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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.

Staying overnight?

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. Christmas At Drusillas

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    Type:

    Christmas

    Alfriston

    Meet Father Christmas in his Christmas Cottage!

    Dates

    From:
    23 Nov 2019to23 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  2. BRIGHTON ART FAIR IN LEWES

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    Type:

    Arts

    Lewes

    Brighton Art Fair comes to Lewes for 2019. Over 50 painters, printmakers, sculptors, textile and mixed media artists and illustrators will display their work which is available to buy.

    Dates

    From:
    30 Nov 2019Open 10:30 - 17:30
    From:
    1 Dec 2019Open 10:30 - 16:30
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    1 Dec 2019Open 10:30 - 16:30
  3. Sleeping Beauty

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    Type:

    Theatre

    Peacehaven


    The Players' traditional family panto is full of song, dance and lots of laughs.
    The King and Queen of Inajiffy are shocked when evil witch Wasere places a curse on their daughter Katrina. On her eighteenth birthday the Princess will prick her…

    Dates

    From:
    30 Nov 2019Open 14:00 - 16:30
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    30 Nov 2019Open 18:00 - 20:30
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    6 Dec 2019Open 19:00 - 21:30
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    7 Dec 2019Open 14:00 - 16:30
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    7 Dec 2019Open 18:00 - 20:30
  4. Winter bird watching at Pagham Harbour

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Selsey


    Winter is the best time to see the variety of waders and wildfowl around Pagham Harbour just west of Bognor Regis.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Dec 2019to28 Feb 2020
  5. Horam Christmas Extravaganza

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    Type:

    Community

    Horam

    Day of entertainment.
    FREE ENTRY

    - Stall Holders
    - Entertainment
    - Food
    - Beauty Treatments
    - Competitions
    - Santa


    If you wish to have a stall please do get in contact by emailing us for booking form. Stalls are £25

    slfeventsandgifts@gmail…

    Dates

    From:
    7 Dec 2019Open 12:00 - 16:00
  6. Leonardslee Illuminated

    Type

    Type:

    Christmas

    Lower Beeding, Horsham

    Experience the gardens as never before, awash with light, sound, colour and festive cheer on a crisp Winter's evening.

    Enjoy the spectacular Christmas illuminations and trail through the beautiful woods and lakes at Leonardslee Gardens. The event…

    Dates

    From:
    12 Dec 2019to22 Dec 2019Open 16:00 - 21:00
  7. The Wizard of Oz

    Type

    Type:

    Theatre

    Chichester

    Don your ruby slippers and follow Chichester Festival Youth Theatre along the yellow brick road in this faithful adaptation of the wonderful classic adventure for all the family.

    Dates

    From:
    14 Dec 2019to29 Dec 2019Open 19:00 - 16:00
  8. Pagham Pram Race

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Bognor Regis

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

    Dates

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

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    Type:

    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
  10. Spring bird watching at Pagham Harbour

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Selsey


    Spring brings even more variety of waders and wildfowl, along with new plants and flowers coming to life around Pagham Harbour just west of Bognor Regis.

    Dates

    From:
    28 Feb 2020to30 Apr 2020
  11. Open-air Service at St Roche Hill

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Chichester

    This year's open-air ecumenical service takes place on St Roche's Hill, better known as the Trundle, on St Roche's Day being the 16th August.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Aug 2020to16 Aug 2020
  12. Airbourne - Eastbourne International Airshow

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    Type:

    Show / Display

    Eastbourne

    The world's biggest free seafront airshow returns in August with 4 days of spectacular flying and its all FREE!

    Dates

    From:
    15 Aug 2020to18 Aug 2020

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