Newquay August Bank Holiday 2017

What’s on August Bank Holiday 2017 in Newquay? It’s the last big summer weekend of the year and the weathermen predict a heatwave!

If you’re wondering what’s on bank holiday weekend in Newquay, there’ll be something you can find to do – rambling alone or with others, a wild weekend away with your mates, sketching the landscapes, or riding the waters, Newquay’s August Bank Holiday 2017 will have something that ticks all your boxes!  Newquay August Bank Holiday 2016

The Bowgie Inn have a weekend-long Ale & Cider Festival at Crantock (25th to 28th August).  Lusty Glaze are hosting the 2017 Beach Tag Rugby Tournament (25th to 27th).

On the Saturday there’s a big parade through town from 11am and events throughout the day on the Killacourt for the Cornwall Newquay Pride Event.

National Trust property Trerice are putting on Snail Racing on Saturday 26 August from 11am to 4pm and a Boat Making day, from 11am to 4pm on Sunday 27 August, where you make and decorate your own sail boat and race it.

The Red Arrows will be using Newquay airport on the Bank Holiday Monday, as a base for an air display on the Scillies.  Watch out for the Red Arrows over Newquay beaches between noon and early evening as they arrive and depart.

Every pub and club will have special events, from folk evenings to DJs.  Newquay Cinema has a full range of films on, mornings, afternoons and some evening screenings.

Keep an eye out for posters for Newquay Fun Fair for opening times.

Or simply chill out on your nearest beach and dip into a special beach picnic of local Cornish produce and a nice bottle of Cornish wine.

Whatever you end up doing, don’t forget to cream up and stick on a hat to protect yourself from the sun!

Bank Holiday Weekend Ideas in Newquay:

There will be more events that crop up closer to the time – and don’t forget to keep an eye out on the noticeboards round town for some more What’s On events.

25, August 2017

  • Friday 25 Aug 2017 - 9AM to 11PM

    Beach Tag Rugby Tournament, 2017, Newquay, Newquay

    The Lusty Glaze Beach Tag Rugby tournament returns for 2017, with a family-friendly August Bank Holiday event across three days, Friday 25 August 2017 to Sunday 27 August 2017. Games are played throughout the day, progressing to knockout stages and floodlit finals on the Sunday evening. Live music from SkinTight Funk and a fireworks display after the […]


  • Friday 25 Aug 2017 - 12PM to 11PM

    Ale & Cider Festival 2017, Bowgie Inn, Crantock, August Bank Holiday 2017, Newquay

    August Bank Holiday Weekend 2017, Friday 25 August to Monday 28 August. Over 60 real ales and ciders, live music, amazing food, activities and entertainment. In Support Of: Cornwall Hospice Care Try the Cornish ales and ciders, sit in the sunshine, eat great food, enjoy LIVE music, family entertainment and appreciate the unbeatable views over […]


  • Friday 25 Aug 2017 - 2PM to 9PM

    Paulo's Circus Newquay 2017, Newquay

    Paulo’s Circus have been operating for more than 200 years and you can visit the Circus in Newquay from Thursday 13 July 2017 to Saturday 2 September 2017. All seats £7/person.  Discounts and vouchers can be found in local newspapers, in some local shops (Morrisons have some) and on their Facebook page. On-site parking. Performances […]


  • 26, August 2017

  • Saturday 26 Aug 2017 - 9AM to 11PM

    Beach Tag Rugby Tournament, 2017, Newquay, Newquay

    The Lusty Glaze Beach Tag Rugby tournament returns for 2017, with a family-friendly August Bank Holiday event across three days, Friday 25 August 2017 to Sunday 27 August 2017. Games are played throughout the day, progressing to knockout stages and floodlit finals on the Sunday evening. Live music from SkinTight Funk and a fireworks display after the […]


  • Saturday 26 Aug 2017 - 11AM to 7PM

    Newquay Cornwall Pride 2017, Newquay, United Kingdom

    This is a one day free event on the August bank holiday Saturday – organised by Cornwall Pride. Starting with a parade round the streets of Newquay, there will then be festivities, entertainment and stalls on Killacourt. In the evening there’s a ticketed club event at Tall Trees (close to Newquay Railway Station). When: Saturday 26 […]


