Are you hoping to experience passion, join parades, and watch fireworks during your holidays in Devon? You are in luck, since the tourist destination boasts a broad range of yearly events. Discover the vibrant ambience that marks the shopping events. There, you can discover local produce and crafts great for gift giving and keepsakes. Alternatively, you will marvel at the famous inspiring artworks and relics the art exhibitions present. And in the food events, you will discover Devon farm produce at its best.
Head to Exeter Castle for an epic weekend of music, food, beers, and more, in celebration of Bavarian culture. Happening on the 13th and 14th of October, you’ll be treated to music from the Oompah brass band and too many stalls to count selling food and German beer.
Phone: +44 7973 473044
Address: Exeter Castle, Castle Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3PU.
Set Christmas 2017 off to a magical start when you head to Candlelit Dartmouth on 24th and 25th November, 2017. You’ll get to enjoy the delightful Candlelit Lantern procession, Santa’s procession down the Boat Float, Christmas entertainment nearly everywhere you turn, late night shopping and wonderful market craft stalls where you can get inspiration for terrific gift ideas.
Phone: 07811 383411
Address: Royal Avenue Gardens, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9PJ.
Open on the 5th, 12th, and 19th of December, the Late Night Shopping events will be on between 3.30pm and 9.30pm. It is one of Totnes’ favourite events of the year and you’ll have dozens of stalls to choose from in the medieval High Street. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to shop in the town’s varied assortment of independent shops and enjoy the local entertainments, food, drink, and craft stalls.
Phone: 07814 014423
Address: Fore Street and High Street, Totnes, Devon.
The County Show, billed as Devon’s Big Day Out, is a fantastic family-friendly show with more than enough to do for the entire family, open from the 17th to 19th of May 2018. You’ll not want to miss the wonderful guest performances in the show arena or the amazing food and delightful shopping. Bring the little ones along as entry is free for children under five and parking is free.
Phone: 01392 665885
Address: Devon County Showground, Westpoint, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon, EX5 1DJ.
With a rich history dating back to the early 19th century, the Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta is an event that is close to the heart of many Brixham folks. Get ready to experience the next one on the 26th and 27th of May 2018.
Phone: 01803 853332
Address: Brixham Yacht Club, Overgang Road, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8AR.
Right after the Sailing Regatta is another sport event in Brixham to be held on 16 June 2018. While skippers struggle to win the two lap race around the Bay, others enjoy the festivities on the quayside
Address: The Harbour, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 9TH.
To know when and where to find the next, or a specific, event in Devon, contact any Seek South West information centre in Devon.