WHAT TO DO Dreamland
49-51 Marine Terrace 011-44-1843-295887 dreamland.co.uk Revived this year (after a previous effort in 2015 failed), Dreamland boasts rides, street food, roller disco, traditional seaside arcade games and a huge outdoor space for concerts. Wristbands (which allow access to all the rides) cost $17 for adults and $12 for children. The main park (which includes the rides) is open on weekends and all of August.
Rendezvous 011-44-1843-233000 turnercontemporary.org Opened in 2011, the gallery is free to enter and hosts a varied selection of exhibitions. Kenyanborn and British-raised artist Michael Armitage’s excellent “Peace Coma” exhibition is open until Sept. 24. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and bank holidays.