About the Vista Festival

On Saturday 9th July Hull's biggest free street festival returns to Prince's Avenue.

Thousands will be entertained by this year's headliners Pearl's Cab Ride, fun fair, art sales, street entertainment, dancing, art installations and not forgetting food from 25 different food establishments.

The festival is organised by the Princes Avenue Community and Traders (PACT) which is a voluntary group set up to promote the local community and businesses. The festival is a celebration of the culture of HU5.

The event features live music from some of the very best local talent in the Hull area showcasing not only well established artists on the Main Stage but providing a platform for upcoming talent on the Acoustic Stage.

There will be Art Installations from local artists displaying and selling their work on the street.  There will also be a number of stalls featuring local support groups and as well food and drink, some of the local venues will be offering live entertainment throughout the day.

The event takes place along the whole of Princes Avenue which will necessitate a complete road closure throughout the day. For details of road closures, please refer to the FAQ's below.

You can find the very latest updates on our Facebook page or download an event programme here.

Vista Festival Hull 2022

What's on in 2022

Live Music at the Vista Festival 2022
Live Music

A selection of music for all tastes will be taking place throughout the day.

On the Main Stage we have some of the best established bands in the Hull area.

On the Acoustic Stage we are showcasing upcoming talent.

A number of the local bars will also be providing live music and DJ sets.

Funfair at the Vista Festival 2022
Entertainment and Art

Entertainment will be provided by a selection of options to suit all tastes including:

- Live Music on two stages
- George Tucker Funfair
- Art Installations and Sales
Face Painting
- Street Entertainers
- Performance Theatre
- Dancing

Street Food at the Vista Festival 2022
Street Food

Enjoy a snack or a drink at the many bars and restaurants on Princes Avenue.

The local restaurants will be expanding alfresco onto the street to serve you their delights.

Enjoy food from around the world including Persian, Italian, Spanish and Greek.

Beats Bus at the Vista Festival 2022
Beats Bus

By combining the elements of hip-hop break-dance, graffiti, MCing and DJing knowledge, Beats Bus have developed a unique and exciting way to allow young people to do just that and express the the city and to the world what Hull people have to offer.

Come and join in the fun.

Vista Festival Site Map

Download this map and a full programme with this link

Vista Festival Site Map

FAQ's about the Vista Festival 2022

YES - Princes Avenue will be closed to all traffic from Welbeck Street to Park Grove from 11am on Saturday 9th July 2022 and reopens at 9pm.

All of the businesses, bars and restaurants on Princes Avenue will be open and will be extending their businesses alfresco into the street.  Providing a wide variety of food and drink, they include:

Social Distortion
Union Mash Up
80 Days Bier Haus
Rupert & Darwin
El Toro
Marla's Sandwich Shop

You will be able to drink within the confines of the bars and restaurants along the street.

All activities are taking place on the street or within the bars at street level.  The event is fully accessible.

NO - The event is FREE. Simply turn up on the day and enjoy what's on offer. Check out the timetables for the artists on the Main Stage and the Acoustic Stage.

Special thanks to the following sponsors

Hull City Council
Proudfoot Care Group
Union Mash Up
Artlink Hull - 87 Gallery
The National Lottery
Dave Bar, Princes Avenue, Hull
Arthouse Gallery, Princes Avenue Hull
Rupert and Darwin
El Toro
The Social Distortion
Pave Bar
Marlas Sandwich Shop
80 Days Bier Haus
We Made This Hull
Thai House Restaurant, Princes Avenue, Hull
Garbutts, Princes Avenue, Hull

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