Summer Events in St Albans 2019

St Albans is a great destination at any time of year, but during the summer the city comes alive with entertainment, festivals and events. Here’s what’s coming up: 

Alban Weekend

Alban Roman Festival, 21-30 June

It kicks off with the Alban Pilgrimage on 22 June and the Alban Street Festival on 23 June and incorporates events and activities across the city.

St Albans Film Festival, 25 June- 7 July

Screenings, events and workshops across the City including a giant outdoor screen at the Cathedral.

St Albans Folk Festival, 28-30 June

A day of dance in the City on Saturday 29 June, as well as performances in various locations.


St Michael’s Village Folk Evening, 3 July

A takeover of this pretty village for music and dancing in the street.

International Organ Festival Fringe, 3-13 July

Music and performances across the City.

International Organ Festival, 8-20 July

A world-famous celebration of organ music both secular and religious.

UK’s Strongest Man, 26-28 July

Trials of strength and muscle-mania in Verulamium Park.

Food Festival. Image: Ren Behan

Heritage Open Days, 13-22 September

See the parts of the City that are usually hidden, incorporating the city-wide Time Turner event on 22 September.

St Albans & Harpenden Food & Drink Festival, 25 September to 7 October

The event includes Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park from 13-15 September, CAMRA St Albans Beer & Cider Festival from 25-28 September and the outdoor Feastival on 29 September. 

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