June 2024 Events & Days Out in Yorkshire

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

Big Tent Ideas Festival

Big Tent Ideas Festival

17th June, Dean's Park, York
Ministers, Shadow-Ministers, MPs, local and national politicians, policy-makers, other public figures, and businesses will be convening in York for the two day event. Described as a 'political Glastonbury', the festival is a new way of engaging local communities to understand and promote their own best interests in public policy. It brings together people from all backgrounds and political affiliations for a day of political and cultural debate, performances, and of course food, drink, and good conversations.
Tickets are free but require registration.

Register Here

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Fathers Day in Yorkshire

18th June 2024
Yorkshire is hosting a wealth of great family days out with a special focus on dad this Fathers Day.

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May Half Term

Springbank Holiday family days out and events for the school May half term 2022, outdoor and indoor fun, just in case summer hasn't quite arrived.

27th May to 2nd June

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Hey Dugee at Whistlestop Valley

1st and 2nd June 2024
Join us for a day filled with trainloads of family fun including appearances from Hey Duggee at intervals each day.

Ruby Wax at Sheffield Crucible

30th May 2024
After a complete sell-out first run in 2023, Ruby Wax‘s rawest, darkest, funniest and most compelling stage show yet comes to Sheffield Crucible in 2024.

Castleford Roman Festival

1st June 2024
Experience Castleford’s Roman heritage during a fun family day. Explore a roman-themed market with demonstrations and activities such as roman toy making, science experiments and pottery throwing.

North Yorkshire Open Studios

1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th June 2024
North Yorkshire Open Studios is an annual event enabling artists and makers to open their studios, meet, promote and sell their work direct to the public over the first two weekends in June.

Ossett Beercart

31st May and 1st June 2024
Kicking off with the beer festival in Ossett Town Hall on the Friday, make sure you return on Saturday morning for the Beer Cart Procession through the town! Expect music, Morris dancing, food and the all important beer.

Swaledale Festival

25th May to 8th June 2024
Swaledale Festival returns in 2024 with a broad selection of the finest musicians and artists from Yorkshire, elsewhere in the country and around the world. There will be a large number of hands-on events such as workshops, walks and craft demonstrations, with a focus on participation, landscape and climate change.

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Are We There Yet? at Ferens Art Gallery

24th February to 2nd June 2024
A colourful journey into the imagination and experiences of disabled artist Jason Wilsher-Mills! Jason’s theatrical portraits and sculptures reflect aspects of his personality, memory, and disability. This family friendly exhibition is suitable for all ages and includes Augmented Reality (AR) and interactive experiences.

Gin Train with Wensleydale Railway

1st June 2024
All aboard The Gin Train Experience! Enjoy a full range of their award winning Gin & Tonics by Taplin & Mageean from the comfort of a private carriage travelling through the spectacular Yorkshire Dales scenery on our Railway!

Phlegm: Pandemic Diary at Millenium Gallery

13th January to 7th July 2024
At the beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic, artist Phlegm started to document his observations of daily life in lockdown in the form of an ongoing series of artworks.

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3rd to 9th June

Books By The Beach

7th to 9th June 2024
Books By the Beach brings authors to the readers, with a strong Yorkshire influence.

Robin Hood's Bay Folk Weekend

7th to 9th June 2024
A weekend full of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds in and around the 'famed city of Robin Hood's Bay' on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.

North Yorkshire Open Studios

1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th June 2024
North Yorkshire Open Studios is an annual event enabling artists and makers to open their studios, meet, promote and sell their work direct to the public over the first two weekends in June.

Swaledale Festival

25th May to 8th June 2024
Swaledale Festival returns in 2024 with a broad selection of the finest musicians and artists from Yorkshire, elsewhere in the country and around the world. There will be a large number of hands-on events such as workshops, walks and craft demonstrations, with a focus on participation, landscape and climate change.

Open Farm Sunday

9th June 2024
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.

