What's happening in and around Ilfracombe

To help you enjoy your stay, we’ve compiled a list of goings on in and around Ilfracombe throughout the year

Events in Ilfracombe
Events in Ilfracombe
Events in Ilfracombe

2017 EVENTS

April 30th – MAY DAY PARADE & JACK IN THE GREEN CELEBRATION

April 30th-May 8th NORTH DEVON & EXMOOR WALKING FESTIVAL www.exmoorwalkingfestival.co.uk/

May 6th-7th – ILFRACOMBE ART TRAIL – various artists displaying their work in their own homes, studios & galleries. www.artilfracombe.co.uk

May 13th-14th – LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY SPRING GALA WEEKEND www.lynton-rail.co.uk

May 14th THE SCRUMPY RUN -Vintage Motorcycle Club –  Leaves The Seafront at 11am returning approx 1pm when the bikes will be on display www.vmcc.net

May 27th – ROUND LUNDY YACHT RACE – 45 mile round trip from Ilfracombe to Lundy www.ilfracombeyc.org.uk

From June – August BANDS PLAYING IN THE BANDSTAND SUNDAY AFTERNOON​
A variety of music played by various bands throughout the summer in Runnymede Gardens (weather permitting)

June 4th-10th – ILFRACOMBE GOLF CLUB OPEN WEEK www.ilfracombegolfclub.com

June 4th THE BIG LUNCH
Join in the fun with music, food and entertainment in Fore Street (Nationwide Event)

June 4th – 10th ILFRACOMBE GOLF CLUB OPEN WEEK
www.ilfracombegolfclub.com

June 10th – 18th GRAND VICTORIAN & STEAMPUNK FESTIVAL & GALA
Celebrate the Victorian era with stalls, shows, processions and lots more for all the family
www.ilfracombevictoriancelebration.org.uk

June 16th – 18th  GOLD COAST OCEANFEST CROYDE
A three day surf and live music event
www.goldcoastoceanfest.co.uk

June 16th – CRUISE SHIP SAGA SAPPHIRE sails into Ilfracombe Harbour

June 17th – ILFRACOMBE GIG REGATTA – Gig boats from all over the South West compete

July 8th and 9th ALL THINGS MORRIS
A festival to celebrate all things Morris ..Morris Dancers, Morris Miners

July 8th NORTH DEVON STREET FOOD AWARDS – Landmark – Food Vendors from around the region will compete for cash prizes and individually hand crafted trophies

July 17th  CLOVELLY MARITIME FESTIVAL
www.clovelly.co.uk

July 29th SOUTH WEST BIRDMAN COMPETITION
Round Table host their famous “Birdman” event on the Pier in Ilfracombe harbour in aid of local charities – Fun for all the family
ilfracomberoundtable.co.uk

August 2nd – NORTH DEVON SHOW – UMBERLEIGH BARTON FARM
See the animals, craft, food and trade tents at North Devon’s premier agriculture show
www.northdevonshow.com

August 27th –  ILFRACOMBE CARNIVAL
A procession of Walkers and Floats through Ilfracombe raising funds for local charities

August 28th MINI MADNESS – Landmark – Mini cars, all different, create an amazing spectacle

Sept 2nd-3rd  – SEA ILFRACOMBE
A whole weekend of events to celebrate all things maritime.
www.seailfracombe.co.uk

September 9th –  ILFRACOMBE MOTORBIKE SHOW
Hundreds of motorbikes on the Seafront – organised by MAG

September 10th – Ilfracombe Triathlon – over 200 competitors www.ilfracombetri.co.uk

September 30th-1st Oct –  LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY STEAM GALA ​
A weekend of steam on the railway and from road engines. A must for all steam fans.​
www.lynton-rail.co.uk