Free event Family friendly


Pontefract Liquorice Festival is back – and what a bumper crop it is, this year!

Get ready for sweet-themed fun celebrating Pontefract’s historic link with liquorice. Pontefract Liquorice Festival is a firm family favourite with something for everyone to enjoy including the return of the famous food and drink market!

Expect tasty treats to tempt the taste buds, quirky gifts and homeware that you just won’t find anywhere else. Explore the market whilst listening to live music.

Bringing the whole family? Expect workshops and non-stop street entertainment!

    Access facilities

  • Assistance Dogs Welcome

Venue Details

Find us at

Town Centre Precinct, Pontefract, WF8 1BD