Carnivals epitomise the essence of British summertime – The Suffolk Coast is no exception so celebrate summer in style this year!
We've rounded up all the dates and information you need to join in the carnival fun!
Saturday 19th - Monday 21st August - Aldeburgh Carnival Weekend
Soak up some traditional Carnival atmosphere in Aldeburgh this Summer.
With a history dating back over 170 years Aldeburgh is proud to still be running its annual Carnival.
There'll be a Military Band, the Carnival Queen and, of course, loads of floats and walkers guaranteed to make you smile.
And as darkness descends you'll be treated to the ubiquitous fireworks display - plenty to 'Oh' and 'Ah' at!
Money raised on the day goes towards ensuring the future of this ever popular event.
Saturday 19th - Sunday 20th August - Beccles Carnival Weekend
The fun starts at 1pm on the 19th August with a baby competition, fancy dress, children's races, dog show and arena displays on Beccles Quay. In the evening, there is live music, a licensed bar and food stalls on offer.
On Sunday, there's a jam-packed schedule of displays, and the grand carnival procession which starts at 1pm leaving from the Roys Car Park, and the fair will also be in town for the whole weekend!
Friday 25th August - Thorpeness Regatta and Fireworks
Whilst there's no carnival procession, the atmosphere at Thorpeness Regatta is certainly that!
Events starts at 10am and include an all day BBQ and live music. At 8.30pm, enjoy one of summer on The Suffolk Coast's most unique experiences as you watch lit boats sail across the Meare. A spectacular firework display kicks off at dusk - the perfect summer's evening!