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04 July 2020

The biggest carnival of its kind in the North East, the hugely popular South Tyneside Festival Carnival Parade will take place on Saturday 4 July.

Our 2020 event will be even more spectacular than before, an afternoon not to be missed!

Join us as the parade makes its way from South Shields Town Hall in the Town Centre to Bents Park on South Shields Seafront, where there will be even more entertainment to enjoy.

We will be announcing more exciting details about this event soon, so please keep checking this page for details or follow South Tyneside Events on Facebook or STynesideEvents on Twitter.

Take part in this amazing event!

We would love to hear from you if you would like to take part in this year’s parade.

Find out more by coming along to our Vision Meeting on Thursday 5 March at 6pm at St Hilda’s Pit Head, South Shields. You can even find out about a Marching Carnival Percussion group we are setting up!

To book a place, or for more information, please contact South Tyneside Council’s Events Team on 0191 455 4031 or email

The Carnival Parade is brought to you by South Tyneside Council and delivered with the support of the talented team at carnival experts Creative Seed.

Many thanks to our sponsors – Port of TyneColmans Seafood TempleRamside Hall Hotel & South Tyneside College, and to the support of BBC Newcastle.

Find out more about what else can you enjoy at this year’s South Tyneside Festival.

Sea Road
South Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE33 2NL

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