Summer Festival Event

The 2017

Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival

The 10th annual Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival celebrates all that’s best about racing on the Flat in the White Rose County.

The 2017 Summer Festival takes place between Saturday 22nd July until Sunday 30th July and showcases a week of Yorkshire racing and racing events, along with live music, family entertainment and much more


Summer Festival dates FOR July 2017 are as follows

Sat 22 July – Ripon
Sun 23 July –  Redcar
Mon 24 July – Beverley (Eve)
Wed 26 July – Catterick
Thurs 27 July – Doncaster (Eve)
Fri 28 July – Thirsk
Fri 28 July – York (Eve)
Sat 29 July – York
Sun 30th July – Pontefract




View Photos from the 2016 Summer Festival

Saturday – Ripon  Click  HERE  to see photos

Sunday- Redcar  Click HERE to see photos

Monday – Beverley  Click  HERE to see photos

Wednesday- Catterick  Click  HERE to see photos

Thursday – Doncaster  Click HERE to see photos

Friday – Thirsk  Click HERE to see photos

Saturday  –  York Click HERE to see photos

Sunday – Pontefract   Click  HERE to see photos


To book call 01937 580051
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