Sunderland Illuminations 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017 to Sunday, November 5, 2017

Bigger and brighter than ever before, Sunderland Illuminations will take place in Roker Park and along the seafront from 5 October - 5 November .

Seafront lights and activities on Cliffe Park and Bede’s Cross will run from from Thursday 5 October until Sunday 5 November, 5-10pm each day.

Roker Park will be transformed into a Festival of Light, with a Disney theme.  The Park will be open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 5 October to 5 November plus every night at half term, from 5pm – 10pm each night.  Last entry into Roker Park will be 9.00pm.

There will be a whole host of sparkling features with family favourites pirates, dinosaurs and fairies, magically mixing with new Disney additions that will surprise and delight.

The event will close on 5 November with a spectacular fireworks display at 6pm.

Tickets for Roker Park are available online now. Click here for more information on the event and to buy tickets



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Did you know?

Roker beach is home to the unique 'cannonball' rock formations that were the inspiration for the seafront 'pods'.


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