Summer is a’coming. If you’re searching for your official summer guide to Shropshire’s social season, look no further. Whilst the county hosts a series of festivals and events throughout the year, the summer and autumn months in particular are when there is lots of things to do in Shropshire for families.

Wellbeing Festival Shropshire | 11th June 2023

Made up from unique zones of wellbeing, fitness, nutrition, kids, yoga and mindfulness, this new festival is designed to inspire audiences into focusing on themselves.

Shrewsbury Food Festival | 24th – 25th June 2023

The best of both worlds; food, family and fun. Bringing together independent food producers, talented chefs and live music; non-stop fun is guaranteed for the whole family.

Alderfest | 30th June – 1st July 2023

Alderfest is back for its second year running with this year’s headline acts including McFly, Sam Ryder and Dave Pearce. Filled with 90s anthems, entertainment, camping and food, this lakeside festival promises to create moments that stay with you forever.

Shrewsbury Flower Show | 11th August 2023

As one of the country’s premier flower show events, Shrewsbury Flower Show attracts exhibitors from all over the country. With an arena packed full of entertainment, bandstand, children’s area, food hall and lecture marquee - there is lots to enjoy over the weekend.

Camp Bestival Shropshire | 18th – 21st August 2023

The UK’s favourite family festival is coming to Shropshire. Camp Bestival Shropshire promises to bring all the unique and essential much-loved elements of the original festival to the heart of England at Weston Park.

Shrewsbury Folk Festival | 25th – 28th August 2023

With a reputation for delivering the finest musical acts from the UK and around the world, Shrewsbury Folk Festival is not to be missed. Whether you are an experienced folkie, or complete newcomer – the festival prides itself on welcoming everyone.

Ludlow Food Festival | 8th – 10th September 2023

For an unforgettable foodie experience, look no further! Ludlow Food Festival celebrates some of the finest producers and chefs in the region. With gin masterclasses, food photography workshops and a pop-up cookery school, there is something for everyone to enjoy.