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Events for 2022

We advise that you contact each organisation should you wish to visit to ensure the event is running and check what their current guidelines may be. NB: You may be required to book tickets in advance to some attractions.


Ice Skating at Eden
All month
Winter ice rink at the Eden Project. Usual entrance plus skating fee.


Half Term at Eden
19 – 27 February
Moomin at Eden – play with words and have a tour of the magical Moominvalley. 9:30am – 6pm.

Ice Skating at Eden
Until 27 February
Winter ice rink at the Eden Project. Usual entrance plus skating fee.

Half Term Explorer Quest
19 – 27 February
Falmouth – outdoor explorer quest at Pendennis Castle. Track down the fun-filled challenges around the site.


World Pasty Championships
5 March
Annual competition at the Eden Project.

St Piran’s Day Celebrations
5 March
Celebrations around the county for Cornwall’s patron Saint.

Boscastle Walking Week
27 March – 1 April
An intimate event run by local people.

Falmouth Spring Festival
26 – 27 March
Events around Falmouth celebrating its green spaces.


Easter Activities at Eden
2022 dates TBC
Family fun at the Eden Project.

Cornwall Spring Flower Show
2 – 3 April
The Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge.

Porthleven Food Festival
22 – 24 April
Food demos, food & craft stalls around the harbour.

Trevithick Day
30 April
Street festival and entertainment in Camborne.

crowd at food fair

St Ives food festival

saxophone players


May Day in Padstow
1 May
Otherwise known as Obby ‘Oss day. Join the locals as they decorate the streets in readiness for the two ‘osses (people in horse costumes) to race through the streets.

Helston Flora Day
7 May
Traditional floral carnival day in Helston.

St Agnes Bolster Festival
2 May
Family event with a pageant, street theatre, lantern procession, bonfire & BBQ.

2022 Caravan and Motorhome Club English National Surfing Championships
6 – 8 May
A full 3 days of double peak surfing will take place with divisions from U12s up to Kahunas (45+) in shortboard, and longboarding men and women, and U18s.

Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature
6 – 14 May
Guest authors, workshops and competitions.

Fal River Festival
2022 dates TBC
Festival of arts, literature, theatre, food & more.

Open Studios Cornwall
23 – 31 May
A chance to see inside some of the famous art studios across the Duchy.

Bude & Stratton Folk Festival
26 – 30 May
A great line up of folk musicians and bands.


The Great Estate Festival
2 – 5 June
Held at Scorrier – “The most rambunctious Garden Fête”

Royal Cornwall Show
9 – 11 June
Head to the showground at Wadebridge for the best of Cornwall’s agriculture, food and entertainment.

Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival
17 – 19 June
Sea celebrations in Falmouth.

Legend of the Bay
2022 dates TBC
SUP & Kitesurfing Championship at Watergate Bay.

Murdoch Day
18 June
Celebrations in Redruth.

Golowan Festival
17 – 26 June
Traditional performing arts and music festival, Penzance.

St Merryn Steam & Vintage Rally
2022 dates TBC
Steam Fair, digger dancing, music and entertainment.

Mevagissey Feast Week
26 June – 2 July
A mouth-watering programme of events in Mevagissey.


Bodmin Heritage Riding Festival
2 – 4 July
Chase the Beast of Bodmin and enjoy the entertainment! Feast day, carnival and traditional fun in Bodmin.

Newquay Carnival
2022 dates TBC
Starts at 6pm.

Charlestown Regatta Week
23 – 29 July
Fun and entertainment in Charlestown.

Rock Oyster Festival
29 July – 31 July
Enjoy local oysters and entertainment at Dinham House, Rock.

Lusty Glaze Sundowner Sessions
22 July
Ibiza Club Classics mark the start of the summer sundowner sessions.

Looe Carnival week
2022 dates TBC
Carnival celebrations in Looe.


Camelford Agricultural Show
10 August
Traditional country show.

Falmouth Week
5 – 14 August
Sailing Regatta events, sailing and fireworks.

10 – 14 August
Newquay’s surf, skate and music festival.

Cornwall Folk Festival
26 – 29 August
Local, national and international performers take to the town stages in Wadebridge.

Lusty Glaze Beach Tag Rugby Tournament
26 – 28 August
Family festival with food & music.

Fowey Regatta and Carnival Week
14 – 20 August
A packed week of events in and around the River Fowey.

child at Cornwall show

man dressed for parade

Eden Project ice rink


St Ives September Festival
10 – 24 September
Entertainment, exhibitions, walks, talks and workshops.

Looe Music Festival
16 – 18 September
Music, arts, dance and workshops.

Newquay Fish Festival
2022 dates TBC
Plenty of entertainment and, of course, fish.

Korev lager English Interclub Surfing Championships
24 – 25 September
Surfing contest at Fistral.

Speed Hill Climb
2022 dates TBC
Exciting event at Watergate Bay.

British SUP National Championships
2022 dates TBC
Event at Watergate Bay.


Eden Ice Rink
23 October – 21 February 2023
Start of the Eden Project’s winter ice skating sessions.

Callington Honey Fair
5 October
One of the largest street fairs in Cornwall, based around a traditional theme of honey.

Falmouth Oyster Festival
13 -16 October
Celebrating the start of the oyster season.

23 – 31 October
Spooky children’s activities for half term.


Christmas at Eden
2022 dates TBC
Meet Father Christmas, join in with activities, go skating and see the festive plant displays at the Eden Project.

Falmouth Christmas Lights
24 November
Spectacular festive event in Falmouth.


Festival of Christmas
2022 dates TBC
Meet Father Christmas, join in with activities, go skating and see the festive plant displays at the Eden Project.

Padstow Christmas Festival
1 – 4 December (provisional)
Get in the festive spirit and visit Padstow. Parades, fun events, chef demos and fireworks.

Mousehole Christmas Lights
2022 dates TBC
Famous Christmas light display in the harbour.

christmas tree at eden

Christmas Lights at Mousehole Harbour

fireworks at padstow christmas festival