Essex Coast Events

Calendar of Essex Coast Events

For a great day out by the beach check out our guide to Essex Coast events and seaside festivals taking place each year. If you are looking for things to do and find out what’s on in Essex, see the events listed below.

Event Dates for your diary

Essex 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.


Estuary 2021 Arts Festival

Arts festival that celebrates the lives, landscapes and histories of the spectacular Thames Estuary.


Clacton Air Show

Two days of entertainment and activities with the world famous Red Arrows displays, on the Clacton seafront.


Harwich International Sea Shanty Festival

The Harwich International Shanty Festival features live music, entertainment and historical re-enactments.


Discover Essex Beaches

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

Top Essex Beaches

Looking for top Essex 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 Essex which are safe for swimming as well as dog friendly beaches for long walks with our four legged friends.

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Beach Guide

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