Cornwall is thriving all year round with events and festivals. From dog shows to food shows, surf competitions to music festivals; Cornwall's calendar of events is bursting.
Aside from the beaches, villages, coves and forests, Cornwall's award-winning gardens and attractions also offer all visitors young and old experiences to savour.
See here a highlighted list of events and festivals happening over the coming months in Cornwall.
BOARDMASTERS SURF AND MUSIC FESTIVAL – 9th August – 13 August
Boardmasters Festival is an annual event held in Newquay over four days in mid-August. The event is a combination of live music and surfing/skateboarding competitions in and around the town and at Watergate Bay. The festival has a heritage that goes back to 1981.
CHARLESTOWN REGATTA WEEK - 22nd Jul 2017 - 28th Jul 2017
A week of fun events for all the family including includes events such as the fun triathlon, raft races, donkey derby, live music and colourful carnival to raise funds for the local community.
ST ENDELLION SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL - 25th Jul 2017 - 4th Aug 2017
Internationally famous festival. Symphony orchestra and a chorus of 75, with guest artistes, encompasses the classics from Brahms to Stravinsky, music from Broadway and late night brass bands.
LAUNCESTON AGRICULTURAL SHOW - 27th Jul 2017
2017 Dates to be confirmed. Colourful mix of agriculture, crafts, local produce, displays and stands, bringing the local community together to welcome visitors to this rural area of Cornwall.
PORT ELIOT FESTIVAL - 27th Jul 2017 - 30th Jul 2017
Described as a literary festival, but with the feel of a garden party. Attracts mix of celebs, art lovers, foodies, party animals and book worms.
JOURNEY INTO SPACE AT EDEN - 27th Jul 2017 - 3rd Sep 2017
This summer, get ready to boldly go where no visitor has gone before, when you journey into space at Eden.
BUDE AND STRATTON HERITAGE DAY- 30th Jul 2017
The annual celebration takes place in and around the town’s most significant built heritage - The Bude Castle.
FALMOUTH WEEK - 4th Aug 2017 to 13th Aug 2017
Falmouth Week has grown into the largest sailing regatta in the south west with more than 450 yachts racing over eight days, and a lively programme of shoreside events.