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Visit Norfolk has the most comprehensive listings of What's On in Norfolk

REASONS TO VISIT NORFOLK...

Until Sept 8 - Viking: Rediscover The Legend

Some of the most significant Anglian and Viking treasures ever discovered in Britain are on display together at Norwich Castle. Featuring star objects from the British Museum and Yorkshire Museum, Viking: Rediscover the Legend offers a fresh perspective on how Vikings shaped every aspect of life in Britain. Details

Viking highlights

April 6-22 - Easter Eggstravanganza at Pensthorpe Natural Park

An ideal time to visit Pensthorpe, during the school holidays, where you can follow an eggciting Easter egg treasure hunt around the reserve and get stuck into the Easter-themed craft activity. Details

April 6-22 - Easter Duck Trail at WWT Welney

Have fun searching for ducks this Easter - these cheeky ducklings are running amok on the reserve! Details

April 6-22 - Easter Eggspress at Bure Valley Railway

Free Easter egg for every child on completion of our Easter trail. Details

April 6-22 - Go Wild at Easter at Strumpshaw Fen

Take part in the ever-popular Easter Trail around the beautiful Discovery Zone at RSPB Strumpshaw Fen in the heart of the Broads. Details

April 6-28 - Pirates Live! at The Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth

This all-action pirate water show brings together a motley crew of pirates, acrobats, aerialists and hilarious comedy in an experience like no other. Details

April 8-22 - Egg-cellent Easter at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

Join Dippy In Wonderland and enjoy our games, fun and Easter entertainment. Details

April 17 - Pleasure Beach Easter Fireworks

Make it a family fun day this Easter at Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach and enjoy the fireworks that evening. Details

April 19 - Easter Egg Hunt at Fairhaven

Hunt for the colourful eggs that will lead you to a chocolatey eggy prize! Face painting and Easter crafts for children. Details

April 19-20 - Easter Egg Trail at St George's Distillery

Follow the trail with a map and collect stamps on your way. At the end, receive a medal. Details

April 19-21 - Hopping Mad Easter Fun at Holkham

Expect activities in the Hall, Field to Fork Experience and the walled garden, where there will be lots of fun for the whole family and a chance to help us solve our mystery. Details

April 19-22 - Broads Tours Easter Special Boat Trips

Jump on board for a special trip. Details

April 19-22 - Easter Egg Hunt at Hoveton Hall & Gardens

Following the clues the Easter Treasure Hunt will take you on an exciting journey around the gardens looking for the answers. Details

Apr 25-28 - Easter Fair at Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth's annual Easter fair returns with all sorts of rides and stalls will be set up on the Market Place, Fullers Hill Car Park and on Brewery Plain Car Park in the town centre. Details

Apr 26-28 - The King's Lynn Shakespeare Festival

The King's Lynn Arts Festival hosts the first festival, with performances by Sir Ian McKellen performing his new one-man show. Details

May 12 - Wild About The Wensum at Pensthorpe

The 13th annual event, run by Pensthorpe Conservation Trust, promises to be bigger and better than ever!Details

May 18-19 - Pensthorpe Bird and Wildlife Fair

A team of local nature and conservation experts are coming together to host a brand new bird and wildlife fair showcasing why Norfolk is renowned as ‘the birdwatching capital of Britain’. Details

May 18- 19 Crab and Lobster Festival

Cromer and Sheringham host the two day celebrations of the crustaceans, including the World Crabbing Championships. Details

May 26-27 - The Fairy Fair at West Acre

This year the fair will be held in the beautiful Bradmoor Woods, West Acre and features workshops, live music, entertainment and lots more for a magical day-out where families with young children can connect with nature. Details

June - Great British Cycling Festival

The Great British Cycling Festival will be coming to Norfolk for the first time. Not only will the county be hosting the 2019 HSBC UK National Road Championships, you will be given the chance to ride in the shadows of those elites, riding for the British title with a truly beautiful and exciting 100-mile non-competitive closed road sportive, the National Championships Century. Details

June 6-16 - Great Yarmouth Arts Festival

The hugely successful Great Yarmouth Arts Festival returns in 2019 for the 6th year with cultural activities, shows and events in a range of locations around the town for everyone to enjoy. Details

July 6-7 - Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival

Head to Great Yarmouth's seafront when an array of bikes, classic and contemporary cars will be lining up to star in a seafront wheels festival. Admission to the event which will be from Britannia Pier along to the Pleasure Beach is free and celebrates all things with wheels. Details

July 14-27 - King's Lynn Festival

King's Lynn Festival, now in its 67th year, continues to provide high quality performances of classical music, recitals, choral and jazz plus talks, exhibitions and films. Details

Sept 21-22 - Out There Festival at Great Yarmouth

The Out There Festival of International Street Arts & Circus Entertainment is one action-packed weekend, bursting with circus and street entertainment. It’s got everything from daring acrobatics and daft comedy to dancing, juggling, theatre, circus, storytelling, music and more! Details

Nov 6-Dec 23 - Thursford Christmas Spectacular

The festive extravaganza of music, variety, dance and comedy is the largest Christmas show outside London. Ticket prizes have been frozen for 2019 and can be purchased here.

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EVENTS ALL YEAR ROUND

January

Whooper swans, Welney

Enjoy the Winter Wildlife Safari of migrating birds, England's largest seal colony, as well as the Festival of Swans at Welney

February

King's Lynn Lumiere

It's half-term - all the attractions are open again and King's Lynn Lumiere lights up the town

March

Feeding the lambs at Wroxham Barns
 
Longer days, Easter holidays - come and feed the lambs, experience Museums Week or find a beach of your own
 

April

Amazona soft ball fun

You'd be a fool not to visit with Cromer crabs back in season. And don't worry about April showers - most of our attractions have inside facilities

May

Norfolk & Norwich Festival outside The Forum

Events to enjoy include the Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Broads Outdoor Festival and Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival

June

Al fresco in Tombland

The longest days let you stay on the beach all day and eat al fresco in the evening. Oh, it's the Royal Norfolk Show too!

July

Great Yarmouth seafront fireworks
Festivals at King's Lynn and Holt, coastal carnivals, fireworks at Great Yarmouth and the Sandringham Flower Show

August

Blickling Proms
There's outdoor events across the county, including theatre and film, family fun and shows at seaside resorts and over 90 miles of coast to explore

September

Out There, Great Yarmouth
Don't miss the Out There and Maritime Festivals at Great Yarmouth, 1940s weekend at Sheringham and the North Norfolk Food Festival at Holkham

October

Halloween at Holkham
It's Autumn half-term, there's Halloween events, a Beer Festival in Norwich's Halls, and the migrating birds are returning

November

Jarrolds department store, Norwich
Christmas is coming... there's great shopping in the market towns and in Norwich, the Cromer Pier Christmas show is on, and remember, remember the 5th of November

December

Norwich Castle
There are pantomimes and festive shows, Christmas lights abound, or you could just enjoy the migrating birds and largest seal colony in England