Falmouth Festivals

Falmouth enjoys a whole host of festivals and events throughout the year –

Here are some of our favourites …..

Fal River Festival– 30th May to 5th June

A 10 day festival which encompasses over 150 events around the town. See http://www.falmouth.co.uk/falmouth-events/fal-river-festival/ for more info.

Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival – 17th to 19th June

One of the biggest maritime music concerts anywhere in Europe. See https://www.falmouth.co.uk/falmouth-events/seashantyfestival/ for more info.

Falmouth Classics – 17th to 19th June

A three day rally of classic sailing yachts and other traditional vessels. See https://www.falmouth.co.uk/falmouth-events/falmouth-classics/ for more info.

ZestiFal – 23rd to 27th July

A celebration of Falmouth’s healthy outlook and lifestyle. See https://www.falmouth.co.uk/falmouth-events/zestifal/ for more info.

The Siege of Pendennis Castle – 26th to 28th July

Mark the 370th anniversary of the siege of Pendennis. Thrilling re-enactments and one almighty attack as the castle is besieged. See https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/pendennis/ for more info.

Falmouth Week – 5th to 14th August

Falmouth Week has grown into the largest sailing regatta in the South West with over 200 yachts racing over eight days along with a lively programme of shoreside events. See https://www.falmouth.co.uk/falmouth-events/falmouth-week/ for more info.

Falmouth Oyster Festival – 13th to 16th October

Falmouth Oyster Festival celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season… not only Oysters but the diversity and quality of Cornish Seafood and, in particular, the last remaining traditional oyster fishery in Europe still dredging by sail and hand punt. See https://www.falmouth.co.uk/falmouth-events/falmouthoysterfestival/ for more info.