Seaside events

Seaside in Wakefield and Seaside in Castleford 2017

Get your flips flops ready and grab your buckets and spades for a weekend of free family fun as the seaside makes an exciting return to Wakefield Cathedral Precinct and Castleford town centre this August.

Seaside in the City events offer a chance for children to have all the fun of the seaside close to home.

Seaside event in Wakefield 

There’s something for everyone at this year’s event, including:

  • The Big Beach
  • Free donkey rides
  • Punch and Judy shows
  • Children’s rides
  • Free family workshops
  • Seaside-themed street food
  • Street entertainment
  • Interactive circus tent (Wakefield only)
  • Free side stalls including hook a duck, coconut shy and ring toss (Wakefield Only)
  • Bumper cars (Castleford only)
  • And much more!

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Seaside in Wakefield

Saturday 12 August, 10am to 5pm
Sunday 13 August, 10am to 4pm

Seaside in Castleford

Saturday 19 August, 10am to 4pm

Contact us

Markets and Major Events

Wakefield Council
Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Burton Street
Wakefield
WF1 2EB

01924 305 751 / 01924 305 126