With the 1000 strong parade of costumed promenaders, beautifully crafted structures, artists and musicians at it’s heart our annual carnival takes over the Whitley Bay streets on the late May Bank Holiday bringing live music, circus, crafts, street theatre, food & family fun to the town’s Spanish City and Links .
Produced by SALTo Arts Productions in partnership with Whitley Bay Big Local and North Tyneside Council with support from Big Lottery, Local Trust Creative Civi and local businesses
Whitley Bay Carnival brings artists together with community to show off their best in this vintage seaside town. A showcase for new creative work in development & one off collaborations alongside street theatre, live music, crafts & street food on the iconic Spanish City Plaza. The walking parade features beautifully crafted structures & extravagant costumes made with schools & groups. Drop in costume & street band sessions welcome all in May. Dress 'wild' for the Saturday night Carnival Ball.