View all the upcoming local events near the Mercure Sheffield Parkway Hotel.

Off the Shelf – Festival of Words Sheffield, 7th – 28th October 2017

Off the Shelf – Festival of Words Sheffield, 7th – 28th October 2017

Off the Shelf is one of the largest and most accessible literary festivals in the UK. Every year they bring the biggest names in literature and the arts to Sheffield. Since 1991, they have established ourselves as one of the highlights of the cultural calendar in Sheffield. Their core mission is to bring literature and the arts to all parts of the community.

See their website for more information, including a calendar of events.

Oktoberfest Rotherham, 20th – 21st October 2017

Oktoberfest Rotherham, 20th – 21st October 2017

Bring on the bier – 30,000 litres to be precise! Experience a traditional Oktoberfest as Rotherham’s Clifton park is transformed for one weekend into a traditional Bavarian bash! Top up your stein and step inside Europe’s biggest Bier tent and prepare to be entertained Bavarian style!

From traditional folk to ‘Oompop’, expect foot stomping, table bashing and hearty singing galore. Grab some traditional German grub from the outdoor food court as you raise your steins at Oktoberfest Rotherham!

After Dark Fireworks Spectular, Friday 3rd November 2017

After Dark Fireworks Spectular, Friday 3rd November 2017

Held every year in Sheffield, the After Dark Fireworks Spectacular is Yorkshire’s biggest bonfire night event, attracting up to 20,000 people! A giant bonfire which will be lit at 7.30pm, a funfair, street food stalls, fire spinners, face painting and, of course, the legendary firework display set to music at 9pm.

Visit their website for more information and to buy tickets.

Sheffield Christmas Market & Sleigh Bar, 15th November – 24th December 2017

Sheffield Christmas Market & Sleigh Bar, 15th November – 24th December 2017

This market has grown from a handful of cabins on the main shopping area of Sheffield to an entire Christmas experience of 50 cabins. Santa’s Grotto is at the heart of the event with the much loved Sleigh Bar and the traditional German Sausage grill. Santa’s Grotto guarantees a meeting with the big man himself with a photo opportunity and top quality gifts for every child.

Specialist wooden cabins stocked with a host of goodies readily line the streets – with fantastic choice available on sweets, treats and craft products. Decorative gifts and handmade trinkets are always in plentiful supply too, so you’ll have lots of inspiration when shopping for festive treats.