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From 20 Jul 24

Lincoln’s 1940s Weekend

Experience the spirit of 1940s Britain with two days of vintage performances, activities and classic vehicle displays!

20 Jul - 21 Jul Family Fun Lincoln BIG Event
From 19 Jul 24

Lincoln Jazz Festival 2024

19 Jul - 21 Jul City Event
Date 15 Jun 24

Drag Brunch

Come join us at Slug And Lettuce Lincoln in Lincoln for an unforgettable Drag Brunch with the fabulous Ruby Boy! Get ready for a morning filled with glamour, entertainment, and delicious food.

15 Jun City Event
Date 14 Jun 24

Drag Bingo

Come join us at Slug And Lettuce Lincoln in Lincoln for a night of fabulous entertainment with Drag Bingo hosted by the one and only Ruby Boy!

14 Jun City Event
From 4 May 24

Lincoln Festival of History

This city-wide celebration of history and heritage will transport visitors and residents alike to pivotal moments in Lincoln’s past.

4 May - 6 May Family Fun City Event
From 30 Apr 24

CUPP Celebrates National Boba tea Day with FREE Boba Tea Nationwide

CUPP celebrates with a huge giveaway for the second year running. Partnering with oat milk and coffee giants Minor Figures and mochi moguls Little Moons - this looks to be another event not to miss

30 Apr - 3 May City Event
Date 21 Apr 24

Classic Car Rally

Lincoln's Classic Car Rally is back! Lovingly restored classic cars line the waterfront in what makes a stunning display. Everyone is invited to chat with enthusiastic owners about their prized possession, or simply admire.

21 Apr Lincoln BIG Event City Event
From 29 Mar 24

Dino City

Dino City & Dino Dig is returning to Lincoln! Get ready to unearth an amazing T-Rex fossil at our Dino Dig site and visit various businesses on the Cornhill Quarter for fun dinosaur themed activities.

29 Mar - 14 Apr Family Fun Lincoln BIG Event
Date 8 Mar 24

An Evening with Ian Holloway - Celebrity Guest Speaker

Experience an unforgettable evening with football legend Ian Holloway at DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln!

8 Mar Lincoln Business Events
Date 10 Feb 24

Lincoln Vegan Market

The Lincoln Vegan Market will take over Cornhill, right in the heart of the town. The event will feature a variety of vegan street food, artisan bakes, craft cheeses, handmade cosmetics, ethical clothing & jewellery, arts & crafts and charity stalls.

10 Feb Lincoln BIG Event City Event
From 27 Jan 24

Lincoln Restaurant Week

Lincoln Restaurant Week unveils a week-long celebration of local flavours with exclusive discounts!

27 Jan - 4 Feb Lincoln BIG Event City Event
From 1 Dec 23

Lincoln’s Digital Advent Calendar

Lincoln’s Digital Advent Calendar is BACK – With BIGGER and BETTER prizes! From 1st - 24th December, open each door to see what's instore (over £1800 worth of prizes to be won!).

1 Dec - 24 Dec Lincoln BIG Event
From 23 Nov 23

Lincoln Christmas Lights Trail

Embark on a joyful Christmas adventure in Lincoln this year by joining the annual light trail – a festive adventure the whole family will love!

23 Nov - 2 Jan Family Fun Lincoln BIG Event City Event
From 20 Nov 23

The Nutcracker Christmas Trail

Find the names of the 20 Nutcracker Kings located around Lincoln and enter the draw for the chance to win a family day out in Lincoln!

20 Nov - 24 Dec Family Fun Lincoln BIG Event
From 3 Nov 23

Thor’s Tipi is Coming back to Lincoln!

The original and ever popular THOR’S tipi is returning to Lincoln this Christmas, landing in its usual residency on the Cornhill. Opening from Friday 3rd November 2023 to Monday 1st January 2024, as part of the Lincoln Christmas festivities!

3 Nov - 1 Jan
From 23 Oct 23

Monster Invasion

Cast your eyes to the sky to catch a glimpse of gigantic monsters this October half term! Taking place 23 - 29 October, everyone will get the chance to see Lincoln from a whole new perspective...

23 Oct - 29 Oct Family Fun City Event
Date 19 Oct 23

Terrarium, The Botanist | Lincoln

Learn how to create a self-containing ecosystem decoration that you will then get to take home at this Terrarium Planting Event at The Botanist!

