Ilkley Carnival 2024 schedule, map & programme

‘Mardi Gras’ running order, map & programme

As always our Showfield will have plenty to see and do for the whole family!

Our fabulous ‘Mardi Gras’ parade, with over 1000 people will enter the Showfield around 11.45am. Get ready for the most amazing and impressive parade ever!

Along with our headline act ‘Defying Gravity in the Discover Ilkley arena, there will be performances from ND Dance, Ilkley Gym Club, Kaali Arts & Fitness and Birds Of Pray, all hosted by Rombalds Radio.

The Ilkley Rocks music stage returns, as does the popular Dog Show. The kids free area will see the Craft Tent, magic, Circus Skills, Punch & Judy and more! You’ll be able to get up close to the incredible Birds Of Pray as they will be on the field, as will Donkey Rides, inflatables and many stalls and attractions.

The Ridezone Funfair will be on East Holmes Field, LS29 0BZ, Friday to Monday, see times here.  On Monday the Funfair will be within the Carnival Showground where a ticket will be required.

Click on the programme cover below to download a PDF of the 2024 Ilkley Carnival programme.

If you have any questions about Ilkley Carnival please take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions.