Browse the latest fetes, fairs and shows in Cornwall below:

 

Fetes, fairs and shows in Cornwall – June 2019:

 

Friday 14th June
Fashion Show
St Elwyns Church, St Erth, Hayle. TR27 6HX
Open: 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Cornwall Hospice Care Charity Fashion Show of preloved clothes.
Entry £5 which includes a glass of fizz and strawberries.
https://www.cornwallhospicecare.co.uk/events/fashion-show/


Saturday 15th June
Penzance Book Fair
St Johns Hall, Alverton Road, Penzance. TR18 2QR
Open: 10am to 4pm
Local and national booksellers will be exhibiting, bringing with them second-hand and antiquarian books, maps, prints, ephemera to suit all pockets.
There will be no on-site catering this year, but the regular caterers, The Cornish Hen, are offering ticket holders a 10% discount from their cafe about 200 yards from the Hall.
No dogs (except guide dogs) are permitted in the Hall.
Entry: £1
https://www.pbfa.org/fairs/penzance


Sunday 16th June
Father’s Day Car Show at Flambards
Flambards, Clodgey Lane, Helston. TR13 0QA
Open: 10am last admission 3pm closes 5pm
The Helston attraction is hosting a group of sleek American Hot Rods and Proper Cornish Cruisers as part of its Father’s Day Car Show.
Perfect for petrol-heads and fun for all the family, discover all about classic American cars and cruising around Cornwall
Plus, why not treat Dad to a fun family day out with Flambards’ combination of rides, attractions and entertainment.
Tickets: Adult £21.95, Senior/Children £15.95, Junior £9.95
https://www.flambards.co.uk/


Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd June
Doggy Summer Fete
Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge. PL27 7AT
Open: 10.30am to 4.30pm each day
Enjoy a weekend of fun with your pooch to include an array of activities including have-a-go agility, fun scurry, temptation alley, fun dog show and many more. Over 40 dog service and product exhibitors, workshops, talks and much more!
Entry: £7 (to include an activity, exc charity ones) Under 16’s Free


Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th June
Mazey and Quay Fair Day
Penzance
Open: from 10am each day
Mazey Day (Saturday) – Enjoy a wonderful day of colour, excitement and entertainment, featuring street parades, street entertainment, music and bands, theatre, markets and children’s activities
Quary Fair Day (Sunday) – Markets, entertainment, music, kids on the Prom and more takes place around the harbourside and the Prom.


Sunday 30th June
West Cornwall Motor Show
Wendron Cricket Club, Underlane, Helston. TR13 0EH
Open: 10am to 4pm
A show full of classic, vintage and modified cars and bikes, as well as Tractor and steam engines.
Live music all day on the stage alongside a variety of trade and craft stands.
Well behaved dogs are welcome
Free Parking
Entry: Adults £3, Children £1


 

Fetes, fairs and shows in Cornwall – July 2019:

 

Wednesday 5th to Friday 7th July
Padstow Vintage Rally & Country Fair
Green Lane, Padstow. PL28 8RL
Open: 10am to 5pm each day
Padstow Vintage Rally is a great family day out. Packed with tons of great family entertainment, From the Deamon Drome, Stilt Walkers, Tractor Pulling, Steam shows, Countryside Corner, Great Children’s rides and so much more!
Admission: Adults £10, Children £5, Family Ticket (2×3) £30 (2018 prices)
https://padstow-rally.co.uk/


Saturday 6th July
Kilkhampton Fete
Lamb Park, Kilkhampton
Open: 1pm to 11pm
Fun day and evening for all ages.
Craft and village stalls – Refreshments – All day Bar – Music – Amusements
Free Entry
Dogs not allowed only Assistance dogs
https://www.facebook.com/Kilkhampton-Fete-224992741294131/


