Welcome to Aquafest, Ely's Premier Community event which is in it's 38th year! Ely Aquafest is held on the first Sunday in July. This year it's being held on Sunday 3rd July
Aquafest covers three premier sites along the riverside, Lavender Green, Jubilee Gardens and the Maltings Green,and is a must for families of all ages and interests.
Whether you are 9 or 90 Aquafest has something to offer YOU!
There is also the fun fare, beer tent, burger bar and stalls - a miscellany of stalls, with charity, craft and a variety of business stalls there providing something of interest to all.
A major crowd pleaser is the amazing Annual Raft Race on the River Ouse, with numerous decorated rafts, from buses to tanks and from simple rafts to luxury liners everyone enters into the spirit of the day and fun is had by all.
Meanwhile the two arenas provide varied entertainment through the day, often featuring local talent. There is music, dancing, interesting demonstration and audience participation.
Organised by the Rotary Clubs of Ely, with our main sponsors - Star Radio, Charles Daniel, Tucker Gardner and The Ely Standard - we are proud that we are able to provide this event FREE for ALL. Please click the following link to visit the Rotary Club of Ely website, and click here to visit the Rotary Club of Ely Hereward.
We also have a great Raffle every year, Please buy some tickets and help support this wonderful local event, with any profit from this event donated to local charities and worthwhile causes.