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Hull fair is here this week - Europes biggest travelling fair comes to Yorkshire


Hull fair is back in action, it opened this evening 5pm and will be in Hull for the next week.  

Hull Fair is one of Europe’s largest travelling funfairs, which comes to Hull for one week. Unlike small local fairs, Hull Fair attracts rides, attractions, and travellers from a wide variety of different regions.

The fair is one of Hull’s biggest traditions, as well as one of its oldest, having reached its 700th anniversary in 1993. Carrying on with such tradition the fair is opened by the Lord Mayor of Hull on the opening evening, normally at 5 pm. It first opened from 9 to 23 March 1278.

Stalls down Walton Street are filled with the sights and smells of traditional fairground food from hamburgers and hot dogs to candy floss, toffee apples, pomegranates and even hog roast.

When is it?

The next Hull Fair is set to start at 17:00 on Friday 7th October 2016, running until Midnight on Saturday 15th October 2016.

The fair is open every day between 14:00 and 23:00, except Sunday when it is closed all day.


Where is it?

The fair is held on the site of Walton Street car park, Hull, UK, this is next to West Park, the KC Stadium, and the Bonus Arena. The postcode for sat navs is HU3 6JU.



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