Saturday 6th July
Family Fun day and Dog Show
Cats Protection Cornwall Adoption Centre, Point Road, Carnon Downs Truro. TR3 6JN
Open: 11am to 3pm
Join us and help raise money for the cats and kittens in our care.
Dogs are welcome, Thanks to our friends at K9 Crusaders, they will be hosting the ever popular dog show. Enter your pooch for a chance to win a rosette and have a photo portrait done.
The children will also be entertained with a large number of fun packed games and activities that they can get involved in, lots of prizes to win! Activities and games include: Bouncy Castle, Facepainting, Lucky Dip, Lolly game, Play Your Cards Right, Hook a Duck, Arts and Crafts, Colouring Competition, Hoopla, Teddy Tombola and Catch the Rat.
We will also be joined by several wonderful local charities and businesses who will be here selling a wide range of goods as well as promoting the amazing work that they do.
https://www.cats.org.uk/EventFull.aspx?id=18335&b=378&m=3467&f=7228


Sunday 7th July
Godolphin Village Fete
Godolphin House, Godolphin Cross, Helston, TR13 9RE
Open: 11am to 4pm
Godolphin Village Fete is held in the grounds of Godolphin House by kind permission of the National Trust.
The fete is well attending every year and there are stalls, food, activities, music plus much much more.
FREE entry to fete and gardens.
https://www.facebook.com/GodolphinCrossCommunityAssociation/


Saturday 13th July
Liskeard Show
Merrymeet, nr Liskeard. PL14 3LE
Open: 8am to 5pm
The Liskeard Show is one of the biggest in the South West, and has always had a wide selection of high quality entries in the large animal classes, and you can see smaller animals, companion dog show, donkeys, poultry, fruit and vegetables, and flowers, as well: or better still, come and compete!
Cornish food marquee including refreshment area, over 140 Trade/Retail & Charity outlets, fun fair, children’s entertainer and much more.
Dogs allowed on non-retractable leads
Admission: Adults £10, Children 5-15 £4, Under 5 Free, Family 2+2 £22


Sunday 14th July
Lostwithiel Antique Fair
Lostwithiel Community Centre, Pleyber Christ Way, Lostwithiel. PL22 0HA
Open: 10am to 4pm
Lostwithiel has long been known as the antiques capital of Cornwall due to the number of antiques shops.
The Lostwithiel Antiques Fair established 1989 is Cornwall’s longest running antiques fair, with stalls selling antiques, paintings, ephemera, postcards, stamps, jewellery, silver and collectables.
Admission: £1
https://www.facebook.com/lostwithielantiquefair/


Monday 15th July
Stithians Show
Stithians Showground, Tubbin Hill, Stithians, Truro. TR3 7DP
Cornwall’s biggest one day agricultural show
Animals – Displays & Demonstrations – Love Music – Food & Drink – Competitions – Steam & Vintage – Local Crafts – Shopping – Fairground
Free Parking
Dogs welcome on a short lead
Entry: Adults £12, Children (5-16) £5, Family (2+2) £30, Under 5’s Free
https://stithians.show/


Saturday 20th to Sunday 21st July
Cornwall Truck Show
Stithians Showground, Stithians, Truro. TR3 7DP
Open: 9am to 5.30pm each day
There will be a large number of HGV vehicles on display, from individuals to fleets, old to new and one of a kind custom trucks. Alongside these will be trade stands, various displays and truck manufacturer stands.

For daytime entertainment there will be Bouncy Castles, F1 Simulator Experience side games and a Radio-Controlled Truck indoor/outdoor display running on both days.
Dogs welcome but must be kept on lead
Entry: Adults £5, Children 5-15 £2.50, Under 5’s Free
http://cornwalltruckshow.co.uk/index.html


Saturday 20th to Sunday 21st July
Sticker Country Fayre & Vintage Rally
Burngullow Park, Burngullow Lane, Sticker, St Austell. PL26 7EN
Open: 10am to 4pm
Raising funds for charities, a fun day out for all the family with Dog shows, displays, steam and vintage vehicles, craft stalls and children’s entertainment.
Entry: Adults £6, Children 10-16 £4, Under 10’s Free
https://www.stickerrally.com/