Wheelfest 2023

8th June 2024
WheelFest is a car meeting with a difference! It’s more than cars, it’s anything with a wheel: vintage, classic, American, performance, custom, emergency vehicles, your own pride and joy, commercial and agricultural, bikes and scooters, and even model railways.

Whitby 60'sFestival

7th to 9th June 2024
From Friday night to Sunday night, enjoy a full weekend of sixties music, featuring some of the biggest names of the 1960s. Welcome to 'Whitby Live' held at Whitby Pavillion.

Tractor Fest

8th and 9th June 2024
Held at Newby Hall in Association with Yorkshire Vintage Association, great family event held over 2 days.

The Wool Monty

8th and 9th June 2024
A yarn show with a difference, that everyone can attend and enjoy. Held at Magna.

Barnsley Live 24

8th June 2024
Taking place in over 20 venues and featuring over 200 artists every year. A family friendly day of live music for all.

Phlegm: Pandemic Diary at Millenium Gallery

13th January to 7th July 2024
At the beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic, artist Phlegm started to document his observations of daily life in lockdown in the form of an ongoing series of artworks.

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10th to 16th June

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Fathers Day in Yorkshire

16th June 2024
Yorkshire is hosting a wealth of great family days out with a special focus on dad this Fathers Day.

Animal Heroes at NAtional Emergency Services Museum

15th and 16th June 2024
Explore our RSPCA exhibition, play party games, make your own animal prints, and see how the organisation helps animals in lots of different situations.

Migration Matters Festival

14th to 22nd June 2024
Migration Matters Festival is a 9-day annual celebration of sanctuary, cultural identity and migration in Sheffield.

Phlegm: Pandemic Diary at Millenium Gallery

13th January to 7th July 2024
At the beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic, artist Phlegm started to document his observations of daily life in lockdown in the form of an ongoing series of artworks.

Modified Car Show

16th June 2024
The Yorkshire Modified Car Show, one of the best car show events in Yorkshire and the North of England, was established over 13 years ago and is held in our stunning parkland.

Sheffield Doc Fest

12th to 17th June 2024
Sheffield DocFest is the UK's leading documentary festival and one of the world's most influential markets for documentary projects. They champion and present the breadth of documentary form – film, television, immersive and art.

Ilkley Food Festival

15th and 16th June 2024
The Ilkley Food and Drink Festival is a family friendly celebration of international influence and local talent, expressed through international food, independent drink, live music, arts and charity.

Captain Savilles Reenactment Weekend at Bolton Castle

15th and 16th June 2024
Come join Sir John Savile and his retinue as they visit Bolton Castle and see the everyday workings of the household during a visit from the Sheriff of Yorkshire. The day is brought alive with re-enactors demonstrating archery, combat with swords and pollaxes, and the castle inhabitants showcase life amidst combat and peace.

Band In'T Barn

21st and 22nd June 2024
Back for a fourth year, Bands In'T Barn is a local music festival with local musicians, held near Holmfirth. Bands, food, drink, kids activities and more.

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17th to 23rd June

Todmorden Country Fair

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22nd June 2024
Todmorden Game and Country Fair is sure to entertain the whole family with a wide selection of Trade Stalls, Food & Drink Stands, Entertainment Shows, Animal Events and Children Attractions.

Beeston Festival

22nd June 2024
Beeston Festival is a celebration of the diversity and strengths of this South Leeds community.

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22nd June 2024
Todmorden Game and Country Fair is sure to entertain the whole family with a wide selection of Trade Stalls, Food & Drink Stands, Entertainment Shows, Animal Events and Children Attractions.

Let's Rock Leeds

22nd June 2024
Let’s Rock Leeds returns to Temple Newsam with a fabulous line-up of artists to bring you the very best of the 80s, and an action packed day of general 80s madness, there is plenty to do for everyone at this Family Friendly Festival!

