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City Festival

City Festival: Night of Festivals 2

City Festival
Saturday 22 - Bank Holiday Monday 31 August
Various venues


The City Festival, held in August, celebrates Leicester in the heart of the city and this year it will be even bigger and better.  Taking place over ten fun-packed days, sites across the city centre will be filled with entertainment including sports, culture, music, art, heritage and more.

Incorporating well-established favourites like Leicester Belgrave Mela, Ride Leicester Festival, Our Leicester Day, Journeys Festival, Sports Fest, City Music Festival, Old Town Festival and Cosmopolitan Carnival. Plus there will be some exciting new events for 2015 including Open House Circus Extravaganza, Flavours of Rugby, Summer Art Trail and a major international street project from Australia, Tangle.
Full details will be posted here in July.

With an array of free activities including sports, culture, music, art, heritage and much more the City Festival provides a great reason to stay local this August!

> View photographs of the City Festival 2014 on facebook

> View Leicestershire TV's video featuring highlights of the City Festival 2014

Need further information?

Pop in or call us at Visit Leicester to find out how we can help you enjoy the City Festival even more, see Visit Leicester.

The City Festival is organised by Leicester City Council. For information regarding the organisation of the festival email festivals@leicester.gov.uk or telephone 0116 454 3600.

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