Events, Traditions, High Days & Holidays In West Cornwall

March 03, 2022

Events, Traditions, High Days & Holidays In West Cornwall

Dates For Your Diary – High Days & Holidays In Cornwall

As you know, I’m one for making lists!

Here is my list of lots of festivals and events going on in St Ives and further afield in Cornwall. If you know of any events you think should be added here, please do send me a message.


7th February 2022 – St Ives Feast Day & Hurling The Silver Ball.

21st - 25th February 2022 - Cornwall School Half Term Holidays


5th March 2022 – St Piran’s Day Celebrations.

5th March 2022 - World Pasty Championship at Eden

26th March 2022 - St Ives Kite Festival Flight Day

26th March - 27th March 2022 - Falmouth Spring Flower Show


2nd April - 3rd April 2022 - Cornwall Spring Flower Show at the Royal Cornwall Showground

9th April - 17th April 2022 - St Endellion Easter Music Festival

11th April - 22nd April 2022 - Cornwall School Easter Holidays

15th April 2022 - Consols Pond Model Sailing Boat Event

Mid April 2022 - St Erth Duck Race (TBC)

23rd April - 7th May 2022 - Roseland Festival

28th April - 2nd May 2022 - Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival

30th April 2022 - Camborne Trevithick Day.


1st May 2022 - Padstow Obby Oss

1st May 2022 - St Agnes Bolster Day (TBC)

2nd May 2022- May Day In St Ives

6th May - 8th May 2022 - English National Surfing Championship at Watergate Bay

6th May - 14th May 2022 - Fowey Festival Of Art & Literature

7th May 2022 - Gwinear Show

7th May 2022 - Helston Flora Day

13th & 15th May 2022- St Ives Food & Drink Festival.

16th May 2022 - The Ancient Tradition Of Choosing The St Ives Mayor

30th May - 6th June 2022 - Cornwall School May Half Term Holidays.


2nd - 5th June 2022 - The Great Estate Festival

9th - 11th June 2022 - Royal Cornwall Show

11th June 2022 - Hayle Carnival

15th June 2022 - St Ives Garden Competition

17th - 26th June 2022 - Golowan Festival, Penzance.

17th June - 19th June 2022 - Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival

18th June 2022 - Murdoch Day, Redruth.

18th June - 26th June 2022 - Polperro Festival Of Music & Arts

Mid June 2022 - Mid Summer's Eve Bonfire On Carnstabba Hill, St Ives (TBC)

22nd - 24th June 2022 - Porthleven Food Festival

24th June - 26th June 2022 - Tunes In The Dunes


1st July - 3rd July 2022 - Mousehole Sea Salts & Sail Festival

6th - 9th July 2022 - Penzance Literary Festival.

July 2022 - St Ives Biatholon (TBC)

11th July 2022 - Stithians Agricultural Show.

15th July - 17th July 2022 - Tropical Pressure Festival

18th July 2022 - Camborne Show.

22nd July - 24th July 2022 - Leopallooza

23rd July - 24th July 2022 - Halsetown Village Fete & Beer Festival

24th July - Newlyn Raft Race

27th July - 7th September 2022  - Cornwall School Summer Holidays.

July 2022 - Hayle Harbour Fest (TBC)

29th July - 31st July 2022 - Rock Oyster Festival


6th August 2022 - Summer Island Disco, St Ives.

4th August 2022 - St Ives Lifeboat  Day

5th August - 14th August 2022 - Falmouth Week

10th - 14th August 2022 - Boardmasters Festival

14th August - 20th August 2022 - Fowey Regatta & Carnival Week

26th - 29th August 2022 - Cornwall Volkswagen Jamboree


10th September 2022 - Redruth International Mining & Pasty Festival.

10th - 24th September 2022 - St Ives September Festival.

11th September - Steeple Woodland Nature Reserve Open Day

23rd September - 25th September 2022 - Newquay Beer Festival


31st October - Halloween Trick or Treating in St Ives (always lovely for the kids)


5th November 2022 - Fireworks On Porthminster Beach. (TBC)


December 2022 - St Ives In December Events

21st December 2022 - Montol, Penzance.

23rd December 2022 - Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole.

26th December 2022 - St Ives Boxing Day Swim On Porthminster Beach.

31st December 2022 - NYE Party In St Ives Harbour.

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