Blisworth Canal Festival

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Blisworth Canal Festival - Saturday 12th August 2017 and Sunday 13th August 2017 from 11:00am to 5:00pm on both days.

Once again visitors will be able park, moor and enter* Blisworth Canal Festival for free.

(* except Open Gardens - £4 charge for exploring 10 village gardens on Sunday 13th August). All the organisers ask is that you purchase a festival brochure for £2 from a steward as this helps offset the festival set up costs.

Thousands of visitors enjoy Blisworth Canal Festival each year. The waterfront is crammed with trade and work boats, with 2 trip boats operating throughout the event. One will take you to the entrance of the iconic Blisworth Tunnel, the other to Blisworth Arm.

Six other village venues close to the canal will have an amazing array of attractions to keep everybody happy. Choose from

The event is also ‘shopping heaven’ with too many traders to mention. These can be found at every venue, from an army surplus store to jewellery, ethnic clothing and lantern stalls.

Live Music on the stage in the main festival field all weekend. Once again there will be a range of delicious food outlets and bars.

There will also be a dedicated ‘Dog Zone’. Joining the always popular Companion Dog Show (Saturday) with prizes and rosettes will be a have a go agility arena and scurry. There will be lots of stalls full of things for your pet as well as a hospitality zone.

Follow the signs to the free car park, buy a brochure and then explore what the festival has to offer.

For further information please visit Blisworth Canal Festival or Blisworth Canal Partnership.