June 2023 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.

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Sheffield Doc Fest

23rd to 28th June 2022
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 – in the vibrant city of Sheffield each June.

Ripon Theatre Festival

Ripon Theatre Festival

23rd to 26th June 2022
From open-air children's shows, puppetry and dance, to renowned visiting theatre companies, community performances, workshops, Shakespeare, and high-quality street entertainment, filling the historic city of Ripon with four days of unique activity, colour and fun.

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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.

Sheffield Food Festival

Sheffield Food Festival

2nd to 5th June 2022
Sheffield Food Festival is a celebration of the city’s vibrant food scene, showcasing our great local produce, talented chefs, mouthwatering street food and outstanding brewers and distillers.

Platinum Jubilee Weekend

Jubilee Weekend in Yorkshire

Special events to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. With one-off bank holidays on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd of June. Jubilee Weekend in Yorkshire.

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Wetwang Scarecrow Festival

2nd to 5th June 2022
The 2022 annual Scarecrow Festival will be in June this year to link with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. It will take place over 4 days starting Thursday 2nd June to Sunday 5th June. This year we have 3 categories, Royalty through the ages, Celebrities/TV&Film and Other (anything goes).

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.

Aerial view of York Spring Fair

York Spring Fair

27th May to 5th June 2022
York Spring Fair & Food Festival is a brand-new event, bringing together one of the largest vintage funfairs seen in North Yorkshire for many years, and a Food Festival which will showcase a range of artisan products - from food and drink to gifts, scented candles and dog food - from Yorkshire and beyond.

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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.

Live At Leeds 2022

Live At Leeds

4th June 2022
Live at Leeds in the Park is a brand new, one day festival held at Temple Newsam, Leeds. Organised by the same team who have created and brought you Live at Leeds in the City for the last 15 years.

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Swaledale Festival

28th May to 11th June 2022
Swaledale Festival will be back with a bang in 2022 - their 50th anniversary! A packed programme of music, poetry, workshops and much more.

Brighouse 1940's weekend

Brighouse 1940's Weekend

4th and 5th June 2022
Come and see what life was like in this significant time in our history as the town centre and shops are transformed. You’ll be able to sit in a Messerschmitt, see Churchill, learn to dance the Lindy Hop or dance the night away with the Ashby Big Band.

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Malton Food Lovers Festival

3rd to 5th June 2022
Expect artisan stalls, delicious street food, talks, tastings, celebrity chefs, demos, festival bar, live music & much, much more! Malton’s 3 day family foodie extravaganza is a festival like no other. A giant celebration, a huge gourmet street party

Leeds Wool Festival

Leeds Wool Festival

4th June 2022
From a packed out crafting market to expert demonstrations, talks, performances, tea rooms and more! Whether you’re a natty knitter or crackers about crochet, it’s a great day out for all ages. Housed within the surroundings of the Grade II listed Armley Mills

Ossett Beercart Parade

Ossett Beercart

3rd and 4th June 2022
Fri 3rd June 2022 – 7pm – 11pm Beer Festival in Ossett Town Hall. Sat 4th June 2022 Beer cart Procession from 10.30am Morris dancing in the Town Centre from 11am Beer Festival in the town Hall 11am -11pm Plus rides, food & craft market from 10am-4pm

Long Divison Festival

Long Divison Festival

10th to 12th June 2022
Long Division Festival is an award winning metropolitan festival that places the best emerging grassroots artists alongside legends of Indie and DIY. Previous headliners include The Cribs, We Are Scientists, Billy Bragg, British Sea Power, The Fall, Asian Dub Foundation, Field Music, The Wedding Present, Peter Hook & The Light, Ash, and Gang Of Four.

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Books By The Beach 2022

11th to 12th June 2022
Books By the Beach brings authors to the readers, with a strong Yorkshire influence.

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York Festival of Ideas

11th to 24th June 2022
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.

dinosaur Adventure at Whistlestop Valley

Dinosaur Ranger Adventure at Whistle Stop Valley

11th and 12th June 2022
Ever wanted to meet a dinosaur? Or, be taught the skills needed to be a Dinosaur Ranger by real-life Jurassic experts?! Well, now's your chance as Whistlestop Valley joins forces with their paleontologist pals from Funcast Character Company.

Ilkely Tennis Tournament

Ilkley International Tennis Tournament

12th to 19th June 2022
Returning for 2022, the Ilkley Trophy is one of the highlights of the summer grass court season with world-class tennis in both the ATP Challenger and ITF women's events. Former ATP top ten stars Jack Sock and Fernando Verdasco will be joined by the British star Katie Boulter as the Ilkley Trophy returns.

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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

12th June 2022
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.

Hebden Bridge Folk Roots Festival

Hebden Bridge Folk Roots Festival

10th to 12th June 2022
Hebden Bridge Folk Roots Festival is run by a volunteer group of musicians, enthusiasts and folk-loving people. We all live in and around Hebden Bridge. This festival has been created organically, and it is exciting to see it grow and evolve bringing in a wonderful mix of dancers and musicians.

