Out and About

Local Events

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.

Saturday 18th November 2023

Pirates Party at The Esplanade

Ahoy there! Join us as we set sail on the high seas of imagination with our Pirate Party at The Esplanade.

Friday 1st December 2023

Christmas Lights Switch On

Gather in the town centre to enjoy a lantern parade and the switching on of the Newquay Christmas lights followed by a firework display from the Newquay Harbour, live entertainment, food vendors, and more...

7th - 11th August 2024


Bring your little ones to Boardmasters and discover an array of activities and areas available for them to roam free with wonderment...

13th to 15th September 2024

The Little Orchard Cider & Music Festival

The Little Orchard Cider & Music Festival returns to the beautiful grounds of Healey’s Cyder Farm with groups and artists such as Ocean Colour Scene, Wille and the Bandits, Emerald, and more...

31st May to 2nd June 2024

The Great Estate Festival 2024

The Great Estate is Cornwall's best award-winning family festival. Each year promises an exciting, diverse, and rambunctious selection of performers.