Scarborough Seafest

Scarborough Seafest sets sail 29th to 31st July 2016 with a raft of activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1PD. 01723 383636


Scarborough's 18th Annual Seafest Maritime Festival will once again host another weekend full of free live music, free cooking demonstrations and entertainment for all to enjoy,organised by Scarborough Borough Council in partnership with the Seafest steering group and cultural development agency, Create.

Plans for this year's festival are still underway, so make sure you bookmark this page to keep up-to-date with all of our latest news.

If you missed last year's event, here are some of the highlights from Seafest 2015:

SEAFEST Food Theatre:

  • A line-up of top chefs from around the region gave free cookery demonstrations on both Saturday and Sunday in the Seafest Kitchen Marquee, located on the West Pier on South Bay.  Last years lineup included Great British Masterchef, and Michelin Bib plus AA Rosettes Chef Darren Curson, from Raithwaite Estates.


  • Great Yorkshire Brewery served up a real ale & beer festival throughout the event and into the evenings with live music entertainment.


  • Maritime & heritage displays – from Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre and Jubilee Sailing Trust.


  • Live music - run by the organisers of Scarborough's popular Acoustic Gathering. The 2015 headliners included - Hope & social, Grand Theft Audio and The Shamrockers.


    • Lots of free children's and adults workshops
    • Mouth-watering food stalls
    • Craft & market stalls
    • Grand fireworks display (9:45pm)
    • Scarborough Seafest Sunday Service


Interested in exhibiting at Seafest 2016?

We have a number of opportunities available, ideal for local businesses selling local produce, including hot and cold food outlets and independent craft and leisure stalls. 

For further information or to reserve your space at Seafest 2016, call our events team on 01723 383636 or email us at

For a taster of last years fun packed programme, click on the downloads.

Downloads for Scarborough Seafest

Type Name Description
PDF Download (PDF Download) Seafest Programme Outside
PDF Download (PDF Download) Seafest Programme Inside

Dates & times for Scarborough Seafest, Scarborough

29/07/2016 to 31/07/201600:00

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Scarborough about 1 mile(s) away.

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