Fireworks, festivals and fun, August in Cornwall brings the best of Cornish traditions bundled into one sun-soaked month.
August in Cornwall is a month of infinite possibilities for a summer to remember. If you can bear to drag yourself away from the beach, there are countless events taking place throughout the month that will leave you spoilt for choice. From one-off dos to month-long events, we’ve put together a list of the very best dates for you to put in your diary.
From secret gin gardens to live music, and from fantastic fireworks over Land’s End to classic country fayres, August in Cornwall offers a plethora of things to see and do. Meet people who live and work in this beautiful county and learn all about Cornish ways of life. From country to coast, local traditions and fun festivities are being celebrated and everyone is welcome to join in.
Nature Scavenger Hunt – 2nd – 3rd Aug 2019
Classic and American Car Summer Fayre – 4th Aug 2019
Magic in the Skies at Land’s End – 6th & 13th Aug 2019
Boardmasters Surf, Skate & Music Festival – 7th – 11th Aug 2019
Falmouth Week – 9th – 18th Aug 2019
Cornish Steam and Country Fair – 16th – 18th Aug 2019
St Ewe Country Fair – 18th Aug 2019
Fowey Regatta and Carnival Week 2019 – 18th – 24th Aug 2019
Cornwall Folk Festival – 22nd – 26th Aug 2019
The Return of the Secret Gin Garden – 24th Aug 2019
32nd Bude Jazz 2019 – 27th – 30th Aug 2019
Cornwall Motor Fest 2019 – 30th Aug – 1st Sept 2019
Throughout August in Cornwall there are month-long events and activities that you and your family can take part in. Choose when you’d like to go and look forward to days filled with entertainment and immersive experiences. Whether you want to be thrilled by theatre, captivated by the circus or channel your inner-explorer, your days can be filled with as much or as little as please.
Miracle Theatre’s A Perfect World – 1st – 24th Aug 2019
Cornwall Open Air Cinema – 1st – 25th Aug 2019
Alice and Wonderland’s Stuff and Nonsense – 1st – 31st Aug 2019
Paulo’s Circus 2019 Rockets Tour – 1st – 31st Aug 2019
Earth Stories at Eden – 1st – 31st Aug 2019
August at the Minack – 1st – 31st Aug 2019
A Summer of Parrots at Paradise Park – 1st – 31st Aug 2019
Treasure Island of Summer Activities – 1st – 31st Aug 2019