Sunday 21st July
Classic Cars & Country Show
Tragreham Gardens, Par. St Austell PL24 2SJ
Open: 11am to 4pm
This event is being organised as a fund-raising event for Marie Curie.
This event is being planned as a complete family day out, so come along and enjoy the beautiful Tregrehan Gardens, which will be open and is included in the entrance cost of £5.00 per person.
There will be a large classic car display and a full programme of Music, Cornish Crafts, Produce Stalls, Local catering stands and Children’s entertainers. Most of the Main Dealerships that serve the Truro area will be in attendance.
Well behaved dogs on lead welcome.
http://www.countryandclassics.org.uk/


Friday 26th to Sunday 28th July
Boconnoc Steam and Vintage Fair
Boconnoc Estate, Middle Taphouse, near Fowey. PL22 0RG
Full Size and Miniature Steam, Classic Cars, Vintage Vehicles, Tractors and more
Tickets: Adults £10, Children under 16 £5, Family (2×3) £28


Saturday 27th to Sunday 28th July
Halsetown Village Fete and Beer Festival
Halseton Green, opposite the Halsetown Inn. Halsetown. TR26 3NA
Open: Saturday 6pm to 11pm, Sunday 12pm to 5pm
Sunday is our family fun day, but we get the party started on Saturday evening with some liv music including a beer & cider festival in our main marquee with live music. Free entry!
Sunday has some great events and activities for the whole family including Fun Dog Show, Fancy Dress Hors Parade, Craft and Community Stalls, Farmer’s Market Marquee, Bouncy Castles, Pony Rides, Face Painting and much more.

 

Fetes, fairs and shows in Cornwall – August 2019:

 

Sunday 4th August
Mount Edgcumbe Classic & American Car Show and Summer Fair
Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, Cremyll, Torpoint. PL10 1HZ
Open: 9am to 5pm
There is something for everybody during your day out – 150 stalls selling crafts, jewellery, soap, clothes and much, much more, food and drink outlets including a licensed bar, bouncy castles, fairground rides and family friendly entertainment from jazz music to magicians, and of course the popular car show which last year saw over 900 cars take part.
2019 will see the return of our very popular car boot show. Space for this will be limited so please do book early if you want to reserve your spot (Pitch £20)
Entry: £10 per Car, pedestrian/entry to the Fair Free


Sunday 4th August
Hayle & District Lions Club – Annual Fun Day and Dog Show
Hayle Recreation Ground, Hayle. TR27 4BU
Open: 11am to 4pm
Fun Dog Show – Gymnastics Display – Stage Show – Tea/Beer Tent – Bouncy Slide – Fair Ground Ride – Lots of Stalls – Live Music from Red River Rock
Entry: FREE
https://www.facebook.com/HayleLions/


Sunday 11th August
Craft Fair at Bolenowe Grand Summer Fayre
Bolenowe Animal Sanctuary, Ruan Minor, Helston. TR12 7NA
Open: 11am to 4pm
Held in one of the large outdoor fields we will have over 30 stalls of beautiful and unique arts and crafts. This is in addition to the Bolenowe Animal Sanctuary amazing Grand Summer Fayre
https://www.facebook.com/events/1232343076912878/


Sunday 11th August
Tregony Heavy Horse show & Country Fayre
Tregony Sports and Social Club, Back Lane, Tregony, Truro. TR2 5RP
Open: From 10am
A fantastic day out for all with lots to see and do. As well as the spectacular display of heavy horses and Shetland ponies, there will be a dog show, birds of prey, Food and refreshments available, beer tent, trade and craft stands’, vintage cars and live music throughout the day and into the evening. Come along and join us for a great family day out!
Entry: Adults £6, Children £3, Under 5’s Free
https://www.facebook.com/TregonyHorseShow/


Wednesday 14th August
Falmouth Week Air Show
Falmouth Seafront. TR11 3DF
Open: 5.45pm to 6.45pm
We are delighted to announce that not one, not two but THREE aerobatic display teams will be flying into Falmouth for a brand-new air show! The Falmouth Week Air Show will be an hour of breathtaking stunts and exhilarating manoeuvres featuring The Blades, AeroSuperBatics WingWalkers and Strikemaster Pair.
http://www.falmouthweek.co.uk/wednesday-14th-august-2019


