Foodies can check out the Great North Feast food festival at Bents Park to enjoy a range of treats, while theatre fans can take a trip to the Customs House to see heart warming show The Dolly Mixtures.
And there's plenty on offer for music fans, as venues across the town get set to hold live music as part of The Crossing The Tyne Festival.
Or just head along to the Trimmers Arms to check out a range of bands across multiple stages.
For those after a day out with the kids, you can't beat an ice cream at Minchella's and a trip to Arbeia Roman Fort.
5. Listen to live music at Goldiefest 2019 in South Shields
Sponsored by Goldies Independent Music Hub, Goldiefest will bring live music to the Trimmers Arms in South Shields on Saturday, August 25.
Taking place from 12 noon until late, the rock and metal music festival will feature four bands paying tribute to Iron Maiden, Ronnie James Dio, AC/DC and more, across three stages.
6. Try a Vegan 99 at Minchella & Co
A trip to Minchella's on the seafront has long been a Bank Holiday favourite, but now that the popular chain has introduced a vegan selection, it's definitely worth a visit this weekend.
Head along to try its new vegan 99, or go all out an treat yourself to vegan knickabockaglory.