Opportunities in festivals

From catering to funfairs, bands to stalls, there are many ways to get involved in Leicester's festivals.

Further information

Tender opportunities

Riverside Festival

Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June 2019

Spread over two days, the event is situated at Bede Park, along Western Boulevard next to the River Soar and Castle Gardens and is within easy walking distance from the city centre.

As well as the focus on the river, there is a general environmental theme to the festival. With visitors numbering over 40,000 spread across two days in previous years, the event appeals to all age groups from across Leicester and Leicestershire.

You can find the opportunities and draft site plan below:

Trading and catering boats will be required to submit the following booking form for this event:

Funfair during school holidays

If you would like to tender for the funfair during school holidays, please see the documents below. The deadline for proposals Friday 1 February 2019, 5pm. 

Other opportunities

We also work with partners who organise their own events. If you would like to be involved please contact the organisers directly. You can find details of these events on the Visit Leicester website which is linked at the top of this page.

To discuss being a partner or sponsor for any of our festivals and events, please use the contact details at the bottom of this page to get in touch.

Please download the sponsorship documents at the bottom of this page for further details about the opportunities that are available.

Further tendering opportunities, including circuses can be found on Source Leicestershire which is linked at the top of this page. Guidance on how to approach a tendering opportunity can be found on The Nationwide Caterers Association website which is also linked at the top of this page.

If you have problems accessing or viewing any documents on this page please send us an email using the link below. 

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