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Whatever time of year you choose to visit, the English Riviera has a packed diary of events ranging from family-friendly festivals to marvellous markets.

Make the most of our seaside setting in South Devon by heading along to the one of the many regatta’s held on our shores.

If you’re crazy for carnivals, summertime sees a host of processions, fireworks and stalls, while foodies can satisfy their taste buds at the many food and drink festivals that frequent Torbay. Here’s just some of our favourites:

Grinagog Festival

7 Apr to 9 Mar 2017

For the first time a world class music festival comes to the beautiful seaside town of Torquay bringing together award winning festival producers and a selection of local talent. The festival will feature…

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BMAD Bike Festival 2017

28 to 30 Apr 2017

Bikers Made A Difference Bike Festival was founded by local motorcycle enthusiasts Kelvin and Jane Holloran in 2002. Since then it has flourished in to one of the largest events on the English Riviera.…

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Brixham Pirate Festival 2017

29 Apr to 1 May 2017

Have a 'Yo Ho Ho Holiday' here in the English Riviera. The famous Brixham Pirate Festival is just a short distance from our holiday parks in the neigbouring harbour town of Brixham. …

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Devon County Show 2017

18 to 20 May 2017

Devon County Show exhibits everything that makes this county great. Delicious local food and drink, with real ale and cider hosted in the large food hall. As well as prize-winning animals, a selection…

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Brixfest 2017

27 to 31 May 2017

Now in its sixth year Brixfest is an award winning family festival celebrating Brixham’s heritage. A free 3-day event, including fireworks, children’s day, live music, cooking demonstrations,…

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Torbay Airshow 2017

3 Jun 2017 to 4 Sep

Torbay Airshow will be flying back into town for more amazing aerodynamic displays in June 2017. More than 100,000 people watched the first ever Torbay Airshow in 2016 and its return to the skies of South…

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