The last day to experience all the fun of the fair is Saturday 29 June 2019 so you’ve still got time to get along and experience all the rides and soak up the atmosphere of Europe’s largest travelling fun fair.
The Hoppings is Europe’s largest travelling funfair and attracts thousands of people from across the North East every June and has run for over 130 years.
Where is the Hoppings?
The Town Moor is on the Great North Road and not too far a walk from both Haymarket and West Jesmond Metro stations.
There are bus stops right outside the Town Moor fence and parking is available on site.
What can I expect from the Hoppings?
There are usually a mix of white-knuckle rides to delight thrill seekers with the likes of Air, Star Flyer and MACH 5 all proving popular. Expect a similar mix of these and other family favourites with rides for children, side shows and fortune-telling mystics.
What happened in 2013?
The historic event was cancelled in 2013 after terrible weather and a dispute between the Showmen’s Guild of Great Britain and the Freemen of the City.
But the Hoppings returned in 2014 after an agreement was reached about rent and pitch terms.
Where can I find out more?
http://hoppingsfunfairs.com contains more info
Money off discount vouchers for the rides?
Details on money-off coupons for the event can be found here.