image for Military Event item typeWakefield Armed Forces Day at Pontefract Racecourse

Military Event, Sat 6 Jul 2019, free entry

Wakefield Armed Forces Day

Wakefield Armed Forces Day

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Wakefield Council


The Administration Offices,
Pontefract Racecourse,
Pontefract Park, Park Road,

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date event
Sat 6 Jul Wakefield Armed Forces Day
Fri 19 Jul Abba Night & Beer Festival


A great day out for people of all ages. Come along and show your support for Britain's armed forces - past, present and future. Head over to Pontefract Racecourse for a fun day for all the family with military displays, live music and entertainment and delicious food and drink. Don't miss the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Spitfire fly past.

Gates open at 10am with the event running until 4pm.

A free shuttlebus will be in operation for travel between the Armed Forces Day event and Picnic and Play at Pontefract Castle.

Parking and entry to Wakefield Armed Forces Day is FREE. Dogs are welcome!

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 6 Jul 2019 10:00 to 16:00
Parking and entry are free, charges may apply for some attractions on the day.


Free entry

Also see



See location of Pontefract Racecourse on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 447227  Lat: 53.69954 Long: -1.32336

By Road:
Leave M62 at jct 32
Racecourse is 0.5 miles from jct 32.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Monkhill Railway Station/Baghill Railway Station/Tanshelf Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Pontefract Bus Station

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted