Helston’s Flora Day
is an ancient celebration, characterised by its Furry Dance, with the gentlemen wearing top hats and tails for the Principal Dance and the ladies their finest dresses, while the children are dressed all in white.
Newquay Lions Carnival,
held in July is a vibrant affair that fills the streets with colour and entertainment.
takes place in August and features daily sailing events as well as a midweek carnival, Red Arrows display and closing with a spectacular fireworks extravaganza.
Newquay Arts Festival
is a new event which is held in April. The festival is a celebration of visual art, craft & making, music, dance & movement, drama & performance, photography and moving image.
Newquay Fish Festival
takes place in September and features cookery demonstrations, tasting sessions and boat trips.
Run to the Sun Festival
takes place in May and includes events and activities for all ages, as well as a spectacular array of vintage and classic vehicles.
Royal Cornwall Show
Themes include music and dance, food and drink, equine events and a steam fair.
starts the last week in July and features a range of events and attractions.
Padstow ‘Obby ‘Oss Festival
Festival takes place in early May and is a traditional Cornish festival with singing, dancing and a procession through the streets.
For further events, details and listings see:www.visitnewquay.org