At a glance events listings

A snapshot of the exciting events coming up at the Stadium of Light.

The Beach House's first birthday party 

Saturday 18th July 

As part of The Beach House’s 1st Birthday celebrations, a special Mad Hatters tea party will take place at the family-friendly bistro, with children encouraged to dress as their favourite character from Alice in Wonderland!

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Family Fun Day

Saturday 4th July 

Fans can join Samson and Delilah as the Stadium of Light is transformed into a fun size fairground, from dodgems to duck ‘n’ dive and balloon artists to bouncy castles, there will be entertainment for Junior Black Cats both big and small.

Be wowed by the magician, pick up some footy skills from our football free-styler and meet some of your favourite princesses. See behind the scenes at the Stadium of Light in a special stadium tour with the chance to walk out of the tunnel like a real Black Cat and sit in the head coach’s dug out.

There will also be a range of football activities with the Foundation of Light’s top coaches including Little Dribblers, the speed cage, small sided games and skills and drills, with the chance to win lots of SAFC goodies.

Tickets are available to purchase from the Stadium of Light ticket office or by calling 0871 911 1973, priced at £7.50 per person.

Summer rumble at the SoL

Sunday 5 July

Professional boxing returns to Wearside this July as Phil Jeffries host the 5th Summer Rumble at the Stadium of Light, with this year’s set to be the biggest yet.

Boxers on the card will include Sunderland favourites Glenn foot and Jonson McClumpha, as well as brothers, Martin and Tommy Ward, and many more rising stars. This promises to be the North East’s showpiece boxing event and one not to miss.

Tickets for the event start from £35 with executive boxes (10 people) available from £700 (£70 per person).

For more information and to purchase tickets please call 07747 611020.

Cupcake decorating and colouring activities with Alice at The Beach House

Thursday 30th July

Cupcake decorating and colouring activities at The Beach House to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland!

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Summer games at The Beach House

Thursday 13th August

Join the Foundation of Light and SAFC ladies for summer games on Roker beach!

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Help find the white rabbit!

Help Samson and Delilah find all the white rabbits at Roker Beach as part of the Alice in Wonderland 150th anniversary celebrations.

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Every Sunday at the Stadium of Light and National Glass Centre all year round

Stunning à la carte lunches
Sunday lunch at the Stadium of Light* is an event for all the family. Enjoy panoramic views from the Riverview Brasserie, a perfect location to enjoy great company and a delicious à la carte menu created from locally sourced food.

One course – £8.95.
Two courses – £12.95.
Three courses plus coffee – £15.95 

Booking is advisable to avoid disappointment; call 0871 911 1555 to book or email Conf& or

Sunday lunch gift vouchers are also available to purchase at all of our venues.

Why not make the day extra special and book a tour of the Stadium of Light, ideal for a special birthday or celebration for only £10 for adults and £5 for concessions and under 16s. 

Sunday lunch loyalty rewards
Receive a complimentary starter or dessert on your fifth visit and a complimentary main course on your tenth visit with our loyalty card scheme. Terms and conditions apply – see loyalty card for further information.

 *Sunday Lunch is not available on home match days at The Stadium of Light; please check fixtures.

Why not make a day of it at The Beach House...
The Beach House, located at Marine Walk, Roker brings together a wonderful mix of traditional and regional food and drink as well as Samson and Delilah's ice cream parlour.

Our Beach House offers a range of locally sourced dishes to suit all tastes, enjoy a Sunday family stroll along the Beach and pay us a visit.

All SAFC season card holders can use their season card to get 10% off food.

The venue is also available for private parties and functions, with a series of promotions already in place to encourage repeat custom, including loyalty cards.

For more information visit book call 0871 911 1555