June Events & Days Out in Yorkshire

Summer is here, festival season kicks into a higher gear, with musc, food, art, and performance festivals taking place across Yorkshire it's a fantastic time to visit.

Saltaire Arts Trail

Saltaire Arts Trail

29th May to 6th June 2021
In 2021, the Open Houses trail will be replaced by a NEW Window Gallery Trail. As you explore the streets of Saltaire, you will find some of the UK's best contemporary Visual Artists' work displayed in the windows of the village's Grade II Listed homes.

Grassington Festival street parade

Grassington Festival

Returning in 2022
Grassington Festival is an annual multi arts and music Festival. For the last two weeks of June each year, Grassington comes alive in a myriad of colours and creativity as artists, bands, art enthusiasts and local people collaborate to entertain and inspire with unusual and unique live performances.

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Swaledale Festival

Summer 2021
spreading our annual offering of arts and culture over a six-month period, scaling back on the number of events, not scaling back on quality. Explore music in unique and historic venues, family fun days and art exhibitions.

Crowds of peopel on the Stray, Harrogate at the food and drink festival

Harrogate Food and Drink Festival

26th & 27th June 2021
A celebration of International street food, local artisans mixed with live chef demos, live music and family entertainment on The Stray at Harrogate.

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York Festival of Ideas

8th to 20th June 2021
Featuring world-class speakers, exhibitions, theatre, music, films, guided walks, family-friendly activities and much more, York Festival of Ideas offers a huge range of stimulating and diverse events for all ages and interests – most of them free.

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Homegrown Food Festival

27th June 2021
celebrate local food and to meet the people who produce it. Take part in cookery workshops, watch renowned local chefs work their magic, learn how to grow your own vegetables and relax and listen to great live music.

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York Pride

5th June 2021
York Pride is the biggest free one day event in York providing our main platform for a celebration of the diversity of the LGBT+ community. York Pride 2021 will be an online event.

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Sheffield Doc Fest

4th to 13th June 2021
Sheffield Doc/Fest is an international film and arts festival and marketplace, with a mission to spark imaginations and empower our capacity for change by celebrating documentary film.

Man and small child jumping for joy on a beach

Fathers Day in Yorkshire

20th June 2021
Yorkshire is hosting a wealth of great family days out with a special focus on dad this Fathers Day.

Line of tractors at Newby Hall

Tractor Fest

3rd to 5th June 2022
Held at Newby Hall in Association with Yorkshire Vintage Association, great family event held over 3 days. Including the tractor parade into Ripon.

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National Gardens Scheme in Yorkshire

The National Garden Scheme gives visitors unique access to over 3,500 exceptional private gardens in England and Wales, and raises impressive amounts of money for nursing and health charities through admissions, teas and cake.

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Open Farm Sunday

13th June 2021
Leaf Open Farm Sunday provides everyone with an opportunity to visit a working farm to discover the work farners do to provide food for the nation. Events vary from farm to farm.

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Scarborough Armed Forces Day

25th June 2022
Scarborough Armed Forces Day has been rescheduled to 2022, more details to follow soon.

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Books By The Beach 2021

12th to 13th June 2021
Books By the Beach brings authors to the readers, with a strong Yorkshire influence.

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Swaledale Festival

Summer 2021
spreading our annual offering of arts and culture over a six-month period, scaling back on the number of events, not scaling back on quality. Explore music in unique and historic venues, family fun days and art exhibitions.

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Wensleyale Festival

2nd to 4th June 2022
WensleyAle is the annual Beer, Music and Food festival held each late May bank holiday weekend at Redmire Station on the Wensleydale Railway. It is organised and run by volunteers with the aim of providing a family day out in the dales while raising some funds to keep the railway running.

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York Festival of Ideas

8th to 20th June 2021
Featuring world-class speakers, exhibitions, theatre, music, films, guided walks, family-friendly activities and much more, York Festival of Ideas offers a huge range of stimulating and diverse events for all ages and interests – most of them free.

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Bradford Literature Festival

25th June to 4th July 2021
tWith over 500 events packed into iconic venues across 10 days, The festival celebrates the written and spoken word in all its wonderful forms. World-renowned authors, poets, speakers, musicians and artists to visit our spectacular city and share their knowledge and passions with you, the audience.

Grassington Festival street parade

Grassington Festival

Returning in 2022
Grassington Festival is an annual multi arts and music Festival. For the last two weeks of June each year, Grassington comes alive in a myriad of colours and creativity as artists, bands, art enthusiasts and local people collaborate to entertain and inspire with unusual and unique live performances.

Swaledale Festival logo

Swaledale Festival

Summer 2021
spreading our annual offering of arts and culture over a six-month period, scaling back on the number of events, not scaling back on quality. Explore music in unique and historic venues, family fun days and art exhibitions.

Crowds of peopel on the Stray, Harrogate at the food and drink festival

Harrogate Food and Drink Festival

26th & 27th June 2021
A celebration of International street food, local artisans mixed with live chef demos, live music and family entertainment on The Stray at Harrogate.

York Festival of Ideas logo

York Festival of Ideas

8th to 20th June 2021
Featuring world-class speakers, exhibitions, theatre, music, films, guided walks, family-friendly activities and much more, York Festival of Ideas offers a huge range of stimulating and diverse events for all ages and interests – most of them free.