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 seaside festivals taking place each year. If you are looking for things to do and find out what’s on in Sussex, see the events listed below.

Event Dates for your diary

East Sussex coast events and highlights throughout the year for your diary. Find out what’s on in 2022, from food festivals to sailing and sporting events, there is something for everyone to enjoy.


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.

Discover East Sussex Beaches

If you are going to a coastal event in East Sussex, check out some of the other beaches nearby

Top East Sussex Beaches

Looking for top East Sussex coast destinations? Miles of sandy beaches, traditional seaside towns and family attractions. Walk the coastal path or find family friendly Blue Flag beaches. There are sandy beaches in East Sussex which are safe for swimming as well as dog friendly beaches for long walks with our four legged friends.

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