19 Oct Lincoln Business Events
Date 14 Oct 23

The Halloween Nostalgia Party

Imagine all of the nostalgic party games you used to play as a child, trick or treating and pumpkins but now stick it in the best setting ever for a Halloween Party- a (former) church, add a Drag Queen DJ and a licensed bar and BAMM you have the best party

14 Oct Lincoln Business Events
Date 16 Sep 23

Summer in the City

16 Sep Family Fun Lincoln BIG Event City Event
From 25 Aug 23

Lincoln Steampunk Festival 2023

The cobbled streets of Lincoln will be transformed with top hats, flying goggles, corsets and flamboyant feathers. This innovative event attracts visitors from all over the world and celebrates a steam powered world in the late 19th century, with a programme of art, literature, music, fashion and comedy.

25 Aug - 28 Aug Family Fun City Event
Date 4 Aug 23

Mobile Cave Experience

NEW for 2023, a Mobile Caving Experience will be at St Marks. Explorers are invited to make their way through a two-tiered realistic artificial cave!

4 Aug Lincoln BIG Event
From 14 Jul 23

Lincoln Jazz Festival

Jazz takes centre stage in Lincoln’s spectacular Cathedral as this exciting event offers a range of jazz styles featuring leading UK musicians with international credentials.

14 Jul - 16 Jul City Event
Date 24 Jun 23

Kickstart At The Castle

Lincoln BIG in partnership with Robbo's Scooter Rally bring a new event to Lincoln this Summer!

24 Jun Lincoln BIG Event
From 6 May 23

Cocktail BINGO

Celebrate World Cocktail Day (May 13th) with Lincoln's Cocktail BINGO card!

6 May - 14 May
From 17 Apr 23

The Kings Wardrobe - A FREE Family Trail

Sir Lawrence the Lion is being crowned King! Visit his friends in your area and see what they give him to wear for the coronation. Try them on yourself, complete mini-challenges and take selfies.

17 Apr - 2 Jun
From 25 Mar 23

Celebrate the launch of the Tour Bus with FREE tickets over Discover Lincolnshire Weekend!

The Open Top Sightseeing Tour Bus of Lincoln is back and to celebrate the launch, tickets will be FREE during Discover Lincolnshire Weekend (25th and 26th March)!

25 Mar - 26 Mar
From 18 Mar 23

City Centre Stories

This outdoor exhibition is made of crafted augmented reality artwork and poetry, which can be found at various stops around Lincoln’s City Centre. Each stop will explore a Lincoln business and portray the stories from its past and present. Scan the QR codes placed at each destination to take part!

18 Mar - 17 Apr
From 10 Feb 23

All We Need is LOVE

Simon Hollingworth and the Different Light team have been commissioned by Lincoln Creates | Lincoln BIG to light up Lincoln using a short digitally animated film projection.

10 Feb - 19 Feb
From 29 Oct 22

Lincoln’s Day of the Dead and Skeleton Parade

Following the success of the event last year, Lincoln’s Day of the Dead returns this October. Everyone is invited to embrace the colour and carnival attitude of celebrating Halloween at this FREE spooktacular event. Expect music, mask making and plenty of mischief...

29 Oct - 30 Oct
From 22 Oct 22

Lincoln’s Ghost Bus Tours

Take a Halloween Ghost Tour on the sightseeing bus this October for a frightful journey past the city’s landmarks!

22 Oct - 29 Oct
From 1 Aug 22

DINO Trail

Dinosaurs are invading the city! 

1 Aug - 4 Sep Family Fun Lincoln BIG Event
From 23 Jul 22

Picnic Social

Picnic Social at Lincoln Castle

23 Jul - 7 Aug
Date 9 Jun 22

Let’s Talk Business Growth Conference

The 'Let's Talk Business Growth' Conference focusses on Sustainability, Leadership and Investment with guest speaker Ollie Ollerton!

9 Jun Lincoln BIG Event
From 30 Apr 22

Platinum Jubilee Trail

Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with a free family story-trail in Lincoln

30 Apr - 12 Jun
From 13 Apr 22

Lincoln City Safari

Get ready to start the adventure this April and welcome a range of wild animals to the city!

13 Apr - 24 Apr Family Fun Lincoln BIG Event

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