Family friendly Festivals

Pack a picnic, facepaint and glitter and have fun in the sun at one of these upcoming family-friendly festivals 

Maui Waui Festival, 23-25 August

Peakhill Farm, Theberton, Suffolk

The Maui Waui Festival gets bigger each year, with a three day programme of international music, performance and vibrant arts. The festival brings together accomplished and undiscovered bands and performers from all around the globe. In addition to music there are full circus shows in a dedicated circus tent, small upbeat bands and acoustic acts, plus cabaret and comedy. Highly regarded as one of the most family friendly festivals in the region, the festival has plenty of activities for children too such as circus acts, musical workshops, storytelling, crafts and a pirate ship disco!

East Anglian Dragon Boat Festival, 31 August

Teams across East Anglia come together to battle it out on the water in aid of charity. Join the thousands of spectators and cheer on participants or enjoy the embankment activities such as inflatable games, a funfair, children’s events and food stalls.


Hunstanton Kite Festival, 18 August

Town Centre, Hunstanton, Norfolk

Fundraising is at the heart of ‘The Kite’ but the organisers also want you to have a wonderful day of fun and entertainment with family and friends that will create memories to treasure.

Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival, 7-8 September

South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

The famous Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival is a fantastic free two-day event found on historic South Quay with ships to go aboard, live shanty folk music, fun street theatre exhibitions and demonstrations for visitors to explore.


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