There are so many amazing Christmas events happening in Cornwall this year.

To make things easier, we have created this guide featuring all the best Cornwall Christmas events for 2019, so you have all the information you need to plan your festive season and get into the Christmas spirit.

If you know of a Christmas event that isn’t already on this list, you can add it to The Tourist Trail using our free ‘upload your own event’ form.

You can also check out our New Year’s Eve Events in Cornwall guide.

Or keep reading to see our selection of Christmas events in Cornwall 2019…


Starts

20

Nov

Expires

20

Nov

City of Lights and Xmas Switch-On

The City of Lights parade began as a gentle procession through the streets of Truro to celebrate the time the artists took to create their lanterns.Over 20 years the parade grew... with...

Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2QT

Starts

23

Nov

Expires

24

Nov

Christmas Fair – Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Our Christmas Fair will feature some of the most talented craftspeople and artisan makers from around the South West. Three levels of stalls including contemporary craft, art, ceramics,...

Bedruthan Hotel and Spa, Trenance, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall , TR8 4BU

Starts

23

Nov

Expires

24

Nov

Charlestown Christmas Market

There is something for everyone at the Charlestown Christmas Market: beautiful gifts, entertainment and food and all in the dry and warm.Charlestown Christmas Market has two locations - the...

Penrice Academy and Charlestown Harbour, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NR

Starts

24

Nov

Expires

30

Dec

Christmas at the Eden Project

The Eden Project introduces a new after-dark Christmas experience this year, alongside opportunities to meet Father Christmas and to go ice skating. Santa's Grotto is definitely one to enjoy, with...

Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall , PL24 2SG

Starts

27

Nov

Expires

01

Dec

Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair

An impressive display of products made by some of the best artists, craftspeople and food and drink producers in Cornwall. All products are certified by Cornwall Council as being 'Made in Cornwall'

Lemon Quay, Fairmantle Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2EG

Starts

29

Nov

Expires

01

Dec

Newquay Christmas Market

Stalls, Music, Entertainment and Food & Drink

Town Centre - The Piazza, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1NB

Starts

29

Nov

Expires

29

Nov

Christmas Lights Switch on

A fun-filled festive event for the whole family. With a wide variety of food & craft traders, live music (including Helston Town Band) in two locations, children’s & pony rides too! Santa will...

Town Centre, Meneage Street, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 8ST

Starts

05

Dec

Expires

08

Dec

Padstow Christmas Festival

Cornwall's largest food festival, Padstow Christmas Festival, is an annual celebration of food, drink and all things Christmas. Our twelfth event runs from Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th December...

The Red Brick Building, North Quay, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8AF

Starts

06

Dec

Expires

08

Dec

Meet Father Christmas and his Elves 6th Dec

There are letters to sort, presents to deliver, and a very important sleigh to prepare. Father Christmas is keen to meet you and your children, so they can help.Inside the cosy tent you’ll...

Meet Father Christmas - One Child + 1 Adult: £10.00 Meet Father Christmas - One Child + 2 Adults: £14.00 + 5 more

Eden Project
Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG

Starts

06

Dec

Expires

08

Dec

Fowey Christmas Market

Fowey Christmas Market is one of Cornwall’s most well-known Christmas events with a rich history of providing 10,000 visitors with quality locally produced food and drink and festive gifts...

Town Quay, Fowey, PL23 1AT

Starts

07

Dec

Expires

07

Dec

Redruth Town Market

Produce, crafts & music in Fore St & ButtermarketRedruth’s regular monthly town markets on the first Saturday each month from March to December, 10am to 2pm. A mix of food produce in Market...

Buttermarket & Market Way, The Buttermarket, Station Hill, Redruth, TR15 2PP

Starts

11

Dec

Expires

19

Dec

Truro Winter Gift Fayre

Building on from what was the Victorian Christmas Market The Winter Gift Fayre aims to become one of Cornwall’s most well-known Christmas events, with theming that encapsulates the spirit of...

Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2PU

Starts

13

Dec

Expires

15

Dec

Meet Father Christmas and his Elves 13th Dec

There are letters to sort, presents to deliver, and a very important sleigh to prepare. Father Christmas is keen to meet you and your children, so they can help.Inside the cosy tent you’ll...

Meet Father Christmas - One Child + 1 Adult: £10.00 Meet Father Christmas - One Child + 2 Adults: £14.00 + 5 more

Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG

Starts

14

Dec

Expires

24

Dec

Santa’s Specials – Lappa Valley

Come and enjoy the wonder and magic of Lappa Valley at Christmas time. Meet Father Christmas in his grotto, where he has a present for every child. Take a nostalgic steam train ride through the...

Adult Tickets (inclusive of seasonal refreshments): £13.50 Children Tickets 1-15 yrs (inclusive of present from Santa): £13.50 + 2 more

Lappa Valley Steam Railway, St. Newlyn East, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5LX

Starts

18

Dec

Expires

24

Dec

Meet Father Christmas and his Elves 18th Dec

There are letters to sort, presents to deliver, and a very important sleigh to prepare. Father Christmas is keen to meet you and your children, so they can help.Inside the cosy tent you’ll...

Meet Father Christmas - One Child + 1 Adult: £10.00 Meet Father Christmas - One Child + 2 Adults: £14.00 + 5 more

Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG

Starts

21

Dec

Expires

21

Dec

Montol Festival

Montol is a Cornish festival each year which celebrates the heritage of the Cornish Christmas and Midwinter, especially the tradition of guising.Market, entertainment, sundown procession,...

Town Centre, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2GB