Summer Celebrations in Chichester

Chichester will be alive with parties, parades, competitions and trails this summer.

Here’s a rundown of what to look forward to:

Jubilee Picnic – Friday 3 June, 12pm – 3pm

Come and join us for a free community get-together on the Cathedral Green to celebrate the Jubilee. Bring a picnic and enjoy face-painting, live music and activities for all ages.

Jubilee Parade – Saturday 4 June

Chichester City Council is holding a carnival procession through the centre of Chichester at 11am on Saturday 4 June 2022. This will be followed by a family fun afternoon with stalls and attractions in Priory Park from 12 noon.

Carnival of Lights – Friday 10 June, 5pm – 8.30pm

Join in a colourful carnival parade of beautiful handmade willow lanterns, a giant metal Whale and an epic samba band at Priory Park before journeying down North and South Street to arrive at Chichester Canal Basin. Join the party at any point on the way to the Canal where cabaret acts, lively dance and singing, storytelling and craft workshops alongside a festival of street food and refreshments will be on offer. Part of Culture Spark 2022.

Jubilee Trail – Runs until 12 June

A special family trail around the city centre which uses augmented reality to help tell stories from the past and brings the Queen’s 70 year reign to life. Scan the QR code to take part.

Jubilee Window Competition – Runs until 30 June

Look out for the many Jubilee themed window displays around the city. You can vote for your favourite via the LoyalFree App.

Summer Street Party – Sunday 17 July, 10am – 4pm

This year’s Summer Street Party, in collaboration with Chichester District Council, is going to be bigger and better than ever! Enjoy live music, children’s entertainment, fashion shows, delicious street food & drink and shopping at the Cross Market & More. City centre businesses will also be running lots of events, competitions and giveaways.

Glorious Chichester  – Runs throughout July

Chichester Bid has partnered up with Goodwood Racecourse to bring the glamour of Glorious into the city…

– Take part in the Glorious City Trail available on the LoyalFree App to receive a special 2-for-1 offer on Lennox Enclosure tickets to the annual Qatar Goodwood Festival

– Look out for the Glorious themed window displays around the city and vote for your favourite via the LoyalFree App.

We look forward to enjoying a spectacular summer with you all!