Leeds Waterfront Festival attracted thousands to Leeds Dock.
While 20 teams took part in races throughout the day, crowds came to watch and soak up the sunshine, food and drink. Here are ten pictures from today's action.
Participants are encouraged to don fancy dress for the boat races. One of the first teams taking part in the dragon boat races at Leeds Dock. Street food traders were hoping to impress for votes in the British Street Food Awards. Levy Cassey, six, of Belle Isle with Royal Armouries staff firing the canon. This team make sure they can be easily spotted. Ryan Linley of Hull takes part in the truck pulling contest. Around 20 teams took part in the dragon boat races today. Two teams battle it to get ahead of each other at Leeds Waterfront Festival. Taking to the water was a good way to cool off in the heat as Leeds saw its hottest day of the year so far.