Events in Fowey
In May each Year, Fowey hosts its own 'Festival of words and music'; a must for literature lovers and worth making a special trip down for.
Fowey Christmas market is hosted the first weekend in December and is the perfect place to stock up on Christmas goodies and local produce.
The Fowey Royal Regatta is August attracts thousands of visitors to one of the most popular events in the sailing calendar.
Stay in Fowey, and a boat trip along the Fowey Estuary is a must. A popular route is Fowey to Mevagissey, where if you're lucky you'll get to see dolphins, basking sharks and other sealife.
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An ancient annual event, Helston Flora Day includes craft stalls and traditional dances throughout the day, where crowds line the streets to watch the procession.
8th May 2018
Polperro holds an annual 9 day festival with a craft fayre, live music, comedy nights and a procession. The festival is completely free to attend so make sure you visit to experience Polperro at its best.
10th - 17th June 2017
The Falmouth Sea Shanty was founded and is organised by Falmouth Shout. Sea Shanty events aim to preserve and promote the maritime heritage of Falmouth and Cornwall as a whole and are thoroughly enjoyable.
16th June 2017
Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week is one of the largest sailing regatta's in the south west with more than 300 yachts racing over eight days.There is also a full events line-up which includes entertainment in Falmouth's Events Square and offsite activities such as outdoor film screenings and Red Arrow displays.
4th - 13th August 2017
Celebrate the start of the Oyster season at Falmouth's Events Square. Get involved with food demonstrations, browse local craft stalls and taste some spectacular seafood!
12th - 15th October 2017
The Fal River Autumn Walking Festival has over 100 inspiring walks for all ages and abilities and aims to get people exploring the River Fal and enjoy the brilliant Autumnal colour in the area.
Always a popular event, the Beer Festival takes places annually at the Princess Pavillions. Admission includes a commemorative festival glass and offers over 250 cask ales, 100 ciders and perries, fruit wines and bottled beers.
19th - 22nd October 2017
Celebrating the life and works of this renowned author, the Du Maurier community festival in Fowey has grown into a popular annual event.
May 2018 (date to be confirmed)
A ten day festival celebrating life on River Fal. The not-for-profit event encorporates music and drama, arts and heritage, gig racing, swimming and lots more.
TBC May 2018