Riverside Festival

Canal boats and families enjoying the Riverside Festival

Leicester's Riverside Festival will take place on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June 2019. With free events for the whole family to enjoy, this is an event not to be missed. Last year's festival was attended by over twenty thousand people.

Further information

Taking place on Bede Park, Mile Straight, Western Boulevard and Castle Gardens, the festival features a fun fair, live bands, stalls, food and activities for the whole family.

The River Soar is one of Leicester's most historic locations and acts as the festival's centrepiece for the weekend. Once Britain's most profitable commercial navigation route, it also boasts beautiful scenery and wildlife. This year you will also have the opportunity to view and buy artwork from local artists at Art on the River.

Find out more about Riverside Festival on the Visit Leicester website.