Leicester Riverside Festival 2018

Matt Short Photography

Matt Short Photography

The bustling city of Leicester is never short of events and with summer coming up, the list of fun events is endless.

Leicester Riverside Festival, now in its 21st year, returns on the first weekend in June. Spread over four areas this free two-day festival features fun on and off the water.

Bede Park has family activities including fun fair, food stalls, arts & crafts, beer tent, acoustic music stage and lots of join in activities. The Piazza area has large music stage featuring live bands.

Western Boulevard has a street market with arts and crafts and street food and a Ride Leicester cycling area. River Soar has a narrow boats rally, boat trips, canoe and small boat rides and hire also demonstrations. Castle Gardens has children’s activities with and eco and environmental focus.

Saturday 2nd June 12pm-7pm

Sunday 3rd June 12pm-5pm

Bede Park, Mile Straight, Western Boulevard & Castle Gardens, Leicester