Tees Valley is home to a vibrant programme of amazing events and festivals. 

From sport to music to theatre to outdoor art and food festivals – there is always something happening.

Just some of our popular annual events include the region’s biggest free outdoor art and street theatre festival the Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF), the national festival of sustainability Festival of Thrift and the fun, family-friendly Hartlepool Waterfront Festival.

Search the events below to make sure you don’t miss any of it.

Covid-19 update

Although many events are planned to go ahead for 2021, please check any Covid-19 testing requirements with the appropriate venue or event organiser before visiting. 

Full details on the latest restrictions can be found on the .GOV website.

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Saltburn Farmers Market


Saltburn Farmers Market brings around 35 of the North East & North Yorkshire’s best ...

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Scream Factory

08 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Have a scream at the Only Multi-Awarding Halloween Scare Event In The North East, Scream Factory! ...

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Behind the Seams

12 Oct 2021 - 19 Feb 2022

Following its huge success in 2018, Behind the Seams is returning to Preston Park Museum this ...

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Discover Middlesbrough

15 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Explore, experience, enjoy and get ready to RE-Discover Middlesbrough in a whole new light this ...

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Pumpkin Picking at Pontac Pumpkins

17 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Pontact Pumpkins is the perfect place to get into the autumnal spirit, make memories splodging in ...

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Halloween Trail and Pumpkin Picking

23 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021

Halloween costumes at the ready and join Newham Grange Farm for a Halloween Trail and Pumpkin ...

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Magical Creatures – October half term

23 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Get dressed up in your best witch or wizard costume and head along to Preston Park Museum for a ...

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Pick your own pumpkin at Preston Park

23 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Pick your perfect pumpkin from the pop-up pumpkin patch at Preston Park Museum. There will be ...

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Halloween Happenings at Ormesby Hall

23 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Imaginations can run wild this October half term when the historic house and woodland come alive ...

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Spooktacular Activities across Stockton-on-Tees Borough Libraries

25 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021

Some dreadfully delightful activities are taking place across our Libraries this October Half Term! ...

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Skele-Fun Trail

25 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Work out what the mischief-making skeletons are up to with a fun trail through the Dorman Museum. ...

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Spooky Stories

26 Oct 2021

Join actor and storyteller, Chris Connaughton, for some frightfully good storytelling sessions as ...

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