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.

 

Plymouth Christmas Market
28 Nov
2019

Christmas Market

Thursday, 28 November 2019 (All day) to Thursday, 19 December 2019 (All day)

Pick up a unique Christmas gift for that special someone from more than 50 stalls selling the best arts, crafts and foods from around the south west.

Venue: City Centre
Illuminate
28 Nov
2019

Illuminate

Thursday, 28 November 2019 - 5:30pm to Sunday, 1 December 2019 - 10:00pm

The incredible light-based festival, Illuminate, returns to Plymouth’s historic Royal William Yard from 28 November to 1 December.

Venue: Royal William Yard
Penguins: A LEGO brick trail
30 Nov
2019

Penguins: A LEGO brick trail

Saturday, 30 November 2019 (All day) to Sunday, 5 January 2020 (All day)

The penguins are back, spreading their Christmas magic over Plymouth!

Venue: City Centre
Barbican Lights Switch On
1 Dec
2019

The Barbican Christmas Lights Switch On

Sunday, 1 December 2019 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm

Enjoy the festivities over the waterfront for The Barbican Christmas Lights Switch On

Venue: Barbican and Sutton Harbour