Boat Festival 1st – 3rd July

Get ready for a adrenalin fuelled weekend of Bradford Dragon Boat Festival racing in Roberts Park, Saltaire this July. Across three days teams will race boats along the River Aire, all in the name of charity. On land, there will be lots to do in between races, with live entertainment and food stalls to help make this year’s festival even more memorable. Click here for more information. Click here for more details.


Burton Agnes Jazz & Blue Festival 8th – 10th July

The UK’s hottest jazz and blues acts perform. Camping, feasting, real ales, vintage tea tent and children’s entertainment. Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues Festival is a real treat, located at the beautiful Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens – tickets here.


Tramlines Festival 22nd – 24th July

Headlined this year by Sam Fender, Kasabian & Madness, Tramlines Festival is a 3 day festival in Hillsborough Park, Sheffield. Sheffield’s biggest party is set to be a blast. Click here for more details.


Gateways Festival 23rd-24th July

Set in Aireville Park, Skipton, the Gateways Festival has a kids zone, food from around the world and a full weekend of world-class acts to view. Click here to book tickets.


Underneath the Stars Festival 29th – 31st July

Underneath the Stars Festival is a family-friendly Yorkshire music festival near Barnsley. Jason Manford and Adrian Edmondsen are among the big names heading to South Yorkshire for the event. Click here for more information.


PopWorld Festival 6th August

See famous popstars including Peter Andre, 5ive & S Club perform in Millenium Square in Leeds. More information here.


TribFest 19th – 21st August

TribFest is a music festival dedicated to tribute acts located near Driffield in East Yorkshire. Filled with family, friends and a lineup of dreams, guaranteed to be the best weekend of your summer! As well as tribute bands, there’s The Unsigned Marquee, Acoustic Marquee, Laughing Bull Comedy Marquee, Silent Disco / Disco Marquee, Freedom Road Under 20s Marquee and the Kidzone. Click here for more information.


Leeds Festival 26th-28th August

Leeds Festival is a huge 3 day music festival in Bramham Park, which is headlined this year by Rage Against the Machine, Halsey, Arctic Monkeys and Megan Thee Stallion.


Saltaire Festival 9th – 18th September

Music, poetry and food as well as exhibitions from local groups. The Saltaire Festival is the perfect way to round off the summer and get a taste of local life. Click here for more information.

…and so much more

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