Ilkley International Tennis Tournament

15th to 22nd June 2024
This is an international tennis tournament welcoming World class tennis players into Yorkshire for anyone to come and watch. The first Saturday is free entry for everyone.

Comic Con Yorkshire

22nd and 23rd June 2024
The first Comic Con Yorkshire will be an event to remember for comic, tv, and film culture fans across the globe as we bring you a phenomenal guest line-up. At the Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate.

Vanlife Festival

21st to 23rd June 2024
VanLifeFest is a 3-day family focused Camper based event at Scampston Hall, near Malton, North Yorkshire. We plan to showcase some of the best campers in the UK and bring you a unique weekend festival experience.

Let's Rock Leeds

22nd June 2024
Let’s Rock Leeds returns to Temple Newsam with a fabulous line-up of artists to bring you the very best of the 80s, and an action packed day of general 80s madness!

KWVR Diesel Gala

20th to 23rd June 2023
the Diesel Gala brings back memories of these heritage machines that worked right from the end of steam up until recent memory

Bluey and Bingo at Monk Park Farm

22nd and 23rd June 2024
Join Bluey and Bingo on the farm this June for special meet-and-greet sessions and a full day of fantastic family fun.

Wolds Way Rangers Walking Festival

16th to 24th June 2024
Short walks, longer hikes, specialist activities and history talks centred around the Wolds Way.

Migration Matters Festival

14th to 22nd June 2024
Migration Matters Festival is a 9-day annual celebration of sanctuary, cultural identity and migration in Sheffield.

Phlegm: Pandemic Diary at Millenium Gallery

13th January to 7th July 2024
At the beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic, artist Phlegm started to document his observations of daily life in lockdown in the form of an ongoing series of artworks.

Lord Scropes Household Medieval Weekend at Bolton Castle

22nd and 23rd June 2024
Experience the sights and sounds of a busy Medieval kitchen responsible for feeding the garrison, see the work of the tradespeople who kept the castle running day in day out and learn how you would fight and survive as a common soldier during the Wars of the Roses.

24th to 30th June

Ripon Rugby Club Beer Festival

29th June 2024
A huge selection of beers, amazing food, kids entertainment and the best live music.

Honley Show

29th June 2024
Community agricultural show with animal classes, stalls, vintage tractors and much ore for a family day out.

Malton Show

30th June 2024
Malton show is held at Scampston Park just outside the town. Shuttle buses run during the event from the town.

Harrogate Food and Drink Festival

29th and 30th June 2024
A celebration of International street food, local artisans mixed with live chef demos, live music and family entertainment on The Stray at Harrogate.

Bradford Literature Festival

28th June to 7th July 2024
With 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.

British Falconry Fair

29th and 30th June 2024
Held in the grounds of the fantastic National Centre for Birds of Prey, Duncombe Park in north Yorkshire. A world class series of ring events will showcase the very best in flying demonstrations from the best display falconers in the business.

Scarborough Armed Forces Day

29th June 2024
Expect the usual packed programme of jaw dropping displays, spectacular parades, musical performances, interactive exhibits and much more.

The 999 Show

29th and 30th June 2024
Bringing the lights and sirens to you. From today’s emergency services and all the way back to your horse drawn pumps, we have them all on display. There’s live displays too so come and join in the fun.

Skipton Sheep Day

30th June 2024
Skipton’s heritage as “Sheep Town” is celebrated annually with sheep displays and racing and many other sheep related activities which fill the High Street.

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Civil War Weekend at Bolton Castle

29th and 30th June 2024
Our ‘Living Historians’ are on hand to tell you more about the war of the ‘Three kingdoms’, and to give you the opportunity to handle the arms and armour of the period. In a war that split families in their loyalties, who would you have fought for?

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Phlegm: Pandemic Diary at Millenium Gallery

13th January to 7th July 2024
At the beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic, artist Phlegm started to document his observations of daily life in lockdown in the form of an ongoing series of artworks.

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