  • Saturday 26 Aug 2017 - 12PM to 11PM

    Ale & Cider Festival 2017, Bowgie Inn, Crantock, August Bank Holiday 2017, Newquay

    August Bank Holiday Weekend 2017, Friday 25 August to Monday 28 August. Over 60 real ales and ciders, live music, amazing food, activities and entertainment. In Support Of: Cornwall Hospice Care Try the Cornish ales and ciders, sit in the sunshine, eat great food, enjoy LIVE music, family entertainment and appreciate the unbeatable views over […]


  • Saturday 26 Aug 2017 - 2PM to 9PM

    Paulo's Circus Newquay 2017, Newquay

    Paulo’s Circus have been operating for more than 200 years and you can visit the Circus in Newquay from Thursday 13 July 2017 to Saturday 2 September 2017. All seats £7/person.  Discounts and vouchers can be found in local newspapers, in some local shops (Morrisons have some) and on their Facebook page. On-site parking. Performances […]


  • 27, August 2017

  • Sunday 27 Aug 2017 - 1AM to 3AM

    Beachrangers Event, Towan Beach, Newquay

    This is a free event. Come on down to Towan Beach to meet the Beachrangers – a group of Newquay Marine Group members who will show you the wonders of the Newquay Coastline.  See live critters from the Blue Reef Aquarium, samples of species as well as loads of information on litter campaigns, the Newquay […]


  • Sunday 27 Aug 2017 - 9AM to 11PM

    Beach Tag Rugby Tournament, 2017, Newquay, Newquay

    The Lusty Glaze Beach Tag Rugby tournament returns for 2017, with a family-friendly August Bank Holiday event across three days, Friday 25 August 2017 to Sunday 27 August 2017. Games are played throughout the day, progressing to knockout stages and floodlit finals on the Sunday evening. Live music from SkinTight Funk and a fireworks display after the […]


  • Sunday 27 Aug 2017 - 11AM to 4PM

    Boat Making at Trerice, Newquay

    This is a one day boat making and racing event at National Trust property Trerice. This is a free event once you’ve paid admission (free for National Trust members). Date & Times: 27 August 2017, 11am to 4pm.


  • Sunday 27 Aug 2017 - 12PM to 11PM

    Ale & Cider Festival 2017, Bowgie Inn, Crantock, August Bank Holiday 2017, Newquay

    August Bank Holiday Weekend 2017, Friday 25 August to Monday 28 August. Over 60 real ales and ciders, live music, amazing food, activities and entertainment. In Support Of: Cornwall Hospice Care Try the Cornish ales and ciders, sit in the sunshine, eat great food, enjoy LIVE music, family entertainment and appreciate the unbeatable views over […]


  • Sunday 27 Aug 2017 - 2PM to 9PM

    Paulo's Circus Newquay 2017, Newquay

    Paulo’s Circus have been operating for more than 200 years and you can visit the Circus in Newquay from Thursday 13 July 2017 to Saturday 2 September 2017. All seats £7/person.  Discounts and vouchers can be found in local newspapers, in some local shops (Morrisons have some) and on their Facebook page. On-site parking. Performances […]


  • 28, August 2017

  • Monday 28 Aug 2017 - 12PM to 11PM

    Ale & Cider Festival 2017, Bowgie Inn, Crantock, August Bank Holiday 2017, Newquay

    August Bank Holiday Weekend 2017, Friday 25 August to Monday 28 August. Over 60 real ales and ciders, live music, amazing food, activities and entertainment. In Support Of: Cornwall Hospice Care Try the Cornish ales and ciders, sit in the sunshine, eat great food, enjoy LIVE music, family entertainment and appreciate the unbeatable views over […]


  • Monday 28 Aug 2017 - 2PM to 9PM

    Paulo's Circus Newquay 2017, Newquay

    Paulo’s Circus have been operating for more than 200 years and you can visit the Circus in Newquay from Thursday 13 July 2017 to Saturday 2 September 2017. All seats £7/person.  Discounts and vouchers can be found in local newspapers, in some local shops (Morrisons have some) and on their Facebook page. On-site parking. Performances […]


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