Aldeburgh Carnival

A grand three days out at the seaside.  Suffolk’s finest Carnival, winners of Norfolk & Suffolk Tourism Family Event of the Year 2018. Award-winning fun for all the family.


Looking forward to seeing you in 2024!

Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th and

Carnival Monday 19th August

Countdown to Carnival 2024








You may have an 80th anniverary or birthday to celebrate… 

Can you remember the Eighties! What’s your favourite 80’s film?
Are you a fan of the music from that decade? …

Bring your boom boxes!, wear those shoulderpads with pride!, let’s all dress in Neon!…

but most of all let’s have some fun!

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How to enter the Procession

All you need to know from which category you’d prefer to enter, to how to build a safe vehicle entry!

Whats On?

A grand 3 days out by the seaside!

Music day – Marathon day – and of course Carnival Day!

The Carnival Queen

,Our lovely Carnival Queen is crowned at the Moot Hall before leading the procession from one end of the town to the other!

Parking and Travel

All day parking available on Kings and Queens field. The revenue from these carparks is shared with the local Air Cadets, and Aldeburgh Rugby team.

Get Involved

Aldeburgh Carnival shares the proceeds from each years carnival with a variety of local charities, so donating time or donating money helps us to support others.

Commercial Sites

Aldeburgh seafront is packed with traders and crafters over the whole three day weekend. Lots of lovely things to eat and drink, and a huge variety of artisan makers.

Thank You To Our Partners

Carnival 2024 dates

Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th and Monday 19th August 2024

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