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What’s On

Events for 2020

These events were scheduled before the COVID-19 pandemic. 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.


Ice Skating at Eden

All month

Winter ice rink at the Eden Project. Usual entrance plus skating fee.


Half Term at Eden

2020 date tbc

Activities for all the family.

Ice Skating at Eden

Until 23 February 2020

Winter ice rink at the Eden Project. Usual entrance plus skating fee.

World Pasty Championships

29 February 2020

Annual competition at the Eden Project.


St Piran’s Day Celebrations

5 March 2020

Celebrations around the county for Cornwall’s patron Saint.

Falmouth Spring Festival

19 – 29 March 2020

Events around Falmouth celebrating its green spaces.


Easter Activities at Eden

2020 dates tbc

Family fun at the Eden Project.

Cornwall Spring Flower Show

4 – 5 April 2020

The Royal Cornwall Showground.

Porthleven Food Festival

17 – 19 April 2020

Food demos, food & craft stalls around the harbour.

Surfaced Pro 2020

18 – 20 April 2020

Watergate Bay.

Boscastle Walking Week

19 – 24 April 2020

Trevithick Day

25 April 2020

Street festival and entertainment in Camborne.

crowd at food fair

St Ives food festival

saxophone players


May Day in Padstow

1 May 2020

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

Helston Flora Day

8 May 2020

Traditional floral carnival day in Helston.

St Agnes Bolster Festival

9 May 2020

Family event with a pageant, street theatre, lantern procession, bonfire & BBQ.

Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature

8 – 16 May 2020

Guest authors, workshops and competitions.

Fal River Festival

22 – 31 May 2020

Festival of arts, literature, theatre, food & more.

Open Studios Cornwall

23 – 31 May 2020

A chance to see inside some of the famous art studios across the Duchy.

Bude & Stratton Folk Festival

22 – 25 May 2020

A great line up of folk musicians and bands.


Royal Cornwall Show

4 – 6 June 2020

Head to the showground at Wadebridge for the best of Cornwall’s agriculture, food and entertainment.

Falmouth Sea Shanty & Classic Regatta

12 – 14 June 2020

Sea celebrations in Falmouth.

Legend of the Bay

6 – 7 June 2020

SUP & Kit Surfing Championship at Watergate Bay.

Murdoch Day

16 June 2019

Celebrations in Redruth.

Golowan Festival

19 – 28 June 2020

Traditional performing arts and music festival, Penzance.

St Merryn Steam & Vintage Rally

2020 date tbc

Steam Fair, digger dancing, music and entertainment.

Mevagissey Feast Week

28 June – 4 July 2020

A mouth-watering programme of events in Mevagissey.


Bodmin Heritage Riding Festival

3 – 5 July 2020

Chase the Beast of Bodmin and enjoy the entertainment! Feast day, carnival and traditional fun in Bodmin.

Newquay Carnival

2020 date tbc

Starts at 6pm.

Rock Oyster Festival

2020 date tbc

Enjoy local oysters and entertainment at Rock.

17 July 2020

Lusty Glaze Sundowner Sessions

Ibiza Club Classics mark the start of the summer sundowner sessions.

Looe Carnival week

27 July – 1 August 2010

Carnival celebrations in Looe.


Charlestown Regatta Week

1 – 7 August 2020

Fun and entertainment in Charlestown.

Camelford Agricultural Show

12 August 2020

Traditional country show.


5 – 9 August 2020

Newquay’s surf, skate and music festival.

Falmouth Week

7 – 16 August 2020

Sailing Regatta events.

Rip Curl Grom Search

15 – 18 August 2020

Surf event at Watergate Bay.

Cornwall Folk Festival

28 – 31 August 2020

Local, national and international performers take to the town stages in Wadebridge.

Lusty Glaze Beach Tag Rugby Tournament

2020 date tbc

Family festival with food & music.

Fowey Regatta and Carnival Week

16 – 22 August 2020

A packed week of events in and around the River Fowey.

child at Cornwall show

man dressed for parade

Eden Project ice rink


Newquay Fish Festival

18 – 20 September 2020

Plenty of entertainment and of course, fish.

St Ives September Festival

12 – 16 September 2020

Entertainment, exhibitions, walks, talks and workshops.

Speed Hill Climb

19 – 20 September 2020

Event at Watergate Bay.

British SUP National Championships

26 – 27 September 2020

Event at Watergate Bay.


Eden Ice Rink

2020 dates tbc

Start of the Eden Project’s winter ice skating sessions.

Callington Honey Fair

7th October 2020

One of the largest street fairs in Cornwall based around a traditional theme of honey.

Falmouth Oyster Festival

2020 date tbc

Celebrating the start of the oyster season.


2020 dates tbc

Spooky children’s activities for half term.

Cathedral City Christmas Market

2020 dates tbc

Festive market with food, drink, arts & crafts.


Cathedral City Christmas Market

2020 date tbc

Festive market with food, drink, arts & crafts.

Truro City of Lights

2020 date tbc

Spectacular festive event in Truro.

Christmas at Eden

2020 dates tbc

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


Festival of Christmas

2020 dates tbc

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

Padstow Christmas Festival

3 – 6 December 2020

Get in the festive spirit and visit Padstow. Parades, fun events, chef demos and fireworks.

Mousehole Christmas Lights

2020 – 2021 dates tbc

Famous Christmas light display in the harbour.

christmas tree at eden

Christmas Lights at Mousehole Harbour

fireworks at padstow christmas festival

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