• Festival of Light
  • Sneaky Peeks
  • Heritage Open Days
  • Bradford Food & Drink Festival
  • Widescreen Weekend

Find out more about our packed events calendar

With a packed year round events calendar it means there will definitely be something for everyone to enjoy, whenever you choose to visit. There are exhibitions, international events and festivals, to theatre and live music.

Throughout the summer months there's lots going on including Bradford festivals; the World Curry Festival, the Ilkley Literature Festival, Live Music and Bradford city centre events.

Bradford can certainly put on a show and is well-known for its the Bradford Animation Festival (November) which is organised by the National Media Museum

Wondering what's on in Bradford? Highlights include the Ilkley Summer Festival in August, the Saltaire Festival and Christmas events in Haworth. Make sure you find out what's on in Bradford and don't miss a thing!



Event Highlights

Ilkley Summer Festival

Ilkley Summer Festival

Sat 29 Aug 2015

Bingley Music Live

Bingley Music Live

Fri 4 - Sun 6 Sep 2015

Ilkley Arts

Ilkley Art Trail

Mon 7 - Fri 11 Sep 2015

Saltaire Festival

Saltaire Festival

Fri 11 - Sun 20 Sep 2015

World Curry Festival

World Curry Festival

Sat 12 - Sun 13 Sep 2015

Bolling Hall

Centenary Event

Sun 20 Sep 2015

Ilkley Literature festival

Ilkley Literature Festival

Fri 2 - Sun 18 Oct 2015

Widescreen Weekend

Widescreen Weekend

Thu 15 - Sun 18 Oct 2015

Bradford Food & Drink Festival

Bradford Food and Drink Festival

Fri 30 - Sat 31 Oct 2015

Reindeer Parade

Reindeer Parade

Sun 15 Nov 2015

Haworth Steampunk Weekend

Haworth Steampunk Weekend

Fri 20 - Sun 22 Nov 2015

Haworth 1940s

Haworth 1940s Weekend 2016

Fri 13 - Sun 15 May 2016

Top reasons to visit this summer

School Holiday Fun Don't panic about how to keep the children entertained this summer. There are lots of activities taking place over the summer holidays and you don't have to spend a fortune!
Bank HolidayIt's the last Bank Holiday of the summer so make sure you use the long weekend to have some fun!  There is loads going on throughout the district so lets enjoy come rain or shine!

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