Enjoy the energy of South Tyneside Festival

South Shields, Tyne and Wear

This fabulous summer festival brings three months of free entertainment to the vibrant seafront resort of South Shields.

The South Tyneside Festival is an annual celebration of music and culture in a unique setting.

The highlight each year is four open-air concerts on summer Sunday afternoons, which take place in Bents Park next to the beautiful beach and seafront of South Shields. Entry is free of charge, or you can purchase a Priority Plus ticket which allows you in earlier to pick the best spot & guarantees entry.

Another highlight is a spectacular Summer Parade. One of the biggest of its kind in the North it features more than 2000 participants and is hugely popular. It's a great day for all the family to enjoy with performances and free entertainment at South Shields Seafront.

Throughout the summer there's lots more free live music, entertainment and family activities taking place. A full programme can be found on the website, with more details being released closer to the event!

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View of festival crowd from the stageSouth Tyneside Festival Concerts © Visit South Tyneside
Sunday Concerts, South Tyneside FestivalSouth Tyneside Festival Concerts © Visit South Tyneside
Performer on stage at the festival.Summer Parade, South Tyneside Festival © Visit South Tyneside
Girl in crowd at the South Tyneside FestivalSummer Parade outside of South Shields Town Hall © Visit South Tyneside
Summer Parade, South Tyneside FestivalSummer Parade 2018 © Visit South Tyneside
Live Music at South Shields Seafront AmphitheatreLive Music at South Shields Seafront Amphitheatre © Visit South Tyneside
Kids Fun-Fest, South Tyneside FestivalKids Fun-Fest, South Tyneside Festival

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