10 February 2020 – St Ives Feast and Hurling the Silver Ball.
The St. Ives Feast is an ancient tradition that celebrates the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD and the rare chance to watch the game of Hurling the Silver Ball, a centuries old form of rugby. https://www.stives-cornwall.co.uk/events/st-ives-feast-day-2020/
5 March 2020 – St Piran’s Day.
Various events across Cornwall to commemorate the patron saint of Cornwall. Details to follow when available.
19 – 29 March 2020 – Falmouth Spring Festival.
As profiled on the BBC, the Falmouth Spring Festival is a wonderful early season celebration of coast, community and culture. https://www.falmouth.co.uk/falmouth-events/falmouth-spring-festival/
4-5 April 2020 – Cornwall Spring Flower Show.
Named by the Sunday Telegraph as one of the best flower shows in the UK, this celebration of Cornwall’s rich garden heritage is the UK’s first major show of the horticultural year and it is held at the Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge. http://cornwallgardensociety.org.uk/spring-flower-show
17-19 April 2020 – Porthleven Food Festival.
Held in the picturesque harbour town of Porthleven, expect all day cooking demos, food and craft stalls surrounding the harbour, music, dancing, performances, art and celebrity cooking workshops. http://porthlevenfoodfestival.com/
25 Apr 2020 – Trevithick Day.
An impressive display and celebratory convoy of vintage steam powered vehicles, model exhibitions and fairground rides make it a great day out. Trevithick Day
1 May 2020 – Padstow May Day.
The biggest day in Padstow’s calendar. 30,000 people flock into the town to celebrate May Day. https://padstowobbyoss.wordpress.com/
8 May 2020 – Helston Flora Day.
The famous Flora Day celebration is believed to be pre-Christian and at one time during the Victorian era was banned as being “a drunken revelry”. Dancing begins at 7am. A great family day out. http://helstonfloraday.org.uk/
8-9 May 2020 – St Agnes Bolster Festival.
A celebration of Cornish music and art featuring life size puppets, a drum band and a 28ft giant effigy re-enacting the famous Cornish legend of a giant called Bolster. A great day out. https://bolsterfestival.wordpress.com/
22 – 31 May 2020 – Fal River Festival.
A fantastic 10 day celebration is a not-for-profit community festival which encompasses over 150 events varying from music & drama, arts & heritage, gig racing & swimming, walking and lots more. https://www.falriver.co.uk/whats-on/5832-fal-river-festival-2020
4-6 June 2020 – The Royal Cornwall Show.
Cornwall’s showcase since 1793 and a fascinating glimpse into rural life. Livestock judging, the famous flower tend, show jumping and a fast and furious inter-hunt relay. http://royalcornwallshow.org/
12-14 June 2020 – Falmouth Classic Regatta and International Sea Shanty Festival.
Falmouth Classic Regatta and International Sea Shanty Festival. The best Classic Boat Regatta comes to Falmouth and a fantastic free festival of maritime music and a great way to soak up Falmouth’s seafaring past. https://www.falmouthseashanty.co.uk/