There is small Roman Catholic Church dedicated to Our Lady and Saint Edward that was built in 1886 The Methodist Church stands on Middle Street North and was built in 1880. First class cricketers Andrew Gale, Richard Pyrah, Steven Patterson, Jonny Bairstow and Ishara Amerasinghe have all played for the club.

There was a second Anglican Church dedicated to Saint John located on St Johns Road. Driffield RUFC is a member of the RFU and Yorkshire RFU, playing its senior fixtures in North One East.

There is also an area of parkland close to the parish church alongside the stream (Driffield Beck) that runs roughly parallel to the high street.

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There are two infant schools, one larger primary school (Driffield Junior School) and a large secondary school, known simply as Driffield School.

Driffield School contains a sixth form, and so offers education up to A level standard.

Its many facilities include the former town hall, which was bought by the hotel's owner and is now a function suite and gym/leisure centre.

Recent additions to the town's night-time scene include Georgie's, Hotel Forty One and the London Bar.

Old standbys to the town's catering services include the Water Margin, Marco Polo and Mario's.

The town's main hotel is the Bell Hotel, an old coaching inn in the centre of the town, which has a substantial selection of whiskies.

Driffield was mentioned in Series 3 Episode 3 of Jonathan Harvey's hit BBC comedy Gimme Gimme Gimme starring Kathy Burke and James Dreyfus.

In Series 2 of Monty Python's Flying Circus Michael Palin announces that "The Silly Party have taken Driffield".

A particular focus is placed upon agricultural history, with demonstrations of ploughing and threshing often taking place.

The rally is particularly known for the Saturday evening road-run of the steam engines and other vehicles into Driffield town centre, an event which invariably attracts large crowds of spectators.

It is also tradition for the townspeople of Driffield to congregate in the market place on New Year's Eve and listen for the church bells ringing in the new year. Driffield has an 18-hole golf club that has been at its present location since 1934.