Here are 10 gems we love about the town.
5. World's oldest horse race
The first horse racing track in Doncaster was established in 1614. The Doncaster Cup was run for the first time in 1766, making it the oldest regulated horse race in the world.
Photo: Marie Caley
6. Home to the first ever aviation meeting in Britain
Britain's first ever aviation meeting was held at Doncaster Racecourse. At these meetings people gathered to see early aircraft. A replica of the Bleriot monoplane from these 1909 displays can be seen at the South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum at Lakeside in Doncaster.
Photo: Scott Merrylees
7. Only place to see Polar Bears
Yorkshire Wildlife Park is still the only place to see Polar Bears in England.
8. Louis Tomlinson's Doncaster roots
Everyone knows that the One Direction star is from Doncaster but did you know that he went to Hall Cross School.