Summer Holiday Events in Preston
Get planning for a summer crammed full of fun events for your holidays in Preston. With a range of family-friendly things to do, both kids and grown-ups can find something to enjoy. Families are catered for with Family Film Wednesdays and every Saturday you will find something going on in the city with the Summer Saturdays programme.
Indoors or outdoors, day or night - whatever entertainment you're looking for this summer, Preston has you covered.
Saturday 23 July: Enjoy crafts tables with items to buy and activities to try, with the theme of recycling/up-cycling on Preston Flag Market.
Sunday 24 July: Catch David Walliams' Awful Auntie adapted for the outdoor stage at Brockholes Nature Reserve.
Dates starting from Monday 25 July: Go pond dipping at Brockholes and get up-close with nature.
Dates starting from Tuesday 26 July: Create a flower seed bomb for your garden at home in one of these Brockholes workshops.
Saturday 30 July: Puppets, comedy, and music on Preston Flag Market tell the tale of sea creatures and their battle to survive in an ocean full of rubbish.
Dates starting from Sunday 31 July: Meet some fascinating reptiles at Brockholes.
Dates starting from Tuesday 2 August: Make your own fairy house for your home or garden at Brockholes.
Wednesday 3 August: Part of the Family Film Wednesday series, catch a screening of Encanto at the Guild Hall.
Saturday 6 August: Part of Summer Saturdays on Preston Flag Market, this celebration with dance and participation has something for everyone.
Monday 8 August - Wednesday 24 August: Explore these new challenges at Brockholes this summer with two family-friendly trails.
Dates starting from Tuesday 9 August: Make your own sun-catcher for your home in this Brockholes workshop.
Wednesday 10 August: Part of the Family Film Wednesdays, catch a screening of Peter Rabbit 2 at the Guild Hall.
Saturday 13 August: Makers Market comes to Preston Flag Market with amazing local products.
Dates starting from Tuesday 16 August: Make your very own butterfly feeder in this workshop at Brockholes.
Saturday 20 August: Polish your juggling and clown skills on Preston Flag Market.
Wednesday 17 August: Part of the Family Film Wednesdays, catch Raya and the Last Dragon screening at the Guild Hall.
Wednesday 24 August: Part of the Family Film Wednesday series, catch a screening of Trolls World Tour at the Guild Hall.
Friday 26 August - Monday 29 August: Discover scarecrows around this unique trail at Brockholes Nature Reserve.
Saturday 27 August: Join The Harris for a very special fashion event on Preston Flag Market.