Falmouth has been shaped and influenced by its strong connection to the sea. A fascinating maritime heritage sits comfortably alongside the creative, building a name for itself as the South West’s cultural and festival destination.
From international sailing events, foodie festivals, art exhibitions, and singing sensations - Falmouth has a whole host of fantastic events throughout the year and something for everyone.
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Truro & Penwith College Fal River Festival: 24th May - 2nd June 2014- The festival embraces the places, people, history, culture and industry connected to this very Cornish river. With its diverse mix of events taking place at dozens of locations around the water, the festival gives a real chance to engage with life on the River Fal
The Pendennis Cup: 26th - 31st May 2014 - Organised by Pendennis Shipyard every two years, the regatta brings an impressive range of superyachts to the waters of Falmouth Bay for four days of challenging racing.
Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival: 13th - 15th June 2014- Featuring groups from all over the UK and abroad at various locations around the town raising money for the RNLI and other Charities
Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week - 8th -17th August 2014- Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week has grown into the largest sailing regatta in the South West with more than 450 yachts racing over eight days along with a lively programme of shore side events.
Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta 2014: 28th -31st August 2014- Mark your calendar for the voyage of a lifetime…the sight of white sail tips cresting the horizon of Falmouth Bay will herald a landmark moment in history when two English ports will together host one of the biggest international sailing events in solely English waters
SPLASH: 7th -16th September 2014- Celebrating creativity in Falmouth. Art installations, poetry, drama, comedy, dance - we'll be celebrating all and more in September at Falmouth's newest festival
Cornwall Food & Drink Festival: 26th Sep - 28th September 2014- The Cornwall Food & Drink Festival is a celebration of the very best of local food and drink. Featuring cheesemakers, bakers, brewers, sausage makers and chocolatiers in the food pavillion, a great line up of chefs and plenty of food to try.
Falmouth Oyster Festival : 9th – 12th October - 18th Annual event celebrating the start of Falmouth Oyster Dredging Season featuring Cookery demos, Music and Entertainment.