A list of just some of our fabulous local events for you to plan your visit around. We will update this section as and when more information becomes available so keep checking back.
22nd and 23rd June 2022
The Lincolnshire Show is one of our county’s flagship events and truly has something for each of the 60,000 visitors to enjoy.
See spectacular entertainment in the Main Ring, shop delicious local produce in the Food Court and explore beautiful blooms, local art and handmade crafts in the Lincolnshire Lifestyle Marquee. Take a seat to watch top chefs in The Lincolnshire Kitchen, immerse yourself in agriculture with a packed timetable of livestock and equine classes and head to the Agricultural Lines to see machinery from past and present.
Our Aviation Zone celebrates Lincolnshire’s rich aviation heritage, and there’s plenty for our younger visitors to see, make and do in the Discovery, Sport and Kids Zones.
4th - 8th August 2022
Lincoln Cathedral Flower Festival
The Lincoln Cathedral Flower Festival, celebrating 950 years of Lincoln Cathedral, the visionaries who built it and those who followed, changing our lives throughout history.
The theme of this year's flower festival is 'Vision'. Stunning displays will blossom in every area of the magnificent Lincoln Cathedral, bringing it to life in a unique and inspiring way.
The festival will celebrate the life and works of St Hugh of Lincoln, as well as many other notable visionaries whose ideas and actions have shaped the world we live in and changed our lives.
The incredible displays at the Lincoln Flower Festival 2022 will cover poetry, theatre, film and fashion, alongside history, exploration and invention. Floral creations will range from the Mayflower landing - to the moon landing!
6 August 2022
East Kirkby Air Show
Annual full airshow run to help raise funds for the on-going restoration of Avro Lancaster NX611. Re-enactors, Lancaster taxy runs, trade stalls, vintage cars, Military vehicles and much more to give you an excellent family day out.
20th and 21st August 2022
The Lincolnshire Steam and Vintage Rally
Lincolnshire Steam and Vintage Rally is held on the Lincolnshire showground in August each year with over 1500 exhibits and a big reputation.
A fun family day out raising money for local charities. Go back to yesteryear and discover the magnificent machinery from Steam Engines Vintage Vehicles & Motorcycles to Tractors & Stationary Engines.
23rd and 24th July 2022
Lincoln 1940s Weekend
Experience the spirit of 1940s Britain with two days of vintage performances, activities and displays in Lincoln's historic Cathedral Quarter.
Get on your dancing shoes! 2022 will see the return of the the annual 1940s weekend in Lincoln.
There will be a packed schedule of entertainment on throughout the weekend, featuring live music, singing and dancing.
26 - 29 August 2022
Assylum Steampunk Festival
The Asylum Steampunk Festival is the largest and longest running steampunk festival in the Solar System, attracting participants from around the globe.
Held August Bank Holiday weekend in Lincoln's historic quarter, around Lincoln Castle and Cathedral, it's an absolute feast of gorgeous and outragious costumes with thousands of splendidly dressed Steampunks enjoying a festival which strives to combine art, literature, music, fashion, comedy and simple good fun.
Take a wander around whilst the Asylum Steampunk Festival is on just to see the spectacle for yourself....you never know....you might end up joining in next year.
Stay at our CL August Bank Holiday weekend and you will see some of our visitors in costume before they depart for the festivities.
15th October 2022
Lincoln Sausage Festival
October is the month that the merry folk of Lincoln tuck into more than 30,000 bangers at the Lincoln Sausage Festival, held in the glorious setting of the medieval Lincoln Castle and its cobbled streets. There will be stalls offering all types of produce, including Lincolnshire sausages to take away or enjoy in the comfort of your own home.
A myriad of stalls fill the castle’s grounds and the nearby Castle Square. Entry is free for children and costs only £1 for adults.
5th & 6th Novembber 2022
Newark Vintage Tractor & Heritage Show
Join us at Newark Showground for the UK’s biggest vintage tractor show. A two-day event showcasing hundreds of vintage tractors, commercial vehicles, military and stationary engines from across the UK and Europe. For vintage vehicle enthusiasts and hobbyists, it’s a show you won’t want to miss. There will be more than 900 exhibitors and you will be able to browse a fantastic range of vintage tractors and machinery, and trade stands selling vintage spare parts and equipment.
26th & 27th November 2022
Lincolnshire Food and Gift Fair
Held at Lincolnshire Showground you can shop unique gifts, handmade crafts and delicious treats with exhibitors and pick up everything you need for your Christmas celebrations.
The annual event, held across two indoor halls and with free car parking, promises Christmas treats and festive inspiration for all of the family.
1 - 4 December 2022
Lincoln Christmas Market
The Lincoln Christmas Market is one of the UK’s largest and one of the most popular in Europe, famous for its stalls and historic location.
The fantastic festive atmosphere of the Market is the perfect way to get you in the mood for Christmas, with more than 280 stalls spread across the cultural quarter of the City; from the famous Bailgate area, spanning around our beautiful Cathedral, running through Lincoln Castle and along the quaint cobbled streets.
Come and enjoy what the Lincoln Christmas Market has to offer. It’s a great way to kick off your Christmas celebrations and get into the festive spirit with loved ones, family and friends. We hope you enjoy!
If you would like to visit Lincoln Christmas Market we do suggest you book ahead. Pitches at our CL for Christmas Market weekend are usually booked over a year in advance.