Christmas in Cornwall – 2017 events and festivals

The festive season is nearly here and there’s a lot going on!

Cornish people love a celebration and there’s plenty to choose from if you’re heading here over the festive period.
Don’t forget, you can stay in one of our self-catering properties or pop to Best Western Porth Veor Manor Hotel for a pre-Christmas meal.

22nd November

Truro City of Lights

Magical lantern parade, starts 7pm.

24th – 26th November

Fowey Christmas Market

Food, drink and fantastic festive gifts.

25th November – 24th December

Father Christmas at the Eden Project

The winter ice rink is already open and soon you can soak up the festive atmosphere at the Eden Project with a look behind the scenes at the elves bunkbeds, where children’s letters are stored and there’s a chance to meet the man himself. Booking essential.

25th – 27th November

Cathedral City Christmas Market
Festive stalls, food, drink and crafts at Lemon Quay, Truro.

27th November – 24th December

Christmas in Falmouth

A series of Christmas-themed events including lantern making, a fun run, parade and light switch on.

2nd – 3rd December

Nadelik – A Cornish Christmas
Fireside tales and activities at Pendennis Castle from 10am – 4pm.

2nd – 3rd December

Flambards Christmas Fair
Gifts and treats in a family friendly event.

7th – 10th December

Padstow Christmas Festival

Demos from a range of top chefs, market and stalls along with a fun run, parade and fireworks.

16th December – 6th January

Mousehole Christmas Lights

Cornwall’s famous harbour lights will be switched on at 7pm on 16th and run each evening.

Eden Project ice rink

christmas tree at eden

Christmas Lights at Mousehole Harbour