South Devon Coast Events

Calendar of South Devon Coast Events

For a great day out by the beach check out our guide to South Devon coast events and festivals taking place each year. 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 2018
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 website

Plymouth Pirate Weekend

MAY 2018
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.
Visit the Plymouth Pirate Weekend website

BrixFest

MAY 2018
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)
Visit the BrixFest website

BMAD MotorBike Festival

MAY 2018
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.
Visit the BMAD MotorBike Festival website

English Riviera Geopark Festival Week

MAY 2018
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.
Visit the English Riviera Geopark Festival Week website

The Super Weekend

AUGUST 2018
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.
Visit the The Super Weekend website

The South Devon Walking Festival

SEPTEMBER 2018
Type: Walking Festival
Where:

Visit the The South Devon Walking Festival online

Dartmouth Royal Regatta

AUGUST 2018
Type: Sailing
Where:

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

Fishstock

SEPTEMBER 2018
Type: Seafood Festival
Where: Brixham

Visit the Fishstock online

Agatha Christie Week

SEPTEMBER 2018
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.
Visit the Agatha Christie Week website

Babbacombe Festival

2018
Type: Family Festival
Where: Babbacombe Devon

Visit the Babbacombe Festival website

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