Vanlife Festival

Vanlife Festival

10th to 12th June 2022
#VanLifeFest is a 3-day family focused Camper based event at Scampston Hall, near Malton, North Yorkshire. 2022 will be #VanLifeFest’s inaugural year. We plan to showcase some of the best campers in the UK and bring you a unique weekend festival experience.

Diesel Gala at KWVR

Diesel Gala at Keighley and Worth Valey Railway

10th to 12th June 2022
The Return of the Diesels! Many visitors won’t remember steam traction, so the Diesel Gala brings back memories of these heritage machines that worked right from the end of steam right up until recent memory – and in some cases continue to do so!

Ilkley Food Festival

Ilkley Food Festival

11th and 12th June 2022
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.

Grassington Festival street parade

Grassington Festival

17th June to 2nd July 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.

Polar Bear Wildlife photographer of the year exhibition

Wildlife Photogrpaher of The Year Exhibition

7th May to 17th July 2022
At Sewerby Hall

On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the exhibition features exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.
On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the exhibition features exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.

Wolds Way Ranger Festival

Wold Rangers Way Walking Festival

17th to 24th June 2022
Located in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds, the first Wold Rangers Way Walking Festival is on 17th – 24th June. From the 1st May you can book your FREE tickets for 19 different guided walks ranging from 3-miles to 44-miles

Roman re-enactors

Castleford Roman Festival

18th June 2022
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. History buffs can find out more about the town’s rich history thanks to the Roman Castleford Trail guided tour.

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Modified Car Show

19th June 2022
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. The highlight of the show features the ‘Yorkshire Top 20’ show-car competition, displaying the top 20 cars entered from around the UK.

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York Pride

18th June 2022
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.

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Fathers Day in Yorkshire

19th June 2022
Yorkshire is hosting a wealth of great family days out with a special focus on dad this Fathers Day.

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Let's Rock Leeds

17th June 2023
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!

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

Harrogate Food and Drink Festival

25th & 26th June 2022
A celebration of International street food, local artisans mixed with live chef demos, live music and family entertainment on The Stray at Harrogate.

Leeds Dock dragonboat race

Leeds Dock Dragon Boat Race

25th June 2022
The event will see teams of rowers take to the water for the chance to win the highly coveted trophy. The event is open to all abilities and creates great team spirit, with fancy dress welcomed! With street food vendors, entertainment and a chance of sun, it promises to be a brilliant day out for all.

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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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Bradford Literature Festival

24th June to 3rd July 2022
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.

Skipton Sheep Day

Skipton Sheep Day

26th June 2022
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.

Eboracum Roman Festival

Eboracum Roman Festival

25th and 26th June 2022
Eboracum Roman Festival held in the Yorkshire Museum Gardens, York

Tractor at Malton Show

Malton Show

26th June 2022
Malton show is held at Scampston Park just outside the town. Shuttle buses run during the event from the town.

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Yorkshire Feastival

25th and 26th June 2022
Yorkshire's most delicious street food and inspiring craft stalls, not to mention the the talent taking to the stage throughout the event. Suitable for all the family.

Beeston Festival urban community show

Beeston Festival

25th June 2022
Beeston Festival is a celebration of the diversity and strengths of this South Leeds community.

Yorkshire Motorsport Festival

Yorkshire Motorsport Festival

24th to 26th June 2022
The 2022 Yorkshire Motorsport Festival has something for everyone, whether you’re a diehard motorsports enthusiast, a family looking for a spectacular family fun day out or a music lover wanting to hear the great bands that are planned, it’s all there on the same 125-acre site just outside Meltham and Holmfirth.

Cawthorne Open Gardens

Cawthorne Open Gardens

25th and 26th June 2022
a fun filled weekend. Every garden is different and each owner is proud to show visitors around. There will be competitions and a garden trail for the children. Homemade refreshments will be served in the Parish rooms and some of the gardens.

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Bedale Scout and Guide Community Festival

26th June 2022
Parade through town starting at 11am, then we've got 30+ stalls, along with games, activities, dog competitions, inflatables, food and drink - all in Bedale Park.

dragon boating at Leeds Waterfront Festival

Leeds Waterfront Festival

25th and 26th June 2022
The Leeds Waterfront Festival is back to showcase the best of the city’s waterfront area. Come and join the family fun all along the city centre’s waterfront. Featuring dragon boats, canoes, a funfair, music, food and much much more!

Artists around Wetherby

Artists Around Wetherby

18th / 19th / 25th / 26th June 2022
This year, 2022, 23 artists and makers will be taking part in the event. This year all studios provide refreshments for a donation to our chosen charity which this year is Maggie’s Yorkshire, a charity based in St James’s Hospital providing support to patients with cancer and their families.