Your guide to events happening in Scarborough and Whitby during 2019 that you won't want to miss

Here are some of the events scheduled to take place in Scarborough and Whitby this year.

By Jade McElwee
Monday, 28th January 2019, 3:44 pm
Updated Tuesday, 29th January 2019, 8:18 am
Scarborough's 2019 events
Scarborough's 2019 events

Your guide to dates and acts at the Open Air Theatre, town traditions and free family days out.

Thousands of visitors are expected in Scarborough to celebrate Coastival arts festival's 10th anniversary with this year's theme of time, a nod to the past teamed with new work, on February 22-24.
On March 5, its the time of year to go skipping and flipping crazy! Scarboroughs annual celebrations are a highlight of the towns calendar that spans the generations.

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Thousands of visitors in flamboyant attire are expected to be pouring into the streets of Whitby on April 12-14 to take part in the weekend's activities.
The four-day cycle race will be visiting the borough for the fifth year running between May 2-5.
Celebrate Whitbys Fishing Heritage at this free family festival on May 18-19 and enjoy exhibitions, film screenings, activities and competitions.
One of the UK's music legends is returning to Scarborough on June 26 following his sell-out show at the Open Air Theatre in 2017.
Scarborough's South Bay is set to welcome thousands of visitors on Saturday June 29, as one of hundreds of events held across the country, to show our support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community.
Celebrate Seafest's 21st anniversary at Scarborough's South Bay on July 26-28 with cookery demonstrations along with a real ale and beer festival.
The international pop star will perform some of her top hits at Scarborough's Open Air Theatre on Thursday August 1.