Join us for a sizzling summer of events!

Summer 2024 is looking like a busy one for Sheffield, with major music festivals, sporting events, vibrant outdoor markets and family entertainment. 

We've gathered together some of the highlights happening in the city, so you can make the most of the summertime in Sheffield.

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Music Festivals

As the 2024 UK summer music festival season goes into full swing, take a look at all the great festivals and music events taking place in Sheffield this summer.

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Summer event highlights

Chariots of Fire

A heart-pounding new production set to a soaring musical score, adapted from the Oscar-winning movie by Mike Bartlett and directed by Robert Hastie - see Chariots of Fire on the Crucible stage in Sheffield, 6 - 27 July.

Goldsmiths North 2024

An annual summer fair in Sheffield, bringing the finest contemporary Silverware & Jewellery to the North of England.

Rex Market: July 2024

Rex Market returns for their 2024 summer edition, taking place on Sunday 14 July. An outdoor market based in Kelham Island, the event showcases an array of fantastic independent Sheffield businesses.

Charity Game Swap July 2024

Got some old games (table top or video) gathering dust in your house? Bring them along to the swap to turn your junk into someone else’s treasure, all while raising money for a great cause.

Sheffield Grand Prix 2024

Bringing competitive cycling back to the streets of Sheffield's city centre , Sheffield Grand Prix is back on Wednesday 17 July. The event will once again be part of the British Cycling National Circuit Race Series, attracting the UK’s top teams and riders.

Summer Holidays at Sheffield Manor Lodge: Olympic Fun

During the first week of the summer holidays, Sheffield Manor Lodge will be celebrating the start of the Paris Olympic Games with Olympic-themed crafts and a kid-friendly cardio trail to help get you in the sporty spirit!

Summer Fun at the NVM

This summer, play, create and learn together at The National Videogame Museum as it unveils a fresh new look in a major revamp of its most popular exhibits. The museum will be open every day from Wednesday 24 July to Tuesday 3 September (10am - 5pm).

Ahoy Pirates and Mermaids at the Tropical Butterfly House

Calling all pirates and mermaids! The Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife Conservation Park is taking to the shimmering seas to bring families some swashbucklin’ fun all summer long. Join them for a family day out 20 July - 1 September.

Sharrow Vale Market: July 2024

Sharrow Vale Market is held three times year, with around 100 stalls selling a wide variety of locally sourced and homemade produce. The summer edition will take place on Sunday 16 July.

Pollen Market: July 2024

An inner-city flower market and much more! Once again Pollen Market host their monthly botanical spectacular along the Grey to Green corridor in Sheffield's Castlegate district on Sunday 21 July.

The Fringe Stage at Devonshire Green 2024

Once again, Devonshire Green in Sheffield's city centre will be home to The Fringe Stage- a family-friendly area, with loads of live music from a wide variety of genres 27 - 28 July.

Sheffield by the Seaside

Grab your buckets and spades as the seaside returns to Sheffield's Peace Gardens this summer, with a whole host of FREE family fun, 25 July - 26 August.

The Village Screen Outdoor Cinema at Kenwood Hall

The Village Screen return to the leafy grounds Sheffield's Kenwood Hall Hotel for an awesome weekend, with a silent disco, classic outdoor cinema and delicious street food & drinks, 9 - 11 August.

Sheffield Bricktropolis

The bricks (LEGO ones) are back this summer! Head to Sheffield city centre 3 - 18 August, for a new Sheffield Bricktropolis adventure. It's going to be wild!

Eat Treat & Moor

Join The Moor Sheffield at Eat, Treat & Moor, a celebration of all thing’s food, drink, and entertainment for the whole family with over 30 stalls, taking place 10 - 11 August.

Pollen Market: August 2024

An inner-city flower market and much more! Once again, Pollen Market host their monthly botanical spectacular along the Grey to Green corridor in Sheffield's Castlegate district on Sunday 18 August.

Classics on The Moor

Back for the 14th year The Moor will be hosting their Classic Car Show in association with Rotary Sheffield Vulcan, on Sunday 18 August.

Devonshire Green Festival

Get ready for a day filled with creativity, flavour, and live music in Sheffield City Centre as Devonshire Green Festival takes place on Saturday 24 August, 12pm - 8pm.

Sheffield Fayre 2024

Celebrating its 21st year! A fantastic day out for all of the family in one of Sheffield’s most wonderful parks, Sheffield Fayre returns on Bank Holiday Monday 26 August 2024.

Art in the Gardens

Taking place Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September 2024 in Sheffield's stunning Botanical Gardens, Art in the Gardens is one of the largest outdoor art markets in the North of England, with artists, craft makers and visitors coming from across the UK.

Tour of Britain Men

The Lloyds Bank Tour of Britain Men will return to Sheffield for the first time in almost 20 years this September, as Stage 3 of the race will begin in the City Centre on Thursday 5 September.

Sheffield Walking Festival

Taking place over ten days each September, the festival celebrates all sides of Sheffield with a whole host of enjoyable walks of varying lengths, with plenty to see and discover along the way. This year the festival will take place 6 - 15 September 2024.

Sheffield Heritage Open Days 2024

Part of the nationwide celebrations, Sheffield’s biggest festival of heritage and culture takes place between 6 - 15 September with over 100 FREE tours, walks, exhibitions and events.