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Weekend Events: Owlerton’s Top 5 Picks!

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Looking for weekend events? You’ve come to the right place.

There are plenty of fun things to do in Sheffield and around South Yorkshire – and we’ve done the hard part for you by compiling 5 of our favourites below!

Let’s get straight into our quick guide of what’s on in Sheffield this weekend – whether you’re local to Steel City or just visiting for the events this weekend, we promise there’s a must-visit destination on the list that caters to every interest. 

The 0114 area code is the ultimate playground!

Things to Do This Weekend: Owlerton’s Top 5 Picks! - Owlerton Stadium

Peak District  

With its stunning landscapes and quaint villages, the Peak District offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of Sheffield’s urban centre – If you’re searching for things to do this weekend full of charm and adventure, the Peak District is definitely the location for you. 

Just a short drive away discover much-loved spots like Castleton, Bakewell, Buxton, Matlock, and Hathersage. With plenty of parking at Owlerton Stadium, there’s no finer way to end your road trip than an evening at the dogs – don’t forget to bring a change of wellies! 

Things to Do This Weekend: Owlerton’s Top 5 Picks! - Owlerton Stadium

Owlerton Stadium

What’s on in Sheffield this weekend (and every weekend)? Live greyhound racing at Owlerton Stadium, of course! 

From Friday evening to Sunday lunchtime get ready for the excitement of the dogs, as we pair delicious dining with action-packed entertainment. With three days of racing, that’s three opportunities to fit Owlerton into your plan of things to do this weekend! 

Whether you’re a racing enthusiast or a first-time visitor, the atmosphere is electric as the greyhounds speed around the track – So, grab a drink, place your bets*, and enjoy the fun of the chase under the floodlights.

*18+ www.begambleaware.org

Indie Shopping 

Fancy a unique twist on your fun things to do in Sheffield? The city is famed for its independent shops and eateries (including Owlerton Stadium) ideal for getting treats, Sheffield souvenirs, and one-of-a-kind purchases. 

Popular spots to take note of include Beartree Records, Vulgar, Glass Onion Vintage, Jojo’s General Store, Sheffield Makers, Within Reason, and plenty more! Supporting local businesses is great for ensuring a diverse and vibrant community, growing the local economy, and showcasing the city’s values

OEC Sheffield & Napoleons Casino

Did you know we’re neighbours of two iconic Hillsborough venues, OEC Sheffield and Napoleons Casino Sheffield? Your things to do this weekend itinerary could be spent wholly on Livesey Street! 

If you’re not ready to go home after Owlerton Stadium’s races end, Napoleons Casino Sheffield is just a stone’s throw away for unforgettable gaming floor action. Not to mention, OEC Sheffield’s mega lineup of extraordinary live events including Tribute to the 80s, Ladies Night, and Comedy Hypnotist, to name just a few. 

Utilita Arena Sheffield 

Events this weekend wouldn’t be complete without being blown away by an incredible music performance or side-splitting comedy show at Utilita Arena Sheffield. From Peter Kay to Les Misérables World Tour this year’s calendar is jam-packed with unmissable events.

Have a Sunday evening arena date?

Why not head to Owlerton Stadium first for our Sunday lunch and racing, before jumping on the tram straight to Utilita Arena Sheffield.

From cultural events to hidden gems in South Yorkshire, there’s no shortage of adventures waiting to be explored, including our very own Owlerton Stadium.

What are you waiting for?

Grab your friends and family and start planning your next visit to the track today!

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