Yorkshire in 2018 Great Days Out in Yorkshire

September is one of the busiest months in Yorkshire for festivals with a plethora of food, music, walking and arts events scheduled to keep you entertained. Take a look at the main eevtns for th emonth below or check our week by week guide for a more extensive listing.

!7th to 23rd September Events

24th to 30th September Events

Salts Mill in Saltaire reflected in the canal

Saltaire Festival

7th to 16th September
Saltaire Festival takes place annually in September in the village of Saltaire, on the outskirts of Bradford. A celebration of the arts, community and the village’s unique history, the festival usually runs over a period of 10 days and attracts more than 30,000 people to enjoy some 100+ events.

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Dubs Int' Dales

28th to 30th September
Dubs In't Dales ever popular VW Festival is back for its 7th year at Camp Katur on the beautiful Camp Hill Estate. Dubs in't Dales is a family friendly, relaxed show; with fun activities taking place throughout Saturday, with live music on both Friday and Saturday night.

Holmfirth Food Fest logo

Holmfirth Food Festival

29th and 30th September
Whether you are a serious foodie or someone who just appreciates good food and drink, there is more than enough at our festival to ensure that you and your friends and family have a great time. A fabulous food market is open each day with stalls lining the streets throughout the town, offering a range of mouth-watering delights.

View over Richmond, North Yorkshire with castle visible

Richmond Books and Boots Festival

22nd to 30th September
Books and boots, walks and words... Come and join our unique festival with nine days of book events and guided walks in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

Great North Art Show in Ripon Cathedral

Great North Art Show

1st to 23rd September
The Great North Art Show is an exciting and diverse open exhibition of contemporary art by professional northern artists, in the magnificent setting of Ripon Cathedral in North Yorkshire.

Cow in show ring

Nidderdale Show

24th September
Nidderdale Show aims to celebrate the finest of agricultural traditions with top class livestock, horse and dog sections and it boasts one of the finest exhibitions of animals anywhere in the UK.

Free family attractions in Yorkshire

Free Days Out In Yorkshire

A day packed full of family memories doesn't need to break the bank, expore Yorkshire's free days out.

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Scarborough Jazz Festival

28th to 30th September
Winner of Jazz Venue of the Year in The Parlimamentary Jazz Awards. The 2018 Scarbroough Jazz Festival will take place over the weekend of 28-30 September 2018 at the Scarbborugh Spa.

Morely Art Festival poster

Morely Arts Festival

26th September to 13th October
A packed programme of events covering all aspects of art from scriptwriting to author talks, heritage walks to knitting rounds.

York Food Fest logo

York Food Festival

21st and 30th September
the showcase event run by the York Food and Drinks Festivals, with tasty trails, markets, demos and an array of different events to suit children, serious foodies or anyone who eats.

View over Richmond, North Yorkshire with castle visible

Richmond Books and Boots Festival

22nd to 30th September
Books and boots, walks and words... Come and join our unique festival with nine days of book events and guided walks in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

Walk and Ride Festival Programme cover

Walk and Ride Festival

8th to 23rd September
The festival is the perfect opportunity to explore the wild and wonderful South Pennines landscape, its heather-covered moors, steep-sided valleys, canals, reservoirs and packhorse trails. Spanning the Yorkshire Lancashire border this area has a fascinating history.