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Scarborough Sparkle 29 Nov - 1 Dec

The programme for the venue’s Christmas themed shopping and entertainment weekend includes festive stalls selling luxury Christmas gifts, delicious food and drink, a synthetic ice rink for a fun skating experience, festive musical performances from a variety of choirs and bands, illuminated fairground rides and the Yorkshire Coast Radio roadshow; who will add to the joyful atmosphere by providing music and many competitions and prize giveaways to local attractions and experiences. Children will also have the chance to meet Anna, Elsa, Olaf and even The Grinch!

Entry to the event is free although charges will apply for the illuminated fairground rides and ice skating.

The Ice Skating will be £5 per person (including boot hire) for a 20 minutes session on the floodlit rink. Organisers recommend pre-booking to guarantee a skating session by calling Scarborough Open Theatre box office on 01723 818111. Lines are open daily between 11am and 4pm.

The weekend’s entertainment will start at 5.30pm on the Friday with a Moonlight and Song Parade across the road in Peasholm Park. The parade is open to everybody to join and participants in the parade are invited to the Open Air Theatre afterwards to join in with the start of the weekend’s festivities. The Mayor of the Scarborough Borough Council will officially open the event at 6pm on Friday 29th November.

Two free Scarborough Sparkle Shoreline Suncruiser buses will be in operation on Saturday 30th November and Sunday 01st December to take people to the event. They will operate from Eastfield to Peasholm via various locations, including Falsgrave and Scarborough town centre.

BUS A (Saturday)

Outward times (From Eastfield to Open Air Theatre)
11:05, 12:05, 13:05, 14:05, 15:05, 16:05, 17:05, 18:05, 19:05

Outward Route
11:05 Top shops, Eastfield
11:13 Seamer Road
11:14 Falsgrave
11:15 West Square (opposite station)
11:16 Northway
11:17 Victoria Road
11:20 Queen Street
11:21 St Thomas Street
11:23 North Marine Road
11:25 Peasholm (100 meters from Peasholm roundabout)

Return times (From Open Air Theatre to Eastfield)
11:35, 12:35, 13:35, 14:35, 15:35, 16:35, 17:35, 18:35, 19:35, 20:35

Return Route
11:35 Peasholm
11:36 North Marine Road
11:37 Queen Street
11:38 St Thomas Street
11:39 Castle Street
11:40 Aberdeen Walk
11:41 Westborough
11:42 Station
11:45 Falsgrave
11:47 Seamer Road
11:52 Manham Hill
11:53 Westway
11:55 Top Shops, Eastfield

BUS A (Sunday)

Outward times (From Eastfield to Open Air Theatre)
10:35, 11:35, 12:35, 13:35, 14:35, 15:35

Return times (From Open Air Theatre to Eastfield)
Returns 11:05, 12:05, 13:05, 14:05, 15:05, 16:05, 17:05, 18:05

BUS B Inner Town Circular
(Saturday and Sunday)

Service to commence 10:00 am, last run 15:45 from Peasholm

Outward Route
10:00 York Place
10:02 Huntress Row
10:04 Matalan Bus Stop St Thomas Street
10:06 Boyes Queen Street
10:08 Matalan Bus Stop St Thomas Street
10:10 North Marine Road
10:12 Peasholm Park bottom stop

Return Route
10:15 Peasholm Park bottom stop
10:17 North Marine Road
10:20 Boyes Queen Street
10:22 Matalan Bus Stop St Thomas Street
10:24 Castle Road
10:25 Aberdeen Walk
10:26 York Place


Scarborough Sparkle - Open Air Theatre
Scarborough Sparkle - Open Air Theatre