Suffolk Coast Events

Calendar of Suffolk Coast Events

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

Event Dates for your diary

Suffolk Coast events and highlights throughout the year for your diary. Find out what’s on in 2024, from food festivals to sailing and sporting events, there is something for everyone to enjoy.


First Light Festival

A celebration of midsummer on the UK’s most easterly beach. The festival takes place on Lowestoft’s South Beach, as well as at Kensington Gardens, the Upper Esplanade and Jubilee Parade.


Felixstowe Carnival

Enjoy the procession, from Colneis Rd down to the sea front where there will be plenty of fun activities, music and entertainment for all age to enjoy.


Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival

The Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival celebrates amazing local producers, chefs and eating establishments.


Aldeburgh Literary Festival

Popular Norfolk event the Annual Independent Literary Festival since 2002, attracts visitors and locals alike.


Woodbridge Shuck Shellfish Festival

The Woodbridge Shuck Shellfish Festival celebrating local shellfish and produce.

Discover Suffolk Beaches

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

Top Suffolk Beaches

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

Explore all beaches on the Suffolk Coast