--- September Events in Yorkshire 2022

Yorkshire in 2021 Great Days Out in Yorkshire

September is one of the busiest months in Yorkshire for festivals with a wide range of food, music, walking and arts events scheduled to keep you and the family entertained.

Scarborough Jazz Festival

Scarborough Jazz Festival

24th to 26th September 2021
The 18th Scarborough Jazz Festival will now take place across the weekend of 24-26 September 2021 at Scarborough Spa. Alongside some of our favourite festival performers we have many new faces: the ground breaking pianist Fergus McCreadie; violinist John Pearce and gypsy jazz from Djanco.

Harrogate Autumn Flower Show festival

Harrogate Autumn Flower Festival

16th to 18th September 2022
Now at Newby Hall. in addition to all your favourite show features, admission to the 2021 Harrogate Autumn Flower Show will also include access to Newby’s award-winning gardens, complete with some of Europe’s biggest herbaceous flower borders, 15 stunning garden ‘rooms’ and family adventure garden!


Richmond Books and Boots Festival

17th to 25th September 2022
Richmond Books and Boots festival combines day time walks led by knowledgeable guides, with evening talks from popular and emerging authors. You create your own programme; do as little or as much of either or both.

Aerial view of Honley Showground

Honley Show

18th September 2021
Honley Show back in Honley for its 100th birthday party! We are ringing the changes in this our hundredth year by putting on a celebration of all things Honley Show right back in the centre of the village where it all started.

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Film and Food Festival- Leeds

2nd to 5th September 2021
This Summer, Adventure Cinema is bringing Film & Food Fest to Leeds! With 4 days of open-air cinema, local street food, live comedy and specially-curated short films.

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Leeds Beer Festival

2nd to 5th September 2021
The Leeds International Beer Festival returns for its ninth year. This annual four day festival in the heart of Leeds celebrates and promotes craft beer brewed in the UK and overseas. The festival also includes a street food market, live music across three stages, arcade games and all sorts of lovely beer-related things.

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Holmfirth arts Festival

17th to 19th September 2021
Holmfirth Arts Festival encourages local people and visitors to get creative and explore Holmfirth's unique location with installations over three days.

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York Book Fair

9th and 10th September 2022
York Antiquarian, Rare and Out of Print Book Fair is Europe’s largest, and offers a wonderful range of books for experienced collectors and first-time buyers alike.

Main stage at Beeston Festival

Beeston Festival

18th September 2021
A local festival committed to celebrating the diversity and cultures of the local area. Music, fun and entertainment for all the family.

York Food Festival Learning by doing

York Food Festival

23rd September to 2nd October 2022
York Food Festival run events throughout the year celebrating local and regional food and drink, with the main 10 day festival held at the end of September. It is a not-for-profit organisation and any money generated from ticket sales goes back in to the festival to improve it year after year!

Hot Air Balloons on Knavesmire

York Balloon Fiesta

23rd to 25th September 2022
This free festival brings a weekend of hot air balloons, children’s entertainment, live music, tribute acts, food and drink, as well as a funfair with rides never seen before in York.

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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.

Penistone Show

Penistone Show

10th September 2022
Penistone Show is a one-day agricultural show held annually in Penistone in South Yorkshire, England, UK. The show has been held most years for the last 150 years and is said to be the largest one day show in the North of England.


Yorkshire Fossil Festival

10th to 12th September 2021
The Festival seeks to enlighten and engage families and young people in the world of Geology and Earth Sciences. Visitors can become immersed in all things fossils and dinosaurs, many originating from Scarborough and the Yorkshire Coast.

Otley Folk Festivl

Otley Folk Festival

17th to 19th September 2021
Planning is underway for a series of concerts and sessions plus street entertainment to suit the regulations for September.

Colourful knitted sheep


25th and 26th September 2021
A creative festival celebrating all things woolly and wonderful in Skipton, Yarndale plays host to an impressive selection of talented and passionate exhibitors.

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Let's Rock Leeds

18th September 2021
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!

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Settle Folk Gathering

3rd to 5th September 2021
There will be evening concerts on each of the 3 days and afternoon concerts on Saturday and Sunday.

Saltaire Arts Festival

Saltaire Festival

9th & 18th September 2022
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.

Farmers showing sheep at Nidderdale show

Nidderdale Show

19th September 2022
Nidderdale Show aims to celebrate the best of agricultural traditions with top class livestock, horse and dog sections and boasts one of the finest exhibitions of animals anywhere in the UK.

Staithes arts and heritage festival

Richmond Books and Boots Festival

9th to 11th September 2022
Staithes Festival has established itself as one of the friendliest festival on the coast – a must-go-to event in the regional arts calendar. During the weekend some 100+ cottages in the village become temporary art galleries in a unique selling exhibition. Staithes heritage is also celebrated in fossils, fishing, historic photographs and film shows.

Aerial view of Honley Showground

Honley Show

18th September 2021
Honley Show back in Honley for its 100th birthday party! We are ringing the changes in this our hundredth year by putting on a celebration of all things Honley Show right back in the centre of the village where it all started.

giant sculpture at Hull freedom festival

Freedom Festival

26th August to 4th September 2022
Freedom is an international arts festival where the city is our stage, our aim is to continue to delight, entertain and surprise audiences, as we do justice to the incredible appetite for culture that Hull has.