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. Pre-booking is often now essential.

Sidmouth Sea Fest
20th May
20th & 21st May 2022

Sidmouth Sea Fest

Sidmouth Sea Fest is back for another year and celebrates the region's fishing heritage and promotes coastal living. 

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Sidmouth Jazz & Blues Festival
02nd June
2nd - 5th June 2022

Sidmouth Jazz & Blues Festival

Don't miss the first Sidmouth International Jazz and Blues festival which is taking place this June!

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Devon County Show
30th June
30th June - 2nd July 2022

Devon County Show

A giant celebration of Devon country life staged at Westpoint Arena in Exeter. The show is full of country competitions, local food and drink, traditional entertainment and masses of crafts.

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Sidmouth Folk Festival Week
29th July
29th July - 5th August 2022

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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Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival
14th September
14th - 18th September 2022

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 – 18th September 2022

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
17th September
Saturday 17th September 2022

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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Sidmouth & East Devon Walking Festival
17th September
17th - 23rd September 2022

Sidmouth & East Devon Walking Festival

A fabulous festival with a choice of three different walks each day, taking you through our stunning local countryside and coastline. 

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The Creative Craft Show
22nd September
22nd - 25th September 2022

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 - 16th October 2022

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
21st October
21st - 23rd October 2022

Dartmouth Food Festival

The Dartmouth Food Festival is back for 2022 with a tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink.

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