Wednesday 14th to Saturday 17th August
Made in Cornwall Summer Fair
Lemon Quay, Truro. TR1 2LW
Open: 9am to 5pm each day
With over 40 Made in Cornwall traders
https://www.facebook.com/micxmas/


Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August
Cornish Steam & Country Fair
Stithians Showground, Truro. TR3 7DP
Open: 9am to 5pm each day
The 2019 Cornish Steam & Country Fair is the 63rd annual event organised by WESES Ltd on behalf of the West of England Steam Engine Society. The show is very much a family event. As well as Steam Engines, Fun Fair, Vintage Vehicles, Model and Craft displays, there is everything to entertain all the family around the show.
Tickets: Adults £10, Children 5-16 £5
https://www.weses.co.uk/index.php/


Sunday 18th August
St Ewe Country Fair
St Ewe Village Hall and Field, St Ewe. PL26 6EY
Open: 10am to 5pm
A traditional Village fair with something for everyone.
Entry: Adults £5, Children under 16 Free (2018 prices)
https://en-gb.facebook.com/stewecountryfair/


Sunday 18th August
Mega Cornwall Toy & Train Sale
Bodmin Leisure Centre, Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin. PL31 1DE
Open: 10.30am to 2.30pm
Our new and long-awaited show for Cornwall is taking place in one of the largest & best such venues in the County; This Centre is very well-lit and even with well over 100 tables there will be loads of space and we are aiming to add some WORKING MODEL LAYOUTS for extra interest.
Entry: £2 per person
http://www.chrisdyerfairs.co.uk/toy-fairs/60-mega-cornwall-toy-train-sale-at-bodmin


Saturday 24th August
Penryn Town Fair Day
Penryn Town Centre
Open: 1pm to 5pm
Featuring Titan The Robot. Other performers inculde The Blues Brothers, Co-Act The Collective, Soul Sensations, The Suitcase Singers, Celtic Steps and many more. Craft Stalls, Bouncy Castles and kiddies’ rides and much much more.
https://www.facebook.com/events/644662205988639/


Saturday 24th to Sunday 25th August
Antique, Salvage & Decorative Fair
Wadebridge Showground, Wadebridge. PL27 7AT
Open: Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 9am to 4.30pm
100s Of Stands Inside Two Exhibition Halls + Outside Stalls
Whatever the weather rain or shine we have it covered
Great artisan food In & Out all with seating plus the Gin & Prosecco Bar
Entry: Saturday £5 (early bird 7-9am £8), Sunday £4
http://www.antiquefairscornwall.co.uk/


Saturday 24th to Monday 26th August
Great Trethew Vintage Rally/Show
Midway between Liskeard & Looe. PL14 3PZ
Open: 10am to 6pm (doors open 8am) each day
Vintage Tractors – Vintage & Classic Cars/Motorbikes – Commercial, Steam and Military Vehicles – Tractor Pulling – Fun Dog Show – Ploughing with Horses – Craft and Country Demonstrations – Children’s Entertainment – Music – and lots more
Entry (2018 prices): Adults £7.50, Children 7-16 £5, Under 7 Free
http://www.trethewrally.uk/index.php

 

Fetes, fairs and shows in Cornwall – September 2019:

 

Sunday 1st September
Cornish MrBeads Bead Fair
The John Betjeman Centre, Southern Way, Wadebridge. PL27 7BX
Open: 11am to 4pm
Beads and pearls for the home jewellery maker.
Free admission, free gift and free refreshments for early visitors!
http://mrbead.co.uk/cornishbeadfair.htm


Thursday 5th to Saturday 7th September
Cornwall Home & Lifestyle Show Interiors Market
Lemon Quay, Fairmantle Street, Truro. TR1 2EH
This fabulous free event brings together the best designers, makers and suppliers Cornwall has to offer, including a variety of fine furniture, soft furnishings, artwork, ceramics, rugs, cushions, homeware and more all under one roof.
Come along to the event and take advantage of event offers and give yourself the opportunity to find something special for your home.


