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Truro City of Lights - November click to go to site.

Truro City of Lights - November

The City of Lights procession consists of giant lanterns made by local schools and community groups. It is a parade througth the city featuring music and dance.

Falmouth Spring Festival - March click to go to site.

Falmouth Spring Festival - March

This early Spring Festival is a celebration of the open and green spaces in Falmouth with exihibitions, guided walks and talks throughout the festival.

Roseland Festival - April & May click to go to site.

Roseland Festival - April & May

A cultural festival on the Roseland involving music and dance, walks plus a lot more. 

Fal River Festival - May click to go to site.

Fal River Festival - May

The Fal River Festival celebrates life in, on and around the River Fal. Encompassing over 150 events, with music & drama, gig racing, swimming (why not take part in the Fal river swim from Pendennis to St Mawes — an open water swim of 1 mile) and much more — there is something for everyone to enjoy.

All the festival events take place in Falmouth, Truro and around The Roseland. The festival runs from 25th May to 3rd June.

St Mawes Classic Car Fest - May click to go to site.

St Mawes Classic Car Fest - May

The festival is based in St Mawes and then travels across Cornwall. 

Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival - June click to go to site.

Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival - June

Join in the singing at the Sea Shanty Festival in Falmouth in June Over 50 shanty groups will perform at various venues throughout the town and Falmouth is guaranteed to be filled with music, singing and a great atmosphere. The main stages are the Seasalt Stage at Custom House Quay, Skinners Stage on Events Square and the Seven Stars Stage on The Moor but be sure to check the programme for more details as the groups sing in many different places during this fun filled popular festival.

Falmouth Classics Regatta - June click to go to site.

Falmouth Classics Regatta - June

An annual gathering of heritage and classic boats in the Fal Estuary, the third deepest in the world.

The Royal Cornwall Show - June click to go to site.

The Royal Cornwall Show - June

The Royal Cornwall Show is the premier annual event of the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association based at the showground in Wadebridge. Next show dates: 6, 7 & 8th June 2019. The livestock sections at the Royal Cornwall Show are a real favourite with visitors and the titles of the very best on show provide hot competition. Whether it's cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, horses, rabbits, pigeons, or dogs, there's always lots of interest in these parts of the show along with the attractions in the main arena.

A fabulous event for the whole family.

Port Eliot Festival - July click to go to site.

Port Eliot Festival - July

In one of the most beautiful corners of the countym an unmatchable collections of artists, musicians, performers, comedians and writers to name but a few.

Falmouth Week - August click to go to site.

Falmouth Week - August

With origins that date back to a local sailing regatta in 1837, Falmouth Week has evolved into a major sailing competition next to Cowes Week. Throughout the week there are daytime and evening activities across the town as well as an appearance by The Red Arrows.

Portscatho Regatta - August click to go to site.

Portscatho Regatta - August

A traditional regatta with a full programme of sailing over an exciting and highly visible course in beautiful Gerrans Bay and featuring a passage race from the Fal, plus various water-sports (swimming, canoeing, raft-racing), together with shore-based fun activities such as sandcastle-building and races for all ages on Tatam’s Beach.

St Mawes Carnival Week - August click to go to site.

St Mawes Carnival Week - August

St Mawes Carnival Week is great fun for the whole family with traditional beach sports and carnival time.

Tregony Heavy Horse Show and Country Fayre - August click to go to site.

Tregony Heavy Horse Show and Country Fayre - August

A great and traditional day out in the heart of the Roseland

Falmouth Oyster Festival - October click to go to site.

Falmouth Oyster Festival - October

Falmouth Oyster Festival runs from Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th October and marks the start of the traditional oyster dredging season in Falmouth.

The festival celebrates the start of the oyster season which runs from October until March, when local boats will trawl the natural oyster beds of the surrounding area using traditional methods of sail and oar, in search of the prized local native oysters renowned for their sweet, delicate flavour.

Throughout the four-day event, Events Square in the heart of Falmouth is transformed into a Cornish Cornucopia of stalls brimming with oysters, seafood, wine and other delicacies, celebrating the venerable mollusc whilst showcasing the variety and diversity of local produce.

With celebrity chefs, cookery demonstrations and lots of fun!

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