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Regular Festival, free entry


Bede Park & Western Boulevard,


Spread over four areas this free two-day festival features fun on and off the water.

Bede Park will feature family activities including a fun fair, food stalls, arts & crafts, beer tent, acoustic music stage and lots of join in activities, whilst on the Piazza area our large music stage will feature great live bands and music for all ages.

Western Boulevard sees the return of the hugely popular street market with arts, crafts, tasty street food plus the Ride Leicester cycling area. River Soar & Mile Straight hosts the colourful narrow boat rally, boat trips, canoes, boat rides, demonstrations and the opportunity to view and buy work from local artists at Art on The River.

Castle Gardens includes children's activities with an eco and environmental focus and after last year’s success the return of the Broken Records Swing Festival.

Children welcome

Opening details

First weekend in June


Free entry


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome


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Map reference: SK 587040  Lat: 52.63059 Long: -1.13414