Events in or around Wadebridge


Annual Events in Wadebridge

Wadebridge Festival of Music and Speech
Every late February/early March

The Wadebridge Festival encourages participation and confidence in spoken word and music performance. All ages are welcome to take part. Over 150 categories to enter.

Town Hall, The Platt, Wadebridge


Cornwall Spring Flower Show
Every year in late March or early April

With a new venue and a new look for 2019, the CGS Spring Flower Show is set to be the best yet.

Cornwall's answer to the Chelsea Flower Show. Famous and influential names from the world of horticulture will share their experience and knowledge at Cornwall Garden Society’s Spring Flower Show.

10am to 5pm on Saturday, 10am to 4pm on Sunday.

With an enviable reputation on the national gardening calendar it’s the perfect opportunity to get into the gardening mood for the season to come. So do join us to experience our spring oasis within the Royal Cornwall Showground.

Explore an array of horticultural delights with stunning displays of spring flowers and shrubs, plus beautiful floral art and photographic displays. And if you fancy indulging in a bit of garden-related retail therapy we have everything you could wish for with over 60 prestigious nurseries selling fabulous plants and bulbs and another 50 plus retailers selling garden-related goodies.

With a focus on families we look forward to welcoming lots of youngsters to the show and will be offering a range of activities designed to nurture an interest in gardening, wildlife and the natural world.

All that plus an Artisan Marquee, live music, and a food offering that will get your taste buds tingling.

The Royal Cornwall Showground
PL27 7JE


Royal Cornwall Show
Every June

Cornwall's Annual Country Agricultural Show. Many exhibition stands and stalls with a huge programme of events.

A glimpse into rural life. Livestock judging, the famous flower tent, show jumping, a fast and furious inter-hunt relay and much more. 3 day Event.

Royal Cornwall Showground
PL27 7JE

Royal Cornwall Show website
Contact: Mr C Riddle Tel: +44 (0)1208 812183
Fax: 01208 812713


The Grand Day Out
Every June

Celebrate the start of Summer!

On Sunday 29th June 2014, ‘The Grand Day Out’ Family Fun Day will return to the Royal Cornwall Showground for its fourth year, with a special guest appearance from children's favourite Mike the Knight.

The day will offer a variety of events and attractions including children's TV character 'Mike the Knight' making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day, Cornwall Sports Partnership 'Sports Active Zone', craft & produce fayre, car boot, fun fair, dog and car shows, refreshments, licenced bar and live music.

Something for all the family to enjoy, supporting Cornwall Hospice Care, providing specialist adult care to the Cornish community.

To apply for a craft or produce stall or for more information about this event please contact the fundraising office on 01726 66868 or email or visit

Royal Cornwall Showground Whitecross, Wadebridge Cornwall PL27 7JE


Rock Oyster Festival
Every June or July

The Rock Oyster Festival is a one day celebration of oysters, local food, music, art, crafts and alternative performing arts with independent stall holders and much more overlooking the Camel Estuary near Wadebridge.

We have ample camping facilities and even a 'pirate' mooring for the adventurous, (at your own risk and the prevailing tides)

Please come and celebrate the festival and the summer, Rock with us!

Roskear Farm
PL27 7HU


Rock Oyster Festival website


Wadebridge Carnival
Late July or early August

Annual carnival in Wadebridge.

Family fun from 2pm with carnival procession at 7pm and firework display at 9.45pm

For full details visit Wadebridge Carnival Facebook

Wadebridge, Cornwall


Creation Fest
Every August

Christian Music Festival and Bible Week. Free admission. Simply turn up.

If you want to camp, Creation Fest offers onsite camping, with pitches available for you to bring tents and/or caravans. Online booking via PayPal will be available.

Royal Cornwall Showground Events Centre
PL27 7JE

Tel: 0844 8794 703

Creation Fest website


The Cornish Winter Fair
Every November

Come and celebrate all that's great about Cornish farming and food at The Cornish Winter Fair on Saturday 17 November 2018.

It's a free event, held entirely under cover here within the Exhibition Halls at the Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge. There's plenty of free parking on site. The event runs from 10am until 5pm.

There will be plenty of farm animals that you can get up close to, a food and farming educational discovery zone where you can learn more about local agriculture and food production. There will be opportunity to 'Have a Go' at things like milking a (mock!) cow and grooming a pony. It'll be great fun for all of the family.

It'll be a great place to kick off your Christmas shopping. With an array of Cornish food and drink producers on hand to show you how they create their quality products, with chance to try and buy their delicacies. There will also be craft stalls selling fantastic locally created gifts. There'll be pop-up cafe selling food and drink as well.

Wadebridge Prime Stock Show

The event incorporates the Wadebridge Prime Stock Show, which has been running for 139 years. It's all about competitions. The packed prize schedule includes cattle and sheep showing, produce, craft and cookery classes. There are competitive classes for children, local schools, WI and Young Farmers' Clubs.

Why not get involved and enter a class or two this year. Could you be crowned Cornwall's best baker or grow the biggest potato? You can take in the cattle and sheep judging. Who'll be taking home the silverware this year?

When is it?

The Cornish Winter Fair takes place on Saturday 17 November 2018 at the Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge (Sat Nav: PL27 7JE).

Opening times are: 10am - 5pm

How much is it to get in?

Entry is completely FREE of charge and we've got acres of free parking on site as well. The event is totally undercover - so it'll be great for all the family, no matter what the weather.

Further information and full class details, schedules and entry forms can be found at or call 01208 814489


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 5 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 8th Dec 8k Cycle - Starting at Bridge Bike Hire PL27 7AL

Padstow 8th Dec 2k run - Starting at The Padstow Centre PL28 8LA

Truro 9th Dec 3k - Starting at Truro Methodist Church TR1 1EP

Falmouth 15th Dec 1.5k or 5k - Starting at Falmouth Methodist Church TR11 3PG

Helston 16th Dec 1.5k and 3k m- Starting at The Bowling Club TR13 8ER

Under 3 free
Children £7.50
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)


Wadebridge Christmas Weekend
Every December

Free parking at Co-op car park & lower levels
Egloshayle car park
Wadebridge library car park

From 4pm, Friday 14 December
All Day, Saturday 15 December
All Day, Sunday 16 December

Events at the Town Hall, Cricket Club and on Jubilee Field.

Late night shopping

Provisional activities include:-

Craft Stalls in the town Hall and Molesworth Street and Piazza

The Bungee Rope will be back again and possibly the carousel.

Free Santa's Grotto Face Painting

Pirate FM.



Car Boot Sales in Wadebridge

Car Boot Saturdays at 3pm Royal Cornwall Showground. Situated on the A39 and within easy reach from the A30. Cars From £7.00 Market Traders £1.00 per foot frontage New season 2015 11th April 3pm Admission 50p - Children Free


Farmers Markets in Wadebridge

Country Market Town Hall, The Platt, Wadebridge Every Thursday From 8.45am to 12.30pm Contact Hazel Tel: 01208 832398 Email: A selection of fresh pork, sausages, bacon, vegetables, plants, cut flowers, bird boxes, bird feeders, chutneys, jams, honey, cakes, pies, eggs, crafts, jewellery, knitted articles, cards. All items are homemade, homegrown, or home produced.






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