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City Festival 2018

Published on Thursday, July 12, 2018

Giant puppet at city festival

City Festival celebrates everything we love about Leicester, right in the heart of the city. Come and get involved over 10 days of street entertainment, sports, culture, music, art, heritage and more. This year's event run from 18 to 27 August.

Now in its sixth year, the festival has grown to be one of the major events in Leicester’s calendar. 

Many regular events will be returning this year including Get Active, Ride Leicester, Leicester Belgrave Mela, Journeys Festival International, Cosmopolitan Carnival and the ever popular Old Town Festival.

As well as these, there will be several new events that are yet to be announced.

Keep up-to-date with City Festival and other events in Leicester by following @leicesterfest on Twitter and on Facebook.

Check out the Visit Leicester website for even more information, as well as tips on where to eat, drink and make the most of your visit to Leicester.