January & February
The diary will be updated as events are posted on local websites.
Cromer, New Year's Day Fireworks
The New Year’s Day Fireworks Display in Cromer has been a tradition for more than 20 years and the event raises money to pay for the Cromer Fireworks display each year and for local charities.
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Walsingham Abbey Snowdrops
Usually held between end of January and early March
Norwich Tunnel of Light
Since 2016, The Norwich Tunnels of Light has mesmerized visitors of all ages. It uses more than 57,000 LED lights and 5.6 miles of cabling to create animated Christmas-themed scenes.
Kings Lynn Fairground Mart
The Kings Lynn Mart (usually held Mid Feb). Traditionally the opening to the travelling season, King’s Lynn Mart has a special place in the hearts of the travelling show people.
March & April
Easter at Holkham
As well as walks and wildlife encounters, Holkham offer a range of Easter activities for all to enjoy. They update their website regularly, so do keep a check for new events as they become available.
Deepdale Spring Market and Hygge
Deepdale Spring Market includes more than 60 artisan pop-up shops, producers and food and craft stalls to tempt your pocket and taste buds! Usually held end of March
May & June
Seasonal Events at Holkham
Whether you are looking for a wellbeing walk, a deer safari or a basket weaving workshop Holkham offer some truly wonderful events throughout the year, they update their website regularly, so do keep a check for new events as they become available.
Folk on the Pier Festival
The best gig on the North Sea!
Norwich and Norwich Festival
The Norfolk and Norwich Festival is the biggest event of the year in Norfolk. Usually held in May, it's the flagship arts festival for the East of England, and includes an exciting programme of music, theatre, literature, visual arts, circus, dance and free outdoor events.
Houghton International Horse trials
The Barefoot Retreats Houghton International Horse Trials offers exciting sporting action, entertainment for all ages, a range of catering stands, and a licensed bar! All in the spectacular setting that is Houghton Hall.
Crab and Lobster Festival
It begins with the Grand Opening Variety Concert at the Pier Pavilion Theatre in Cromer and also includes heritage demonstrations, a street market, a cookery theatre, live music, street performers, crafts and activities for the kids, and the “Bootiful” Boat Art Trail and the Scrumptious Seafood Trail which includes more than 35 local restaurants, cafés, and pubs.
The Big Norfolk Sausage Bash
Head to Aylsham for sausages, more Norfolk food and drinks stalls, and live music.
Sennowe Park Stately Car Boot Sale
Bargain hunters can get their hands on a treasure chest of rare antiques and historical artefacts at Sennowe Park, near Guist, which is onve again hosting a stately car boot sale usually held in May/June.
Royal Norfolk Show
With 700 trade stands, over 3000 animals, a packed Grand Ring Programme, Norfolk’s biggest food and drink experience and hundreds of attractions there’s something for everyone.
July & August
Blickling Hall Classic Ibiza Concert (Usually August)
An open-air celebration of White Isle-inspired house music, reinvented by the Urban Soul Orchestra, live vocalists and headline DJs.
September & October
Autumn Events at Holkham
Holkham offer some truly wonderful events at this time of year, there's something for everyone from pumpkin carving and story telling for the younger family members to deer and wildlife safaris, tours and walks.
November & December
Hunstanton Guy Fawkes Night
Hunstanton Cliffs is the perfect spot for a Guy Fawkes night celebration and the fireworks are big, loud and go on and on and on! They say that nowhere are the skies bigger than in Norfolk but these fireworks do a great job at filling it.
Thursford Christmas Spectacular
The Christmas Spectacular is an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. It’s a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic mix of both seasonal and year round favourites. With a cast of 130 this is the biggest Christmas show of it’s kind in Europe!
Holkham Hall by Candlelight
A truly magical time, perfect for friends and family to enjoy the magnificent state rooms in all their festive finery, plus a glass of fizz and a mince pie too.
Holt Christmas Lights
Holt welcomes thousands to the official switch-on of Holt Christmas Lights. There is usually live entertainment, street food, craft traders, official switch on, Santa’s grotto and a firework spectacular.