Events & Days Out in May in Yorkshire

Spring is turning to summer, it's a great time to experience Yorkshire indoors and outdoors. Experience delicious Yorkshire food, wonderful county shows nd celebrations of local art, music and dance.

Sheffield Food Festival

Sheffield Food Festival

24th to 27th May
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.

Tour De Yorkshire peloton

Tour De Yorkshire

2nd to 5th May
Tour De Yorkshire returns, bigger and badder than ever before. With a 4 day mens race, taking place from 2nd to 5th May and 2 day womens race on 3rd and 4th May.

Fun and thrills in Yorkshire

Saltaire Arts Trail

25th to 27th May 2019
Saltaire Arts Trail is a community arts event held annually on the late May Bank Holiday weekend. It offers an imaginative visual arts programme, celebrating the village’s rich heritage, and offering opportunities to both emerging and established artists.

Haworth 1940's weekend

Haworth 1940's weekend

18th & 19th May
A vibrant weekend when Haworth village goes back in time when thousands of visitors, mostly in costume, swell the streets of the village and take the whole atmosphere back to the 1940’s.

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival

Back in 2020
Yorkshire Silent Film Festival is the UK's largest celebration of live-scored silent film. Each May, YSFF collaborates with cinemas, theatres and community venues across Yorkshire to present three weeks of live music with film.

Skipton Waterways Festival

Skipton Waterways Festival

Back in 2020
Skipton Waterways Festival involves dozens of narrowboats and other craft will line the Basin and the surrounding towpaths and there will be a full programme of entertainment throughout each of the three days.

Malham Safari animals

Malham Safari

25th to 29th May 2019
A great family day out in a beautiful Yorkshire Dales village, solve the clues as you explore and discover the animals, this years theme is Mythical Creatures and Fantstical Beasts.