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Events suitable for the whole family are never hard to come by in Sussex thanks to a range of tourist hot-spots including a national park, two cities and selection of seaside resorts. We've got hundreds of exciting events taking place all year round for residents and day-trippers to enjoy. 

What's on in Sussex this weekend?

To find out what's on in Sussex today or this weekend, use the search box above to narrow down your required date. Families on a budget can look out for the many free events taking place while there's plenty of fun activities for kids to do whether it's during the holidays or for a weekend break.

Exciting entertainment takes place all year round with an enviable supply of themed festivals. There's no shortage of food and drink festivals and the local produce is amongst the best in the UK with seafood from Hastings and ideal conditions for vineyards giving a unique flavour to any event.

May is festivals month in Brighton with arts, music and diverse culture celebrated in party style, but there's always something going on making it a popular destination for a day trip from London. Brighton is also renowned for a thriving comedy scene.

The culture and heritage of 1066 Country, walking and other outdoor events of the South Downs National Park along with family-friendly towns of Eastbourne, Worthing, Littlehampton and Bognor mean you're never far from an event guaranteed to give you a warm welcome.

If you're looking for what's on when it's raining, the coastal geography of Sussex means you can switch the beach for a trip to a local castle, all of which have a calendar of seasonal events to entertain children and adults.

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If you're travelling from outside the area for an event in Sussex, there are numerous hotels and other accommodation options to suit your needs.

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Sussex events near me

The guide below shows our calendar of events in Sussex. Whether you're local or visiting the area, find what's happening near you by clicking the Map View button.

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  1. Into The Trees 2019

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    Festival

    Nutley, Uckfield

    Missing from our lives more than anything is time spent outdoors in nature. Into The Trees takes families on a fascinating journey through one of the South East's most unique landscapes. A rare chance to relax and actively explore our natural...

    Dates

    From:
    13 Sept 2019to15 Sept 2019
  2. Hastings Seafood and Wine Festival

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    Festival

    Hastings

    Seafood and Wine Festival shows best of the sea. Indulge in a mouth-watering weekend of delicious seafood and luscious wines at this spectacular festival.

    Dates

    From:
    14 Sept 2019to15 Sept 2019
  3. Hastings Week

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    Festival

    Hastings

    A week long celebration to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Hastings on 14 October 1066.

    Dates

    From:
    12 Oct 2019to20 Oct 2019
  4. Sprat & Winkle Run

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    Run / Rally

    Hastings

    The Sprat & Winkle Run from Sevenoaks attracts around 70 different commercial vehicles.

    The event is named the Sprat & Winkle Run because the finish is at The Stade, Winkle Island, so we send a load of Sprats to catch the Winkle!

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  5. Healthy Walks in Sussex by the Sea

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    Guided Walk

    Littlehampton

    A range of organised healthy, rural walks at different locations in 'Sussex by the Sea'

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2019
  6. Michelham Priory

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    Participatory Event

    Hailsham

    Hallowe’en

    Traditional entertainment with our Punch & Judy show, drama sessions, story telling, crafts and Hallowe’en fun.

    Dates

    From:
    31 Oct 2019
  7. Pagham Pram Race

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    Participatory Event

    Bognor Regis

    Fresh air and fun guaranteed, whatever the weather at the 65th anniversary Pagham Pram Race

    Dates

    From:
    26 Dec 2019
  8. New Year's Day Dip in Bognor Regis Sea!

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    Participatory Event

    Bognor Regis

    Join in and celebrate the start of 2013 as New Year's Day dippers take the plunge in Bognor Regis .

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020

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