Welcome to our guide for family friendly events and days out happening in Warwickshire during the Summer holidays 2019!
Our aim is to provide a useful space for parents across Coventry & Warwickshire and surrounding areas. If you have an event that you would like us to list just send us an email here & we will add your event to our guide, free of charge.
5th – 7th July – Pub In The Park – St Nicholas Park, Warwick
Tom Kerridge brings his Pub In The Park event to Warwick! See more information here
5 – 7th July Godiva Festival
Godiva Festival will be ticketed for the first time in 2019. Attendees will not be able to enter the Godiva Festival site without a ticket, which can be purchased online now. There will be a children’s craft area, mini petting farm, children’s food area and miniature railway. Plus acts such as Busted and The Levellers.
Tickets cost £2 per person, per day. Children under 5 years old go free (but will still need a ticket). More info on the Godiva Festival Website here
Sunday 7th July – Leamington Spa Half Marathon –
KIDS RUN FREE EVENT
Children can join this free event where every child taking part will receive a medal, our children took part last year & loved it! Click here to enter yourself or your child OR both!
Saturday 13th July – Leamington Carnival
Leamington Carnival brings together the many different people in and around Royal Leamington Spa, with a sense of community and connectivity, to celebrate their diversity, creativity and energy.
Carnival Festival & Fun Fair starts at 11am, Parade leaves Campion Hills from 12noon. The Festival will be open to the public from 11am until 6pm, and will run alongside the Leamington Carnival Procession & Barkers Fun Fair in the Pump Room Gardens.
Saturday 13th July – Splat Arts Festival, Jephson Gardens
Arts Active Network is an arts project run by 3 primary schools in South Leamington Spa in partnership with Warwick Arts Centre. St Patrick’s, Sydenham and Clapham Terrace Primary Schools have worked over the last year with artists on a series of ‘See, Make, Share’ activities allowing them to see the work of professional artists in a variety of artforms, make new works of art of their own inspired by these visits and then share them with the other schools and with friends and families.
Visit the website by clicking on the image above
Draycote Water 50th Family Fun Day, Saturday 13th July
9:30 family fun run in the country park
10:30 event (activities) start time
16:30 event finish time
Free activities include; land train which takes you around the site, den building, circus skills, pond dipping, sailing taster sessions, fly fishing taster sessions and education buses – where you can learn all about the journey of water from reservoir to tap – with interactive games. We also have a giant inflatable slide, which you can pay to go on.
Please sign up on the day to take part in the pond dipping, sailing and fly fishing sessions.
Bring a picnic and join us for our family fun day to celebrate!
Visit www.stwater.co.uk/draycote50 for more details
Sunday 21st July 2019 – Mister Magnolia – St Johns House, Warwick
Join Mister Magnolia on his wacky adventures, filled with Folksy Theatre’s bold characters, live music, puppetry and audience interaction, it’s a day out not to be missed! Based on the book by the legendary Quentin Blake. Book your tickets here.
Sunday 21st July, Kenilworth’s Food Festival
Kenilworth’s Food Festival is a celebration of the town’s fantastic restaurants, bars, and cafes, as well as some of the finest regional food & drink producers. There will be a line up of over 80 traders. There will also be plenty to do for the whole family, with children’s amusements and captivating make and take craft workshops. Come and join us for a day of great food and entertainment!
Warwick Folk Festival 25th – 28th July 2019
Warwick Folk Festival is celebrating it’s 40th year in the town and has many music acts and more, see more info on the website here: https://www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk
The Big Victorian Picnic, Saturday 27th July 2019, 11 – 3pm
Bring a picnic and a blanket and take a step back in time to the Pump Room Gardens in its Victorian heyday!
Music from the newly restored bandstand, Victorian-style ‘summer fete’ activities, Face painting, A range of stalls selling ice-cream, picnic items, drinks and crafts.
More info on the Warwick DC Website here
Party on Smith Street, Saturday 27th July 10 – 8
Come and see what individual delights the shops have to offer from unusual gift ideas, hair & beauty treatments and a variety of food options. Smith Street is a delightful area to explore and whether you’re new to Warwick or not, the Party will be sure to give you a reason to return. In addition to the shops providing a warm welcome to visitors, there will be street entertainers, live music, craft stalls, street food, face painting and balloon modelling.
Come and enjoy Warwick on a day that is full of activity with the Folk Festival in town on the same weekend. See the event on Facebook here.
Coombe Weekender Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th August 2019
With headliners, Kelis, The Libertines, Sigala, Faithless, MK, Toploader and Fleur East to name just a few, this weekender promises to be one of Warwickshire’s best this Summer.
Set in a 12th-century Cisterian abbey and running over the expansive grounds, the event will bring indie, rock, pop, funk and dance music to 20,000 people. The historical backdrop of Coombe Abbey will provide the musical build up to Coventry winning City of Culture for 2021.
*Rhythm Time – NEW SUMMER CLASSES!*
Art In The Park! Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th August 2019
Leamington’s Art in the Park Festival is a FREE event & will be celebrating its sixth festival on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August in Jephson Gardens, Royal Leamington Spa.
Come and enjoy a free weekend of inspirational art, uplifting music, creative workshops, dazzling performances, artisan food and locally brewed beverages.
For more info click here: https://www.artinpark.co.uk
Leamington Fire Station Open Day, Saturday 10th August 2019 10 – 5
A FREE day of fun for all the family. Come and see the fire appliances and specialist units. Talk to Firefighters.
Lots of attractions, food, and fun. All proceeds on the day are for Charity. (Firefighters Charity and others)
Warwick’s Party in the Park – Monday 26th August 2019, 10am – 5pm!
Join in the fun at this FREE family fun day in St Nicholas’ Park, Warwick. The website boasts, “Stalls – Charities – Food – Drink – Entertainment – Bouncy Castles & Much More!”
Gangsta Granny at Packwood House – Wednesday 14th August
Mini Arts, Summer holiday art and craft classes 🌞
Mini Arts will be hosting a family fun sessions for ages 2 to 9 years during the summer holidays.
There are 3 sessions, with a different theme for each the cost is £6 per child.
August Bank Holiday Weekend
Camper Calling, Ragley Hall, Warwickshire 23rd – 25th August 2019
The August Bank Holiday weekend sees Camper Calling return for 3 nights at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire.
“Amazing music from your best loved bands, as well as introducing you to your new favourites! Combine that with family entertainment, loads of activities including craft workshops, lake activities and some seriously tasty food & drink, you’ll be as busy – or as chilled out – as you choose!”
Leamington Food & Drink Festival, Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th September.
The highly popular FREE Leamington Food & Drink Festival returns on Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th September at the Royal Pump Gardens.
With lots of fun, food and entertainment for ALL the family. This event is FREE to attend – no tickets required. More info can be found here