When is Festival of the Sea, Grimsby held?

Saturday 16 July 2022.

What time does it run from and until?

11am – 5pm.

Where is it held?

Festival of the Sea, Grimsby is this year being held around the Alexandra Dock area, next to Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre. The main location is called Heritage Square.
The postcode for the area is DN31 1UZ. This can be accessed via multiple paths from different directions.
Some festival activity can be enjoyed in Grimsby town centre too, including walkabout street theatre acts.

Where can I park?

We encourage visitors to travel without a car, using public transport instead, where possible. The Fishing Heritage Centre car park (Heritage Square) will be closed to the public, as it will become our fantastic festival site for the day. If you do need to drive, there are numerous public car-parks available close-by. The site is a five-minute walk from Grimsby town centre.

What is the nearest station?

Grimsby Town. This is about ten minutes walk from the festival site.

What ages is Festival of the Sea suitable for?

All ages!

Is there food available?

Yes, there will be a selection of seafood stalls situated in ‘Heritage Square’ on the day. Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre’s cafe will also be open with tasty offerings.

Are there toilets?

Yes, toilets, including disabled toilets are provided on-site.

Will there be anywhere to sit on the day?

There are some lovely new benches around the festival site and there will be additional seating installed on the day, available on a first come, first served basis.

Can I bring my dog?

The festival site is public access. If bringing a dog, please do keep them on a lead.

Is the site accessible for wheelchairs, prams?

Yes and can be accessed using public footpaths from the town centre.

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