What’s on in and around Bath – Major Festivals & Events

Bath Festivals & Events

Come to the city during any month and you’ll find something exciting taking place.

Bath’s year-round programme features some renowned annual events that attract visitors and famous names from all over the world.

From the Literature Festival and the Great Bath Feast, to the Bath Christmas Market and the Jane Austen Festival, you’re bound to find plenty of things to do in Bath, whatever you enjoy.

Who knows – you might even discover a new passion whilst you’re here!

  1. The Roman Baths by Torchlight

    The Roman Baths by Torchlight

    Participatory Event

    Central Bath

    1 Jul – 31 Aug 2016: Enjoy the romantic torchlight ambience.

  2. Beth Porter and the Availables

    Bath Folk Festival

    Festival

    Central Bath

    6 – 14 Aug 2016: Celebrating the best of folk music from the British Isles and beyond.

  1. Tour Of Britain

    Tour of Britain

    Sporting

    Central Bath

    8 Sept 2016: Tour of Britain, British Cycling’s premier road cycling event, comes to Bath.

  2. Jane Austen Festival

    The Jane Austen Festival

    Festival

    Central Bath

    9 – 18 Sept 2016: Celebrate everything Jane Austen!

  1. Bath Food Festival

    Bath Food Festival

    Fete/Fair

    Bath

    24 & 25 Sept 2016: Quality food and drink festivals for passionate foodies.

  2. Bath Children's Literature Festival

    Bath Children’s Literature Festival

    Festival

    Central Bath

    30 Sept – 9 Oct 2016: The largest dedicated Children’s Literature Festival in the UK.

  1. Great Bath Feast

    Great Bath Feast

    Festival

    Central Bath

    1 – 9 Oct 2016: Food, glorious food.

  2. Bath Film Festival

    Bath Film Festival

    Festival

    Central Bath

    3 – 13 Nov 2016: A must for film buffs.

  1. Bath Mozartfest Logo

    Bath Mozartfest

    Festival

    Central Bath

    11 -19 Nov 2016: Celebrating the maestro’s music, and that of his contemporaries.

  2. Bath on Ice

    Bath on Ice

    Participatory Event

    Central Bath

    TBC winter 2016/17: Ice skating and glow in the dark mini golf in Victoria Park.

  1. Bath Christmas Market

    Bath Christmas Market

    Fete/Fair

    Central Bath

    24 Nov – 11 Dec 2016 (TBC): A truly magical festive experience.

  2. Bath Literature Festival

    Bath Literature Festival

    Festival

    Central Bath

    TBC 2017: A world of words.

  1. Bath Half Marathon

    Bath Half Marathon

    Sporting

    Central Bath

    TBC Mar 2017: Run, Bath, run!

  2. Bath Comedy Festival

    Bath Comedy Festival

    Festival

    Central Bath

    TBC 2017: Chucklesome fun.

  1. Bath Digital Festival

    The Bath Digital Festival

    Festival

    Central Bath

    5 – 13 Apr 2017: The Bath Digital Festival is back!

  2. Yarn bombing

    Bath in Fashion

    Participatory Event

    Central Bath

    TBC 2017: The chicest date on the fashionista calendar!

  1. Party in the City

    Party In The City

    Performance

    Bath

    TBC May 2017: Party in the City is Bath’s biggest free night of music and performance.

  2. Bath International Music Festival

    Bath International Music Festival

    Festival

    Central Bath

    TBC 2017: World-class concerts and performances.

  1. Bath Fringe Festival

    Bath Fringe Festival

    Festival

    Central Bath

    TBC 2017

  2. Iford Arts Festival

    Iford Arts Festival

    Festival

    Bradford-on-Avon

    4 Jun – 6 Aug 2016: An exciting and varied season of opera, concerts and picnic proms.