Leicester Riverside Festival
One of Leicester’s biggest outdoor free festivals with activities for all ages, on and off the water. This popular free festival offers activities for everyone including boat trips, live music, an arts and craft street market, children’s fun fair, a variety of food stalls and displays.
Highlights on the river include colourful boats from across the region, canoe demonstrations and trips. On land, the festival continues to build on its reputation for great live music by showcasing some of the best bands and artists.
New for 2013, the peaceful surroundings of Castle Gardens will be incorporated making the festival even bigger. Once again there will be an environmental focus to the festival bringing together workshops and displays, helping to raise awareness of environmental issues.
Saturday June 1st and Sunday June 2nd
Bede Park, Castle Gardens, Mile Straight & Western Boulevard