East Sussex Coast Events

Calendar of East Sussex Coast Events

For a great day out by the beach check out our guide to East Sussex coast events and festivals taking place each year. From food festivals to sailing and sporting events there is something for everyone.

Many events have been rescheduled for 2022 due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. Let’s hope we can all get out and enjoy the festivals and events next summer.

Event Dates for your diary

Here is a selection of East Sussex Coast events and highlights throughout the year for your diary.


Brighton Marathon

The Brighton Marathon gets bigger every year and is now one of the top 12 running events in the UK. Includes the Mini Mile Races, the BM10K 


Brighton Fringe

Brighton Fringe runs alongside the Brighton Festival with cabaret, comedy, classical concerts, club nights, theatre and exhibitions.


London to Brighton Challenge

The London 2 Brighton Challenge returns as one of the UK’s greatest endurance events. SOme will run, most will walk the 100K or 56K.



Brighton Kite Festival

A perfect family event, the Brighton Kite Festival is one of the longest running kite festivals in the UK, flying for over 35 years.


Paddle Round the Pier

A weekend of beach events which gets bigger every year, Paddle Round the Pier invites all kinds of vessels to take to the sea and spectators to enjoy the festivities on-land.

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