September - October Events

As the summer season comes to end you may be requiring an extra layer or two as the nights draw in, but Southwold can still be thoroughly enjoyed by all in September and October. Despite the lack of short and sandals, there are many events and festivals in the surrounding area which are worth attending. View our September and October events below to find out more. 


Southwold Lighthouse Tours, Suffolk

Southwold Lighthouse Tours

Open on various dates from March - October 2019. The iconic Lighthouse in Southwold has tours taking place every summer - to see specific dates when you'll be able to take advantage of the incredible views visit the Southwold Lighthouse visitor website where you can find further details on times etc.

Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival

The Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival is a fantastic festival frequently rated as one of the UK's best food and drink festivals by National media critics - so don't miss out this year! There will be an abundance of stalls, samples and activities for all, celebrating local produce found in the Alde Valley and Suffolk coastal region.

Halesworth Scarecrow Festival - from 19 October 2019

Why not visit the market town of Halesworth and take part in the scarecrow festival? This event includes a treasure hunt for the kids and a competition of the best scarecrow in town! Clue sheets available from Halesworth Library.

Halloween at East Anglia Transport Museum - 26 October 2019

Get ‘spooked’ this Halloween and join the East Anglia Transport Museum! There are some spooky occurrences happening around the site… There will be a witch hunt for the children and prizes will be given to all the little ones in fancy dress. The late running of the museum's trams, trolleybuses and train into the evening will be a chilling experience for all as the woods come alive.