Leicester Riverside Festival - Road Closures


Leicester City Council’s Riverside Festival will take place on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June 2019During the Festival Western Boulevard will be closed to vehicles from the junction with Braunstone Gate and up to (but not including) the junction with Tarragon Road.


Spread over four areas this free two-day festival features fun on and off the water. Bede Park will feature family activities including a fun fair, food stalls, arts & crafts, beer tent, acoustic music stage and lots of join in activities, whilst on the Piazza area a large music stage will feature great live bands and music.

Western Boulevard sees the return of the hugely popular street market with arts, crafts, tasty street food plus the Ride Leicester cycling area. River Soar & Mile Straight hosts the colourful narrow boat rally, boat trips, canoes, boat rides, demonstrations and the opportunity to view and buy work from local artists at Art on The River. 

Castle Gardens includes children's activities with an eco and environmental focus and after last year’s success the return of the Broken Records Swing Festival.

You can find out more about the festival here

Posted on Thursday 16th May 2019

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