Dartmouth is a wonderful town to visit in spring, summer, autumn and winter. No matter when you visit you’ll find a wide range of exciting seasonal events being held that highlight what the town has to offer.
Here are some of the great annual and special events held in Dartmouth that you won’t want to miss!
To see all the events taking place throughout the town and surrounding region this month click here.
In May the annual Dart Music Festival takes over the town and for 3 days the streets come alive with the sound of music.
Dartmouth’s Arts & Crafts Weekend
Dartmouth’s Arts & Crafts Weekend takes place in June and sees artists, sculptors, potters and other craft workers take over the Royal Avenue Gardens.
Dartmouth Shakespeare Week
Enjoy a spectacular performance of Shakespeare with the beautiful backdrop of Dartmouth Castle.
Woofstock UK is a festival all about dogs but with a twist! Woofstock UK is a festival by dogs for dogs.
The best time to visit Dartmouth for water-related activities, has to be August when the Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta transforms the town into a hub of water-borne festivities.
Dartmouth Galleries Week
October is when artists take centre stage for the annual Galleries Week. Previewing their latest collections during an open studio event, local galleries welcome visitors to come and explore the work on show.
Each year in October, the Dartmouth Food Festival celebrates local produce and food producers as well as local eateries and chefs.
Get into the festive spirit as the town comes alive with the Candlelit Dartmouth Festival, a candlelit procession and the arrival of Father Christmas by boat.
Find a wide range of wonderful produce all locally sourced by local people at Dartmouth Farmers Market, it’s held in the Old Market Square every second Saturday of the month from 9am to 1pm.