South Devon Coast Events

Calendar of South Devon Coast Coast Events

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the South Devon Coast. From food festivals to sailing and sporting events there is something for everyone.

Event dates for your diary.

Here is a selection of South Devon Coast events and highlights throughout the year for your diary.

Brixham Pirate Festival

May 2017
Type: Cultural Festival
Where: Brixham Harbour

Pirates will once again be massing in Brixham on the early May Bank Holiday weekend as this historic fishing port celebrates its colourful past. Visitors can join in the swashbuckling atmosphere full of pirate characters with swords clashing, cannons blasting, muskets firing and the largest collection of pirates seen outside Tortuga! The festival is FREE to attend and there will be LOTS of pirates with almost everyone dressing up.
Brixham Pirate Festival online

Plymouth Pirate Weekend

May 2017
Type: Family Festival
Where: The Barbican, Quay Square & Sutton Harbour

Pirates will once again be massing in Brixham on the early May Bank Holiday weekend as this historic fishing port celebrates its colourful past. Visitors can join in the swashbuckling atmosphere full of pirate characters with swords clashing, cannons blasting, muskets firing and the largest collection of pirates seen outside Tortuga! The festival is FREE to attend and there will be LOTS of pirates with almost everyone dressing up.
Plymouth Pirate Weekend online

BrixFest

May 2017
Type: Family Festival
Where: Brixham Harbour

Award winning BrixFest is in its fourth year having firmly established itself as one of Brixham’s leading festivals, bigger and better each year. There will be lots of fun for the whole family and plenty of music, food and drink. Grand Fireworks Display around the Inner Harbour (9.50pm Saturday)
BrixFest online

BMAD MotorBike Festival

May 2017
Type:
Where: Paignton Seafront

The Bikers Make a Difference (BMAD) Festival is gearing up for fun as this family-friendly annual festival roars into town. Since its creation, the festival has grown into a major event attracting locals, visitors and bikers from all across the country. The festival features live music, stunts, a beer tent, more stalls than you can shake a Harley Davison at and the stars of the show: the motorbikes.
BMAD MotorBike Festival online

English Riviera Geopark Festival Week

May 2017
Type: Family Festival
Where:

May half term is English Riviera Geopark Week celebrating Torbay’s amazing geological heritage and its recognition by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) as one of 111 Global Geoparks in the world.
English Riviera Geopark Festival Week online

The Super Weekend

August 2017
Type:
Where: Torquay

The super glamorous Super Weekend returns to Princess Gardens, Torquay again this year. Be prepared to see some seriously super cars, bikes and boats on display! Now in its third year, the Super Weekend is the South West’s Premier Supercar Showcase.
The Super Weekend online

The South Devon Walking Festival

September / October 2016
Type: Walking Festival
Where:

The South Devon Walking Festival online

Dartmouth Royal Regatta

August 2017
Type: Sailing
Where:

Annual event with rowing, sailing, air displays, and family entertainment. Tall ships will be taking part in the Regatta.
Dartmouth Royal Regatta online

Fishstock

September 2017
Type: Seafood Festival
Where: Brixham

Fishstock online

Agatha Christie Week

September 11 – 19 2016
Type: Culture Festival
Where:

The 125th Birthday Celebrations of the Queen of Crime in Torquay, Agatha Christie’s birthplace. Now based at Torre Abbey, the International Agatha Christie Festival is fast becoming one of the UK’s leading literary festivals.
Agatha Christie Week online

Babbacombe Festival

2017
Type: Family Festival
Where: Babbacombe Devon

Highlights:
Babbacombe Festival online

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