What’s On in Dartmouth

Dartmouth loves celebrate; there’s always something going on in and around the area. No matter what time of year you visit, you’ll be guaranteed to find events in Dartmouth that suit every taste and every age group.  

Whether you’re a local looking for the latest festivities or a visitor eager to immerse yourself in the town’s vibrant atmosphere, our list of events ensures that you never miss out on the action. 

From lively festivals to intimate shows, Dartmouth’s events calendar is brimming with diverse experiences to suit every taste and interest. Immerse yourself in the town’s rich maritime heritage with the Dartmouth Regatta, a beloved annual tradition featuring thrilling boat races, live music and family-friendly activities. Or, explore the culinary delights of the region at the Dartmouth Food Festival, where local chefs showcase the best of Devon’s gastronomic scene through cooking demonstrations, tastings and artisan markets. 

Annual Events in Dartmouth 

Every year Dartmouth hosts a variety of big annual events, such as the Dart Music Festival held in May, the Dartmouth Shakespeare Week in July, the Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta in August and the Dartmouth Food Festival in October. You can find out more about what’s on in Dartmouth every year with our annual events here 

Seasonal Events in Dartmouth 

It’s not just regular annual events that Dartmouth is well known for. No matter when you visit you’re sure to find some great seasonal events in Dartmouth taking place too. Whether you plan to visit for Valentines Day, Easter or Halloween, during the school holidays, mid week or at the weekend, for a bank holiday, long weekend or a Christmas getaway, you’ll find a great range of events which will keep the whole party happy. 

Discover what’s on in Dartmouth this month here, or use the search options below to find which events are taking place during your visit. 

Make a Holiday Out of It!  

If you’re planning on visiting Dartmouth for a specific event why not make a holiday out of it? Book in to one of Dartmouth’s wonderful hotels, self-catered accommodation or B&Bs and enjoy a few days exploring the town and surrounding countryside. Dartmouth has a great food and drink scene serving up wonderful fresh local produce so be sure to check one or more out while you’re visiting the town. 

Explore Dartmouth’s Events Today

Ready to dive into Dartmouth’s vibrant events scene? Browse our comprehensive calendar to view all events happening in Dartmouth and start planning your next adventure. Whether you’re seeking cultural enrichment, culinary delights or outdoor escapades, Dartmouth invites you to join the celebration and experience the magic of Devon’s most dynamic destination. 

Stay Up-to-Date with the Latest Events   

Don’t miss out on the excitement – subscribe to our newsletter to receive regular updates on the major upcoming events in Dartmouth, ensuring that you never miss a moment of the action. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor planning your Dartmouth getaway, our newsletter keeps you informed and inspired. Sign up here! 

 *All events are subject to change and cancellation. Please check individual event websites for up to date opening details and information. 

may

04may(may 4)9:00 am02jun(jun 2)4:00 pmMagical Unicorn Month

24may(may 24)7:00 pm30(may 30)4:06 pmThe Fall Guy (12A)

27mayAll Day31Magician Greg Chapman’s ‘(Miniature) World Tour’

30may7:15 pm8:45 pmROH: Message in a bottle (The Royal Ballet)

31may(may 31)7:00 pm06jun(jun 6)9:11 pmChallengers (15)

june

04may(may 4)9:00 am02jun(jun 2)4:00 pmMagical Unicorn Month

31may(may 31)7:00 pm06jun(jun 6)9:11 pmChallengers (15)

01junAll Day02English Riviera Airshow

01jun6:00 pm7:30 pmBRNC: Flavel Bistro Pre-show Supper

01jun7:30 pm9:30 pmSoundtracks of the Heroes and Villains! The Concert Band of Britannia Royal Naval College

06jun10:30 am4:00 pmD-Day 80th Anniversary at Greenway

07jun5:30 pm6:30 pmFriday @ The Flavel: Adam Dyer "and all that jazz piano"

08jun(jun 8)7:00 pm13(jun 13)8:29 pmThe Trouble with Jessica (15) @ The Flavel Cinema

11jun7:15 pm10:30 pmThe Royal Opera: ANDREA CHÉNIER

14jun7:30 pm9:30 pmCara Dillon and Sam Lakeman

15jun(jun 15)7:00 pm20(jun 20)8:35 pmThe Almond and The Seahorse

21jun(jun 21)7:00 pm27(jun 27)8:30 pmWicked Little Letters (15)

22jun12:15 pm9:30 pmRum & Reggae Festival, Lupton House

23jun10:00 am4:00 pmCaribbean Family Fun Day, Lupton House

28jun(jun 28)7:00 pm04jul(jul 4)8:48 pmFreud's Last Session

29junAll DayCHSW - Dart Art Day

july

28jun(jun 28)7:00 pm04jul(jul 4)8:48 pmFreud's Last Session

01jul10:30 am31(jul 31)4:00 pmFestival of Archaeology at Greenway

05jul7:30 pm9:10 pmINTERNATIONAL CLASSICAL SERIES : AMY HARMAN AND TOM POSTER

12julAll Day13Tunes on the Sands

13jul7:30 pm10:00 pmVoodoo Room - A Night of Hendrix, Clapton & Cream

17julAll Day24FeaturedClassic Channel Regatta

19jul7:30 pm9:30 pmThe Dave Hankin Big Band

23julAll Day12sepSummer Evening Illuminations at Babbacombe Model Village

26jul7:30 pm9:30 pmThe Fleetwood Mac Songbook

27jul01sepSummer of Play at Greenway

27jul01sepSummer of Play at Coleton Fishacre

30julAll Day03augDartmouth Shakespeare Week

august

23julAll Day12sepSummer Evening Illuminations at Babbacombe Model Village

27jul01sepSummer of Play at Greenway

27jul01sepSummer of Play at Coleton Fishacre

30julAll Day03augDartmouth Shakespeare Week

29augAll Day31Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta

september

23julAll Day12sepSummer Evening Illuminations at Babbacombe Model Village

27jul01sepSummer of Play at Greenway

27jul01sepSummer of Play at Coleton Fishacre

14sep11:00 am4:00 pmGreenway 1950s fête

14sep7:30 pm9:00 pmA NIGHT OF GLASS Dan Whitehouse

28sep(sep 28)9:00 am03nov(nov 3)4:00 pmPumpkin Festival at Pennywell Farm

october

28sep(sep 28)9:00 am03nov(nov 3)4:00 pmPumpkin Festival at Pennywell Farm

25octAll Day27Dartmouth Food Festival

26octAll Day03novHalloween at Babbacombe Model Village

november

28sep(sep 28)9:00 am03nov(nov 3)4:00 pmPumpkin Festival at Pennywell Farm

26octAll Day03novHalloween at Babbacombe Model Village

30novAll Day31decChristmas Illuminations at Babbacombe Model Village

december

30novAll Day31decChristmas Illuminations at Babbacombe Model Village

january

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february

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march

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april

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may

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june

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july

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august

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