Summer in Lincolnshire

Festival of the Sea, Grimsby

Jul 15
15th July 2023

Celebrating what makes Grimsby great, the town's heritage and its future relationship with the sea!

Join in with the fun at the Festival of the Sea at Alexandra Dock along the waterfront near Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre and Fisherman's Wharf for interactive theatre, live music, dance, market stalls and food & drink, plus drop-in workshops and activities for the entire family to enjoy. 

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With a community-led programme of live music, arts and crafts, street theatre and walkabout acts, the one-day free festival is a highlight in the diary for Grimsby.

Enjoy interactive theatre shows, live music, and dance from talented local and national artists at Alexandra Dock waterfront during the day. There'll be activities for young people, families and friends, on site, or sign up for one of the walks to discover more about Grimsby's heritage. 

Drop-in craft workshop sessions taking place throughout the fishing town's festival will get you engaged in hands-on activities on Grimsby's historical moments, including finding out how the fish gets to your plate. 

Scroll down to see the highlight events taking place during Festival of the Sea below or visit the Festival of the Sea website for the full programme.

opening times

Saturday 15th July
Main events taking place between 11:00 - 17:00
Workshops and performances taking place at various times throughout the day.

Festival Programme

entry & prices

All activities and events are free

more information

Fisherman's Wharf & Alexandra Dock


North East Lincolnshire

DN31 1SY


More About The Venue


Visit the historic Town of Grimsby enjoy easy access to boutique and high street stores, two fresh produce markets and plenty of places to eat and drink.