Saturday 20 August - Sunday 21 August 2022

Orwell Quay, Ipswich Waterfront

10am - 10pm

(Sunday 8pm finish for fun fair & food, 6pm finish for stage and market)

Free

Summertime Ipswich

Summertime Ipswich returns this summer, bringing a two-day festival suitable for the whole family to Ipswich Waterfront.

We have a whole weekend of entertainment lined up for you with live music on our stage, fairground rides, a gift stall market, and an artisan food and drink court. Plus, join us for a dazzling fireworks display on Saturday night! 

There will be lots for all to enjoy across the event arena. We will have 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 20th 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!

STAGE LINE UP

Curated and MC’d by Radio Caroline’s Stephen Foster

Saturday

11am – EXIT 13
11.30am – FOLEY
12pm – SALTSHAKER
1pm – EVOLUTION
2pm – TORE DOWN
3pm – BLACKJACK 59
4pm – COOL REMEDY
5pm – JUDE KAINE
6pm – BLUES SITUATION
7pm – LUCKY NO. 7

Sunday

12pm – ROQUEFORT
1pm – THE SILHOUETTES, SHADOWS TRIBUTE
2pm – THE REVERBS
3pm – TIM AINSLIE AND THE VIBES
4pm – SOAP YOUR AUNTIE

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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