The Cromer Crab & Lobster Festival is back in north Norfolk this spring and this is all you need to know ahead of the seafood celebration. 

What are the dates and timings and what is the location?

The festival will take place in Evington Lawns, Cromer, NR27 9HT over the weekend of May 18 and 19 2024 from 10am to 4pm on both days with free entry.

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Eastern Daily Press: Cromer crab Picture: Antony KellyCromer crab Picture: Antony Kelly (Image: � ARCHANT NORFOLK 2012)

What can I expect over the weekend? 

Expect a thrilling weekend of food and entertainment celebrating Cromer's rich heritage.

This will include a seafood cookery theatre, diverse market stalls, Marlene's School of Dancing and live music from Rock the Lobster, Old Wild Rovers and Westie's Warblers. 

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Eastern Daily Press: Nigel Boy Syer and Olly Day (L-R) will perform at the opening concert Picture: SuppliedNigel Boy Syer and Olly Day (L-R) will perform at the opening concert Picture: Supplied (Image: Cromer Crab and Lobster Festival)

What is happening at the launch event? 

Ahead of the weekend, there is an opening concert in Cromer Pier's Pavilion Theatre on Friday, May 17 at 7.30pm.

The line-up includes comedian Nigel Boy Syer, Marlene's School of Dancing and The Sheringham Shantymen, with host Olly Day.

Tickets cost £15 and are available at

Where can I park? 

See council-run car parks at, with nearby ones at the Promenade, Meadow Road, Cadogan Road and Runton Road.