Things to do

September events in Cornwall

As the summer draws to a close, make the most of the last few weeks with a September holiday in Cornwall. Take a look at all the things to do and start planning your break in one of our self catering cottages.

1st week of September

29th August to 2nd September: Esedhvos Festival

You can’t get more Cornish than the annual identity and Celtic heritage celebrations held by Gorsedh Kernow. This year the host town is Launceston and as well as music, dance, events and displays, you’ll witness the annual Bardic ceremony where new Bards are initiated.

 

Until 2nd September: Eden Project Expedition Space

Catch the last few days of summer holiday activities before the kids go back to school for the new academic year.

 

7th to 9th September: Redruth International Mining and Pasty Festival

It starts with Mining Day, followed by the all important Pasty Day and finishing with Memorial Day (and the Redruth Fun Day).

 

2nd week of September

7th to 9th September: Newquay Fish Fest

Showcasing seafood from all the local eateries and set in the 300 year old harbour, there’s an array of entertainment over the weekend.

 

8th to 22nd September: St Ives September Festival

St Ives comes alive with a full spectrum of arts and entertainment.

 

3rd week of September

14th to 16th September: Cornwall Cider Festival

The Little Orchard Cider and Music Festival is relatively new on the scene but is home to a huge range of delicious ciders, live music, hot tubs, feast evening, tractor rides, secret walks…and pig racing!

 

15th to 16th September: Eden Arts Festival

An immersive weekend of performance, pop-ups, music and visual arts. A lovely day out with family.

 

21st to 23rd September: Fowey Valley Music Festival

World-class musicians bring classical music to life in a series of concerts

 

4th week of September 

21st to 23rd September: Looe Music Festival

‘Last of the great late summer festivals’, this features a great big beach stage and musical entertainment on every street corner.

 

22nd to 23rd September: Eden Arts Festival

An immersive weekend of performance, pop-ups, music and visual arts. A lovely day out with family.

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