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Riverside Festival returns to Leicester Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 June

Updated: May 21, 2022



Leicester Riverside Festival returns on the first weekend in June. 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!






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