Saturday 7th to Sunday 8th September
Lanlivery Vintage Rally and Country Fair
Sweetshouse, Bodmin. PL30 5AW
Open: 10am each day
Large two-day event set in green fields with spectacular countryside views. A huge variety of country events including large entry of vintage machinery and cars, dancing diggers, wild west shows, family dog show, dog scurry, clay pigeon shooting, archery, ploughing and harvesting with vintage machinery and horses, many stalls, ca boot sale, refreshments and beer tents, crat tents and much more.
Tickets (2018 prices): Adults £6, Children 5-15 £2, Under 5’s Free
https://www.facebook.com/LanliveryVintageRally/


Sunday 8th September
Lostwithiel Antique Fair
Lostwithiel Community Centre, Pleyber Christ Way, Lostwithiel. PL22 0HA
Open: 10am to 4pm
Lostwithiel has long been known as the antiques capital of Cornwall due to the number of antiques shops.
The Lostwithiel Antiques Fair established 1989 is Cornwall’s longest running antiques fair, with stalls selling antiques, paintings, ephemera, postcards, stamps, jewellery, silver and collectables.
Admission: £1
https://www.facebook.com/lostwithielantiquefair/


Sunday 8th September
Fete and Fun Dog Show
Wheal Alfred Kennels, Wheal Alfred Road, Hayle. TR27 5JT
Open: 12pm to 4pm
We’ll be holding a Fun Dog Show, with rosettes 1st – 5th place and goody bags for 1st place winners and trophies for Reserve and Best in Show and Best Rescue. There’ll also be lots of stalls selling a big variety of items; cat and dog accessories, handmade items, books, bric a brac, homemade cakes and more! There’ll be games for two and four legged alike and also yummy food and refreshments too! We hope you’ll be able to come along and help support the cats and dogs at the National Animal Welfare Trust Centre!
https://www.nawt.org.uk/events/fete-and-fun-dog-show-2


Sunday 15th September
Grampound Antique & Vintage Fair
Grampound Village Hall, Grampound. TR2 4SB
Open: 10am to 4pm
Grampound Antique & Vintage Fair is held every 3rd Sunday of the month.
We have up to 28 stalls offering a wide range of antiques, collectibles, jewellery, vintage clothes and furniture.
Refreshments available
Free Parking
Entrance: 50p
https://www.grampoundantiquesfair.co.uk/


Sunday 15th September
Route 38 Car Club American & Classic Car & Bike Show
Tencreek Holiday Park, Looe. PL13 2JR
Open: 11am to 5pm
12th Annual Gathering
BBQ & Music and site facilities
Entry: Cars £5, Bikes £3
https://en-gb.facebook.com/Route-38-Car-Club-1531051637223324/


Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd September
St Mawgan Steam & Vintage Rally
St Mawgan Rally Field, Trevenna Cross, St Mawgan, Newquay. TR8 4HA
Open: From 9am both days
This fabulous community led fund raising event has something for everyone. From shows by the famous Fergie Fillies and Fordson Majorettes and Dancing Diggers to have a go events like Motorbike Limbo, Landrover Challenge, Vintage Car Obstacle Course, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Tractor Driving Challenge and Steam Engine Driving to Live Evening Entertainment, Homemade Food, Bar, Craft Tent, Vintage Teas, Kids Area, Car Boot and Shopping and more
Entry: Adults £8, Children £5, Family (2×2) £20
http://stmawganrally.org.uk/home/4591566421


Sunday 22nd September
Bridal Show Case
Cornwall College, Penhaligon Building, Redruth. TR15 3RD
Open: 11am to 3pm
Simply Weddings offer planning services and events management in Cornwall. We have a dedicated team made up from trade professionals who know how to make a great wedding. We have a vast range of wedding industry suppliers who attend our events, which gives Brides and Grooms a great choice of what the market has to offer
Pre-register for champagne on arrival
Free Entry
https://www.simplyweddingscornwall.co.uk/

 

