Beige Open Top Bus travelling down Royal Parade towards Ramsgate seafront. Brick arches behind and below the road, in Ramsgate harbour
Open Top Bus Along Ramsgate Seafront

Kent Big Weekend

Don’t miss your chance to win FREE tickets in Kent's Big Weekend

Visit Kent’s Big Weekend is back for 2021 with hundreds of FREE tickets up for grabs to many popular attractions and hidden gems over the period of Saturday 26th June, Sunday 27th June and on until Friday 23rd July

The chance to apply for tickets is open to Kent residents from Monday 31st May until Friday 18th June and you will hear shortly after if you have been successful. For full terms and conditions visit


  • Drapers Windmill - 19th Century Smock windmill restored in 1970s. (FREE ENTRY) 
  • Margate Caves - explore Margate's reopened subterranean wonder (FREE ENTRY SUMMER 2021)


  • Crampton Tower Museummuseum dedicated to Thomas Crampton, celebrating buses, trams and railwayana (10th and 11th July)
  • Ramsgate Brewerythe Gadds, modern brewers of East Kent, create fresh, local ale at their Ramsgate Brewery, selling in cask and bottle to licensed outlets in the area (17th July)


  • Open Top Bus - service between Ramsgate and Broadstairs taking in Ramsgate Royal Harbour and cliff top views of the coastline (26th June to the 25th July)
  • Pugin's Church and Shrine of St Augustine -One of the most important Gothic Revival buildings in the world: this is the personal church of Augustus Pugin. (FREE ENTRY)
  • Ramsgate Blitz Walks - reliving the dark days of Ramsgate during WWII (27th June) 


  • Minster Abbey - Founded in 670AD by Princess Ermenburga, one of England's oldest religious buildings. (FREE ENTRY) 

For a full list of attractions taking part across Kent visit