Throughout Norfolk and surrounding areas, there are various festivals taking place to celebrate life and certain traditions that are unique to the county. With rivers, drinks, and food, there are a lot of activities involved. The community includes some of the most valuable businesses and producers.
Attending any of the events on this list provides a great opportunity to experience Norfolk and what it has to offer to visitors.
1940s Weekend Festival
The 1904s weekend celebrates the history and heritage of Norfolk with live music and the public dressing up in uniforms or 1940s civilian clothing. The festival adds a great atmosphere to the county and stands as a popular festival for visitors and locals to attend.
The Pirate Festival
The Pirate Festival invites the public to put on their best pirate outfits and enjoy the events for the whole family. The whole town gets filled with pirate activities, including a smugglers cove on the Quay, boat trips, and weapon demonstrations.
The Viking Festival
The annual Vikings Festival in Sheringham celebrates the historical Viking heritage of the county. The streets are filled with battle re-enactments, light parades, boat burning, and other entertainment great for visitors and locals alike.
The Holt Festival usually happens during July, with the Georgian town of Holt becoming home to street performers, poets, and other entertainers performing all over the town’s streets and other venues.
Hunstanton Kite Festival
The Hunstanton Kite Festival features many activities, including food and beverage stalls. The event is mainly focused on fantastic colourful kite displays, car rallies, air displays, and fun activities for the whole family.
North Norfolk Music Festival
North Norfolk Music Festival brings well-known and local artists to the county with a mix of genres, interviews, talks, with performances and concerts. This is a 2-week festival taking place in South Creek.
Visit any of the festivals on this list to explore the county of Norfolk and its surroundings, traditions, and passion for history.