Sunderland Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Sunderland? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Sunderland with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Sunderland and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Sunderland, featuring the best of things to do in Sunderland – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Sunderland fundraisers and charity events.


Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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April 2023

The Smurfs Great Escape Sunderland

29 April @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunderland Sunderland, SR1 United Kingdom + Google Map
The Smurfs Great Escape Sunderland

Looking for an exciting adventure with your family and friends? Save the Smurfs from the evil wizard Gargamel at this immersive new escape-room-style experience. On Saturday the 29th April, 2023, the streets of Sunderland will be transforming into a unique outdoor scavenger hunt. Solve puzzles, complete challenges, and join hundreds of other teams as you race against the clock to save the Smurfs. This is a unique outdoor experience that unfolds exclusively via our award winning app Receive clues via…

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June 2023

Sunderland – East Coast Classic

10 June @ 10:00 am - 11 June @ 3:00 pm
Seaburn Recreation Ground, 3 Seafields
Sunderland, SR6 8PQ United Kingdom
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Sunderland - East Coast Classic

Cars, Bikes, Trikes, Trucks & Tracks. Come and join us and see some of the most amazing vehicles in the UK. If you wish to compete in any our Best In Show categories below please email neclassic@outlook.com Best In Show - 40's. Best In Show - 50's. Best In Show - 60's. Best In Show - 70's. Best In Show - 80's Best In Show - 90's Best In Show - 00's. Best In Show - Street Rod. Best In…

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July 2023

Seaham Carnival weekend

14 July @ 6:00 pm - 16 July @ 10:00 pm
seaham Sunderland, SR7 + Google Map
Seaham Carnival weekend

The FANTASTIC annual Seaham Carnival, brought to you by Seaham Town Council returns on Friday 14th July for a full weekend of fun, food, shopping, entertainment, live music, fairground rides and so much more!! We will be here with a fabulous range of gift shopping and food stalls for everyone to enjoy all weekend NOT TO BE MISSED - always the perfect start to the summer - head to Terrace Green, bring a picnic blanket and your sunscreen and just…

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