Stithians Show, 17th July, Monday 2017
Held on the large showground between Truro and Helston where thousands descend to enjoy musical entertainment, food courts, craft stalls, a fairground, and animals of all sorts including rare breeds, a dog show and dog agility competitions. 2014 dates are subject to confirmation.
ZestiFAL Sat. 27rd July– Wed. 30th July 2017
Various locations throughout the town
The big new one! A massive celebration of Falmouth’s healthy outlook and lifestyle which will see the town’s spaces transformed into active arenas,
with loads of sports, activities, health and wellbeing initiatives, all inviting you to take part.
Falmouth Week Fri. 4th – Sun. 13th August 2017
Venue: On the water and various locations around the town. Six days of match racing for keelboats, traditional craft and dinghies in the waters off Falmouth Bay, the Carrick Roads and the harbour. Wednesday is Champagne Day, a race for the big yachts with a 25-mile coastal course finishing in the inner harbour, whilst smaller boats race in the Carrick Roads. On the shore there are activities to keep everyone entertained from the fantastic Red Arrows display (TBC) and themed party nights to samba and the Action Sports Tour Bike Show. In Events Square there are daytime events such as Science in The Square by the University of Exeter, while in the evening you’ll find a great line up of music acts. See www.falmouthweek.co.uk for full programme and ticketing details.
Cornish Steam and Country Fair, 18th – 20th August, weekend 2017
Stithians, Largest steam rally in the South West with over 50 full size steam engines plus stationary and scale steam engines, old time fairground, a large selection of vintage vehicles andmoror cycles, stationary engines, heavy horses and more.
World Bellyboard Championships
Chapel Porth near St Agnes. Simple rules: no wetsuits, no linen and no flippers. Simply a surfboard and your swimming trunks is all you need, entry free. Donations welcome.
Splash! Falmouth Art Festival, 17th – 25th September, week:
Award winning plays, contemporary dance, light & sound exhibitions, talks from authors
Cornwall Food and Drink Festival,22th – 24th September 2017
The annual festival is showcasing the best food and drink that Cornwall has to offer. Held in Truro on Lemon Quay.
Falmouth Oyster Festival Thur. 12th – Sun 15th October 2017
Venue: Events Square and The Moor
The highlight of Falmouth’s Autumn calendar is this nationally recognised, award-winning annual festival which celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season. Including an oyster bar, a wide variety of seafood, wines and champagne, real ales and stouts, arts, crafts, food and drink halls, chef demos and all that is best in Cornish musical entertainment.
www.falmouthoysterfestival.co.uk www.falmouthfestivals.co.uk www.falmouth.co.uk
Falmouth Beer Festival, Thurs 19th– Sat 22nd Oct 2017
Princess Pavilion: Try a hose of real cask ales and ciders at this year’s CAMRA event. Around 200 ales, ciders and perries to choose from.