Kent Coast Events

Calendar of Kent Coast Events

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Kent Coast. From food festivals to sailing and sporting events there is something for everyone.

Event dates for your diary.

Here are a selection of Kent Coast Events and highlights throughout the year for your diary.

Margate Beachcross

MARCH - 5th March 2016
Type: Sports
Where: Margate Main Sands

Highlights: Visitors can watch participant from all around Europe take part in the beach race. Quad Bikes and Motocross bikes compete for the championship.
Margate Beachcross online

Broadstairs Dickens Festival

JUNE - 17th - 23rd June 2017
Type: Culture
Where: Broadstairs

Highlights: The streets come to life in Victorian style, with stalls, shopping and demonstrations celebration Charles Dickens and Victorian life
Broadstairs Dickens Festival online

Ramsgate Week

23rd - 28th July 2017
Type: Sailing
Where: throughout Ramsgate

HIGHLIGHTS: The the Royal Temple Yacht Club annual regatta is the main attraction, but there is live music, family shows and other attractions to enjoy
Ramsgate Week online

Whitstable Oyster Festival

July 2017
Type: Seafood Festival
Where: Whitstable

Highlights: A great time to visit Whitstable with loads of delicious fresh seafood to sample.
Whitstable Oyster Festival online

Eastbourne Airbourne

17 - 20 August 2017
Type: Culture Festival
Where: Eastbourne

Highlights: The Red Arrows display along with amazing line up of military fast jets, helicopters, parachutists and aerobatics teams.
Eastbourne Airbourne

Whitstable Harbour Day

August 2017
Type: Culture Festival
Where: Whitstable

Whitstable Harbour Day online

Broadstairs Water Gala

August 2017
Type: Festival
Where: Broadstairs

Highlights: All day family fun with traditional beach competitions entertainment
Broadstairs Water Gala online

Broadstairs Folk Week

August 2016
Type: Culture
Where: Broadstairs

Highlights: SO much to do and see! Events all over town throughout the week
Broadstairs Folk Week online

Whitstable Regatta

August 2017
Type: Sailing
Where: Whitstable

Highlights: Sailing events and displays as well as family fun with funfairs and entertainment
Whitstable Regatta online

RIBA Sandcastle Challenge

10 September 2016
Type: Family
Where: Margate Sands Beach

Highlights: Take part or enjoy the amazing sandcastles at the RIBA Sandcastles Challenge, part of the Heritage Open Days on Margate Sands Beach.

Broadstairs Food Festival

30th Sept - 2nd Oct 2016
Type: Food Festival
Where: Broadstairs

Highlights: Sample an array of local and regional produce.
Broadstairs Food Festival online

Wheels and Fins Festival

September 2017
Type: Sports
Where: Joss Bay, Broadstairs, Kent

Wheels and Fins Festival online

Tankerton Christmas Market

November 2016
Type: Christmas Fair
Where: Whitstable

Highlights: Located in the stunning Whistable Castle
Tankerton Christmas Market online

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