19th -RNLI – Easter Eggvent - Lifeboat House

26th to 4th May -North Devon & Exmoor Walking Festival - This event has become so big it has been split into two. The first half in North Devon and then moving across to Exmoor 


2nd to 5th -Ilfracombe Beer Festival (The Landmark) – A great atmosphere with free admission to a fantastic array of live music, entertainment, plus a wide range of real ales and cider.

5th -May Day Parade

10th & 11th -Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Spring Vintage Weekend

 21st to 25th - Forces March  - from Ilfracombe to Bulford in Wiltshire - 5 marathons in 5 days.

31st -Lundy Yacht Race – Tenth anniversary of this 50 mile race from Ilfracombe around Lundy & back.


1st -The Big Lunch Revels– Fore Street - Fun, games, a street party with food & drink.

7th to 13th - Golf Club Open Week - an annual competition designed to suit all ages, genders, and abilities.

7th to 15th  Victorian Week  – Celebrate the Victoria Era with stalls, shows, processions and lots more for all the family.  

8th - Vintage Car Rally - part of Victorian week

20th to 22nd -Gold Coast Oceanfest - Croyde - A three day surf and live music festival.

June to Aug - Music on Sundays – A variety of music played by various bands throughout the summer (weather permitting) in Runnymeade Gardens.  Sunday afternoons.


12th - North Devon Street Food Awards - Seafront
12th & 13th -All Things Morris – Seafront & Landmark

5th to 14th Aug - Ilfra-EXPO - A contemporary arts festival encompassing both temporary and new permanent public artwork.

20th - Ilfracombe Golf Day - Sponsored Open Day

27th - Birdman - Harbour

27th to 2nd Aug -Ilfracombe Tennis Tournament – LTA Grade 4 rating & ranking tennis tournament run by Ilfracombe Tennis Club.


2nd - World War One 1914-2014 Commemorative March

3rd - Town Criers Competition.

3rd -Ilfracombe Flower & Craft Show – Landmark 

6th - North Devon Show - Umberleigh - One day agricultural show.

13th Rescue Day  – Britain's biggest emergency services live display day.  Air-sea rescues, real fires, displays & exhibitions.

21st -Ilfracombe Carnival - Floats, walkers and bands wind through the town down to the seafront. (Passes right by Marine Court)

22nd to 25th -Sunwest Beer & Music Festival (The Landmark) Free music & entertainment. Real ales & cider. 

25th Mini Madness – Mini car rally.  Minis from all over the country descend on the town hooting horns and waving flags to raise money for local charities.  Always a real hoot (Passes right by Marine Court)


5th to 7th -Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival - An exciting festival celebrating Ilfracombe's natural and marine history.  Including rock-pool rambles and food trails.  Loads of fun for all the family.

7th -Ilfracombe Triathlon - Competitors take to the water, then cycle and run.

13th -Ilfracombe Bike Show - Hundreds of motorcycles in an event run by North Devon MAG

27th & 28th - Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Autumn Gala - Woody Bay's biggest event of the year, Several engines in steam, marquee attractions, real ale, cider, BBQ and much more.


31st to 2nd Nov– Landmark Folk & Cider Festival


7th FIREWORKS DISPLAY  - Ilfracombe Rugby club

27th- High Street - Lighting the Lights- lights ceremony with a parade, music, stalls and late night shopping.


7th - Harbour - Lighting the Lights

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