Best Summer Events Yorkshire 2022 | Family Friendly | Things to Do

Here it is, our list of the best summer events across the South East to keep you busy all summer. This list includes events in Yorkshire – East, North, South and West. All events are family-friendly.

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Things to do Yorkshire 2022 – North Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire

Brodsworth Hall and Gardens – South Yorkshire – Brass Band Sundays

When? Sun 3 July – Sun 25 Sep 2022 excluding 4 Sep
Address: Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, B6422, Brodsworth, South Yorkshire, DN5 7JX
A Bit About – “Hear Yorkshire’s finest bands perform against the stunning backdrop of Brodsworth Hall. Bring along your deck chairs and relax with an afternoon of superb music. Book now and save! Plus Victorian Falconry on the 3rd and 4th September “Watch our talented falconers in their Victorian falconry displays outside Brodsworth Hall and meet the birds in the hawk house. Watch a variety of traditional falconry birds in flight and learn how they were used for sport and food in Victorian times.”
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Burnby Hall and Gardens – Various Events – East Riding of Yorkshire

When? Various dates, see below
Address: Burnby Hall Gardens, 33 The Balk, Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO42 2QF
A Bit About – Punch and Judy July 27th, Crafty Tuesdays (every Tuesday in August), Pirate Day 10th August and so much more….
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Burton Constable Hall – Various Events – East Riding of Yorkshire

When? Various dates, see below
Address: Burton Constable Hall and Grounds, Skirlaugh, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU11 4LN
A Bit About – Alice in Wonderland theatre show 12th August, Jungle Book 13th August, Goldilocks and the three bears 14th August, picnics and so much more….
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Eden Camp – Living history weekend – North Yorkshire

When? 27th and 28th August
Address: Eden Camp, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6RT
A Bit About – “The museum will be alive and kicking with reenactors around every corner – displays, talks, and activities galore. You can chat with the Medics, try your hand at ration recipes or explore the escape hatch of our Sherman Tank! Whatever you feel like, it is not to be missed so book your tickets now for a fun-filled family day out! There’ll be live music in the engine shed with plenty of space to show off your moves – acts TBC.
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Harewood House – VW Festival & Luna Cinema – West Yorkshire

When? See below
Address: Harewood House, Sandy Gate, Harewood, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS17 9LE
A Bit About – 13th-14th August – After a 2-year break, the UK’s largest family-friendly VW show returns to Harewood House again this summer between Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th August, with campsites opening to pre-booked campers from midday on Friday 12th August. With a full weekend of live entertainment, live music and VWs galore lined up for visitors, all with a laid-back atmosphere, the show offers something for all of the family. 24th-25th August Luna Cinema.
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Hazlewood Castle – Legends of the Castle – West Yorkshire

When? 28th July – 29th August
Address: Hazlewood Castle Hotel, Paradise Ln, Tadcaster LS24 9NJ
A Bit About – “Join us in our beautiful Woodland Amphitheatre for a fantastic musical theatre performance, with catchy songs and a great sense of audience participative fun. This 45 minute family show is hosted by Hazlewood Castle & Synergy Street Productions – A new Children’s musical for all ages.”


Leeds Jurassic Trail 2 – City Centre – West Yorkshire

When? 30th July to 4th September
Address: Leeds City Centre
A Bit About – “The giant animatronic dinosaurs are set to take over City Centre! Are you ready to hunt them down? There will be 12 animatronic roarsome dinosaurs that you can hunt down in the Leeds Jurassic Trail this Summer!”


Mother Shipton’s Cave – Magical Wonderland – North Yorkshire

When? 22nd July to 5th September
Address: Prophecy Lodge, Harrogate Road, High Bridge, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 8DD
A Bit About – “Like glittering dust on fairy wings, children’s dreams are magical things! There’s something truly magical happening this Summer in Knaresborough for all the family. Explore an enchanted wood filled with fairy houses, giant toadstools, and fairy-tale-themed displays.”
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Piglets Adventure Farm – Summer Fun – North Yorkshire

When? 23rd July to 4th September
Address: Towthorpe Grange, Towthorpe Moor Ln, Towthorpe, North Yorkshire, YO32 9ST
A Bit About – “What will you do first? Cool down in the rockpools at the beach, discover the magical fairy trail, find your way to the maize maze, say hello to the adorable piglets in the maternity ward and so much more.” Plus new indoor play area and foam parties.
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Scampston Hall – Jubilee Trail – North Yorkshire

When? 23rd July to 4th September
Address: Scampston Walled Garden, Scampston, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8NG
A Bit About – “Use your answer sheet to follow our Jubilee Nursery Rhyme Trail around Scampston Parkland and find the answers to 12 famous nursery rhymes … a self-led adventure that’s fun for all the family this summer!”
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Scarborough Castle – Various Events – North Yorkshire

When? Various dates, see below
Address: Scarborough Castle, Castle Rd, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1HY
A Bit About – 26th – 28th July Legendary Joust. 9th-11th August Knight’s Tournament. 23rd to 25th August. Pirates at Scarborough castle. “See some of history’s most famous pirates fight it out at close quarters, and listen to them tell their tales of booty, bounty and barnacles. With shows, demonstrations and hands-on activities, there’ll be plenty of piratical fun for the whole family”
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Sewerby Hall and Gardens – Various Events – East Riding of Yorkshire

When? Various dates, see below
Address: Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Church Lane, Sewerby, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO15 1EA
A Bit About – Rusticus Woodland creature’s activity days are on for most of the summer. Plus Rusticus Woodland theatre performances (outdoors). Magic shows and face painting – 27th July, 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st August. Outdoor cinema and more.
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Stockeld Park – Superhero Themed Summer – North Yorkshire

When? 23rd July to 5th September
Address: Stockeld Park, Wetherby Road, Wetherby, North Yorkshire, LS22 4AN
A Bit About – “If you’re looking for fun superhero activities for kids, don’t miss out on the chance to marvel at your favourite superheroes including Spiderman, Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman, Thor, Iron Man and the Hulk.”
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Thornton Hall Country Park – Various Events – North Yorkshire

When? Various dates, see below
Address: Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton-in-craven, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3TS
A Bit About – 30th July – 12th August Princess and Pirates. 13th – 27th August Super Slime. 28th – 29th August Super machines and 31st August – 4th September Dino Live.
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Whistlestop Valley – Dragon Quest – West Yorkshire

When? 20th & 21st August
Address: Park Mill Way, Clayton West, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 9XJ
A Bit About – “It’s time to take an amazing journey into the mythical Forest of Fantasy and Fables, where you’ll enrol in the legendary Dragon Camp and help these fantastic beasts and their friends complete a magical mission.”
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Yorkshire Museum of Farming – Various Events – North Yorkshire

When? See below
Address: Murton Park, York, North Yorkshire, YO19 5UF
A Bit About – “Prehistoric week – 25th-30th July, Trailblazers 30th-31st July, Roman week 1st-5th August, Space week 8th-12th August, Viking week 15th-19th August, Homefront week 22-26th August and so much more.
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Yorkshire Wildlife Park – Safari Nights – South Yorkshire

When? Every Friday and Saturday evening from 30th July to 28th August
Address: Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Warning Tongue Lane, Branton, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 6TB
A Bit About – “Every August, our WildLive Safari Nights offer you the chance to see some of the world’s most amazing animals and enjoy an evening of LIVE music. We’ve just released tickets for next year so read on to find out who will be performing for Summer 2022. All concert tickets INCLUDE full-day entry to Yorkshire Wildlife Park, plus children under 3 go free!”
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Best Summer Events Yorkshire 2022 – Things to do

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