Whitby Regatta




                                                                                             13th, 14th and 15th August.




Regatta Events


Spectacular Fireworks Display



Monday 23rd August, 9.45pm

Viewing from West Cliff and the Pier.

We are overjoyed and honoured to be providing the world renowned Whitby Regatta closing fireworks display for 2021. As a local company we fully understand the traditions behind the Regatta and we want to create a spectacular ending to the Regatta weekend. Preparation is well underway for this year’s display and we promise to light up the sky on every level. Starting with our signature whistles to open the show and ending with an unforgettable finale, Illumination Pyrotecnics will ensure this event has a bang that will be heard for miles. 

Web: www.illuminationpyrotechnics.co.uk

Email: info@illuminationpyrotechnics.co.uk



Rowing Races

Friday 20th, Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd, and Monday 23rd August.

Viewing from West Cliff and the Harbour




Entry Form (PDF Format)

Last Year's Results (PDF Format)

Fun Fair

Monday 23rd August, from 10.00am 

Pier Road and West Pier

The Grand Parade

Monday 23rd August, from 10.00am

A parade of many decorated themed floats will make it's way through the heart of the Regatta celebrations.

The committee is interested in hearing from anyone wishing to take part. Team names and number of attendees need to be supplied to the committee at least one week before the parade.




Spit and Polish Classic Car Rally

Sunday 22nd August, from 11.00am

West Cliff - Spa Green

Many elegant cars will be displayed in various classes.

Application Form (PDF Format)

Motor Cycle and Quad Bike Gymkhana

Sunday 22nd August from 10.00am

Beach near Kyber Pass



Dr Phantasma's Amazing Sideshow

Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd, Monday 23rd  August


West Cliff



Step Right Up! 

Imagine the impact of seeing a wonderfully colourful and dynamic show. See the Pain-proof Man! See the Fire King blowing huge plumes of fire! Marvel at Miss Elastina twisting and contorting her body! Gasp as Romana ascends the razor-sharp Ladder of Swords! Amazing acts and attractions in one show, for all ages, presented by our unusual collection of strange performers.


With an outside stage and colourful banners the show makes an impressive and eye-catching attraction. 


We promise you amazing sights, thrills and laughs.





Van Buren Magic Show & Circus Workshop

Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd, Monday 23rd August

West Cliff


Van Buren Magic Illusion Spectacular “The only show of its kind in the world” 

After five years performing around the world Andrew Van Buren returns to the UK with a brand new Outdoor entertainment show. 

Van Buren has designed a brand new magical variety illusion show, created especially for outside entertainment & shows, outdoor events, fetes, carnivals, galas, agricultural shows etc. 

The Variety show is a unique mix of the visually highly entertaining and magically baffling which is guaranteed to grab attention, hold and build large crowds & above all be entertaining for the whole family. 

With vast experience of working outdoor events the show has been produced to have appeal for children, teenagers, adults and the older generation too. The audience afterwards will be left discussing just how was it all done? 

Touring with its own custom built Art Nouveau proscenium design outdoor theatre with raised stage which creates a wonderful focal point backdrop and is all fully self- contained. 

These professional performers will provide entertainment with shows crammed with magic, illusions, juggling skills, comedy, escapology, audience participation & a few surprises along the way. 






Entry Form (PDF Format)











Whitby Regatta 



95.8FM BBC TEES will be broadcasting LIVE from the Whitby regatta

Pick a Pen - Capt Cook Area

Kit Car Rally - Spa Green, from 11.00am

White Rose Capri Club Display - Spa Green, from 11.00am

Vintage Japanese Motor Cycle Club Rally - Crescent gardens, from11.00am

Whitby Motor Club Display - Spa Green, from 11.00am

Robinson Cup (Sailing) - Sandsend Bay, 11.30am

Regatta Sail Past & Lifeboat Launch - Harbour, 5.15pm

Solar Viewing (afternoon) - Royal Crescent Road, 2.30pm - 4.15pm

Star Party (evening) - Archery Green, from 8.45pm




95.8FM BBC TEES will be broadcasting LIVE from the Whitby regatta

Yorkshire Coast Radio Car - West Cliff

Motor Cycle, Quads Gymkhana & Lawn Mower Race - Beach near Khyber Pass, 10.00am

Whitby Scooter Club rally - Crescent Gardens, from 11.00am

Pick a Pen - Capt Cook Area

Tuby's Vintage Commercial vehicles display - West Cliff, from 10.00am

Vintage & Post War Motor Cycles - Crescent Gardens, from 11.00am

Vintage Tractors & Farm Machinery - Crescent Gardens, from 11.00am

Spit & Polish Classic Car Rally - Spa Green, 11.00am

Solar Viewing (afternoon) - Royal Crescent Road, 1pm - 4pm

Star Party (evening) - Archery Green, from 9.00pm




Walking Floats & Fancy Dress (Assemble) - Market Place, 09.30am

Walking Floats & Fancy Dress (Parade) - from 10.00am

Yorkshire Coast Radio Car - West Cliff

Fun Fair Opens - Pier Road Area, 10.00am

Fancy Dress Judging & Prize Giving - 10.45am

Rowing Clubs Prize Giving - Fish Pier, prior to Firework display

Grand Fireworks Display - Viewing from West Cliff & Pier, 9.45pm