Get ready to rev your engines and roll into an exhilarating day of racing fun at the iconic Humber Bridge car park in Hessle on Saturday 15th June, the event gets underway at 10am until 3pm. Join us for a thrilling event that promises to ignite your competitive spirit and create unforgettable family memories.

Experience the thrill of watching homemade soapbox racers hurtle down the track, showcasing creativity, engineering ingenuity, and sheer speed. Whether you’re a participant or a spectator, there’s excitement around every corner as teams vie for the title of soapbox champion.

Bring the whole family along for a day packed with entertainment, laughter, and friendly competition. With food stalls, live music, and activities for all ages, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Best of all, admission is free, so don’t miss out on the Humber Bridge Soapbox Derby 2024. Mark your calendars and join us for a day of high-octane fun!

Soapbox Shuttle Service

We are teaming up with East Yorkshire Motor Services to offer a park & ride service from the Priory Park & Ride Site, just off Priory Way, Hessle. For Sat Nav users, the postcode is HU4 7DY. Buses will run every 15 mins from 9am to 5pm, dropping off at Ferriby Road. Prices will be capped at £2 per journey with 1 child traveling free with every paying adult. As parking is limited on site at the event and double yellow lines along Ferriby Road, we strongly advise anyone traveling to the event by car to make use of the park and ride service available.
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Looking for an exhilarating and memorable way to spend your Saturday?

Look no further than the thrilling Humber Bridge Soapbox Derby 2024!

Brought to you annually by Hessle Town Council and managed by Hull 4 Heroes, this event is not just a race, but a celebration of creativity, engineering and teamwork. Amateur teams craft and construct their own unique soapbox carts, affectionately known as “bogeys,” vying for both prestige and prizes.

Mark your calendars for the thrilling action set to take place on Saturday, 15th June 2024.

Beyond the adrenaline-fueled races, the Humber Bridge Soapbox Derby is a beacon of support for a noble cause. Every penny raised flows directly to Hull 4 Heroes, a charitable organization dedicated to aiding veterans of the British Armed Forces as they navigate their return to civilian life.

Set against the iconic backdrop of the Humber Bridge, the festivities kick off at 10am. Prepare to be dazzled by an array of ingeniously crafted soapbox creations, each a testament to innovation and skill.

Anticipate heart-stopping moments of triumph and mishap as the teams hurtle down the track, showcasing their engineering prowess and artistic flair. And amidst the excitement, indulge in delectable refreshments and captivating entertainment that promise to delight all ages.

Join us for the Humber Bridge Soapbox Derby 2024 — an enchanting event brimming with family-friendly fun and community spirit. Whether you’re cheering on your favorite team or simply soaking in the vibrant ambiance and breathtaking scenery, it’s an experience not to be missed.