Exciting Summer Events in Tees Valley

Blog | Published on: 14th June 2024

Summer in Tees Valley is packed with incredible events for everyone.

From vibrant carnivals to soulful festivals, here’s a sneak peek into what Hartlepool, Redcar and Cleveland, Middlesbrough, Stockton, and Darlington have to offer.


Hootenanny and Beer Festival – August 25
Get ready for a day of live music and delicious brews at the Hootenanny and Beer Festival. Enjoy a variety of local and regional beers while dancing to some of the best bands in the area.

Clubland by the Sea – July 26
Experience the ultimate summer beach party at Clubland by the Sea. With top DJs and a stunning seaside backdrop, this is an event you won’t want to miss.

Headland Carnival – August 1-10
The Headland Carnival is a ten-day celebration featuring parades, funfair rides, and family-friendly activities. Immerse yourself in the vibrant community spirit and enjoy the festivities.

Redcar and Cleveland

Cleveland Pride – Saltburn July 7
Celebrate love and diversity at Cleveland Pride with a colourful parade and live performances. This event promises a day filled with joy, unity, and plenty of entertainment.

Summer Sounds – Guisborough July 26-28
Join the fun at Summer Sounds for a weekend of music, food, and good vibes. This festival brings together local talent and a fantastic atmosphere for all ages.

Caribbean Carnival Day at Redcar Races – August 10
Enjoy a day at the races and also experience the vibrant culture of the Caribbean with live music, dancing, and traditional cuisine at Caribbean Carnival Day. It’s a feast for the senses and a great way to enjoy the summer.


Funk and Soul Festival at Albert Park – July 12
Dance the night away at the Funk and Soul Festival with electrifying performances from renowned artists. This festival is a must for music lovers looking to groove to funky beats.

Middlesbrough Mela – August 17-18
Enjoy a weekend of multicultural celebration at Middlesbrough Mela, featuring music, dance, and delicious food from around the world. This event is perfect for the whole family.

Orange Pip – June 29 / July 27 / August 31
Discover the best of local food, art, and entertainment at the Orange Pip market. Held on the last Saturday of each month, it’s a fantastic way to spend a summer day in Middlesbrough.


Eid Fusion Festival in Ropner Park Stockton – June 2
Celebrate Eid with a blend of traditional and contemporary festivities at the Eid Fusion Festival. Enjoy cultural performances, food stalls, and activities for all ages.

SIRF in Stockton – August 2-4
Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF) brings three days of spectacular street performances and entertainment. Don’t miss this dynamic display of creativity and talent.

Stockton Pop-Up Pride – July 27
Join the celebrations at Stockton Pop-Up Pride with a month of events promoting diversity and inclusion. Enjoy parades, parties, and plenty of rainbow-themed fun.


Darlington by the Sea – July 24-28
Transforming the town into a seaside resort, Darlington by the Sea offers beach-themed activities and entertainment for all ages. It’s the perfect summer escape without leaving town.

Darlington Pride Weekender / Pride in the Park / MonGay – August 10-12
Celebrate pride with a weekend of events including parades, live music, and community gatherings. Pride in the Park and MonGay offer vibrant festivities for everyone.

Hullabaloo in the Park – July 24-28

Bring the littles to Hullabaloo in the Park for a magical family festival featuring over 40 artists and 31 events—all for free!

Enjoy performances, music, storytelling, workshops, and delicious food in Darlington’s South Park, designed especially for children aged 0-10 and their families.

Tees Valley is the place to be this summer with an array of exciting events for all tastes and ages. Mark your calendars and get ready to make unforgettable memories!

For more information on events across Tees Valley visit https://teesvalley-ca.gov.uk/visit/whats-on/events/

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