To help you enjoy your stay, we’ve compiled a list of goings on in and around Ilfracombe throughout the year
2021 EVENTS TBC
ROTARY STARTREK CHALLENGE
Sponsored night walk on Exmoor organised by Ilfracombe Rotary to raise funds for Children’s Hospice South West and North Devon Hospice.
LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY EASTER STEAM WEEKEND
RNLI Easter Eggvent at the Lifeboat Station
MAY DAY PARADE & JACK IN THE GREEN CELEBRATION
ILFRACOMBE ART TRAIL Ilfracombe Art Trail is an open house event of artists, of all disciplines, displaying their work in their own homes, studios and art galleries www.artilfracombe.co.uk
LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY SPRING GALA WEEKEND
Take a trip back in time to the days of railway elegance.
‘THE SCRUMPY RUN’
Run by the Vintage Motor Cycle Club – Devon Section Leaves The Seafront at 11am returning approx. 1pm when the bikes will be on display www.devon-vmcc.blogspot.co.uk
THE ‘BIG LUNCH’ FORE STREET ILFRACOMBE Street food, craft stalls and live music
BANDS PLAYING IN THE BANDSTAND SUNDAY AFTERNOON
A variety of music played by various bands throughout the summer in Runnymede Gardens (weather permitting) Bring a picnic
GRAND VICTORIAN and STEAMPUNK FESTIVAL
Celebrate the Victorian era with stalls, shows, processions and lots more for all the family
ILFRACOMBE GOLF CLUB OPEN WEEK
GOLD COAST OCEANFEST CROYDE
A three day surf and live music event
ILFRACOMBE GIG REGATTA Gig boats from all over the South West compete … watch it from The Collingdale
ROUND LUNDY YACHT RACE 8am the start of this 45 mile race from Ilfracombe around Lundy Island – Watch the yachts leave the harbour from your bedroom window or whilst having your breakfast
ALL THINGS MORRIS
A festival to celebrate all things Morris ..Morris Dancers, Morris Miners !! www.visitilfracombe.co.uk
CLOVELLY MARITIME FESTIVAL
SOUTH WEST BIRDMAN COMPETITION, Ilfracombe
Round Table host their famous “Birdman” event on the Pier in Ilfracombe harbour in aid of local charities – Fun for all the family
NORTH DEVON SHOW – UMBERLEIGH BARTON FARM
See the animals, craft, food and trade tents at North Devon’s premier agriculture show – Book your tickets at Ilfracombe TIC
A procession of Walkers and Floats through Ilfracombe raising funds for local charities – comes past The Collingdale
GIN, BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL A weekend of live music, entertainment and selection of real ale.
MINI MADNESS 100s of Mini cars create an amazing spectacle on the Seafront at the end of their Annual Grand Tour
A whole weekend of events to celebrate all things maritime.
ILFRACOMBE MOTORBIKE SHOW
Hundreds of motorbikes on the Seafront – organised by MAG www.visitilfracombe.co.uk
LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY STEAM GALA
A weekend of steam on the railway and from road engines. A must for all steam fans.
SPOOKS AND SPARKS AT ILFRACOMBE RUGBY CLUB Halloween Celebrations, Bonfire & Fireworks with music and BBQ until late.