Annual Cornish Festivals & Regattas – 2023

A guide to some of the festivals and regattas taking place in and around Cornwall in 2023

These are some of the annual festivities that occur around the coast of Cornwall and a few of the inland ones too!. We have not included every event and have not omitted any on purpose. If you know of any annual events that take place in Cornwall and would like them added please email details to

Food & Drink Festivals in Cornwall – 2023

Falmouth Beer FestivalEarly October 2023
Falmouth Oyster FestivalOctober 2023
Newquay Beer Festival22nd - 24th September 2023
Newquay Fish FestivalTBA
Padstow Christmas FestivalTBA
Little Orchard Cider & Music Festival8th - 10th September 2023
Porthleven Food Festival21st-23rd April 2023
Portscatho Harbour Club Beer FestivalTBA
Rattler Fest - Healeys Cyder Farm21st - 22nd April 2023
Rock Oyster Festival27th - 30th July 2023
St Ives Food & Drink Festival12th - 14th May 2023

Community Festivals & Events in Cornwall in 2023

Bude Carnival19th August 2023
Bude Lifeboat Weekend25th - 28th August 2023
Camborne Show15th July 2023
Camborne Trevithick Day29th April 2023
Charlestown Regatta Week29th July - 4th August 2023
Falmouth Classics Regatta16th - 18th June 2023
Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival16th - 18th June 2023
Falmouth Spring Festival25th - 26th March 2023
Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta15th - 18th August 2023
Falmouth Week4th - 13th August 2023
Flushing Regatta22nd - 30th July 2023
Fowey Week14th - 19th August 2023
Helford Passage RegattaTBA
Helston Flora Day5th May 2023
Lizard Lifeboat DayTBA
Looe Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival1st - 3rd December 2023
Looe Carnival Week31st July - 5th August 2023
Looe Lugger Regatta18th - 21st May 2023
Looe Music FestivalTBA
LostFest21st May 2023
Mevagissey Feast Week25th June - 1st July 2023
Mevagissey Shanty Festival13th - 15th October 2023
Mousehole Tom Bawcocks Eve23rd December 2023
Newquay Boardmasters Festival9th - 13th August 2023
Newquay - Lowender Peran Festival21st - 29th October 2023
Padstow Carnival WeekTBA
Padstow Obby Oss Day1st May 2023
Padstow Xmas Festival1st - 4th December 2023
Penhallow Cider & Music Festival8th - 10th September 2023
Penzance Golowan Festival23rd - 28th June 2023
Penzance Quay Fair Day24th - 25th June 2023
Percuil Regatta27th August 2023
Polperro Festival17th - 25th June 2023
Polperro Water CarnivalTBA
Porthleven Food Festival21st - 23rd April 2023
Port Eliot Tunes in the Park25th - 27th August 2023
Port Navas RegattaTBA
Portscatho Regatta26th August 2023
Redruth Murdoch Day17th June 2023
Redruth St Pirans Festival4th March 2023
Royal Cornwall Show8th - 10th June 2023
Saltash Regatta & Water Festival29th - 30th July 2023
Scilly Isles World Gig Championship28th - 30th April 2023
St Agnes Street FayreTBA
St Ives May Day1st May 2023
St Ives September Festival9th - 21st September 2023
St Just in Penwith Lafrowda Festival9th - 15th July 2023
St Just in Penwith Lafrowda Day15th July 2023
Stithians Show17th July 2023
The Great Estate Festival (Scorrier House)2nd - 4th June 2023
Wadebridge Folk Festival24th - 28th August 2023

Cornish Festivals by month 2023

Falmouth Spring Festival
Redruth St Pirans Festival

Camborne Trevithick Day
Falmouth Spring Festival
Porthleven Food & Music Festival

Fal River Fesival
Fowey Festival
Helston Flora Day
Padstow Obby Oss Day
Scilly Isles World Gig Championship
St Agnes Victorian Street Fayre – tbc
St Ives Food & Drink Festival
St Ives May Day

Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival
Fal River Festival
Looe Lugger Regatta
Mevagissey Feast Week
Penzance Golowan Festival
Penzance Mazey Day
Penzance Quay Fair Day
Polperro Music & Arts Festival
Redruth Murdoch Day
Royal Cornwall Show
Saltash Regatta & Water Festival
Falmouth Classics Regatta

Camborne Show
Charlestown Regatta Week
Flushing Regatta
Looe Carnival Week
Padstow Carnival Week
Polperro Water Carnival
Port Eliot Festival
Port Navas Regatta
Rock Oyster Festival
Stithians Show
St Just Lafrowda Festival

Bude Carnival
Bude Lifeboat Weekend
Falmouth Week
Fowey Week
Helford Passage Regatta
Lizard Lifeboat Day
Lizard Witchball Beer & Music Festival
Looe Carnival Week
Newlyn Fish Festival
Newquay Boardmasters Festival
Padstow Carnival Week
Percuil Regatta
Portscatho Regatta
Wadebridge Cornwall Folk Festival
Rattler Fest

Looe Music Festival
Newquay Beer Festival
Newquay Fish Festival
Penhallow Cider & Music Festival
St Ives September Festival
Great Estate Festival
Portscatho Harbour Club Beer Festival
Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta

Falmouth Beer Festival
Falmouth Oyster Festival
Mevagissey Shanty Festival

Newquay Lowender Peran Festival

Looe Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival
Mousehole Tom Bawcocks Eve
Padstow Christmas Festival