Yorkshire Coast BID Supporting Hornsea Carnival

Yorkshire Coast Bid has been established as a private, not-for-profit company governed by a board of volunteer directors who represent independent, national and public sector operators. 

Hornsea Carnival committee are proud that the Yorkshire Coast Bid who are committed to the coastal objectives to promote, protect and support the entire Yorkshire Coast.

Yorkshire Coast Bid are supporitng Hornsea Carnival and the team to help them improve what the Carnival can provide for the local community.

If you would like to know more please click here


21st / 22nd / 23rd of July 2023

Hornsea Carnival is the largest and longest running free carnival in East Yorkshire. It is run by and enthusiastic group of local people.  And is known to mark the start of summer.

The Carnival runs over 3 days on the third weekend in July the event draws on average over 25,000 visitors during the three days.

Hornsea carnival has been running since 1967 in its current form and it is firmly focused on the local community, the carnival committee’s aim is to bring everyone together for three days of family fun, featuring Live music, Craft, arts for all ages.



Each year Hornsea Carnival needs to raise funds to run the Carnival, to this end as well as the generous donations from the Public, we look to local businesses to help and support us with donations or Advertisements.

This year we have had some fantastic support from local business.

If you would like to find out more about sponsorship options please read our sponsorship page for further information.

The Carnival Chairman

Hornsea Carnival

!! SAVE THE DATE 2023 !!

21st – 22nd – 23rd July 2023


Lets Get Social

Carnival Royal Family 2023

This year we are looking not for a Princess or a Prince, but we want the whole Nine Yards, we want, no we need a Carnival Royal Family for 2023.

Fancy opening the Carnival, and all main Events over the weekend, then submit an Application to us today.

Sunday 23rd July 2023 - Starts @ 4pm

Have you got what it takes to beat the Rest ?

Do you have a crazy large false Moustache?

Or an equally Crazy costume ?

If the Answer is either Yes or No to any of the above, download a application form from the website and enter your team today.

Sunday 23rd July 2023 - Fun Run

Family Fun Run-   Run / Jog or Walk is back

Sunday the 23rd 2023 – Hall Garth Park

Free Entry, all ages and abilities Welcome

In Partnership with Hornsea Harriers

We’ve Been going strong since 1967

Getting Involved

If you would like to be part of the Hornsea Carnival Parade, please download and return the Hornsea Carnival Parade Application Form.

Click here for the forms page

If you are interested in trading at Hornsea Carnival, or if you are a voluntary group wishing to have a stall, please download and return the Hornsea Carnival Trader Enquiry Form.

Click here for the forms page