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As Europe's largest open air theatre, this iconic venue was re-opened in grand style back in the summer of 2010 by Her Majesty the Queen!

This historic site, situated on the Yorkshire Coast in the beautiful town of Scarborough, is proud to host some of the finest national and international acts.

With the likes of Elton John, Lionel Richie, Little Mix, James, Jesse J, Tom Jones, Elaine Paige, Kylie and UB40 having already performed to thousands of adoring fans, the stage is now set for many more years of entertainment at the Open Air Theatre!

For further information regarding tickets, box office opening times and accommodation availability, please use the contact details provided.
 

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Events

Wednesday, 14th June 2023 - Sunday, 18th June 2023

An image of Mamma Mia posterMamma MiaThe sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! is heading to the Yorkshire coast next summer for its biggest ever outdoor season of shows. The worldwide smash hit will play SIX performances under the stars at Scarborough Open Air Theatre from 14 – 18 June 2023 as part of the MAMMA MIA! UK &…
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Thursday, 22nd June 2023 - Thursday, 22nd June 2023

An image of the Blondie posterBlondieMusic legends Blondie are heading to the Yorkshire coast for what promises to be a sensational night at Scarborough Open Air Theatre.
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Saturday, 24th June 2023 - Saturday, 24th June 2023

An image of the promotional poster for the Rag 'N' Bone Man at Scarborough OATRag 'N' Bone ManTriple BRIT Award winner Rag’n’Bone Man is heading to Scarborough for what promises to be an incredible headline show at the resort’s Open Air Theatre.
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Sunday, 25th June 2023 - Sunday, 25th June 2023

An image of a poster for Sting at the Scarborough Open Air TheatreStingSting is bringing his My Songs World Tour to the Yorkshire coast for a sensational outdoor show. at the Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Sunday June 25th.
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Wednesday, 5th July 2023 - Wednesday, 5th July 2023

Hollywood VampiresAmerican supergroup Hollywood Vampires are heading back to the UK next summer for a series of explosive shows – starting with a must-see date at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Wednesday 5th July 2023!
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Sunday, 9th July 2023 - Sunday, 9th July 2023

An image of the Pulp PosterPulpBritpop icons Pulp are BACK and are heading to the Yorkshire Coast next Summer as part of their "this is what we do for an encore" 2023 Tour! They will be visiting the Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Sunday 9th July 2023.
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Thursday, 20th July 2023 - Thursday, 20th July 2023

An image of the N-Dubz posterN-DubzN-Dubz are heading to the Yorkshire Coast in a headline show at the Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Thursday 20th July.
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Saturday, 19th August 2023 - Saturday, 19th August 2023

An image of Pete Tong Ibiza ClassicsPete Tong Ibiza ClassicsLegendary dance music pioneer and DJ Pete Tong with The Essential Orchestra will bring a taste of Ibiza to the Yorkshire coast next summer. The critically acclaimed Ibiza Classics show – a smash hit with fans of both dance and orchestral music – hits Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Saturday August…
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Wednesday, 23rd August 2023 - Wednesday, 23rd August 2023

An image of the Olly Murs posterOlly MursOlly Murs will be making a triumphant return to the Yorkshire coast as part of his 2023 Marry Me tour at the Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Wednesday August 23 2023.
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Friday, 24th November 2023 - Sunday, 26th November 2023

An image of Scarborough Sparkle event in Scarborough.Scarborough SparkleJoin us when the *Sparkle* arrives at Scarborough Open Air Theatre. Scarborough Sparkle sponsored by O’Briens Funfair, Catering & Stage Hire is a magical and enchanting Christmas wonderland on the North Bay of Scarborough.
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Facilities

Children

  • Baby changing facilities

Facilities

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:From the town centre head down Columbus Ravine, signposted North Bay Attractions. The theatre is at the bottom of this road, opposite Peasholm Park.Parking available in nearby car parks and along the North Bay's Marine Drive. List of car parks can be found on the following web page: http://www.scarborough.gov.uk/home/parkingBy Public Transport:The 3a EYMS bus service runs from York Place (side of Debenhams) at 20 minutes past the hour, up until 6.20pm.The seafront bus services run regularly from the South to North Bay which stops near to the theatre entrance.Shoreline Suncruiser Buses ('The Blue & Yellow Ones') will lay on extra services at the end of an event. ROUTE 1: To South BayROUTE 2: Valley Bridge (for Town Centre), Filey Rod, Osgodby, Eastfield (Eastway), Cayton, FileyROUTE 3: Railway Station, Falsgrave, Seamer Rd, Eastfield (Manham Hill), Crossgates, Seamer, Irton, East & West AytonAll depart from outside the Sands Development immediately after the show. Please call 01723 360969 for confirmation.Accessible by Public Transport: Scarborough station is 0 miles away.

Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Type:Theatre

Burniston Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6PF
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Awards

  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
  • Membership SchemeDiscover Yorkshire Coast - Gold Member Discover Yorkshire Coast - Gold Member 2021

Opening Times

Scarborough Open Air Theatre Box Office (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
DayTimes
Monday - Tuesday11:00 - 17:00
WednesdayClosed
Thursday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00

* Box office Closed from 23rd - 26th December, and on New Years Day.

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