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Newquay Events Calendar 2017

From epic surfing battles to the best live music on the South coast, Newquay (and Fistral Beach in particular) offers the most diverse line-up of entertainment on the North coast of Cornwall. Make sure your 2017 self-catering escape to the beach gets off with a bang, by embracing the many fantastic events lined-up for this year...

Hurling The Silver Ball - St Columb Major
11th March 2017
This traditional Cornish sport, with ancient origins, involves a small silver ball and contact tactics akin to Rugby. It's a fantastic event to spectate, and usually ends up in one of the many cosy taverns with a local ale or two!

Camel Creek’s Cracking Easter
1st - 17th April 2017
With a free Easter egg for every child over the Easter Weekend, a fantastic golden egg hunt, the Camel Creek Easter trail and a surprise visit from a very special rabbit, this is a wonderful day out for all to enjoy.

Thundercat Racing
21st-23rd April 2017
Welcome to the world's toughest watersport. Contestants mount their 4m motorised, inflatable catamarans and take to the waves, competing for the ultimate prize - National, European and World titles!

Art8 - Newquay Arts and Culture Festival
27th April - 1st May 2017
Art8 is Newquay's Arts and Culture Festival - four days bursting at the seams with events, exhibits and workshops involving film, craft, spoken word, dance, photography, theatre, music, literature and more.

Aspall Polo On The Beach
19th - 21st May 2017
Aspall Polo on the Beach weekend event takes place at Watergate Bay near Newquay, with the promise of speed and excitement featuring some of the country’s top professional polo players.

Night Surf
16th & 18th June 2017
One of the most popular events it see’s Fistral illuminated and the surfers competing well into the evening - fantastic to spectate, all wrapped up from the safety of the shoreline.

Newquay Surf 7's – 7's Rugby Tournament
24th - 25th June 2017
For Rugby fans, a fast-paced 7's Rugby Tournament - the biggest Rugby Sevens Event in the South West, hosting over 100 of the best Rugby 7s teams from all over Europe!

Electric Beach Festival
7th - 9th July 2017
Welcome to Electric Beach Festival - The UK's greatest beach party! Expect world class acts, hip hop, dance, reggae and more, all with the sound of the waves lapping against the shore and the sand between your toes.

Roxy Girls Surf School
22nd July 2017
The perfect combination of surf, fun and chill time. Surf lessons are suitable for all levels from complete beginner to advance with an all girl instructor team qualified to ISA level 2.

Symphony By The Sea
4th August 2017
Inspired by the last night of the proms enjoy a classical concert come rain or shine thanks to a unique ‘tented village’ for Symphony By The Sea at Lusty Glaze Beach in Newquay. Pre-order Hampers, bring your own blankets and sit on the beach or grab a seat!

Boardmasters Surf, Skate & Music Festival
9th-13th August 2017
Surf, skate & music festival situated across two legendary locations featuring the best in action sports including ASP World Tour Surfing and a laid back music festival.

Octopus Treasure Trail at Newquay's Blue Reef Aquarium
17th - 31st August 2017
The Blue Reef Aquarium’s Octopus has mislaid her treasure and needs the help of humans to help track it down! There will be family passes up for grabs as well as prizes.

Lusty Glaze Beach Annual Beach Tag Rugby Tournament
25th - 27th August 2017
Three days of tag rugby on the sand - it’s everyone’s favourite weekend of the year! A fabulous open-age tournament, attracting teams from all over the country.

Newquay Fish Festival
8th-10th September 2017
Showcasing Newquay Harbour, the festival attracts thousands of visitors to sample delicious fish dishes, watch local chefs rustle up amazing food and enjoy the entertainment.

Slyde Handboards Bodysurfing Championship
16th-17th September 2017
Hundreds of body-surfers from around the world compete for trophies and prizes, plus some serious street/water cred! An awesome spectator sport for those looking to get involved!

Thundercat Racing
28th-29th October 2017
Welcome to the world's toughest watersport. Contestants mount their 4m motorised, inflatable catamarans and take to the waves, competing for the ultimate prize - National, European and World titles!

Quiksilver King of the Groms
18th-19th November 2017
Epic surfing competition not to be missed!

BUCS Surfing Championships
October 2017
With hundreds of competitors, this diverse competition welcomes everyone from beginners to serious surfing pros.

Santa Run & Surf, Fistral
TBC December 2017
Running and surfing to raise funds for a local charity, masses of Santa's make their way along Fistral Beach in this festive community display!


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