Registration for the 2nd Visit Essex Big Weekend opened today, 8th February, where hundreds of FREE pairs of tickets for a host of attractions and fun-filled activities  across the county, will be up for grabs via an on-line ballot.  

A huge variety of Essex tourist attractions and related businesses will be opening their doors free of charge, or offering special gifts to lucky ticket holders on 24th and 25th March, as part of Visit Essex’s second celebration of the county’s tourism industry.

Experiences on offer include entrance to stunning stately homes, gardens and thrilling white water or high wire experiences. Don’t miss out, register your interest here NOW:  Essex residents can apply for as many tickets as they like, but there will be a limit of two winning tickets per household.

Check out what's on offer from some of the local attractions.

Attraction   Web link
Munnings Art Museum     Essex Big Weekend - Munnings Art Museum.     
Green Island Gardens   Essex Big Weekend - Green Island Gardens
Colchester Castle   Essex Big Weekend - Colchester Castle
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome       Essex Big Weekend - Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome


Big weekend