Festivals and events


We organise and support a wide variety of culturally diverse events all year across the city of Leicester. These include the St. George's Festival, the Riverside Festival, the Caribbean Carnival, Diwali and Christmas events.

Further information

I want to organise an event in Leicester

Leicester is a great city in which to hold a public event. However as an organiser, you are responsible for the planning, organisation and operation of your event. You must ensure that your event meets standards for health and safety and risk assessments, You will also need to obtain the relevant permissions and licences. If you would like more information please see the quick link 'Find out more information on event organising' above.

I want to operate my business at an event

From catering to funfairs, bands to stalls, there are many ways to get involved in Leicester's festivals. If you are interested in tendering for business have a look at our current opportunities in festivals please see the link above.

Festivals feedback - prize draw

To ensure the events continue to meet the needs of whose who visit it, we would be grateful for any feedback by completing the feedback form linked above and sharing your opinions with us.

By providing us with this feedback, you will be entered into our prize draw for a chance to win four tickets to a show at De Montfort Hall. Please see our terms and conditions below which apply.