Events and Festivals in Leeds

  • Leeds Festival : Every year in August, Leeds Festival attracts some of the biggest global superstars, and world beating bands to their Yorkshire home. Apart from the music stages, there are also dance tents, comedy tents and cabaret tents set up throughout the festival area to be enjoyed by everyone.  
  • Otley Walking Festival : Otley Walking Festival is a nine day festival that takes place in June of each year.  You can easily enjoy best of both the nature and city of Leeds with this festival. A large portion of the events take place in downtown Leeds, showcasing the historic city centre. 
  • The Leeds International Film Festival : This film festival takes place in October of each year and draws in crowds of filmmakers as well as local fans of film. 
  • Leeds West Indian Carnival Parade : Held in the month of August, the Caribbean carnival parade blends jaw-dropping costumes, infectious tropical rhythms, mouth-watering food and entertainment for everyone.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Leeds