Summer Event Highlights

Here's just a handful of the great events and festivals taking place in The Outdoor City this summer. See further down the page for the full event listings. 

  1. Beat the Street is a free, interactive challenge that encourages people of all ages to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives by turning the city into a six-week game.
    1. 16 Jun 202128 Jul 2021
  2. Sheffield’s inner-city festival dedicated to celebrating the outdoors, Cliffhanger, is back for Summer 2021 with another weekend of adventure, taking place 10 - 11 July.
    1. 10 Jul 202111 Jul 2021
  3. Sheffield’s Adventure Film Festival is back!  Tickets are on sale now for ShAFF 2021 which takes place from 9 - 11 July at the Showroom Cinema, presented in association with Montane.
    1. 9 Jul 202111 Jul 2021
  4. A huge public arts exhibition, The Bears of Sheffield will unite the city whilst celebrating everything that is wonderful about Sheffield and its surrounding areas, when it lands in July 2021.
    1. 12 Jul 202129 Sep 2021
  5. Tramlines is Sheffield’s biggest party and the region's premier music festival, taking place at Hillsborough Park 23 - 25 July 2021.
    1. 23 Jul 202125 Jul 2021
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    GET TOGETHER is proud to reveal the new line-up for 2021, including BLACK HONEY, SELF ESTEEM, DREAM WIFE, THE ORIELLES, TIM BURGESS, IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE and many more.
    1. 7 Aug 20218 Aug 2021
  7. Held annually in the beautiful Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Art in the Gardens is arguably the largest outdoor art exhibition in the North of England, with artists, craft makers and visitors coming together from across the UK.
    1. 4 Sep 20215 Sep 2021
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  8. A major event in the UK's running calendar, the Sheffield Half Marathon attracts thousands of runners and spectators to the city's streets.
    1. 26 Sep 2021
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  9. Strap on your boots and take in Sheffield on foot as Sheffield Walking Festival returns 10 - 19 September 2021.
    1. 10 Sep 202119 Sep 2021

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  1. Add Cliffhanger 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Address

    Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    Sheffield’s inner-city festival dedicated to celebrating the outdoors, Cliffhanger, is back for Summer 2021 with another weekend of adventure, taking place 10 - 11 July.

  2. Add The Registry to your Itinerary

    Park Hill, Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Address

    S1 Artspace, 21-24 South Street, Park Hill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 5QX

    Telephone

    0114 213 3780

    Commissioned by Sheffield DocFest, The Registry is a new moving image installation by Los Angeles-based artist and independent filmmaker Alex Tyson.

  3. Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Arts & Crafts Event

    Address

    Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street, Sheffield, S3 8SA

    Come and enjoy a great day out at Kelham Island Museum, to see the work of fantastic potters and sculptors!

  4. Add Sheffield Doc/Fest 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Address

    Various venues, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 330 122 8870

    Sheffield DocFest is an international film and arts festival and marketplace, with a mission to spark imaginations and empower people's capacity for change by celebrating, championing and debating documentary film and art as a collective form of…

  5. Add Bassfest Summer Festival 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Music Festival

    Address

    Don Valley Bowl, Coleridge Road, Sheffield, South Youthshire, S9 5DP

    The UK's biggest bass festival ever with over 100 artists in 10 arenas over 2 days!

  6. Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Event

    Address

    All round Sheffield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    Beat the Street is a free, interactive challenge that encourages people of all ages to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives by turning the city into a six-week game. 

  7. Add Sheffield Disco Festival 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Music Festival

    Address

    Peddler, 92 Burton Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8DA

    Groove on down to the Peddler Warehouse for Sheffield's Disco Festival! Strut your stuff to a day and night Disco extravaganza with a huge line-up, glitter, disco balls & good vibes.

  8. Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Self Guided Trail

    Address

    Sheffield

    A huge public arts exhibition, The Bears of Sheffield will unite the city whilst celebrating everything that is wonderful about Sheffield and its surrounding areas, when it lands in July 2021.

  9. Add Sheffield Walking Festival 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Festival

    Address

    Various locations, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    Strap on your boots and take in Sheffield on foot as Sheffield Walking Festival returns 10 - 19 September 2021.

  10. Add Art in the Gardens to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Art Exhibition

    Address

    Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2LN

    Held annually in the beautiful Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Art in the Gardens is arguably the largest outdoor art exhibition in the North of England, with artists, craft makers and visitors coming together from across the UK.

  11. Add Rockin the Bowl 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Address

    Don Valley Bowl, Worksop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 3TL

    Telephone

    07799954353

    Rockin the Bowl – Forged in Fire and Set in Steel will be a full scale rock and roll assault – a three dayer of massive proportions, blasting the cobwebs off Don Valley Bowl.

  12. Add Here in This Room to your Itinerary

    Park Hill, Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Address

    S1 Artspace, 21-24 South Street, Park Hill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 5QX

    Telephone

    0114 213 3780

    The exhibition Here In This Room includes moving image, installation, mixed media, sound and performance. Artists featured at S1 Artspace include: David Haxton, Deborah Findlater, Duncan Marquiss, Geraldine Snell, Sophie Michael and Wanja Kimani.

  13. Add Mr Stink to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Open Air Theatre

    Address

    Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2LN

    You’re invited to celebrate Annabelle’s 10th birthday, hosted by everyone’s favourite MP candidate, Janet Crumb! (Almost) everyone is welcome… that is, everyone apart from Chloe’s particularly smelly new friend, Mr Stink.

  14. Add Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Address

    Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row, Sheffield, South Yorkhire, S1 2BX

    Sheffield’s Adventure Film Festival is back!  Tickets are on sale now for ShAFF 2021 which takes place from 9 - 11 July at the Showroom Cinema, presented in association with Montane. 

  15. Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage Open Day

    Address

    Various, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture!

  16. Add Sheffield Half Marathon 2021 to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Marathon / Running Event

    Address

    The City Centre, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    A major event in the UK's running calendar, the Sheffield Half Marathon attracts thousands of runners and spectators to the city's streets.

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