Take in some wonderful local events and festivals!

Use our North Devon Events Calendar to help you plan your trip to The Park Hotel for a superb luxury holiday in Barnstaple.

A beginner's guide to designing your own garden at RHS Rosemoor
25th July
25th - 26th July 2019

A beginner's guide to designing your own garden at RHS Rosemoor

Do you have a new garden, or want to change your existing one? Learn all the skill you will need in this very practical 2-day workshop

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Cardboard Boat Regatta and Water Festival
28th July
28th July 2019

Cardboard Boat Regatta and Water Festival

Sailing and boat races across Bideford Quay, alongside the crazy cardboard boats, make for a great day out...

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Devon Street Food Festival
02nd August
2nd - 4th August 2019

Devon Street Food Festival

Three glorious days of street food in a key North Devon location. Smells, tastes, drinks and fun to please everyone.  

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South West Birdman
03rd August
3rd August 2019

South West Birdman

Join the party around Ilfracombe pier as stalls and entertainment keep the family amused before the main event - people in fancy dress jumping into the sea!  

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Clovelly Maritime Festival and Lifeboat Weekend
03rd August
3rd and 4th August 2019

Clovelly Maritime Festival and Lifeboat Weekend

Lively music, street entertainment, crafty creations, sea storytelling, puppet shows and family activities are all on offer at Clovelly during this fun-packed day in support of the R.N.L.I.

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North Devon County Show 2019
07th August
7th August 2019

North Devon County Show 2019

There is so much to see and do at North Devon's leading local agricultural event, with attractions, lovely local food, displays and competitions.

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Combe Martin Carnival Week
10th August
10th - 17th August 2019

Combe Martin Carnival Week

A week of parades, games, races and general family fun for locals and holidaymakers alike - both on the beach and down one of the longest high streets in England. 

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RHS Garden Rosemoor Flower Show
16th August
16th - 18th August 2019

RHS Garden Rosemoor Flower Show

The 3rd annual flower show held at the popular and beautiful Rosemoor, highlights the very best the South West has to offer in gardening, flowers and all things nature. 

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Grand Tour Mini Run
24th August
24th August 2019

Grand Tour Mini Run

Fans of the Mini will love the chance to come up close and personal with hundreds of classic and new Minis.

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Clovelly Gig Regatta
24th August
24th August 2019

Clovelly Gig Regatta

Gig Rowing at Clovelly has become very popular recently, as Devons best teams go head to head in a fun but intense day of competition. 

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Sheb Fest
31st August
31st August 2019

Sheb Fest

Based on the fields of a working beef & sheep farm in the historic village of Shebbear, Sheb Fest is North Devon's largest one-day festival.

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Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival
31st August
31st August - 1st September 2019

Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival

A weekend of great food and nautical fun in Ilfracombe. 

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Clovelly Lobster and Crab Feast
01st September
1st September 2019

Clovelly Lobster and Crab Feast

The one-day extravaganza based in the historic lobster and crab fishing village of Clovelly.

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Art Trek 2019 - North Devon Open Studios
13th September
13th - 29th September 2019

Art Trek 2019 - North Devon Open Studios

An event for all North Devon artists and craftsmen to take part in. A trail of beautiful pictures, pieces and creations spread around, shops, galleries and homes throughout the area. 

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Barnstaple Fair and Carnival
18th September
18th – 21st September 2019

Barnstaple Fair and Carnival

Held in the town since 1931, the biggest fair in the South West returns once again with games, food, rides and a massive carnival. 

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Appledore Book Festival
20th September
20th - 28th September 2019

Appledore Book Festival

Devon's biggest and most popular literary festival staged in the most picturesque village of Appledore.

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Rosemoor Real Ale, Gin & Music Fest
27th September
27th & 28th September 2019

Rosemoor Real Ale, Gin & Music Fest

A fun-filled weekend of live music, great food, locally produced real ales and an extended exciting gin bar.

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Dartmouth Food Festival
18th October
18th - 20th October 2019

Dartmouth Food Festival

A fabulous foodie event welcoming local and national food heroes and showcasing the best the South West has to offer.

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The Big Sheep Halloween Festival 2019
19th October
19th - 31st October 2019

The Big Sheep Halloween Festival 2019

Family fun by day, fright-filled horrors by night, do you dare enter The Big Sheep theme park in North Devon during October half term? 

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Halloween Hocus Pocus - The Milky Way
19th October
19th - 31st October 2019

Halloween Hocus Pocus - The Milky Way

Halloween Half Term fun, including a school for witches and wizards...

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North Devon FOODfest
20th October
20th October 2019

North Devon FOODfest

North Devon's hottest event on the foodie calendar; held in Barnstaple pannier market and showcasing all the local delicacies of small food businesses in North Devon. 

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Clovelly Apple Day
23rd October
23rd October 2019

Clovelly Apple Day

Lots of lovely apple crafts and activities in beautiful Clovelly to celebrate the apple season! 

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Appledore Pirates Bonfire and Fireworks Night 2019
03rd November
3rd November 2019

Appledore Pirates Bonfire and Fireworks Night 2019

A family friendly fireworks display in the heart of wonderful Appledore, North Devon. 

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Bonfire and Fireworks Night at The Big Sheep 2019
05th November
5th November 2019

Bonfire and Fireworks Night at The Big Sheep 2019

Celebrate Guy Fawkes evening with a bonfire, fireworks and some tasty food! Grab your woolly hats and gloves, wrap up warm and enjoy the dazzling display of fireworks by the warmth of the fire. 

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RHS Rosemoor 'Glow' Garden Illuminations
16th November
15th November 2019 - 5th January 2020

RHS Rosemoor 'Glow' Garden Illuminations

Why not get in the festive spirirt with a walk around Rosemoor's Winter Illuminations.

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Clovelly Herring Festival
17th November
17th November 2019

Clovelly Herring Festival

To celebrate the history of Herring fishing in the village, Clovelly hosts family entertainment and stalls.

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Clovelly Christmas Lights Switch On
01st December
1st December 2019

Clovelly Christmas Lights Switch On

Enjoy carol singing, food stalls, brass bands, firework displays and watch Father Christmas himself arrive in the historic village. 

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Boxing Day Barbecue at Clovelly
26th December
26th December 2019

Boxing Day Barbecue at Clovelly

The perfect follow up to Christmas day, with a walk and BBQ by the coast in historical Clovelly! 

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Bideford New Year's Eve 2019
31st December
31st December 2019

Bideford New Year's Eve 2019

Bideford is the place to be on New Year's Eve. On the last night of each year, the 'little white town' bursts into life with colour and sound to celebrate the passing of another year.

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