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July events in Cornwall

Arts, culture, maritime celebrations and haute-cuisine are all but a small number of things a July in Cornwall has to offer. With warmer weather embracing the county it’s tempting to head straight to the nearest beach, but with a little local knowledge, you’ll find there are plenty of events going on away from the shoreline.

Festivals in Cornwall are a great way to learn about local customs, produce and traditions. If you’ve been on holiday to Cornwall before but have never visited any local shows or events, or even if you’re experiencing things with fresh eyes, why not get involved this July? With activities and entertainment all around, you can be sure there’ll be something just a stone’s throw from your cottage.


30th to 8th

30th June to 2nd July: Padstow Vintage Rally & Country Fair

1st July: Bodmin Riding and Heritage Day

1st to 15th July: Lafrowda Festival, Penzance

5th to 8th July: Penzance Literary Festival

6th July: Eden Sessions Live Music: Bryan Adams

7th to 8th July: Rock Oyster Festival

8th July: Liskeard Agricultural Show


9th to 23rd

11th to 30th July: Wolf's Child at Trelowarren Estate

14th to 16th July: Tropical Pressure Festival

15th July: Camborne Show

17th July: Stithians Agricultural Show

22nd July: UK Surf Rowers League Surfboats Summer Series at Watergate

20th July: Sundowner Sessions at Lusty Glaze - Razorlight

22nd to 23rd July: Cornwall Truck Show


24th to 31st

25th July to 4th August: St Endellion Summer Music Festival

27th July: Launceston Agricultural Show

27th to 30th July: ZestiFAL

27th to 30th July: Port Eliot Festival

28th to 30th July: Leopallooza 

30th July: Bude and Stratton Heritage Day

30th July to 5th August: Looe Carnival Week



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