South Devon is bursting with events and festivals all year round come rain or shine! With events ranging from the weird and wonderful to big family days out and action packed weekends there is plenty going on to suit everyone. Whether you want to get stuck in a take part or you'd rather sit back, relax and take in the hussle, bustle and excitement that is going on around you - we've got events that allow you to do just that!
With a mix of festivals taking place across the region you'll be spoilt for choice. South Devon's popular foodie festival take place annually so if you miss one this year, don't worry. From large food festivals to the more niche and quieter food fairs you'll be able to sample local Devon produce and take in the passion of South Devon producers.
We're not only proud of our food festivals, we've got music, crafts, sea shanties and so much more. If you're visiting the region this year make sure you find the time to attend at least one of our festivals for the true South Devon experience.
South Devon is know for it's inspiring qualities and artistic background. While visiting the region it's always worth checking to see if there is a workshop or demonstration taking place near you. With an abundance of craftsman and professionals who are passionate about their work you can pick up a few craft tips before heading home. Thinking of visiting over the Christmas period? Create your own hand crafted tree decorations or learn to piece together the perfect Mother's Day bouquet.
Regattas and Racing
Regattas are a way of life in South Devon, so make sure you check one out during the summer period. Whether you opt for a bigger event like the Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta or a smaller quieter affair like the Salcombe Town Regatta you'll find a day of excitement and maritime fun no matter which one you chose. A summer holiday to South Devon would not be complete without experience a Regatta or cycling event.
'What's On' Download
Download our brand new augmented reality events leaflet and see our events come to life! Just download the free Layar app and hold your smart phone over our featured events - it's that simple.
Tourist Information Centres
Our Tourism Information Centres’ staff are more than happy to help you locate local events all year round. So if you’re visiting a local town make sure you pop in and say hello.
Events are being added to our website daily, so keep an eye out for all the big events.
Are you Holding an Event?
If you are holding an event and would like it to be advertised on the Visit South Devon website, please download the event booking form and email it, along with one suitable image, to: firstname.lastname@example.org