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October in Cornwall

From Truro’s Oktober Fest to spooky Halloween tours and more; it’s all happening in Cornwall this October.

October in Cornwall has arrived and it’s definitely time to celebrate. The beach dog ban has lifted, the crowds have all but disappeared and a magical, autumnal hue is descending. What’s not to love? To add to the seasonal spirit, there are also lots of events and festivals taking place throughout the county. From Truro’s Oktober Fest to Halloween thrills and from deep sea voyages to immersive art; it’s all happening in Cornwall and we are joining in.

Eat, Drink and Be Merry

With a noticeably chillier edge to the breeze, there’s no better way to warm up than with delicious fodder. Fortunately, there are a number of festivals and events on throughout October to tantalise your taste buds. These include Truro’s very own answer to the world-famous German Oktoberfest. Intrigued? We are too. Head over and try out local delicacies and produce at one of the fantastic food festivals this month.

Falmouth Beer Festival – 3rd – 5th October 2019
Oktoberfest Truro – 5th October 2019
Falmouth Oyster Festival – 9th – 13th October 2019
The Alverton Beer and Cornish Drinks Festival – 12th October 2019

Culture Vultures

A stay in Cornwall is nothing short of enthralling and this October there is plenty to keep you on the edge of your seat. Dive into a fantastic ocean adventure, pour over pages at North Cornwall’s book festival and enjoy unforgettable performances with Sterts Theatre.

Sterts Theatre Autumn Shows – October 2019
Reflect | Bude – 4th – 6th October 2019
Ocean Film Festival World Tour – 9th – 11th October 2019
Tate Create: Tattoo You – 20th – 28th October 2019

Fun For All The Family

In Cornwall there are endless ways to get out there and enjoy the scenery with all of the family. That said, if you are looking for something a little different, check out this month’s line up of family-friendly activities and days out. The whole family will find something to fall in love with and you’ll leave with memories to last a lifetime.

North Cornwall Book Festival – 10th – 13th October 2019
Mid Century and Vintage Fair – 12th – 13th October 2019
Lowender Peran Festival – 30th October – 3rd November 2019

Spooky Spectaculars

If, like me, you begrudgingly accept that you are a little past the acceptable age for trick or treating, worry not. There are plenty of events happening this October in Cornwall for kids and big kids alike to get into the ghoulish groove. Go forth, fellow halloweeners, and don those costumes with pride.

Hocus Pocus at The Milky Way – 19th – 31st October 2019
Halloweden – 19th October – 3rd November 2019
Flambards Tricks & Treat Firework Spectacular – 23rd October 2019
Halloween Tours at Pendennis Castle – 25th – 26th October 2019

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