Local Events in Newquay

As a family hotel in Cornwall, we're passionate about finding the best things to do in Newquay for families, our wonderful hometown.

Newquay is a thriving town with events throughout the year for all age groups.

From family fun days to watching awesome watersports, food festivals and lots of seasonal themed events and activities across our local attractions, you won’t be bored when in Newquay.

Check out our pick of the best events coming up, so you really get the most from your holiday.

Local Events

  • Royal Cornwall Show | 7th June to 9th June 2018

    For three days each year the dedicated showground at Wadebridge is transformed into a living town, bustling with life, energy, agriculture, entertainment and trade. It is a significant event on the Cornish calendar with around 130,000 people attending.


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  • Newquay Carnival | 7th July 2018

    No summer in Newquay would be complete without the carnival!

    With the generous sponsorship donations from various businesses within the town this Carnival is set to be the BEST Newquay has seen in many years!

    Throughout the week leading up to the grand Carnival Parade, Newquay plays host to many events and activities for all the family to part in and enjoy.

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  • Firework Spectacular at Flambards | Mondays & Wednesdays in August

    Enjoy Flambards from 10am and stay until the Fireworks at dusk... with live family entertainment and try the rides in the dark! 

  • Newquay Fish Festival | 8th to 9th September 2018

    One of Cornwall's celebrated seafood and crafts weekends gives Newquay an opportunity to showcase one of its hidden gems, 'the fishing harbour' with a dazzling menu of delicious dishes cooked on the quay by local Chefs using fresh local produce along with some of the best entertainment Newquay has to offer!

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