Leisure World’s Festival of Fun returns for 2024

PUBLISHED: 10 June 2024

Mark your diaries for the weekend of the 6-7 July for Leisure World’s epic free Festival of Fun weekend. Returning by popular demand for the third year running, it will be taking place at Colchester Sports Park on 6 July and Colchester Leisure World on 7 July.

Promising two days of non-stop fun and activities for all ages, it’s set to become one of the highlights of the summer calendar. From thrilling displays and demonstrations, inflatables, soft play, arts and crafts, opportunities to discover new sports and meet organisation's from across Colchester’s diverse community it's a weekend not to miss.

The weekend is free to attend and is a great opportunity to see the fantastic sport and leisure facilities that Leisure World Colchester and the Sports Park have to offer. There will be a packed programme of events to book / take part in with activities on offer for just £3. With a programme to download or pick up at Leisure World and Colchester Sports Park ahead of attending you can be sure not to miss anything!  You can even pre-book activities, to make the most of the weekend.

Attendees can look forward to a wide range of attractions and activities, including:
  • Demonstrations by football teams, water polo teams and more! Find out more about clubs on offer and try some out!
  • Exciting inflatables and rides for thrill-seekers of all ages
  • Get your game on with a visit to the Gaming bus!
  • Live performances by local dance groups
  • Take on the indoor skate park ramps
  • Interactive games and challenges for families and friends to enjoy together
  • Delicious food and refreshments to keep you going!
  • Face painting, arts and crafts and toddler friendly activities
  • Learn to ride your bike! Find out more about the cycle facilities on offer
  • Get jumping with trampoline sessions and make a splash in the pool.

Cllr David King, Leader of Colchester City Council, said: “Family fun, health and wellbeing – this is a great and social opportunity to enjoy ourselves and meet up with others of every age. Make sure you don’t miss out on a great weekend of fun and excitement! Mark your calendars for 6-7 July and join us at Leisure World and Colchester Sports Park for our Festival of Fun extravaganza!”

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Page last reviewed: 10 June 2024


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