What’s On

2017 Events near Green Acres Cottages

Rife with myths and legends and a hot spot for music and the arts, the Cornish love to celebrate!


All month

Ice Skating at the Eden Project

Winter ice rink at the Eden Project. Usual entrance plus £7 per person.


Until near the end of the month

Ice Skating at Eden

Winter ice rink at the Eden Project. Usual entrance plus £7 per person.

11th – 19th February

Half term at Eden

Activities for all the family at the Eden Project.


4th March 2017

World Pasty Championships

Annual competition at the Eden Project.

17th – 19th March 2017

Beer & Mussel festival

Annual festival with feature ales and great food at The Cornish Arms, St Merryn.

24th – 27th March

Oyster Gathering & Cornish Produce Festival

Celebrate the end of the oyster gathering season at Custom House, Falmouth.


30th March – 17th April

Falmouth Spring Festival Festival

Celebrate Falmouth’s great outdoors with activities such as flower planting and beach cleaning.

16th – 21st April 2017

Easter activities at Eden

Egg hunts and Easter fun at the Eden Project.

Eden Project ice rink

two girls with ice creams

Falmouth Oyster Festival


6th – 13th May

Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature

Literary talks, workshops and events.

26th May – 4th June

Fal River Festival

A programme of events in Falmouth celebrating life on the river.


4th June

Looe festival of the sea

A varied programme of events from 10am – 8pm in Looe.

8th – 10th June 2017

Royal Cornwall Show

Agriculture, food and entertainment at the showground at Wadebridge.

16th – 18th June

Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival & Falmouth Classic Regatta

Plenty of sea related activity in Falmouth.

17th June

St Austell Feast Week

A celebration of the feast of St Austoll with entertainment.

25th June – 1st July

Mevagissey Feast Week

A programme of events in Mevagissey.


1st & 2nd July 2017

Bodmin Riding Heritage Day

Join in with chasing the beast of Bodmin or enjoy the craft fair and entertainment!

22nd – 28th July

Charlestown Regatta Week

Fun and entertainment in Charlestown.

27th – 30th July


Get healthy with a fun programme of events in Falmouth.

30th July – 5th August

Looe Carnival Week

Support the Looe Lions and other charities in a fun week of entertainment for all.


4th – 13th August

Falmouth Week

A host of events on land and sea in Falmouth.

13th August

Tregony Heavy Horse Show

Heavy horses, Shetland ponies, traditional stalls and crafts at Tregony, Roseland.

13th – 19th August

Fowey Week

A packed week of events in and around the river in Fowey.

20th August

St Ewe Country Fair

Traditional country fair, Mevagissey.

Fal River Festival

parade with man dressed as Cornish queen of ale

The Great Cornish Food Festival


8th – 10th September

Eden’s Festival of Food

Join celebrity chefs for a food festival at the Eden Project.

15th – 16th September

Fowey Valley Music Festival

Classical music events throughout the town.

22nd – 24th September

The Great Cornish Food Festival

Head to Lemon Quay, Truro for fabulous food and fun.

30th September

Eden Beer Festival

Beers and ciders with homegrown flavours.


3rd October

Callington Honey Fair

Traditional event in the town.

12th – 15th October

Falmouth Oyster Festival

Events celebrating the start of the oyster dredging season.

19th – 21st October

Falmouth Beer Festival

Supported by CAMRA.

21st – 28th October


Spooky events for the Eden Project’s younger guests.


16th November

Truro City of Lights

Spectacular festive event in Truro.

25th – 27th November

Cathedral City Christmas Market

Food, drink, arts & crafts in Truro.


1st – 4th December 2016

Padstow Christmas Festival

Get in the festive spirit and visit Padstow. Parades, fun events, chef demos and fireworks.

food festival marquee

James Strawbridge demo

Padstow fireworks

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