Summer in the City

Why not visit Doncaster during the summer with lots of promised fun and the opportunity to safely enjoy the city centre.

The “Summer in the City” campaign launched offering a season-long city centre programme!

Residents and visitors to Doncaster are invited to enjoy a summer-long programme of events and activities within the city centre.

Running from June until the end of September, the city centre will be filled with a variety of events including festivals, activities, clubs, gigs and more.

This is on top of the usual variety of events that take place within the city centre on a regular basis, from quiz nights to markets to summer shopping schemes.

The City of Doncaster Council, local businesses, community groups and other partners have pulled together a programme of events to help residents and visitors plan their summer itinerary in advance, with some highlights including:

  • The biggest Armed Forces Day celebration in Doncaster’s history on 24th June
  • Doncaster’s biggest Fancy Dress party on 29th July
  • Doncaster’s Pride Festival on 12th August
  • DN ONE Live between 1st-3rd September

The council’s Visit Doncaster team has pulled together a handy list of 100s of events and activities as well as a guide to all the regular summer events which can all be seen below.

Discover the city's history and heritage, green spaces, markets and more that each provides its own individual character for a beautiful summer in the city.

Our city provides a vast line-up of events you can get involved in this summer. Be sure to check all of the listed venue's social media for further details.

These include:

Quiz Nights

Live Music/Gigs


Check out our 'What's on' guide here

Need help planning your trip here to Doncaster, look no further as everything you need is on the button below.

Please do make the most of our Tourist Information Centre which is located just next door to the Mansion House on High Street. The helpful team will be able to provide you with help and advice on accommodation, events, eating out, things to do and so much more.

Check our visitor information guide here

With all that in mind and so much to discover in the city, you’re invited to stay over so that you can explore and enjoy all we have to offer at your leisure.

Check out our 'Stay' page here

Start planning your visit to our wonderful city centre today for a promised summer of fun!