Free event Family friendly


The Rhubarb Festival is the place to be for a full weekend of family fun with activities, street entertainment and workshops!

Expect street entertainment from the Wakefield Morris Dancers and keep a look out for Ruby Rhubarb and Madame Zucchini who will be roaming the streets of Wakefield to keep you entertained.

There will also be an array of free children activities. Head to Treacy Hall (next to Wakefield Cathedral) for wooden rhubarb themed arts & crafts.

Street Entertainment

Wakefield Morris Dancers

📍 Precinct

Sunday 18: 11am – 3:30pm

Ruby Rhubarb & Madame Zucchini

Spot Ruby Rhubarb and Madame Zucchini across the entire Rhubarb Festival weekend!

Family Workshops and Activities

Activities at Treacy Hall

Wooden rhubarb themed arts & crafts!

📍 Treacy Hall (Next to Wakefield Cathedral)

Friday 16: 10am-3pm

Saturday 17: 10am-5pm

Sunday 18: 11am-2pm

Don’t forget to check out the Fringe Activity happening across the festival weekend with lots to do for families. Find out more here.

The Rhubarb Festival takes place in Wakefield City Centre from 16-18 February 2024 – find out more at

Venue Details

Find us at

Wakefield City, Wakefield, WF11HG