Scarborough Events 2018...

Scarborough Open Air Theatre 2018 Lineup!

2018 is the biggest year yet with acts like Britney Spears, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Gary Barlow, The Script, Nile Rodgers and Chic, Emeli Sandé and many more coming! See the full lineup by following the link!

LEGO Ocean Explorers @ Scarborough Sealife!

Dive into the deep with SEA LIFE Scarborough's new LEGO® adventure, Ocean Explorers. Discover new depths of the ocean whilst helping the LEGO® deep sea diver track down his missing equipment.

Discover curious creatures of the deep as you navigate a trail to find hidden LEGO® pieces in the mystery tanks. Successfully solve the challenge to become a certified SEA LIFE Junior Diver and receive your own LEGO® diver minifigure to take home.

Then enter our event zone to dive into the brick pits and follow our step by step guides to build sea creatures or let creativity takeover to build your own unique creature! 

You will also have the chance to enter the LEGO® Ocean Explorers competition where one lucky winner will be chosen every week to win a National SEA LIFE Annual Pass. Keep an eager eye on the competition as all entrants will be in with a chance of winning the grand prize, a family trip to Florida with entrance and a stay at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort!

FREE!!! - Tony Peers' Festival Of Fun @ Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Come down to the Open Air Theatre every Monday and Wednesday from 30th July until 29th August for some family fun, with Punch & Judy, dance and comedy. Punch & Judy shows: 12:30 - 13:30. Showtime: 14:00 - 16:00


Naval Warfare @ Peasholm Park

The world-famous Peasholm Park Naval Warfare is a must see when visiting Scarborough! A unique family holiday attraction and possibly the longest running show of all time. Enjoy an afternoon of entertainment in one of Europe's favourite parks. 3pm every Monday, Thursday & Saturday until 1st September!


Scarborough Spa Orchestra 2018 Season

The Spa Orchestra was created in 1912 by Alick Maclean. This first ensemble of 35 professional musicians gave daily concerts in the Grand Hall and Suncourt. Concert programmes included music from the classical repertoire, Viennese waltzes, operettas, and popular songs of the day. This unique musical tradition has been continued by Musical Directors since Maclean including Max Jaffa between 1960 and 1986. 2012 was Scarborough Spa Orchestra's centenary year.  Now in its 102nd year the current Orchestra has blended these time-honoured experiences with a range of innovations. Where else could you go to recline in a deck-chair, listen to world-class performances of music and look out across a sandy beach and to the sea? In the evening sit in the fabulous Grand Hall and, during the interval, meet members of the orchestra as you enjoy a drink and relax to the sound of the waves on the shore. Also every Tuesday 1:30-3:00pm enjoy Teddy Bear's Picnic with The Scarborough Spa Orchestra for young children!


Friday 17th August – BRITNEY SPEARS @ Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Britney visits Scarborough for the very first time with her Piece Of Me Tour!

Saturday 18th August – JAMES @ Scarborough Open Air Theatre

The band behind such anthems as Sit Down, Born of Frustration, She’s A Star and Come Home bring their sensational live show to Europe’s largest open-air theatre on Saturday August 18. James – who have sold more than 25 million records worldwide – have released 14 studio albums over the past 30 years which have gained both critical and commercial acclaim.


Sunday 19th August – Wednesday 22nd August – Scarborough Cricket Festival

Scarborough Cricket Festival 2018 hosts Yorkshire v Worcestershire - Specsavers County Championship. The annual Scarborough Cricket Festival is one of the most historic sporting events in the world, and over the years has played host to some of the world's greatest cricketers. The ground, situated at North Marine Road, has seen large crowds of holiday makers watching first class cricket since 1876 - and with the stands built right to the boundary edge, it offers exceptional views and unique atmosphere.


Sunday 2nd September – Friday 7th September – Scarborough Open Golf Week

Scarborough Golf Week has been established since 1921 and has been attracting golfers to the picturesque North Yorkshire coast year after year, held annually on the first full week in September. The courses holding various competition golf events are Filey GC, North Cliff GC, South Cliff GC and Whitby GC. All courses are on Yorkshires Scarborough coast with fantastic views of the area as you play. Tee times are from 8.00am until 2.30pm daily, with an event charge currently at £17.50 per competition and no green fee. All players must be a member of a golf club and hold an active handicap to participate.


Saturday 8th September – Scarborough GoldWing Light Parade 2018

Britain’s finest Honda GoldWings, the world’s top touring motorbikes, will be on display on Scarborough’s West Pier and in Foreshore Road on Saturday 8th September 2018 from 10.00am until 4.00pm. Then at 8.00pm they leave West Pier for a dazzling parade along the North and South Bays’ promenades, all in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Friday 28th September – Sunday 30th September – Scarborough Jazz Festival

Winner of Jazz Venue of the Year in The Parlimamentary Jazz Awards.


Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th October – Wartime Weekend @ North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The centrepiece of the Pickering events calendar is the ever-popular Wartime Weekend, which is held every October, and includes a full programme of WWII and 1940s themed entertainment and events. The event is run by the North Yorkshire Moors Railway but is now so popular events have sprung up all over the town.  Attractions including singing, dancing, workshops, parades and fashion shows, in addition to living history showcases, period vehicle exhibitions and re-enactments. Incredibly popular with visitors from all over the UK and beyond. Whether you want to dress up in period costume and get involved, or just do some sightseeing, it’s an excellent festival and fantastic fun for the whole family.


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