What's on

Coronavirus (Covid-19):  Information about What's On


Plymouth hosts a variety of activities, events and festivals throughout the year. Below are the forthcoming major events, for a full list of Council events see our events calendar.


Events calendar

Thinking of organising an event? We can give support, help and advice on all aspects of events, contact us at eventbookings@plymouth.gov.uk or visit the apply to hold an event on our land webpage.


British Firework Championships
12 Aug

British Firework Championships

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 - 2:00pm to Thursday, 13 August 2020 - 10:30pm

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

21 Aug

Ocean City Blues N Jazz Festival

Friday, 21 August 2020 - 12:00pm to Sunday, 23 August 2020 - 10:00pm

The Ocean City Blues N Jazz Festival returns to The Barbican, 21 to 23 August 2020.

Venue: Barbican and Sutton Harbour
Seafood Festival
12 Sep

Plymouth Seafood Festival

Saturday, 12 September 2020 - 10:00am to Sunday, 13 September 2020 - 5:00pm

Plymouth Seafood Festival is set to bring the Barbican and Sutton Harbour alive on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September.

Venue: The Barbican
Mayflower 400
16 Sep

Mayflower Ceremony

Wednesday, 16 September 2020 (All day)

A four-nations civic ceremony commemorating the Mayflower’s journey and legacy on the day of the Mayflower’s departure, attended by representatives from the UK, US, Netherlands and Wampanoag.

Venue: Plymouth Hoe
Rehabilitation Triathlon
17 Sep

Rehabilitation Triathlon, hosted by the Royal Marines

Thursday, 17 September 2020 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

For the first time in the event history, the Royal Marines Rehabilitation Triathlon will be held as a public event, traditionally held in Lympstone but moved to the spectacular setting of Plymouth

Venue: Plymouth Hoe
Armed Forces Day
19 Sep

Mayflower Muster

Saturday, 19 September 2020 (All day) to Sunday, 20 September 2020 (All day)

This year, we will celebrate Plymouth's heritage in partnership with the US and Dutch Armed Forces to create a spectacular festival including live displays, interactive demonstrations and a host of other activity.

Venue: Plymouth Hoe
Bonfire Night
5 Nov

Bonfire Night

Thursday, 5 November 2020 - 4:00pm

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

Venue: The Hoe