What’s on this summer?

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Hello SUN-shine!

It’s time to have some fun in Sunderland City Centre this Summer, with activities, events and entertainment for all ages.

Girl sliding down slide on inflatable assault course

Fancy yourself a ninja warrior, or total wipeout champion?
Give the Gian Inflatable Assault Course of Crowtree a go next weekend for FREE! Happening on 29 and 30 July from 11 AM to 3PM.

Little girl playing mini golf

Practice that swing and stance ready for Summer in the City as the BID are bringing FREE Crazy Golf to the City Centre on 27th July from 11AM to 3PM!
Whether you’re on a date, out with the family, or having a catch-up with friends, this activity suits all ages, and can really bring out your competitive side…

Mum and daughter using phone to participate in virtual egg hunt

The exciting Jurassic Jungle Trail is now available on the Sunderland Experience app for FREE! You can participate in this thrilling adventure around Sunderland City Centre by downloading the app or picking up a paper map from The Bridges or Sunderland Museum today.


Outdoor cinema with lots of outdoor seating in Keel Square

The FREE outdoor cinema is back in Keel Square! Anything you fancy watching?

The Jungle Book (2016)
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Dirty Dancing (1987)

Matilda (1996)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
A Star is Born (2018)

Encanto (2021)
The Lion King (2019)
Back to the Future (1985)

Tuck into delicious pizza from Wheels of Fire Pizza co., delectable sweet treats from The Sweet Petite and enjoy a cuppa or a tipple from the Pimms Van!
Food and drink are available to purchase, while the film screenings are completely free.


If that’s not enough, there will also be a climbing wall in Market Square, where you can reach dizzying heights for just 50p from 22 July till 2 September every Wednesday and Saturday from 11 AM to 3 PM.


Visit Events | Sunderland BID for more details on all free events happening in Sunderland this summer.