Local Events in Penzance & West Cornwall

The best what’s on, where and when...

Travellers come from far and wide to experience a little Cornish tradition and culture. Visit Cornwall is the most up-to-date events listing.

Meanwhile, we have handpicked some favourites that we recommend year on year:

The Penzance Literary Festival
3 – 6 July 2019
Celebrating its tenth year with the theme Borderlines.

St. Ives September Festival
St Ives
14 - 28 September 2019
A 2-week festival of music and the arts in St Ives.

Sea Salts & Sail Festival
10 -12 July 2020
Traditional sailing vessels and maritime heritage.

Newlyn Fishing Festival
August Bank Holiday 2020
A celebration of the sea, seafood and fishing.