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What's on & things to do in skegness

Have a look at the Visit Lincs Coast event guide for a full listing of what’s on in Skegness and the special events that are taking place throughout the year.

main events

Vintage Seaside Festival

07 SEP 2019 - 08 SEP 2019

After the success of last years event the ‘Vintage Seaside Festival’ is back for the second year running.

The event will take place in the Tower Gardens on the 7th and 8th September. There will be something for everyone including Vintage Market, Classic Cars, Live Music and Entertainment, Food and Drink and much more!

AMCA Beach Race

09 NOV 2019 - 10 NOV 2019

Following the tremendous success of the 9th annual AMCA Skegness Beach race the AMCA are delighted to announce that the 10th anniversary event will take place on 9th and 10th November, 2019.

main attractions

Embassy Theatre

The Embassy Theatre is the East Coast’s premier live entertainment venue and is located right at the heart of the seafront attractions in the hugely popular tourist resort of Skegness. A host of stars have performed at the Embassy Theatre over the years with many of them returning on a regular basis to delight packed audiences as both their popularity and a love of the venue have developed with the theatre.

Skegness Pier

Skegness Pier is one of the largest amusement centres in Europe.

So if you are looking for traditional family fun then no visit to Skegness is complete without a walk through the Pier and out onto it’s fun deck. There is something for absolutely all members of the family to enjoy. It boasts a full sized Qubica AMF Bowling Centre with an American Themed Hollywood Bar and Diner, Laser Quest, Escape Rooms, Captain Kids Adventure World and hundreds of the latest amusement machines including virtual reality.. Brand new for 2018 is The Pier Beach Bar with happy hours and live entertainment plus so much more!

Natureland Seal Sanctuary

Skegness Natureland Seal Sanctuary is a family business that has been running for over 50 years on the Skegness seafront.

Started by John Yeadon in 1965, the business has been passed down and is now passing onto it’s third generation of managers. The main focus of Skegness Natureland is to rescue, rehabilitate and release injured/orphaned baby seal pups, however there is also a resident seal pool, a penguin pool, alpacas, meerkats, a floral palace, aquarium and tropical house! A fun and educational visit for all the family! All entry fees and donations go towards and help us continue the seal rescue work.

Skegness Aquarium

Transport yourself into the underwater world of Treasure Island at Skegness Aquarium. With “buccaneers and buried gold” aplenty you will enter an aquatic universe of dangerous sea creatures, mesmerising sealife and creepy crawlies – just keep a watchful eye out for mutinous pirates along the way!
After starting your adventure with an introduction from our captain, you will uncover interactive zones at every turn, learning all about the fantastical world of marine life, including fearsome sharks, tantalising octopus and venomous, fishy predators.

Skegness Raceway

Skegness Raceway (Stadium) is a fun place for all the family, just 2 miles inland from Ingoldmells and easy to get to Skegness and the surrounding areas. The raceway features a 1/4 mile tarmac racetrack. It’s unique, wide, tight bends and short straights offer the best banger and stockcar racing in the country. Monster truck car crushing, car and motorbike stunts plus famous caravan bangers. A new glass fronted bar with full view of the racetrack is new for 2018!

Lincolnshire Wildlife Park

On a family day out in Lincolnshire discover a wide range of animal species at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park, just 10 miles from Skegness.

Get up close to a wealth of species of birds, mammals and reptiles from tigers to parrots, meerkata to otters, lemurs to snakes. Within Lincolnshire Wildlife Park is the well established National Parrot Sanctuary that gives homes to parrots, parakeets, kookaburra, emu, rhea and more. We are also one of the largest sanctuaries in the world.

Walk in the aviary and help to feed over 300 free flying birds; get close to the tigers in the Bengal Gardens or book a tour that will allow you to have a closer experience with the big cats.

Watch reptiles as you enjoy refreshments in the cafe and allow time for the kids to let off steam in the adventure playground. Take a stroll through the Ivanvale Nature Reserve around the lake and spot some of the UK’s own indigenous species.