Fal River Festival
Established since 2006, this 10 day festival is all about celebrating life on the River Fal in Cornwall. With over 130 events ranging from music and arts, sports, food, drama, history and literature there is something for everyone. Offering you the chance to engage with life on the river and discover some of its fascinating history.
Within the Fal River Festival is Falmouth’s first ever two-day fish festival 30th – 31st May. Sponsored by Rick Stein’s Fish and Chips and The Greenbank Hotel, the idea of this festival is to showcase some of the fantastic seafood that is caught around our Cornish coast. Organisers expect over 5,000 people to attend this year. Friday 23rd May – Sunday 1st June 2014
Henri-Lloyd Falmouth Week 2014 is Falmouth at its best. Combining activity on the water matched by a lively Shoreside programme of daytime and evening events. Carnivals, Live music, seafood and ale sampling run alongside 450 yachts and dinghies racing over 8 days. The town will be a hive of activity for all the family. Bringing visitors and competitors from all over the world and for the 2nd year running The Red Arrows will be displaying during this week. Friday 8th – Sunday 17th August 2014.
Falmouth Oyster Festival
Timed to coincide with the start of the oyster harvesting season, the festival celebrates the quality of Cornish seafood and one of the last remaining oyster fisheries still dredging under sail and oar.
The four day festival has a programme of music through out and features celebrity chefs, oyster tasting, free cookery demonstrations and evening entertainment. Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th October 2014.
Falmouth (Cornwall) Beer Festival
Welcoming the Winter in with a vast selection of real ales, seems like the perfect way to keep the chill out. Cornwall’s Beer Festival draws people from all corners of the globe ready to taste the selection of 200 plus Real Ales and Ciders. Designated drivers are offered free soft drinks.
Held in the perfect setting of The Princess Pavilion (see Attractions) this is an event to be sampled. Entry £3.50
*images courtesy of www.falmouth.co.uk