Coming up in Leeds

22nd September 2021

If you’re looking for things to do in Leeds this Autumn, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve been out and about collecting up all the must-do events, don’t-miss destinations and absolutely unmissable attractions popping up in the city from September onwards. There’s all sorts of fun things to do, from crowd pleasers taking place in Leeds city centre, to food and drink hotspots, intriguing festivals, musical entertainment and family fun – so take a look, grab that diary and get planning.


We’re so excited that Light Night Leeds is returning for 2021 and is only one month away! The much-anticipated return of this spectacular event will see Artists from around the world coming together on the 14th & 15th October, creating pieces reflecting everything from the spectacular diversity of the animal kingdom to the beauty of trees and plants and even the unstoppable power of the weather as this year’s theme is Nature. Have a look at the Top Ten Highlights here.

We’ve teamed up with Classic FM and Smooth Radio to give you the chance to win your Light Night experience complete with overnight stay and meals.



When it comes to exploring West Yorkshire, there’s so much to discover you may wonder where to start. With award winning museums and galleries, world-class architecture, heritage and stunning landscapes, you can enjoy great experiences and create memories that will last a lifetime. We’ve created a two-day itinerary that will help you take full advantage of your time whilst ticking off some of the ‘must visit’ places. We hope this will be the start of your West Yorkshire adventure, which we’re sure will leave you wanting to come back for more.



The beautiful and diverse gardens of Harewood House have been shortlisted for the prestigious Garden of the Year Award from Historic Houses. With 100 acres of gardens at Harewood including the formal, intricately designed Italian parterre on the Terrace; the beautiful Himalayan Garden; the naturalistic planting of the lakeside woodlands; and the inviting Walled Garden, we know Harewood is the clear choice. The winner is decided by public vote so be sure to vote for Harewood here!



Although it may seem too early to be in Christmas-mode, now is a great time to plan your festive city break! Whether it’s for a festive day out or a short break, we’ve got plenty to keep you entertained. There’s glittering lights and Christmas trees, festive family days out, spectacular shows and enchanting events.




Dracula: The Untold Story. 25th September – 9th October

Light Night. 14th & 15th October

And lots more in our Ultimate Guide to What’s On in Leeds this Autumn