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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:

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 to 4 Jun 2017

Torbay Airshow will take to the skies once again this June with a breath-taking air display over the stunning South Devon coastline. The two day aerodynamic event will take place over the weekend of the…

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Occombe Beer Festival 2017

16 to 17 Jun 2017

Back for its 12th year, Occombe Beer Festival bring you two days of live music, a huge selection of beers, ciders and wine as well as delicious locally produced food. This is a non-profit festival…

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Glas-Denbury 2017

7 to 9 Jul 2017

Glas-Denbury is a unique Devon festival with something for everyone in one of the most idyllic surroundings in Devon. A truly happy event, one of the friendliest you will ever find, with a wonderful atmosphere.…

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Brixham Hap'nin

14 to 15 Jul 2017

Brixham Hap’nin is a summer festival of music, theatre and dance and provides 2 days of live entertainment to raise money for local charities. It takes place at St. Marys Park in Brixham…

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Paignton Festival 2017

22 to 30 Jul 2017

Situated on Paignton Green, this family friendly extravaganza, formerly known as Torbay Carnival, boasts 100 years of heritage and is packed full of action. Head along for live entertainment,…

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