Why not 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.

Great Book Sales
07th March
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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Gourmet Garden Market
11th April
11th April & 18th July 2020

Gourmet Garden Market

The event showcases 40 local produces and creators including skincare, jewellery, artwork and pottery. 

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Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink
08th May
8th - 10th May 2020

Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink

A firm fixture on the food festival calendar, this event is a food lovers paradise. 

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Donkey Week
12th May
12th - 19th May 2020

Donkey Week

This week's holiday is held every year at The Donkey Sanctuary.

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Sidmouth Sea Fest
16th May
16th May 2020

Sidmouth Sea Fest

A yearly event with family entertainment.

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Devon County Show
21st May
21st - 23rd May 2020

Devon County Show

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

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Sidmouth Town Band Concerts
31st May
Sundays at 8 pm, Connaught Gardens

Sidmouth Town Band Concerts

Maintaining our local area’s tradition for authentic band music since 1862.

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Sidmouth Literary Festival 2020
12th June
12th - 14th June 2020

Sidmouth Literary Festival 2020

Sidmouth Literary Festival returns once again in 2020.

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Budleigh Music Festival
10th July
10th - 18th July 2020

Budleigh Music Festival

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

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Sidmouth Folk Festival Week
31st July
31st July - 7th August 2020

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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Sidmouth Regatta
29th August
29th - 30th August 2020

Sidmouth Regatta

As well as the sailing races in the spectacular setting of Sidmouth Bay, there will be sporting events, musical entertainment and family fun!

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Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival
16th September
16th - 20th September 2020

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
18th September
18th – 20th September 2020

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
19th September
19th September 2020

Sidmouth Classic Car Show

Spend the day looking at stunning cars in a stunning setting as the Classic Car Show returns to Sidmouth. 

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Sidmouth & East Devon Walking Festival
19th September
19th - 25th September 2020

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
24th September
24th - 27th September 2020

The Creative Craft Show

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

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Powderham Castle Food Festival
03rd October
3rd - 4th October 2020

Powderham Castle Food Festival

Stalls selling artisan food, drink and hot treats in the stunning castle grounds. 

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Sidmouth Science Festival
09th October
9th - 18th October 2020

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
23rd October
23rd - 25th October 2020

Dartmouth Food Festival

The Dartmouth Food Festival is back for 2020 with a tempting mix of delicious regional food and drink.

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