Hull Fair To Go Ahead 2021

The famous and historic Hull Fair has been confirmed as going ahead in 2021. The fair was cancelled for the first time in 2020 due to the pandemic. The fair dates back to the 13th century and it is one of the largest travelling fairs in the UK. After the cancellation of the Nottingham Goose fair for 2021, it is thought that the Hull Fair will be even more popular than in previous years.

Hull Fair will take place at Walton Street from the 8th to the 16th of October 2021. Please note the Hull Fair will not run on Sunday the 10th October 2021. Entry to the fair is free. You pay for everything you want to go on once inside the fair. Here’s all you need to know about the fair.

Hull Fair

Hull Fair 2021

The first thing to note is that the Hull Fair takes around 4 months to plan. They have made the decision to go ahead, however, should anything change they may be forced to cancel. They have taken to their Facebook page to announce that nearby accommodation to the fair is booking up fast and that they are expecting to be very busy, especially over the weekends.

Hull Fair

The fair has over 250 rides with an array of attractions including old favourites such as Hook a Duck, palm readers, bingo and darts. There will be at least 130 stalls with games including stalls selling food and drinks.

Hull Fair

There really is something for everyone where rides are concerned. There will be traditional rides such as merry-go-rounds and plenty of rides suitable for toddlers and others for slightly older children. There will be about 55 rides for children including trampolines, fun houses, helter skelters and mini versions of the teenage rides. If you are a thrill seeker there will be waltzers, dodgems and an exciting new ride the Starflyer.

Hull Fair
Hull Fair

Walton Street will be filled with the sights and smells of traditional fairground food from hamburgers and hot dogs to candy floss, toffee apples, pomegranates and hog roasts.

Children’s rides open at 2 pm and the whole fair opens from 5 pm until 11 pm. Covid precautions will be in place with various sanitiser stations around the fair and on entry.

In the run-up to the event, pop up testing centres will be available around Hull (please see Hull City Council website for more information). Many ride operators do offer the use of contactless card payments to pay for ride admissions. Although do take some cash with you in case of problems. Children’s rides cost around £2.50 each with the bigger rides from £3-5.

Hull Fair FAQ & Further Information

Address: Walton Street (East Side), Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

Category – Fair / Rides – Outdoors – Suitable for all ages.

What are the ticket prices?

Rides are priced from £1, most children’s rides are £2.50 and bigger rides are £3-5 per person.

What are the main facilities and things to do?

Historic fair with over 250 rides, around 130 stalls with traditional food, drinks and games.

When are they open?

They are open 8th to the 16th of October and closed on Sunday the 10th.

Is there food available?

There will be plenty of stalls selling hot and cold food and drinks.

Is there parking?

Public car parking will be in the KCOM stadium. Parking will cost £5 per car.

Are they dog friendly?

No information has been provided.

Are they accessible?

Please contact the organisers of the fair via their Facebook page for further information.


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