Events in or around Truro


Annual Events in Truro

Cornwall Music Festival
Every March

Competitive Festival of Music and Poetry. Come along and enjoy listening. Truro Methodist Church, Union Place, Truro, Cornwall.

Tickets can be purchased on the door

Detailed programmes will be available in early March from Truro Tourist Information Centre, City Music in Truro or Trevada Music in Camborne.


Made in Cornwall Easter Fair
Every March or April depending on Easter

Genuine Cornish produce from genuine Cornish businesses.

Official Made in Cornwall will be holding their annual Easter Fair on Lemon Quay from Wednesday 17th April - Saturday 20th April 2019.

The event will be slightly bigger than last year with an extra day starting on the Wednesday and finishing on Easter Saturday. Lots of genuine local Cornish goods will be on sale which have been assessed by Cornwall Trading Standards as having been genuinely made right here in Cornwall.

Truro Piazza
Lemon Quay


St Piran's Day in Truro
Every March

1pm procession from St George’s Road (near The Viaduct) to High Cross outside Truro Cathedral. Free pasties will be available at the conclusion of the speeches at High Cross. All are very welcome.

Following this, there will be a music session held in the White Hart pub (An Karow Gwynn), New Bridge Street, Truro, TR1 2AA. Come along to drink, chat, dance, sing, play a musical instrument. All welcome, with instrument or not!

Truro, Cornwall.

St Piran's Day Truro is organised by Truro City Council and Truro Old Cornwall Society.
For more info please contact:
Tel: 01872 274555


Cornwall International Male Choral Festival
Held every two years in odd numbered years.

Choral Festival in Truro with over 60 male choirs from Cornwall, UK and across the world. For more information: Peter Davies Tel: +44 (0)1778 347381 Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival


Fal River Festival
Every year usually in May

A celebration of life on the River Fal including a wide range of sporting and cultural events. This fantastic 7 day festival is a not-for-profit community festival which encompasses over 150 events varying from music & drama, the arts & heritage to gig racing, swimming, walking & lots more. Events take place in Falmouth, Truro, The Roseland and the towns and villages around the Fal River.



Great Cornish Food Festival
Every September

For a day out with an authentic Cornish flavour look no further! The festival is bursting with delicious local delights from all over the county, see some of the best local chefs in action, learn the secrets of culinary success.

So come and taste for yourself why Cornwall has one of the finest reputations for food and drink in the whole of the UK. Festival marquee at Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall.

Friday 9am - 5.30pm Saturday 9am - 5.30pm
Sunday 9.30am - 4.30pm.
For more information:


The Great Cornish Food Festival
Every September in Truro

Friday 9am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9am - 5.30pm
Sunday 9.30am - 4.30pm

Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall.
The Great Cornish Food Festival


Truro Half Marathon
Every September

Half Marathon

Organised by Truro Running Club.

For entry fees and more information visit

Lemon Quay


City of Lights
Every November in Truro

Procession of glowing lanterns passing through the streets of Truro as over one thousand children parade through the city in an amazing display of light, music and dance. The City of Lights is Truro's largest annual community event.

Each year the lanterns are based on a different theme.

Truro City of Lights


Every November in Truro

Excellent Cornish products including crafts, art and food and drink. A great opportunity to get your Christmas shopping and find some unusual Christmas gifts from food hampers filled with gourmet delights to beautiful jewellery.

Large marquee on the Piazza on Lemon Quay in Truro. All products are made in Cornwall and have been awarded the Made in Cornwall Logo.

The fair will be held on the Piazza in Truro. Admission is free.

Truro, Cornwall

Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair


The Santa Series
Every November/December

Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without Cornwall Hospice Care’s long established Santa Series that collectively attract more than a thousand Santa’s every year who run, walk and cycle in their jolly red suits.

Choose from 6 locations across Cornwall and register today

Your registration includes a free santa suit and medal so why not kick off Christmas with a cracker, whilst supporting your local adult hospices and all that we do for those with terminal illness across Cornwall.

Wadebridge 7th Dec 5 mile cycle - Starting at Bridge Bike Hire PL27 7AL 11am

Padstow 7th Dec 1 mile run - Starting at Padstow Christmas Market PL28 8LA 1pm

Truro 11th Dec 1 mile - Starting at Truro Methodist Church TR1 1EP 6.45pm

Falmouth 14th Dec 1 mile - Starting at The Moor, 1 The Moor, Falmouth TR11 3QA

Helston 8th Dec 1.5 miles- Starting at The Bowling Club TR13 8ER 1pm

Lost Gardens of Heligan, St Austell 6th Dec 6.45pm

Under 3 free
Children £7
Adults £13.50
Family £37.50

For more information and details of how to take part: Cornwall Hospice Care Santa Series


Tel: 01726 66868 (option 3)


The Winter Gift Fayre
Every December

Lose yourself in the magic of Christmas on Lemon Quay with over 80 stallholders from local South West producers showcasing a variety of products that are perfect for presents.

Quality festive treats and gorgeous gifts

Market opens 10am - 5pm and late on Wednesday for late night shopping until 9pm

Lemon Quay, Truro


Truro Primestock Show
Every December on the first Wednesday

Traditional Christmas Primestock Show

A very popular event which brings the countryside and farming right into the heart of the City and it is believed to be the only Primestock Show in Britain to be held in the centre of a city, making the Truro Show a unique event.

See the very best of Cornwall's prime cattle and sheep exhibited, judged and auctioned and admire a show of farm produce, cookery and preserves and a host of other exhibits.

A favourite with farmers, country folk and townspeople alike.
Marquee on Lemon Quay, Piazza, Truro.

Truro Primstock Show


Truro Victorian Christmas Market
Every December

Over 67 traders, producers and exhibitors at this six day market.

The market takes place in a huge, heated marquee.

Tuesday 13th December 2016: 10.00am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 14th December: 10.00am to 9.00pm
Thursday 15th December: 10.00am to 5.30pm
Friday 16th December: 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday 17th December: 9.00am to 5.30pm
Sunday 18th December: 10.00am to 4.00pm

Free Admission.

Lemon Quay Piazza

Truro Victorian Market



Car Boot Sales in Truro

Sundays at 1.30pm. Tel: 078 078 078 88.


Farmers Markets in Truro

Farmers Market. The Piazza, Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Every Saturday 9am to 4pm Contact Bill Lugg Tel: 01209 821408 Email: Founded in 1999 as a co-operative of local producers: it includes seasonal vegetables and fruits, meats, poultry and game, fresh fish, bread and cakes, cheeses, smoked products, honey, plants and flowers. There are also take-away foods such as soups, curries, olives, mussels and sushi.


Farmers Markets in Truro

Open Market The Piazza, Lemon Quay, Truro. Every Wednesday From 8.30am to 4pm Contact Bill Lugg Tel: 01209 821408 Email:


Truro from the air
Truro from the air

Truro Cathedral
Truro Cathedral

Don Kozakkenkoor Choir who will be competing at the Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival
Don Kozakkenkoor Choir who will be competing at the Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival

Cornish Pipers at High Cross
Cornish Pipers at High Cross


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