Find events in Falmouth and the surrounding area in our annual events guide. With a rich maritime heritage and the third largest natural harbour in the world, Falmouth plays host to many events and festivals throughout the year, both on and off the water. We have everything from the Falmouth Week yachting regatta and the Sea Shanty Festival to historic events at Pendennis Castle and Falmouth town events like the Spring Festival.
Christmas is a great time to visit Falmouth with numerous exciting events taking place over the entire festive period from Christmas to New Year. We have Nadelik, a special Cornish Christmas event held at the historic Pendennis Castle. In addition, we have the Santa Fun Run, the Christmas Carol Concert and Falmouth Live Nativity.
Winter is a great time to visit Falmouth as we have a mild sub tropical climate so you can still enjoy a stroll along the sea front or a longer walk on the coast path. It is a good time to see Falmouth when it is quiet and peaceful.
Falmouth will be staging a wide range of exciting events in 2017 details of which will be available on this page as soon as all of the relevant dates have been confirmed. Check back again soon.
Pendennis Castle hosts a wide range of exciting family events throughout the season including Medieval Jousting and the spectacular Explosion of History.VISIT WEBSITE
What's on at Princess Pavilion
We host a wide range of events spanning live music, stand up comedy, theatre, arts, dance, lectures and exhibitions. Just have a look at the link below to see what's on.VISIT WEBSITE
ZestiFAL held from 27rd to 30th July 2017 showcases a whole range of different activities inviting the public to take part including Pilates, Zumba, tennis, climbing, cricket, hockey, circus skills or paddle boarding.VISIT WEBSITE
Falmouth Week held from the 4th to 13th August 2017 has grown into the largest sailing regatta in the south west with more than 400 yachts racing over eight days.VISIT WEBSITE
Splash is a festival of the arts including award winning plays, contemporary dance, light and sound exhibitions and talks from inspiring writers.VISIT WEBSITE
A Falmouth Christmas
Christmas in Falmouth is a special occasion and a great time to visit the town. There are loads of events including Santa Fun Run, Live Nativity, Christmas Carnival and Carols on Events Square.VISIT WEBSITE
Falmouth Oyster Festival
Falmouth Oyster Festival held from 12th to 15th October 2017 celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season and the diversity and quality of Cornish Seafood.VISIT WEBSITE
Ride the Trafalgar Way
Ride The Trafalgar Way is a non stop relay ride following the route taken between Falmouth and London to deliver the news of Nelson's naval victory in the Battle of Trafalgar.VISIT WEBSITE
Falmouth Beer Festival
Falmouth Beer Festival held at the Princess Pavilion features over 200 Real Ales, Ciders and Perrys plus great live entertainment.VISIT WEBSITE
Cornwall Film Festival
The Cornwall Film Festival aims to showcase the best of film from within Cornwall and beyond!VISIT WEBSITE
Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival
The Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival will feature a poetry slam, street performances and a fabulous array of workshops.VISIT WEBSITE
Love Falmouth is a social media focused photography competition held over six months attracting over 800 entries with 30 winning shots.VISIT WEBSITE
Falmouth Street Food & Craft Ales Festival
From 26th to 29th May 2017. Enjoy views of Falmouth harbour from Events Square whilst tucking into some proper tasty food. Browse the pop up stalls from Cornwall’s finest producers of street food with flavours from around the World and craft ales from the numerous Cornish micro breweries like Padstow Brewing Company and Keltek Cornish Brewery.
Llive performances from Friday at 7.30pm all the way through to Monday from local talented musicians to give a relaxing atmosphere to the Bank Holiday weekend.VISIT WEBSITE
Falmouth Spring Festival
Falmouth Spring Festival held from 30th to 17th April 2017 celebrates Falmouth's beautiful open and green spaces. The town is decked out in yellow and there are guided walks and a Spring Flower Show.VISIT WEBSITE
Race For Life
The Falmouth Race for Life event event is being held on Sunday 14th May 2017. Race for Life brings thousands of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you'll make a difference. A 5K is great for all ages, run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is you're be part of itVISIT WEBSITE
Fal River Festival
Fal River Festival is a fantastic ten day festival held in May 2017 which encompasses over 150 events varying from music and drama, the arts and heritage to gig racing and walking.VISIT WEBSITE
Sea Shanty Festival
A festival of Sea Shanties, Songs of the Sea and Cornish Songs held from 16th to 18th June 2017 is a fascinating glimpse into the world of maritime music while raising funds for the RNLI.VISIT WEBSITE
The Falmouth Classics
From Friday 16th to Sunday 18th June Three days of classic sailing craft and other traditional vessels which come from far and wide take to our local waters around Falmouth. 2017 is important to us as it’s the 30th anniversary of the Falmouth Classics.VISIT WEBSITE