Events

The Eden Ice Rink

1 November – 28 February

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The Eden Project was already the perfect all-weather, all-ages attraction but, for us, it’s made even better by the return of the Winter Ice Rink! The tent that stages famous musicians during the annual Eden Sessions festival is transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland. With sparkling lights, giant snowflakes hanging

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The World Pasty Championships

5 March

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The Olympics of the Oggy! As the Eden Project is based in Cornwall, the World Pasty Championships will celebrate the traditional Cornish pasty recipe, as well as some more unusual varieties. From the Americas to Australia, pasties derived from recipes passed down by Cornish emigrants over centuries are eaten and enjoyed

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Falmouth Spring Festival – Paint The Town Yellow

10 March

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As profiled on the BBC’s Great British Garden Revival programme, this wonderful early season festival brings together the Falmouth community like no other. The festival brings an explosion of colour, life and activity to the town.   Thurs 10 Mar Paint The Town Yellow Day The town becomes ablaze with

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Falmouth Spring Festival – Spring Clean Days!

11 March to 12 March

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As profiled on the BBC’s Great British Garden Revival programme, this wonderful early season festival brings together the Falmouth community like no other. The festival brings an explosion of colour, life and activity to the town. Fri 11 & Sat 12 Mar Falmouth Spring Clean Days Beach cleaning, painting, gardening

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Falmouth Spring Festival – Half Marathon

13 March

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As profiled on the BBC’s Great British Garden Revival programme, this wonderful early season festival brings together the Falmouth community like no other. The festival brings an explosion of colour, life and activity to the town.   Sun 13 Mar Run Falmouth Take part in Falmouth’s half- marathon in aid

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Falmouth Spring Festival – Games on The Moor

19 March

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As profiled on the BBC’s Great British Garden Revival programme, this wonderful early season festival brings together the Falmouth community like no other. The festival brings an explosion of colour, life and activity to the town. Sat 19 Mar – Games on The Moor A lovely free event for families.

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Falmouth Spring Festival – Spring Flower Show

19 March – 20 March

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As profiled on the BBC’s Great British Garden Revival programme, this wonderful early season festival brings together the Falmouth community like no other. The festival brings an explosion of colour, life and activity to the town.   Sat 19 & Sun 20 Mar – Spring Flower Show An institution in

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Oyster Gathering & Cornish Produce Festival

25 March – 27 March

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The first ‘gathering’ in Cornwall’s food festival calendar is also the celebration of the end of the Fal Oyster fishing season and having travelled from its home in Mylor Yacht Harbour, via Flushing Quay it is hosted for the second year on the Prince of Wales Pier, Falmouth. The Fisherman’s

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Falmouth Spring Festival – Folk and Cider Fayre

26 March – 28 March

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As profiled on the BBC’s Great British Garden Revival programme, this wonderful early season festival brings together the Falmouth community like no other. The festival brings an explosion of colour, life and activity to the town.   Sat 26 to Mon 28 Mar – Folk & Cider Fayre This proved

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English National Surfing Championships

30 April – 2 May

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The English National Surfing Championships will see the next generation of young surfers battle to knock established competitors off the top spot over three divisions, the UK’s top surfers will gather at Watergate Bay on the bank holiday weekend from Saturday 30 April to Monday 2 May to compete for

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St Ives Food and Drink Festival

14 May – 15 May

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A celebration and gathering of some of the finest food & drink producers and chefs in Cornwall which will take place in St Ives on Porthminster Beach – believed to be the UK’s only beach food and drink festival. What happens? Taste, try, meet, buy, and enjoy the finest flavours

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Penryn Arts Festival

20 May – 22 May

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Penryn Arts Festival is a community arts festival which annually presents an engaging programme of visual arts, performance, music, screenings, spoken word, open studios, workshops and multi-disciplinary events in outdoor locations, public halls, disused shops, shops, pubs and even residents homes throughout the picturesque and ancient town. There are free

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Fal River Festival

21 May – 30 May

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The festival was established in 2006 and embraces the places, people, history, culture and industry connected to this very Cornish river. With its diverse mix of events taking place at dozens of locations around the water, the festival gives a real chance to engage with life on the river and

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Royal Cornwall Show

9 June – 11 June

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For three days each year the dedicated showground at Wadebridge is transformed into a living town, bustling with life, energy, agriculture, entertainment and trade. It is a significant event on the Cornish calendar with around 130,000 people attending. What happens? This has been Cornwall’s showcase since it was first held

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Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival

17 June – 19 – June

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Expect over 50 shanty groups, 20 venues and 250 hours of shanty singing!  The town will be filled with music, singing and infused with a great community spirit! Groups coming from far and wide including Netherlands, France, USA and right across the UK. In the past the likes of  Fisherman’s

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Falmouth Classics Regatta

17 June – 19 June

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The camaraderie of the best Classic Boat Rallies comes to Falmouth. The three day event, Falmouth Classics, brings the competitors together in one area in close proximity to the Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival. Classic boats from many parts of the country, the continent and the local area take part in

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Pendennis Cup

27 June – 2 July

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The fifth edition of Pendennis Cup will take place in Falmouth from June 27 to July 2 2016. Organised by Pendennis Shipyard, the biennial event has become known as one of the most competitive regattas on the superyacht racing calendar. The event attracts a fleet of both modern and classic superyachts

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ZestiFAL

23 July – 27 July

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The big new one! A celebration of Falmouth’s healthy outlook and lifestyle. ZestiFAL will showcase a whole range of different activities inviting the public to have a go. The town will be transformed with loads of activities, sports and initiatives all inviting people of all ages and abilities to take

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Falmouth Week

5 August – 14 August

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Falmouth Week has grown into one of the largest sailing regattas in the South West with over 200 yachts racing over eight days along with a lively programme of shoreside events. The week event provides visitors the opportunity to enjoy the many daytime and evening attractions the town has to

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Falmouth Oyster Festival

13 October – 16 October

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One of the highlights of staying in Falmouth during October is the opportunity to take in the delights of the Falmouth Oyster Festival which marks the start of the traditional dredging season. Over four days the heart of Falmouth is transformed into a vibrant hub of activity, as the town’s Events Square

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