Free event Family friendly


Sat 09 Jul 2022 - Sun 10 Jul 2022


10:00 - 17:00

Celebrating Pontefract’s historic link with liquorice, Pontefract Liquorice Festival is a firm family favourite with something for everyone to enjoy!

Dancers, musicians and street entertainers will be delighting the crowds throughout the day, while sweet lovers can enjoy a tempting array of liquorice food and drink while browsing around food, craft and gift stalls at the colourful street market.

Discover fascinating facts about liquorice growing in the area and learn why there is so much to celebrate at a liquorice talk or really soak up the festival atmosphere at one of the local pubs or cafes. Liquorice stout is a firm festival favourite!