What's on in North Norfolk

Whatever the time of year, you'll find plenty on in north Norfolk to make your visit memorable. There's festivals, carnivals, steam train galas, walking events, food festivals, exhibitions, shows and much more.


Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid 19) situation, many events are being cancelled. Please check with attractions and venues about activities. Some attractions are currently staying open for outdoor access, subject to government advice. We will endeavour to keep the Visit North Norfolk site as up-to-date as possible.

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North Norfolk is well known for festivals celebrating its history, tradition and heritage which take place in all seasons. Farmers’ markets and food festivals are great for trying out local produce. Look out for events celebrating the north Norfolk coast and countryside such as walking and cycling festivals and star-gazing events. If you visit in the spring, you can enjoy markets and lamb-feeding and in summer, there are lots of outdoor concerts and seaside town carnivals to choose from. In autumn, enjoy walking and foodie festivals and in winter, there are Christmas markets, fairs, Santa visits and wildlife experiences, unique to north Norfolk. 

For lovers of art and literature, theatre, film and music, there are some fantastic arts and cultural venues offering a variety of events and performances to enjoy all year round including outdoor concerts and gigs. There are music, literary and art exhibitions as well as the famous End of the Pier shows during the Summer and Christmas at Cromer Pier.

If you're looking for family fun, there's lots to choose from throughout the year! Enjoy museum exhibitions, fossil finding fun on the Deep History Coast, crabbing competitions as well as themed events at north Norfolk attractions, keeping families entertained in all weathers. Whatever time of year you visit, north Norfolk will have something for everyone.