Events Projects 2018/2019

The GYTABIA Board met late in 2018 to strategically score projects which have been submitted for funding support from all areas of the borough.  Details of projects and agreed funding are :

Annual Maritime Festival – 7th & 8th September – one of the most successful events in our calendar with visitors travelling for miles to enjoy the wonderful maritime heritage that Great Yarmouth has to offer whilst also taking the opportunity to visit and explore all that is on offer in our wonderful borough.  For further details visit the website

Great Yarmouth Summer Fireworks – commences on Wednesday 24 July 2019 and runs for six weeks. seafront attractions will be open late and fireworks displays start at 10pm for further details visit

Hemsby Summer Fireworks – a fantastic free aerial firework display on Tuesday nights during the school holidays from Tuesday 23rd July 2019 to Tuesday 27th August 2019 plus an extra firework spectacular on Sunday 26th May 2019

Caister ‘Village Experience’ – Sunday 30th June 2019 11am to 4pm.  Local businesses having stalls, inflatables, poultry show, pet show, arena entertainment, food & drink and fancy dress competition to be held on the King George V playing field in Caister

Custom Cars Fun Run – 1st and 2nd June – Hundreds of Hot Rod cars starting at Great Yarmouth racecourse then travelled round and visited different areas of the borough – and stopped at each of the locations finally arriving on Great Yarmouth seafront in the afternoon until the evening.

Wheels Festival – 6th & 7th July – A ‘wheels’ based festival showcasing a wide variety of motorised and pedal driven vehicles located along the length of Great Yarmouth seafront.

Gorleston Clifftop Festival & Fireworks – 27th & 28th July – The fireworks funded by GYTABIA is a fitting end for the Gorleston festival which is a family orientated event of live music, childrens activities, comedy & fun fairs located all along Gorleston clifftop. For further details please visit their website