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Leicester Riverside Festival 2018

Head along to this years Leicester Riverside Festival.

Event details

2 June 2018 to 3 June 2018

Western Boulevard


Bede Park, Western Boulevard, Castle Gardens and Mile Straight


Leicester Riverside Festival, now in its 21st year, returns on the first weekend in June. Spread over four areas this free two-day festival features fun on and off the water.

Bede Park has family activities including fun fair, food stalls, arts & crafts, beer tent, acoustic music stage and lots of join in activities. The Piazza area has large music stage featuring live bands.

Western Boulevard has a street market with arts and crafts and street food and a Ride Leicester cycling area. River Soar has a narrow boats rally, boat trips, canoe and small boat rides and hire also demonstrations. Castle Gardens has children’s activities with and eco and environmental focus.

Leicester Riverside Festival