What’s on in Cornwall 2024


Cornwall’s event calendar for 2024 is set to be nothing short of spectacular. As a hotel based in Redruth, Cornwall, close to the A30, we are perfectly situated for easy access to all that Cornwall has to offer. This year will see the return of much-loved annual music festivals, food and drink favourites, and family-friendly events to enjoy throughout the year. We’ve put together a list of some of Cornwall’s most anticipated events, with something to choose from for everyone… there’s no better time to start planning your Cornish holiday. See below for what’s on in Cornwall 2024. 

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St Piran’s Festival | 2nd March 2024 | External Event

Kicking off Cornwall’s 2024 event calendar is the St Piran’s Day Festival in Redruth. St Piran’s Day is a significant celebration in Cornwall, honouring the patron saint of tin miners. The festival originated as a tribute to tin miners but has grown into a widespread celebration of Cornwall’s greatness. Legend has it that St Piran, thrown into the sea in Ireland with a millstone, discovered tin in pouring from black rocks, inspiring the Cornish flag. We’re gearing up for a day of Celtic festivities so stay tuned for more details!

Mother’s Day Dining | 10th March 2024 | Internal Event – See menu here

Treat the wonderful mum in your life this Mother’s Day to a delicious 4-course lunch in our Dining Galleries Restaurant, or a lovely Afternoon Tea in our Grand Ballroom. Contact us to book your table now – 01209 203000 /

Rattler Fest | 19th – 20th April 2024 | External Event

Held at Healy’s Cider Farm, this celebration of all things Rattler is back for the 4th year. Delivering two days of vibrant music on the Rattler Main Stage, along with Après Ski Lodge Sessions, the Mr & Mrs Rattler Competition, Spring Break Party Games, and Celebrity DJs! Explore the Orchard Silent Disco, unwind at Pineapple Beach, and join in on the fun with everyone’s favourite—The Rattler Olympics!

Porthleven Food Festival | 26th – 28th April 2024 | External Event

Porthleven’s annual, much-loved food festival is back, celebrating the best of the Cornish food and ‘bringing families and foodies together’! Packed with amazing local food vendors, fun chef demonstrations, and great music, this is definitely not a weekend to miss. Enjoy exploring the picturesque harbour of Porthleven while enjoying everything the festival has to offer. 

Peeky Blinders Murder Mystery Night | 4th May 2024 | Internal Event

Travel back to the 1920s with our Peeky Blinders Murder Mystery in Cornwall! Immerse yourself in an evening of crime and intrigue as you become a detective to solve a thrilling mystery. Watch the mystery unfold with live entertainment courtesy of Murder by Appointment, savour an exquisite arrival drink, and delight in a delicious 3-course dinner. Join us for a night of rivalry, gangsters, and suspense – your ticket to a truly enchanting affair awaits! Book your space now –  01209 203000 /

Tunes in the Dunes Perranporth | 17th – 19th May 2024 | External Event

Tunes in the Dunes is a local music festival that just gets better and better every year, with previous headliners such as The Kaiser Chiefs, James Bay, and the Vaccines. This year grab your favourite Cornish cider and enjoy music from McFly, Craig David, Ocean Colour Scene and more! Get set for a fun-filled weekend of Tunes in the Dunes.

Great Estates Festival | 31st May – 2nd June 2024 | External Event

Described as ‘The most rambunctious garden fête.’ Happening at Scorrier House on the edge of Redruth from May 31 to June 2, this family-friendly festival promises an unforgettable experience in the heart of Cornwall. Festival goers can look forward to live music, artist workshops, karaoke, great food, and lots of entertainment for the kids. Visit the Great Estate Festival website to see all the magnificent things lined up for the weekend.

Comedy Night – Allo Allo Basil & Co | 7th June | Internal Event

New in Cornwall – Kernow Comedy Dining Company are hosting comedy dining experiences in Cornwall surrounding the characters from ‘Fawlty Towers’ and ‘Allo Allo’ with one of the first to held at the Penventon! With recognisable characters such as Basil & Sybil Fawlty, Rene & Edith Artois, plus others like Manuel, Crabtree, and Yvette it’s sure to be a riot. More to be announced at a later date.

Murdoch Day | 15th June 2024 | External Event

Step into the legacy of William Murdoch at Murdoch Day 2024, a celebration dedicated to the pioneer behind the introduction of coal gas in lighting! Immerse yourself in the rich heritage and history of Redruth as we honour the innovations that have defined our town. This festival is a vibrant tapestry of captivating exhibits and lively performances, embodying the genuine spirit of our community.

Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival | 14th – 16th June 2024 | External Event

Falmouth is brilliant at celebrating its nautical history and embracing Cornish heritage. The Sea Shanty Festival held in June every year is a nod to the past and a celebration of the songs of the past and present. During the festival, the whole town gets involved with dozens of venues throughout Falmouth hosting their own sea shanty celebrations throughout the weekend. Don’t miss out on one of the biggest maritime music festivals in Europe!

Drinks Festival | 13th July 2024 | Internal Event

Join us for our NEW drinks festival! Following our popular Gin O’Clock Festivals, we’ve decided to open it up to embrace other spirits, ales, cocktails, and more! Keep your eyes peeled for more information to follow.

Stithians Show | 15th July 2024 | External Event

This family-friendly agricultural show is the perfect blend of tradition and entertainment, creating an atmosphere where every visitor can find their own slice of enjoyment. With music, food, crafts, animals and displays/demonstrations for the whole family to enjoy.

Boardmasters | 7th – 11th August 2024 | External Event

The popular Cornwall music festival, which takes place on Fistral Beach in Newquay is set to return for another glorious weekend of sand, sea, surf and music. Lorde, Liam Gallagher and Florence + The Machine headlined the festival last year, with many more acts joining them on the bill, this year’s headliners are Stormzy and Chase & Status, with more being announced soon!

St Ives September Festival | 14th – 28th September 2024 | External Event

St Ives is one of the most enchanting towns in Cornwall, becoming even more vibrant during its annual 15-day ‘extravaganza of music and arts.’ The festival transforms the picturesque seaside town into a vibrant hub of performances, films, open studios, workshops, talks, with an abundance of art. The festival is well worth the visit during your holiday in Cornwall.

Fright Night Ball: Part IV | 26th October 2024 | Internal Event

Our most iconic event is returning this year, even bigger and better than ever! We’ve not yet announced this year’s theme, but we promise… it’s killer.

Lowender Festival | 25th – 27th October 2024 | External Event

Lowender, the festival that celebrates Cornish culture and its Celtic connections, is returning to Redruth. Expect Cornish music, dance, song and fun for all the family with a host of international Celtic performers from Brittany, the Isle of Man, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Music performances, dance sessions and workshops will be taking place in locations across Redruth town. Don’t miss out on this celebration of all things Cornish culture.

Christmas and New Year’s Eve Events:

Keep an eye out for the return of some of Cornwall’s most loved Christmas events, from Christmas markets to light switch-ons, and family-friendly activities throughout the festive season to join in with. Our annual Mistletoe market will be returning this year, as well as Truro’s Big Christmas Market, and Redruth in Lights – our local Christmas light switch-on, which will be held on November 30th.


With so many magnificent things to do in Cornwall this year don’t miss out – plan your holiday now! To book your Cornish getaway call 01209 203000 or email

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