Great North Pasta Party (Great North Run)
September annually, Mill Road car park, Gateshead
BeaconHouse Events are delighted to be the event management team behind the Great North Pasta Party, an integral part of the Simply Health Great North Run weekend. The latest instalment of the event brought a record number of over 24,000 people to the Gateshead Quayside to enjoy great international food, sporting activities and live entertainment as well as front row views of the action packed Great CityGames. The family friendly Pasta Party gives visitors the opportunity to celebrate all things Great North Run, with a huge indoor and outdoor exhibition space featuring retail stands and a range of free samples. Crowds are entertained with dance, live music and interviews with elite athletes and celebrity runners. The Pasta Party is perfect place to grab some complimentary pre-run Barilla pasta with sauce, and share excitement and well wishes with fellow runners.