Millennium Square is Leeds’ award winning city centre outdoor public space and live entertainment venue.
Situated in the heart of the civic quarter, the venue is surrounded by some of the city’s other most significant and iconic buildings including; Leeds Civic Hall, Leeds Town Hall, The Carriageworks Theatre and Leeds City Museum. This unique space is accessible to all and hosts a varied programme of year round events including; Live Music Concerts, ITU World Triathlon Series, Christkindelmarkt German Christmas market, Ice Cube outdoor temporary ice rink, Leeds Food & Drink Festival, City Beach together with various multi-cultural and community celebrations including; Leeds Pride, Vaisakhi and St Patrick’s Day celebrations.
The square is also home to the Leeds Big Screen, regularly showing live major sporting events including Wimbledon Tennis Championships and World Cup and European Championship Football plus various theatrical screenings and other cultural and local content.
Millennium Square is conveniently situated in Leeds City Centre, surrounded by some of the city’s most significant and iconic buildings including; Leeds Civic Hall, Leeds Town Hall, The Carriageworks Theatre and Leeds City Museum. It is a 5 minute walk from the train station, a 10 minute walk from the bus station and a 10 minute drive from the M1 and M62 motorways.
Millennium Square can be accessed off Portland Gate / Portland Crescent, Cookridge Street, Rossington Street, Great George Street or Calverley Street with level / sloped access provided at each of these points. Exact entrance and exit arrangements will vary depending on specific events. The Square itself follows the natural topography of the surrounding ground levels and slopes down from North to South.
The nearest secure parking is available at The Light (accessible via Great George Street). 24 hour, 7 days a week parking is available at Woodhouse Lane car park.
On-street parking in Leeds City Centre is also available. For further information on parking, please see the Leeds City Centre car parking map.
Millennium Square is a city centre outdoor public space built as a hard-standing paved area which follows the natural topography of the surrounding ground levels and slopes down from North to South. The venue is easily accessible from all sides with level / sloped access.