Wakefield BID are pleased to announce this Year's Blockbuster Event, Jurassic Wakey - Back for another bite. 


This popular event has been extended to a 2-week period cumulating in a 2-day Dinasaur extravaganza in the Bull Ring, Wakefield City Centre. 

Roam the city centre discovering lifelike displays of prehistoric creatures from a time long forgotten , wander the city with our augmented reality app, revealing full size beasts roaming around corner of the centre city and then if you dare, come along to our Dinosaur spectacular on the 3rd & 4th September to see in all their glory these magical beasts at this totally free event during August and September.

Plus register here to guarantee a FREE exclusive Dinosaur souvenir of the event. 


Wakefield Library (https://www.wakefield.gov.uk/libraries-and-local-history/your-local-library/wakefield-library), Trinity Walk (https://www.trinitywalk.com)and The Ridings Centre (https://www.ridingscentre.com) are home the Dinosaur trail, visit and see some amazing, life like Dinosaurs, take a picture, post it on your social media, tag @wakefiedbid and use the hashtag #JurasicWakey to be in with a chance to win a Remote Control Realistic T-Rex Dinosaur Robot Walking and Roaring with LED Light

Remote Control T-REx Dinosaur Robot

In addition, dinosaurs are once again taking over Wakefield city centre. Download the app https://loveexploring.co.uk , their location can be found on this downloadable map ( Dino -Trail Map ) so people can download and print it.


Dinosaur Spectacular running order

When: Saturday 3 September

Where: Bull Ring


11.30am - Jurassic Rock

12pm - Dino Show

12.25pm - Baby Dino meet and greet

12.55pm - Dino fun

1.15pm - Baby Dino meet and greet

2.45pm - Dino Show 

3.10pm - Jurassic Rock

3.35pm - Fire Show

3.45 - Meet and Greet

There will be a separate area near the Cathedral with all the action live on a large screen for smaller children and families, with additional free face painting 11am – 3pm.


When: Sunday 4th September

Where: Bullring

11.30am - Baby Dino meet and greet

12pm - Jurassic Rock     

12.30pm - Dino show

1.00pm - Jurassic rock

2.30pm - Dino show

3.00pm - Jurassic rock

3.30pm - Meet and Greet

There will be a separate area near the Cathedral with all the action live on a large screen for smaller children and families, with additional free face painting 11am – 3pm.