Saturday 21 August - Sunday 22 August 2021

Ipswich Waterfront

10am - 10pm

(Sunday 9pm finish)

Free

Summertime Ipswich

Clear the calendar because this Summer we have added an extra special treat to our events programme with a two-day festival suitable for the whole family.

We have a whole weekend of entertainment lined up for you with live music on our stage, fairground rides, a gift stall market, an artisan food and drink court and, in connection with Christchurch Mansion’s Power of Stories exhibition, appearances from everyone’s favourite Marvel and DC characters – including Black Panther, Iron Man and Wonder Woman.

All this and a fireworks display to dazzle you on the Saturday night, where else would you rather be?

We are very excited to welcome you to this event! There will be lots on for all to enjoy across the event arena. There will be limited capacity and entry will be first come first welcomed, so please make sure you arrive early to enjoy your day.

Artisan Food & Drink Court

Hungry? Enjoy sumptuous food or sweet treats from around the world at the artisan food court. Be prepared for your eyes to be bigger than your stomach!

Photograph: © Jennifer O'Neill

Fireworks Display

We will be lighting up the sky on Saturday 21st once again with a show so dazzling you might even need sunglasses! Evening fireworks display at 9.45pm.

Photograph: © Jennifer O'Neill

Fully Licensed Bar

Nestled inside the food court you will find our fully licenced bar serving a quality selection of real ales alongside the traditional beers, wines, spirits, ciders and soft drinks! 

Photograph: © Jennifer O'Neill

Fantastic Funfair

Are you ready to release your inner child… come along to our funfair, there’s fun for the young and young at heart alike!

Photograph: © Jennifer O'Neill

Gift Stall Market

Looking for a keepsake or attracted to trinkets and jewels? With a wide range of quality gifts on offer be sure to stop off at our marketplace during the event!

Photograph: © Jennifer O'Neill

Live Entertainment

Get ready for two whole days of live acts on the Summertime Ipswich stage. The stage line-up, curated by the talented Stephen Foster, will be announced soon. Watch this space for further announcements!

EVENT SCHEDULE
Saturday

Event runs from 10am–10pm
Artisan Food and Drink Court – 10am–10pm
Gift Stall Market – 10am–9pm
Funfair – 10am–10pm
Marvel & DC Characters – 10am–6pm
Summertime Ipswich Stage – 11am–9.30pm
Fireworks – 9.45pm

Sunday

Event runs from 10am–9pm
Artisan Food and Drink Court – 10am–9pm
Gift Stall Market – 10am–6pm
Funfair – 10am–9pm
Marvel & DC Characters – 10am–6pm
Summertime Ipswich Stage – 11am–6pm

STAGE LINE UP
Saturday

11am – LISA JANE
12pm – EXIT 13
1pm – TORE DOWN
2pm – THE SILBURYS
3pm – BLACKJACK 59
4pm – HURRICANE ALLEY
5pm – CONNOR ADAMS
6pm – THE COLOURBLIND HEDGEHOGS
7pm – JS AND THE LOCKERBILLIES
8pm – UNDERLINE THE SKY

Sunday

11am – REB CAPPER
12pm – SUNSET BAMBOO
1pm – SUPER JELLY
2pm – BACK PORCH
3pm – ICARUS VISION
4pm – LUCKY NO. 7

We will continue to add exciting details about the Summertime Ipswich event on this page and on our social media @IpswichEnts so stay tuned for more detail!

Travel:

We encourage you to travel by bus, train, bike or foot where possible, which will help us reduce local congestion and keep our events and surrounding areas safe.

Local information about cycle parking can be found here.

Ipswich Railway Station is a short walk along the picturesque quayside. Timetable and ticket information can be found here.

Local bus routes, timetables and ticket information can be found here.

For those who need to travel by car, a full list of Ipswich Borough Council car parks can be found here.

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