What’s on in (and around) Huddersfield

Written by Jigyasa

Don’t know much about Huddersfield? Well it’s one of the largest towns in the UK and that means there’s always plenty going on, all year round, as you can see from our round up of regular events.

Student Calendar

Fire Juggler - Credit to Huddersfield Examiner


Freshers’ Festival

Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival

Alternative music night at Byram Arcade

buy ticket

• • •


Shuddersfield Ghost Tour

Holmfirth Music Festival

Marsden Jazz Festival

Huddersfield Town Firework Spectacular

• • •


Bonfire at Greenhead Park

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Annual Christmas Lights switch-on

don't forget sparklers

• • •


Christmas Concert Huddersfield Town Hall

Huddersfield Christmas Market

Christmas Holidays

wrap up warm

• • •


New Year

Sunday open market

Grab a bargain

• • •


Valentine’s Day

Annual Imbolc Celtic Fire Festival, Marsden

Market Avenue Student Lock-in

• • •


St Patrick’s Day Parade in the town centre

Huddersfield Literature Festival

Kingsgate Student Lock-in

• • •


Easter Fun at Packhorse Shopping Centre

Holmfirth Farmers Market

Tour De Yorkshire

Overindulge in chocolate

• • •



Holmfirth Film Festival

Holmfirth Festival of Folk

• • •


Honley Show

Holmfirth Arts Festival

Lindley Carnival

Get creative

• • •


Annual open-air concert on the hill

Big Screen Weekends – open-air cinema

Huddersfield Carnival

Let your hair down

• • •


Piazza Centre Summer Fashion Show

Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

try real ale

• • •

And if your calendar’s still not full, why not book your train ticket and explore some of the best of the rest that Yorkshire has to offer?

Plus if you don’t know Huddersfield and are thinking of studying here then check out what our students think and create your very own perfect day in Huddersfield before you even get here. Find out more small white arrow