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Things to do year round

  • Norfolk's Winter Wildlife Safari and Festival of Swans are in full swing!
    Winter Wildlife Safari
  • Head out on the unique Pingo Trail in the Brecks
    Pingo Trail
  • Look out for mammoth bones on our Deep History Coast
    Deep History Coast
  • Snowdrop Trails around the county
  • Warm up with local ingredients in a traditional Norfolk pub
    Norfolk mussels
  • Find solitude in the Norfolk Broads
    Norfolk Broads
  • Enjoy Museums Week in Norfolk
    Museums Week
  • Find a beach all to yourself...
    Norfolk beaches
  • Come and enjoy the lambing season... and get hands on!
    Lambing season
  • Nets out! Cromer crabs back in season
    Crabbing in Norfolk
  • Beautiful bluebells springing up
    Bluebells in Norfolk
  • Lots still to do even if there's April showers
    Rainy days in Norfolk
  • Come and enjoy the Broads Outdoors Festival
    Broads Outdoors Festival
  • The Norfolk & Norwich Arts Festival, the oldest in the country
    Norfolk festivals
  • Make a pincer movement to the Crab & Lobster Festival
    Norfolk fetivals
  • Norfolk's great for cycling
    Cycling in Norfolk
  • Enjoy al fresco dining in Norwich
    Explore Norwich
  • Take a day boat out on the Norfolk Broads
    Norfolk Broads
  • Enjoy the free fireworks in Greater Yarmouth
    Explore Greater Yarmouth
  • Who might you see at the Sandringham Flower Show?
    Explore West Norfolk
  • Come and enjoy the King's Lynn Festival
    Explore west Norfolk
  • Open air events across Norfolk
    What's On in Norfolk
  • 90 miles of coast to explore (93 when the tide's out)
    Norfolk coast
  • Norfolk has SOOO many family-friendly visitor attractions
    Norfolk attractions
  • The Norfolk Food & Drink Festival - the biggest in the country
  • March to the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival
    Norfolk festivals
  • Out There celebration of circus and performing arts
    Norfolk festivals
  • CAMRA's Norwich Beer Festival in The Halls
    Norfolk Festivals
  • The pink-footed geese return to The Wash
    Birdwatching in Norfolk
  • Autumn arrives in Norfolk
    Autumn in Norfolk
  • The Christmas Spectacular returns to Thursford
    Norfolk festivals
  • Amazing Autumn wildlife in Norfolk
    Rutting deer in Norfolk
  • Start your Christmas shopping in Norwich
    Explore Norwich
  • Great panto and Christmas shows in Norfolk... oh yes there is!
    What'sOn in Norfolk
  • The best time time to see seals off the Norfolk coast
    Seals in Norfolk
  • Explore Norfolk's magnificent cathedrals and churches
    Norfolk chruches and cathedrals


Wondering what's on in Norfolk? Whatever the time of the year, whatever your age or interests, Norfolk will have something you'll enjoy doing, taking part in, or watching.

We've got Norfolk events, festivals across the county, we've got carnivals and processions, we've got outdoor concerts and theatre, we've got exhibitions and art shows.

In fact, we've got the lot. As you'll find when you come to spend time with us here in Norfolk.

For more ideas of what to do in Norfolk go to our Inspire section.

Browse through what's on events in Norfolk.

You can also add your own events.

Until October 30 - Walk With Me at Felbrigg Hall

Wander through woods and fields creating your own cinematic experience in this walkscape by Strijbos & Van Rijswijk. With the landscape as your screen, headphones provide a soundtrack of music, words and sound effects while an intriguing narrative by novelist Megan Bradbury recollects the past of Felbrigg Hall and reframes the estate as a place of stories and wonder. Details

Until Oct 30 - Glorious GLowing Lantern Parade at BeWILDerwood

Spend the day exploring the Halloween woodland decorations and listen to the special edition Bewilderbats storytelling. Then wind your way through the woods to build and decorate a truly special lantern of your very own. Details

Until Oct 31 - PrimEvil at Dinosaur Adventure

Visitors are welcomed by terrifying clowns, dolls and beasts in an array of attractions, all set within the eerie woods of the park. This event is for ages over 12 only. Surely the scariest event in Norfolk! Details

Until Oct 31 - Spooky Seas at Gt Yarmouth Sea Life

Sea Life will be turning the spotlight on scary critters of the deep - as well as meeting freaky Batfish, Devil Crabs, Vampire tangs and other appropriately named creatures, visitors will learn that it is we humans who are the real monsters! Details

Until Jan 22 2017 - Fishermen & Kings at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

The life and work of British photographer Olive Edis (1876-1955) is celebrated this specially curated exhibition, the first ever dedicated to Edis 50 year-long career. Details

Until Feb 12 2017 - Fiji: Art and Life in the Pacific at Sainsbury Centre

Revealing stunning sculptures, textiles, ceramics, and ivory and shell regalia feature in Fiji: Art and Life in the Pacific. The largest and most comprehensive exhibition about Fiji ever assembled, it will take the visitor on a journey through the art and cultural history of Fiji since the late 18th century. Details

Oct 22-Nov 11 - Never Had It So Good at Time & Tide

Emerging from austerity and rationing, the 1950s was a time when Britain led the world in the quality and innovation of its decorative and applied arts, and when good design became affordable by all. This exhibition creates a vision of the 1950s through many different aspects of design, both inside and outside the home. Details

Oct 22-30 - Norfolk Walking Festival

This year's festival will celebrate the opening of the new section of the Norfolk Coast Path (from Sea Palling to Hopton-On-Sea) and mark the 30th anniversary of the National Trails in Norfolk (the Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path), which were originally opened in 1986 by Prince Charles. Details

Oct 22-31 - Spooky Seas at Hunstanton Sea Life

Sea Life will be turning the spotlight on scary critters of the deep - as well as meeting freaky Batfish, Devil Crabs, Vampire tangs and other appropriately named creatures, visitors will learn that it is we humans who are the real monsters! Details

Oct 24-29 - Bewitched! at Norwich Castle

Slink into the castle this half term for our bewitching Halloween activities. Make a bat or cat mask to take home, follow the spooky clues around the castle on a Halloween trail, mix up your own magic spell, or join a friendly witch in our Witches School for Cats. Details

Oct 27-30 - Halloween at Holkham

There will be tricks and treats, adventures and plenty of fun for all the family. Dress for the occasion and be prepared for thrills galore as Holkham Hall and the Walled Gardens will be taken over with all things 'spooktacular' this Halloween! Details

Nov 24-27 - Great Yarmouth Winter Beer & Cider Festival, St George's Theatre

The Great Yarmouth Beer and Cider Festival returns to St. Georges with over 50 different ales and ciders from a wide selection of brewers and cider makers, large and small. Details

Dec 17-20 - An Audience with Father Christmas at Holkham Hall

As the big day approaches, join Holkham for the special 'Audience with Father Christmas' as he stops off during his busy schedule to entertain everybody in the Saloon at Holkham Hall. Details

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