Riverside Festival returns to Leicester

Leicester's Riverside Festival - Leicester News and Updates

The Leicester Riverside Festival, now in it’s 22nd year, returns on the first weekend in June.

This free two-day festival features fun on and off the water and is split in four areas.

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. The Piazza area features a large music stage, with a line up of 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 and after last year’s success the return of the Broken Records Swing Festival.

The event will run from Saturday 1 June (12pm – 7pm) to Sunday 2 June (12pm – 5pm).

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