5 of the Best, 17th - 18th August

There are some BIG events going on this weekend in Doncaster and the great news is that the weather is looking much better than it looked at the start of the week with highs of 22 degrees and no rain! Make the most of it and get to as many of these events as you can. All the events below are family friendly.

The Auckley Show, 17th August, Riverside Park

An annual family fun day out. With horticultural and craft competitions, amusements, attractions, music, food, entertainers and games. Trading from 10.30am the show opens at 12noon with a children's fancy dress parade. Read more…

The Doncaster Market Record Fair, 17th August, Wool Market

The all-new Doncaster Markets Record Fair at the Wool Market starts this weekend. The Record Fair is free to enter. The first event is on the 17th Aug and will take place every 3rd Saturday thereafter. Come along and see what gems you can find. Read more…

Sandall Park Gala and Summer dun dog show, 18th August, Sandall Park

Join us at Sandall Park this Sunday for a Family Fun Day raising funds for Khloe-Rose to help raise money for her treatment. There will be lots to enjoy including, kids rides, a bouncy castle, food and drinks stalls, a dog show and more! Read more…

Doncaster Pride, 17th August, Sir Nigel Gresley Square

Now in its 13th year Doncaster Pride is the most colourful free to attend event of the year. The parade will weave its way through town and there will be two stages - one in Sir Nigel Gresley Square and Waterdale area. A great day out for all. Read more…

James Live After Racing, 17th August, Doncaster Racecourse

The weekend you have all been waiting for has arrived! James, one of British Indie Rock's most celebrated and enduring bands, will perform live after racing on Saturday 17 August! This is your last chance to get your race day tickets! Read more…

For loads more great events and activities going on in Doncaster, please visit our website, www.visitdoncaster.com

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