Official Tourist Board Website
Call us today! 01723 383636

Family Events

There’s always something happening on the Yorkshire Coast whatever the time of year, from tiny village shows to major internationally renowned festivals. In addition to the usual music, food, art, theatre and sport events, here on the coast we can go one better, bringing you angling, sailing, rowing, surfing and maritime history festivals – you don’t get those inland!

Search for events by date and major events at a glance below. Alternatively, visit the individual town and village sections of our website to find out more about what’s going on up and down the coast – we’re confident you’ll find something that feels tailor-made for you.

Search all Family Events

 
 
 
Scarborough Market & Vaults

Sunday Lunch Entertainment

Scarborough Market Hall & Vaults, St Helens Square, Off. Newborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1EU

Sun 12 Aug - Sun 30 Dec 2018

Sunday lunch and entertainment at Scarborough Market Hall.

Sewerby Hall & Gardens

Bonfire Activities

Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Church Lane, Sewerby, BRIDLINGTON, Yorkshire, YO15 1EA

Tue 18 Sep - Thu 4 Oct 2018

Celebrate Bonfire Night with a range of craft activities in the house at Sewerby Hall.

Scarborough

Scarborough Fair

William Street Car and Coach Park, Dean Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7SN

Wed 26 - Sat 29 Sep 2018

The famous Scarborough Fair is back from the 26 - 29 September - The east coast's biggest family fun fair!

Strawberry Fields Carboot & Market

Strawberry Fields Car Boot & Market

Strawberry Fields, Bridlington, Kingsgate, BRIDLINGTON, Yorkshire, YO15 3NG

Thu 27 Sep 2018

Strawberry Fields Carboot and Market is open every Thursday and Bank Holiday Monday from March to October. Also open Tuesdays from the first week in June. Trading hours 6 am - 2 pm.

The Grand Hotel, Scarborough

Craft and Gift Fair

The Grand Hotel, St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2ET

Thu 27 Sep 2018

Craft and gift fair in the Cabaret Ballroom of the Grand Hotel supporting St Catherine’s Hospice in Scarborough.

Helmsley Market

Helmsley Market

Helmsley Market Place, Market Place, Helmsley, YORK, YO62 5BL

Fri 28 Sep 2018

This pretty market town lies right on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. The market is held in the central ancient Market Square. In addition to the market, a Craft Fair is held most Fridays above the Old Town Hall.

Annual Steam Gala 2018

Annual Steam Gala 2018

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ

Fri 28 - Sun 30 Sep 2018

Steam in to a fantastic weekend with the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

The Grand Hotel, Scarborough

Craft and Gift Fair

The Grand Hotel, St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2ET

Sat 29 Sep 2018

Craft and gift fair in the Cabaret Ballroom of the Grand Hotel supporting St Catherine’s Hospice in Scarborough.

Make It!

Make It!

Scarborough Art Gallery, The Crescent, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2PW

Sat 29 Sep 2018

Get the weekend off to a creative start with your family and friends.

Hutton Buscel Flower Festival 2018

St Matthews Church Flower Festival

Hutton Buscel, Nr Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 9LN

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Sep 2018

'From the Old to the New' Fabulous Flower Festival held in our historic Norman village Church depicting stories from the Old and New Testament

Pickering Car Boot

Pickering Car Boot - adjacent to the Showground

Pickering Showground, Malton Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8EA

Sat 29 Sep 2018

Pickering Car Boot - adjacent to the Showground (opposite 'Steam & Moorland').

Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Bandstand Concerts

Saltburn Bandstand, Bandstand, SALTBURN-BY-THE-SEA, North Yorkshire, TS12 1JS

Sat 29 Sep 2018

Watch and listen to a variety of brass bands in the new bandstand at Saltburn-by-the-Sea.

Withernsea Car Boot Sales

Car Boot Sales

Memorial Car Park, Withernsea, Pier Road, WITHERNSEA, Yorkshire, HU19 2HH

Sun 30 Sep 2018

The Withernsea car boot sale takes place from 18 March to 14 October 2018, in support of the Withernsea Christmas lights.

Crafty Cards

Crafty Cards with Shonagh Moore

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Sun 30 Sep - Fri 5 Oct 2018

Join us at Cober Hill for our popular Crafty Cards week!

Pickering Car Boot

Pickering Car Boot - adjacent to the Showground

Pickering Showground, Malton Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8EA

Sun 30 Sep 2018

Pickering Car Boot - adjacent to the Showground (opposite 'Steam & Moorland').

Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Bandstand Concerts

Saltburn Bandstand, Bandstand, SALTBURN-BY-THE-SEA, North Yorkshire, TS12 1JS

Sun 30 Sep 2018

Watch and listen to a variety of brass bands in the new bandstand at Saltburn-by-the-Sea.

Pickering Market Place and Shops

Pickering Market

Pickering Market Place, Market Place, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AA

Mon 1 Oct 2018

Pickering Market is held every Monday in the Market Place and is popular with both locals and tourists.

scarboroughmaritime

World War One Centenary

Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre, 45 Eastborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1NH

Mon 1 Oct - Mon 31 Dec 2018

Our World War One centenary exhibition runs from October to December.

This Crummy Old Hotel

This Crummy Old Hotel

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1JW

Mon 1 - Tue 2 Oct 2018

Jilted Jenny and her Troupe of misfits have a tale to tell.

Halloween Trail at Sewerby Hall & Gardens

Halloween Trail

Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Church Lane, Sewerby, BRIDLINGTON, Yorkshire, YO15 1EA

Tue 2 Oct - Fri 2 Nov 2018

Come and have fun with our spooky house and garden trails and earn a chocolate treat once complete.