Fetes, fairs and shows in Cornwall – October 2019:

 

Wednesday 2nd October
Honey Fair 2019
Callington Town Hall, New Road, Callington. PL17 7BD
Open 10am to 7pm
As the only town in Cornwall that still retains a Honey Fair, the streets of Callington are given over to craft stalls, a Town Crier competition, live music, a fun fair and those all-important honey competitions. Always a friendly community event, many local charities and organisations participate.
https://www.callingtonlions.org.uk/honeyfair.html


Saturday 5th to Sunday 6th October
Cornwall Home Improvement Self Build Show
The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge. PL27 7JE
Open: Saturday 10am to 4.30pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm
The Cornwall Home Improvement & Self Build Show is one of the country’s leading shows specialising in bringing together the best of the regions home related products and services all under one roof for public and trade visitors. The event is perfect for:
• Home Improvements
• Garden Improvements
• Self Build & Renovation
• Bespoke Homes
• First Time Buyers
• Hotels & B&B’s
• Tourist Parks
Register for free entry or pay £4 entry on the day, Children under 16 Free


Saturday 12th to Sunday 13th October
Mid-Century & Vintage Fair
Bedruthan Hotel and Spa, Trenance, Mawgan Porth, Newquay. TR8 4BU
Open: 10am to 4pm both days
A perfect fair for lovers of all things vintage and mid-century – furniture, lighting, homewares, textiles, décor, fashion, jewellery, accessories and more.
Tickets (2018 price) £1.50 per person
https://www.bedruthan.com/vintage-fair-2018/


Saturday 19th to Sunday 20th October
Cornwall’s ULTIMATE Wedding Fair
Exhibition Halls, Royal Cornwall Showground, Whitecross, Wadebridge. PL27 7JE
Open: 11am to 4pm each day
We shall be showcasing in excess of 120 wedding suppliers and including the largest selection of services under one roof. There will be opportunities to enjoy live entertainment, individual bridal catwalk shows, various bars and coffee outlets as well as food on site.
Admission: Free
https://cornwallweddingfairs.co.uk/Fairs/25tC/cornwalls-ultimate-wedding-event

 

Fetes, fairs and shows in Cornwall – November 2019:

 

Sunday 10th November
Christmas Gift & Craft Fair
The China Fleet Country Club, Saltash. PL12 6LJ
Open: 10am to 4pm
Festive Stalls – Gifts & Crafts – Children’s Activities – Refreshments
Free Entry
http://simply-events.co.uk/christmas-fair/


Wednesday 13th to Thursday 14th November
Cornwall Macmillan Christmas Fair
Eden Project, St Austell. PL24 2SG
Open: Wednesday (preview) 5pm to 9.30pm, Thursday 10am to 4pm
The Eden Kitchen, between the two Biomes, will be playing host to a huge range of festive stalls including a glorious selection of Christmas gifts, decorations, home accessories, clothing, jewellery, skin care and artwork.
The Food Hall will play host to a wonderful array of artisan foods and drinks to suit all tastes and budgets.
Tickets (2018 prices): Wednesday £25 includes glass of wine and supper, Thursday £15 includes free admission to Eden, light lunch and a glass of wine/soft drink
https://www.cornwallmacmillanchristmasfair.co.uk/


Sunday 17th November
Grampound Antique & Vintage Fair
Grampound Village Hall, Grampound. TR2 4SB
Open: 10am to 4pm
Grampound Antique & Vintage Fair is held every 3rd Sunday of the month.
We have up to 28 stalls offering a wide range of antiques, collectibles, jewellery, vintage clothes and furniture.
Refreshments available
Free Parking
Entrance: 50p
https://www.grampoundantiquesfair.co.uk/


Sunday 17th November
Christmas Fair
Lostwithiel Community Centre, Pleyber Christ Way, Lostwithiel. PL22 0HE
Open: 10am to 4pm
Crafts & Gifts – Home Décor – Children’s Entertainment – Christmas Decorations – Tea & Cake – Refreshments – Various Stalls
Free Entry

 

 

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