Whats on in Sidmouth

Plan an even more memorable stay with the help of our diary of local events in events in Sidmouth and the surrounding area.

From nights at the theatre to a day out wandering around the gardens, there are lots of things that you can dive into on your trip. Take a look at what's happening over the next couple of months and see what you could get up to on your next Devon break.

Please check individual event websites for up to date opening details and information as all events are subject to change and cancellation, and that you are comfortable with their COVID-19 procedures before visiting. Pre-booking is often now essential.

Sidmouth Folk Festival Week
30th July
30th July - 6th August 2021

Sidmouth Folk Festival Week

The famous annual Sidmouth Folk Festival Week. A week which sees musicians, dancers, artists and folk music fans arrive in the town.

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Sidmouth Summer Play Festival
10th August
Selected Dates until 18th September

Sidmouth Summer Play Festival

This very popular theatre, situated in the heart of Sidmouth, covers all aspects of entertainment.

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Sidmouth Air Show
27th August
27th August 2021

Sidmouth Air Show

Sidmouth's annual air show is back, with the display by the RAF Red Arrows aerobatics team!

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Ottery St Mary Food and Families Festival
11th September
Saturday 11th September 2021

Ottery St Mary Food and Families Festival

A delicious food festival in the glorious Devon countryside.

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Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival
15th September
15th - 19th September 2021

Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

The Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival features inspiring talks, readings and conversations with talented authors of all types. 

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Abbfest Festival
16th September
16th – 19th September 2021

Abbfest Festival

A beer, food and drink festival that aims to raise money for local charities, organisations and good causes!

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Sidmouth Classic Car Show
18th September
Saturday 18th September 2021

Sidmouth Classic Car Show

The Classic Car Show returns to Sidmouth - spend the day looking at stunning cars in a stunning setting.

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The Creative Craft Show
23rd September
23rd - 26th September 2021

The Creative Craft Show

Coming to Westpoint, Exeter with more than 180 exhibitors offering the latest products, ideas and innovations.

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Sidmouth Science Festival
08th October
8th - 17th October 2021

Sidmouth Science Festival

A series of mainly free and family-friendly events around Sidmouth, focused on everything to do with science. 

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Dartmouth Food Festival
22nd October
22nd - 24th October 2021

Dartmouth Food Festival

The Dartmouth Food Festival is back for 2021 with a tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink.

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