Events in or around Looe


Annual Events in Looe

Easter Rockpool Ramble
Every April

Join expert volunteers from the Looe Marine Conservation Group for a rockpool ramble! Discover some of the wonderful creatures and beautiful seaweeds that inhabit Looe’s amazing rockpools.

Come and join local experts as we explore the rocky shore, finding lots of the amazing critters that live on it!

Learn about starfish, crabs, fish, anemones and lots more at this educational event that is guaranteed to satisfy the whole family. Booking isn’t required for our rockpool rambles, but we do ask that all attendees come along with suitable footwear (no flip flops) and leave their nets at home as they can harm delicate rockpool creatures.

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. For any more information, please contact

Public toilets and refreshments kiosk. Disabled access down to beach (no wheelchair access).

No nets, please. Suitable for all ages. No need to book.

Organised by Looe Marine Conservation Group

Meet at Hannafore Beach. Below the Coastguard Station. Hannafore. Marine Drive. West Looe. Look out for the sail flags on the beach

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Donations are welcomed.

LMCG will be recruiting for local membership


Looe Food Festival
Every June

The Looe Food Festival showcases local produce and local suppliers, allowing visitors to enjoy and sample a true taste of Cornwall.

Visitors can sample some wonderful Cornish food and drink and enjoy the chefs demonstrations - collecting recipes to take home. Local produce is for sale.

Free admission.

Looe Food Festival website

Looe, Cornwall PL13 2AF


Looe Lugger Regatta
Every Two Years in June

A biennial event very popular with participants and visitors alike. Two days of Classic Boat racing, with large and small classes.

Boats racing and on view, some of which are over 100 years old. Well supported by our friends from France and their magnificent boats.

Boats will be arriving on the tide on the Friday night, the French may be a little earlier.

Racing from about 10.30am on the Saturday until 5.40pm. Sunday from 11.30am until 3.30pm - subject to weather conditions.

Organised by The Looe Lugger Association and supported by local business and Town Organisations.

Friday 16:00 22:00
Saturday 09:00 22:00
Sunday 09:00 22:00

Looe, Cornwall PL13 1AA

Looe Lugger Regatta website


Looe Raft Race
Every June

Annual Raft Race
East Looe Beach

Organised by Looe Boat Owners Association in support of Looe RNLI.


Morval Rally
Every August

Steam & Vintage Rally Near Looe, Morval, Cornwall.

August Bank Holiday weekend
Free Parking.

Rally 10:30am - 6pm each day. Admission: Adults £5 Children over seven £3 Under 7s Free.

Supporting charity - FLEET [Front Line Emergency Equipment Trust] and other local Charities.

For more information


South East Cornwall Walking Festival
Every September

Running for over a decade now, the South East Cornwall Walking Festival is a weeklong festival of walks around south east Cornwall taking in seaside villages, rural hamlets, the Tamar Valley and edge of Bodmin Moor.



Extra Annual Event Info

Looe Festival of the Sea

Each year in July, Looe hosts this exciting celebration of all things Cornish! and celebrates its relationship with the sea.

All the entertainment and events are organised by local groups and organisations including the RNLI and Looe Boat Owners Association.

Events and activities feature:
Local history, culture and traditions
Food, drink and local produce
Music, dance & entertainment
Fishing, boating and sailing

Looe Music Festival

Every September, Looe hosts a very popular music festival. The festival takes place over a weekend, usually in mid to late September.

South East Cornwall Walking Festival

This walking festival has been running for over 10 years. The event takes place for a week in September. All of the walks take place in and around the Looe area with many of them starting in Looe. There are walks to suit all tastes from gentle strolls of a couple of miles to long hikes of seven miles or more.

Looe Christmas Lights

From early December, Looe lights up for Christmas with a spectacular display of illuminations. Boats and buildings are decorated with lights around the river and the towns of East and West Looe.

Looe Firework Displays

Looe holds an annual firework display every November and a New Year's Eve display to welcome in the New Year.

Details published here closer to the event dates.



Car Boot Sales in Looe

Car boot sale. Organised by Looe Lions. Every Sunday morning (subject to weather conditions) during the summer months (June/July to September) Situated mid way between Looe and Polperro at West Wayland. Official open hours are 8am to midday (please note: many regular sellers arrive from 6.30am). Recorded information line on 07530 690717 for up to date information and whether the sale has been cancelled due to the weather. More contact information: Email: Phone: Lion Mike Booth on 01503 220508




Fising Boat at Looe
Fising Boat at Looe

Boat at Looe
Boat at Looe

Looe at Christmas
Looe at Christmas


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