Summer of Sport

Calling all Visitor Economy businesses!

Welcome to a summer of sport in NewcastleGateshead, where football fever takes centre stage and we want your business to be part of it.

This summer, NewcastleGateshead will be buzzing with excitement as St. James’ Park plays host to some highly anticipated football and sporting events. On Monday 3 June, football fans will experience an electrifying atmosphere as Gareth Southgate’s England men face Bosnia & Herzegovina in a crucial prelude to UEFA EURO 2024.

But that isn’t before England’s Lionesses make their historic debut at St. James’ Park, for a UEFA European Women’s Championship qualifier against France on Friday 31 May.

With numerous venues showcasing the UEFA EURO 2024 matches at fan-zones and football-themed events, NewcastleGateshead is your ultimate destination for an unforgettable summer of sport.

If you’re planning a football or sporting themed event at your venue, we want to hear about it. Whether it’s fan zones, match screenings, special food and drink menus, or exclusive offers, we’d love to feature it on the website for visitors to enjoy.

Share your football and sporting events happening this summer with us. They will be showcased on the What’s On page of Submit your event here.

We will be producing sporting-themed blogs and itineraries and would love to hear about what your business is doing this summer. Please contact with your details for a chance to be considered.