Pontefract Liquorice Festival 2018

Now in its 23rd year, Pontefract Liquorice Festival returns on Sunday 8th July and is a firm family favourite with something for everyone to enjoy!

Dancers, musicians and street entertainers will be delighting the crowds throughout the day, while sweet lovers can enjoy a tempting array of liquorice food and drink while browsing around 80 food, craft and gift stalls at the colourful street market.

Let your children experience their creative side by taking part in craft activities and workshops that will be taking place across the festival precinct throughout the day.

This page also has links to learning more about the Town of Pontefract and a downloadable Pontefract Visitor Map for you to use while attending the festival.

Are you a Group Travel operator visiting the festival? Check out our Park & Ride information on this page to find out what you need to know when visiting the festival and dropping passingers off over the day. Download a copy of the Park & Ride Map for the festival here.