The spectacular Light up Leicester event is taking place from 3 – 6 March.

Each evening from 6-10pm you’ll be able to enjoy incredible art installations lighting up the city centre in a beautifully unique way. This is an opportunity to see Leicester at night like you’ve never seen it before.

During the event many local businesses will be running special offers for those attending Light up Leicester. We’ve got the lowdown on all the offers in this week’s BID Spotlight.

From neon light doughnuts to celebrate the Shoefiti installation, to free kids meals and themed cocktails, don’t miss out on an extra special reason to explore what the city centre has to offer.

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Cultural Quarter:
Chutney Ivy: Under 5s eat free
The Exchange: 10% off between 6-10pm Thursday – Sun,day. Plus a special ‘Light up’ cocktail and mocktail

Jubilee Square:
Wygston’s House: Gin & Fizz Friday and Happy Hour between 5-8pm

1573: Free ice cream for kids
Wok Indo: Free meal for kids under 12
Frankie & Bennies: Unlimited soft drinks with a children’s meal

Green Dragon Square:
Knight and Garter: Enjoy 25% off hot drinks their special Light Up Leicester themed cocktail, ‘Sparkling Rum Swizzle’ (sweet rum cocktail made with a mix of rums, fresh juices and a topped with a Wray and Nephews flamed Spritz!)

Silver Street:
Doughtnotts: Open until 8pm on Thursday and Friday, then 10pm on Saturday. Grab one of their special neon light shaped doughnuts to celebrate the Shoefiti art installation on Silver Street.
Cocoa Amore: Enjoy a hot chocolate alongside your doughnut, with Cocoa Amore open until 8pm Friday and Saturday.
The Globe: Kids meals for £6.50 including a free soft drink and ice-cream with the LoyalFree app. Open until 11pm each night.


Clock Tower:
Cupp Bubble Tea: Limited edition Toffee Popcorn and Mint Chocolate (hot or iced!) , also 10% off with the LoyalFree app

Market Street:
DAPP UK Charity: Special late night shopping discount of 25% during the event between 18:00-20:00; as well as 10% student discount during the day

Granby Street:
Bru: Enjoy their brand new Light Up Leicester product, Bru’s Oreo Shake. Get 10% off the Oreo Shake when you show any of your Light Up Leicester selfies!
Prana: Full vegan treats from Prana Café with later opening until 6:30pm

Keep up to date with all of the latest news, updates and offers for Light Up Leicester via Facebook, Instagram and the Light Up Leicester website.

Light Up Leicester takes place across the city centre from 3 – 6 March 2022. Light Up Leicester is presented by Leicester City Council, ArtReach and BID Leicester.


Our BID Spotlight features are brought to you in collaboration with BID Leicester.

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