Thinking of a staycation in Cornwall this year but don’t know what’s on or looking to add some exciting events to your 2024 calendar?

There is so much going on in Cornwall this year so we have curated a month by month list of some of the most anticipated celebrations and events happening in 2024 including some important holiday dates to remember. From live music at festivals and concerts to food fanfares, art and shows, you’ll be spoilt for choice this year with 50 + fantastic events you won’t want to miss out on and some key dates to add to your diary!


1st         New Year’s Day

6th        Bodmin Wassail

25th      Burns Night



9th       Cornwall February Half Term begins

13th      Shrove Tuesday

13th      Pancake Day

14th      Ash Wednesday

14th      Valentine’s Day

27th      National Pasty Week



5th        St Piran’s Day “Gool Peran Lowen”

10th       Mother’s Day

11th        Cornwall Music Festival begins

17th       St Patrick’s Day

28th      Cornwall Easter School Holiday begins

29th      Good Friday

30th      St Endellion Easter Festival begins

31st       Easter Sunday

31st       Clocks go forward



6th        Spring Flower Show begins

10th       Easter Monday

11th        National Pet Day

19th       Rattler Fest begins

19th       Port Isaac Shanty Festival begins

20th      Cornwall Comic Con

23rd      St George’s Day

27th      Trevithick Day



1st          May Day Celebrations in Padstow Town

1st          Obby Oss

6th        May Bank Holiday

8th        Helston Flora Day

10th       Fowey Festival begins

17th       Party in the Park Tribute Festival begins

24th      Cornwall Whitsun School Holiday begins

25th      Thirst Aid – real ale festival in Trevone begins

27th      Spring Bank Holiday

31st       Great Estate Festival begins



6th        Royal Cornwall Show begins

12th       Eden Sessions – Crowded House Concert

14th       Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival begins

15th       Eden Sessions – Fat Boy Slim

16th       Father’s Day

21st       Bands in the Sands – Throwback Party

21st       Golowan Festival begins

22nd     Bands in the Sands – Ibiza Beach Orchestra

29th      Eden Sessions – Suede and Manic Street Preachers

29th      Mazey Day


2nd       Eden Sessions – The National plus The Kit

3rd        Eden Sessions – Rick Astley plus The Lightening Seeds

5th        Eden Sessions – Tom Grennan

5th        The Wild Gardens of Port Eliot Festival begins

5th        PandaFest begins

5th        Paradhis Festival 

12th       Tropical Pressure World Music Festival begins

13th       Eden Sessions – JLS

15th       Stithians Show

20th      Charlestown Regatta begins

21st        World Ice Cream Day

25th      Rock Oyster Festival begins

25th       Cornwall Summer School Holiday begins



1st         Creation Fest begins

3rd       Padstow Carnival

4th        Padstow to Rock Swim (Marie Curie)

7th        Boardmasters Festival begins

17th      St Merryn Carnival

22nd     Cornwall Folk Festival begins

24th      Portscatho Regatta

26th      Summer Bank Holiday

27th      Bude Jazz Festival begins

30th      An Outdoor Orchestral Rendition of Dr Dre: 2001

31st       Save the Rave: Outdoor 90s Festival



1st        Outdoor Tribute Festival

1st        The Bowie Experience

4th       Cornwall Back to School

13th      Little Orchard Cider and Music Festival begins

14th     St Ives September Festival begins

14th      Lands’ End 100

20th     Bands in the Sands – Venga Boys

21st      Bands in the Sands – Fisherman’s Friends



6th        Grandparents Day

10th       Falmouth Oyster Festival begins

25th      Lowender Festival begins

25th      Cornwall October School Half Term begins

27th      Clocks go back

31st       Halloween



5th       Bonfire Night

10th      Remembrance Sunday

24th     Truro Christmas Market Opens

30th     St Andrew’s Day

30th     Nadelik Lowen Padstow



21st        Montol Winter Solstice Festival begins

23rd       Christmas Holiday begins

25th       Christmas Day

26th       Boxing Day

31st        New Year’s Eve

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