What's on July in Chester?


Enjoy as much of the summer sun as possible with these handpicked events in Chester…


Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre – 1st July – 21st August

Experience the theatre like never before! Be wowed by spectacularly presented and performed classic pieces, such as Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ and ‘The Two Gentleman of Verona’. But don’t be fooled into thinking this is an adult only event! A new adaptation of the children’s classic ‘Stig of the Dump’ will also be performed to make sure there is something for everyone! As the finest open-air theatre experience outside London returns for another season you are guaranteed to be astonished by the pure talent displayed.

Make sure you don’t miss out! Find out more here!


Chester Races – 8th, 9th, 23rd, 31st July

With a theme for each day it’s guaranteed to be fun for everyone! Raise the style stakes on the 8th at the Ladies and Gents Evening where you will feel like royalty. Or if you’re not interested in style enjoy a thrilling afternoon of racing action at the height of summer on the 23rd with the Stella Artois Summer Festival. Want to make it a day for the family? Don’t forget the Family Funday on 31st, with plenty of free entertainment to keep the kids busy! If it’s the atmosphere you’d like to experience, then the Corbettsports City Plate Day on the 9th will be the date for you as the most popular day of the season.

With so much on offer why would you want to skip it? Click here for more information!


Race for Life 5k – 17th July

Support Cancer Research UK as Chester takes to the streets for the 5k Race for Life. Starting at Chester Racecourse participants can walk, jog, run or charge their way around the scenic 3 mile course, and any age can join in! The route will be quite hilly, featuring a mix of roads, footpaths and grassed areas at the start and finish. With only a 10 minute drive separating the starting line and Gateway to Wales Hotel the 9a start won’t be too difficult!

Think you’re up for the challenge? Click here to find out more!


CarFest North – 29th – 31st July

Another charity event! This July, help support Children in Need at CarFest North, situated at Bolesworth Castle. Bolsworth Castle is surrounded by a beautiful parkland setting, providing the festival with a stunning backdrop of lakes, rolling hills and trees making it the perfect place to enjoy the summer sun! Fall in love with the classic cars at this year’s ‘Vintage Village’, celebrating a journey through history from the 30’s through to the 70’s. Whilst visiting the village, visitors will be entertained by outstanding musicians, dancers, a photo booth and an interactive display. You will also have the opportunity to ride in your dream car, from Ferraris and Lamborghinis to Triumphs and Porsches.

Sounds like a great day out! For more information, click here!


There’s so much in Chester that you won’t want to miss out on! Make sure that you’ve got somewhere to stay that’s close to all the action with Gateway to Wales Hotel!


For more information or to book, please use our online booking engine above for our Best Available Rate or simply contact us on 01244 830 332, or email us at info@dayshotelchesternorth.co.uk

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