Major event

Penguins: A LEGO brick trail

New for Christmas 2018!  Penguins: A LEGO® brick trail. Santa has called on all his Penguin helpers this year, including the Rockhoppers and the Emperor Penguin, to help him spread some Christmas magic over Plymouth!

Polar Bear Explorer

Polar Bears need our help and they’re bringing an important message to Plymouth this winter.

Christmas Lights Switch-on

The Christmas holiday is officially here once our Christmas lights in the city centre are switched on.

Remembrance Day Service

This year's Remembrance Service on Plymouth Hoe will be taking place on Sunday 11 November.

Christmas Market

Pick up a unique Christmas gift for that special someone from one of 60 stalls selling the best arts, crafts and foods from around the south west.


The incredible light-based festival, Illuminate, returns to Plymouth’s historic Royal William Yard from 22 to 25 November 2018.

Bonfire Night

Fireworks, fairground rides and a giant bonfire on Plymouth Hoe to celebrate Bonfire Night.

Ocean City Festival

This year's spectacular Ocean City Festival, celebrating Plymouth's relationship with the sea, is on course to make waves around the world.

British Firework Championships

The world famous British Firework Championships is set to return to Plymouth in August.