Take in some great local events in Sidmouth and South Devon

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

Budleigh Music Festival
18th July
12th - 20th July 2019

Budleigh Music Festival

The Budleigh Music Festival has a full programme of performers for their free lunchtime concerts and evening presentations.

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Manor Pavilion Theatre
18th July
Shows throughout the year

Manor Pavilion Theatre

Situated in the heart of Sidmouth, this very popular theatre covers all aspects of entertainment including Plays, Musicals, Comedies, Concerts, Variety Shows, Dance Shows, Professional Ballet and pantomime.

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Take a Sea Cruise with Stuart Line Cruises
18th July
Sailing throughout the year

Take a Sea Cruise with Stuart Line Cruises

Sailing the waters around Exeter, Torquay, Sidmouth and Exmouth. See the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, the River Exe or visit a South Devon town.

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Red Coat Guided Tours, Exeter
18th July
Tours throughout the year

Red Coat Guided Tours, Exeter

Red Coat Guided Tours operate throughout the year and provide free walking tours, letting you discover the history, culture and beauty of the city. 

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Westpoint Exeter
20th July
Events throughout the year

Westpoint Exeter

Situated only 11 miles from Sidmouth and just off the M5, Westpoint is host to exhibitions, events and entertainment throughout the year.

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Sidmouth Lions Club Great Duck Derby
21st July
Sunday 21st July 2019

Sidmouth Lions Club Great Duck Derby

Sidmouth Lions Club’s Great Duck Derby takes place in The Byes National Trust park area in Sidmouth. 

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Sidmouth Town Band
21st July
Sundays at 8 pm, Connaught Gardens

Sidmouth Town Band

The wonderful town band that has been entertaining since 1862 performs in the Connaught Gardens.

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Visit the Donkeys
24th July
Events throughout the year

Visit the Donkeys

You will love Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary, which is a sanctuary for donkeys and mules from around the world. 

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Sidmouth Folk Festival Week
02nd August
2nd - 9th August 2019

Sidmouth Folk Festival Week

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

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Dartmoor Folk Festival 2019
09th August
9th to 11th August 2019

Dartmoor Folk Festival 2019

A packed programme of concerts, ceilidhs, workshops, song and music sessions.

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The Sidmouth Regatta
24th August
24th - 25th August 2019

The Sidmouth Regatta

Another wonderful annual Sidmouth event, the Sidmouth Regatta, takes place over the August Bank Holiday Weekend, when spectators can enjoy boat races, competitions, firework displays and more.

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Great Book Sales
24th August
Events throughout the year

Great Book Sales

Sidmouth Lions Club’s Great Book Sales take place at St Teresa's Church Hall, in Sidmouth. 

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Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival
18th September
18th - 22nd September 2019

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
20th September
20th – 22nd September 2019 | Newton Abbot

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
21st September
Saturday 21st September 2019 - Sidmouth Cricket Ground

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
21st September
21st - 27th September 2019

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
26th September
26th - 29th September 2019

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
04th October
4th - 13th October 2019

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
18th October
18th - 20th October 2019

Dartmouth Food Festival

The Dartmouth Food Festival is back for 2019 with a tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink.

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Halloween fun at Crealy Adventure Park
19th October
19th - 27th October 2019

Halloween fun at Crealy Adventure Park

This October half term visit Devon's Crealy Great Adventure Park for some spooky adventures and fantastic fireworks!

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