17 Great things to do in Sheffield in July

This year's Tramlines is set to be the biggest ever.
This year's Tramlines is set to be the biggest ever.
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July is going to be a busy month as the summer months are upon us, here are our picks of the best of local events happening in Sheffield...

01.07.16 - 02.07.16 | Peddler Night Market No.12

Explore this two-day social event residing in an ex-industrial warehouse. Peddler will be hosting the best of Britain's street food traders, top-notch craft beers and freshly made cocktails. Take your friends (or go make new ones), and enjoy the live music and DJ sets while browsing the work of local artists.

Peddler | 92 Burton Rd, Sheffield, S3 8DA

FRI 5-11pm | SAT 2-11pm | FREE


02.07.16 | Ruskin Park Fun Day

Beekeepers, face painting and stalls for all! There's so much happening at this community-based event you are bound to have fun.

Ruskin Park | 1-6pm | FREE


3.07.16 | Sheffield Race for Life

Cancer Research invite you to run, walk or even dance around an achievable 5K route, while raising money to fund valuable research to help beat cancer. Put on your pink wings and give it a go!

Meadowhall | 9:30am

Register here: http://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/choose-your-event/events/sheffield-5k-2016-07-03-0930.html

06.07.16 - 22.07.16 |Printing Sheffield 3D and Sheffield Tokyo <3D

Enter the visual future at this far-out exhibition. This collection of 3D printed objects, digitally created images and animations celebrates the people of Sheffield! It also gives you the chance to see 3D work produced in Tokyo.

Sheffield Institute of Arts | FREE


05.07.16 - 10.07.16 | Children's Media Conference Playground

Be gone with the 'look but don't touch' rules held by the majority of galleries. This specially commissioned interactive digital art exhibition insists children and their families have hands on fun, encouraging them to create, make and explore. Expect games, green screens, digital crafts, apps and virtual reality headsets!

Site Gallery | 9:30am - 5:30pm | FREE


09.07.16 | Sheffield Print Fair at Millennium Gallery

Celebrate the Year of Making by paying the Millennium Gallery a visit on this superior day! Over 30 talented artists will be showcasing the many different outcomes which are possible by using printing techniques.

The Millennium Gallery | 10am - 4pm | £1 on the door


09.07.16 | Giant Water Slide

Slip and slide your way down a 1000 metre inflatable slide this summer - for charity! Enjoy the thrill while knowing your laughter will be helping fundraise for Yorkshire Cancer Research.

Howard street | 10am - 6pm | £5 | Book a time slot at http://yorkshirecancerresearch.org.uk/fundraising/slipandslide/

09.07.16 | Girl Gang Sheffield: Beyonce Party

Beyonce is in the UK and she has brought her sassy vibe with her! Queen Bee fans from all over Sheffield have been invited to honour the star by partying to all her hits. The event is organised by Sheffield’s award winning collective GIRL GANG, who are here to spread female positivity through creative events and workshops. So if you're feeling like a Diva, get up on the dance floor and show some appreciation.

The Great Gatsby | 9pm - 3am | FREE


09.07.16 - 10.07.16 | Cliffhanger

Go outdoors, city-style! Organised by Sheffield City Council, this giant playground will be taking over the city, paying tribute to the sports which nature helps provide. Go diving in the city centre, attend skate-school and enjoy displays by extreme sport experts. The highlight of the weekend will be the BMC British Bouldering Championships, where the nation’s strongest climbers will battle it out to be crowned king and queen of the wall.

Devonshire Green | Peace Gardens | Barkers Pool | Millennium Square | FREE


09.07.16 - 10.07.16 | HillsFest 2016

This 'ambitious art and music festival' aims to encompass the heritage, industry and culture of Hilsborough, with creativity being at the centre of the community. Artists young and old will be showing off their work alongside bizarre performances such as LIVE prepared meals based on personal stories, fire eating pirates and so much more!

Hilsborough Park | FREE


16.07.16 | Pinknic

After the success of last year, the LGBT Pinknic is back, promoting love and equality throughout the city! The event is here to get people up on their feet and having fun with local performers. Also, make sure you enter your furry friends in their dog show which is back by popular demand!. #LOVE wins

Inner City | 11am-7pm | FREE


16.07.16 | Syd & Mallory Relocation Fundraiser

After being unable to save the Devonshire Street building from being demolished and potentially losing several unique shops, the handmade clothing label Syd & Mallory is relocating just a few doors down. This is due to their determination to keep that corner of the city thriving with independents shops. To help them along, an extensive line up of local DJs have created a fundraiser to support the much loved vision that local businesses are what make Sheffield so special.

The Harley | 10pm-late | Donation


16.07.16 | Sharrow Festival

Organised by local volunteers since 96', Sharrow Festival is back once again to fulfill all expectations of a community-lead event and not forgetting those sweet summer vibes! Get ready for drums, dancing and all things nice!

Mount Pleasant Park | 12 - 8pm | FREE


17.07.16 | Owls in the Park

| Support Dogs ’Bark in the Park’

Sheffield Wednesday Football Club's annual fun day Owl in the Park is back and bringing with it a whole new artificially beach! The day will be bursting with fun, games and a chance to meet the players... what more can a Wednesday fan wish for?

Support Dogs are teaming up with the Owls and are holding their own dog friendly activities on the day as well as a FUN dog show!

Hisborough Park | 11am - 5pm | FREE


22.07.16 - 24.07.16 | Tramlines

Tramlines needs no introducing as over the years it has become the city's biggest and most popular music event. Make sure you get your ticket and make the most of this incredible weekend, listening to the best variation of genres, spread across the many great venues of Sheffield. There is no other festival like it!

Inner city venues | Buy tickets at http://tramlines.org.uk/

23.07.16 | Sheffield Vegan Festival

With more than half a million vegans living in Britain it's definitely worth seeing what all the fuss is about! The FIRST EVER Sheffield Vegan Festival will shake up your weekly shopping list and introduce new animal, health and environment friendly flavours. No need to be vegan or vegetarian, just go and enjoy!

Cutler's Hall | 10:30am | £2/£1 | Buy tickets at http://veganfestival.co.uk/attend/


30.07.16 | Sheffield Pride

Pride is back and once again bringing together our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans* and Non-binary community and their friends, families and allies! This special day is for everyone to celebrate the diversity and inclusivity of Sheffield.

Encliffe Park | 12pm | FREE