What’s On in Dartmouth

Dartmouth is a town that loves to celebrate and there is 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.

From food festivals to royal regattas, music festivals to arts and crafts, markets and gallery open days as well as theatre shows, there is something for everyone all year round.

Whether you want to plan your visit around a specific event, or just want to check out what is going on right now, we have all the information you need.

Annual Events

Every year Dartmouth is home to some wonderful annual events from the Dart Music Festival held each Spring to Dartmouth Shakespeare Week, the Dartmouth Royal Regatta in August, to Dartmouth Food Festival which takes place in the Autumn as well as Candlelit Dartmouth during the Winter. You can find out more about what’s on in Dartmouth every year with our annual events here.

Seasonal Events

It’s not just regular annual events that Dartmouth is well known for. No matter which week or month you visit you’re sure to find some great seasonal events in Dartmouth taking place too. So 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 an autumn or winter get away, 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 to find which events are taking place during your visit.

Make a holiday 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 catering accommodation or B&Bs and enjoy a few days exploring the town and surrounding countryside. Dartmouth is also home to some great pubs, cafes and restaurants serving up wonderful fresh local produce so be sure to check one or more out while you’re visiting the town.

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


01janAll Day31decThe Flavel Arts Centre & Cinema


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08apr7:00 pm11:00 pmJimmy Carr - Terribly Funny


01mayAll Day03Brixham Pirate Festival

02mayAll DaySalcombe Crabfest

07mayAll Day09Dart Music Festival

15may8:00 am6:00 pmDart The Dart Run

20mayAll Day22Devon County Show

28mayAll Day30Kingsbridge Food & Music Festival

28mayAll Day31BrixFest


12junAll Day13Dartmouth Triathlon

12junAll DayDartmouth Swim & Junior Aquathlon

20junAll DayDartmoor Classic

26junAll Day27Dartmouth Art & Craft Weekend


09julAll Day11Tunes on the Sands

17jul(jul 17)1:00 am24(jul 24)1:00 amKingsbridge Fair Week


06augAll Day08Woofstock UK

26augAll Day28Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta


04sepAll DayKingsbridge Show

11sepAll Day18International Agatha Christie Festival


22octAll Day24Dartmouth Food Festival


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04decAll DayKingsbridge Celebrates Christmas


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