Sheffield's Big Events 2017

Sheffiield has a busy year of major events ahead, with everything from world class sporting events right  through to huge outdoor music festivals. Below you'll find ten of the best on offer (March- August), but you can see the full major events listing here.

Sheffield Beer Week

Sheffield Beer Week

13 - 19 March 2017
Sheffield Beer Week happens across the whole of the city in multiple venues in the second week of March and celebrates the region's extensive brewing landscape.

The Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon

The Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon

Sunday 9 April, Sheffield City Centre
A major event in the UK's running calendar, attracting thousands of runners and spectators to the city's streets.

World Snooker Championships

World Snooker Championships

15 Apr - 1 May, Crucible Theatre
2017 marks 40 years since the championships were first held at the iconic Crucible theatre. Expect a programme of commemorative activity to celebrate this.

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show

7 - 11 June
RHS have teamed up with the prestigious Chatsworth House to launch a new annual RHS Flower Show , which will take place across the beautiful 1,000-acre parkland of the Duke of Devonshire’s 300-year-old home.

Tramlines Music Festival

Tramlines Music Festival

21 - 23 July Now in its ninth year, Tramlines is the Sheffield’s longest running inner-city music festival, attracting over 100,000 festival goers and taking place four outdoor stages and 15 venues.

The Outdoor City Weekender

The Outdoor City Weekender

17 -19 March, various venues
Building on the success of last year’s inaugural weekender, the 2017 edition promises to be a weekend of epic proportions with something for everyone.

Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire

Sunday 30 April Set to recreate some of the magic the Tour de France, which came to Sheffield back in 2014. The 2017 Tour de Yorkshire Route will see Stage 3 of the race finish in Sheffield Fox Valley, Stocksbridge.

Sheffield Food Festival

Sheffield Food Festival

27 - 29 May
Now in its seventh year, the three-day event has developed into a fun, informative and delicious bank holiday weekend that’s perfect for the whole family.

Doc/Fest

Doc/Fest

9 - 14 June
Sheffield's international documentary festival Doc/Fest continues to be one of the city’s biggest events attracting over 32,700 festival goers each year, including over 3,500 industry delegates from over 60 countries.

Special Olympics GB

Special Olympics GB

7 - 12 August
Over 2500 athletes with intellectual disabilities of all ages and abilities will come together from across the country for this year's summer games in Sheffield .