Leicester Riverside Festival

Leicester Riverside Festival, now in its 23rd year, returns on the first weekend in June

Event details

6 June 2020 to 7 June 2020

Bede Park

River Soar, Grand Union Canal


Bede Park

Mile Straight
Castle Gardens & Western Boulevard

Spread over four areas, this free two-day festival features fun on and off the water.

Bede Park will feature family activities including a fun fair, food stalls, arts & crafts, beer tent, acoustic music stage and lots of join in activities, whilst on the Piazza area our large music stage will feature great live bands and music for all ages.

Western Boulevard sees the return of the hugely popular street market with arts, crafts, tasty street food plus the Ride Leicester cycling area.

River Soar & Mile Straight hosts the colourful narrow boat rally, boat trips, canoes, boat rides, demonstrations and the opportunity to view and buy work from local artists at Art on The River.

Castle Gardens includes children's activities with an eco and environmental focus. It's sure to be one of the best waterside festivals in the country and a fun-packed weekend not to be missed.

Admission: Free

Leicester Riverside Festival