The Carnival week is always a special one in Newquay, culminating in the annual parade through the centre of town that unofficially starts the summer.
No summer in Newquay would be complete without the carnival and this year there’s a whole week of events and activities for you to enjoy!
With the generous sponsorship donations from various businesses and the main sponsor of Sainsbury’s within the town this Carnival is set to be the BEST Newquay has seen in many years!
Throughout the week leading up to the grand Carnival Parade, Newquay plays host to many events and activities for all the family to part in and enjoy. This year’s carnival week takes place between Saturday 30th June and Saturday 7th July 2018.
Saturday 30th June – Festival Day at the Killacourt – 10:00 – 16:00
MUSIC AT THE BANDSTAND
10:00 to 10:45 – Newquay Junior Band
11:00 to 11:45 – To be Confirmed
11:45 to 12:30 – The Newquay Strings
12:30 to 13:15 – Oll an Gwella
13:30 to 14:15 – Party People
14:15 to 15:00 – Paula Marcellis
15:15 t0 16:00 – Newquay Town Band
CENTRE RING IN THE MARQUEE
10:00 to 16:00 – Art and craft workshops
15:00 – 16:00 – Childrens entertainer ‘Timbo’
There will be over 20 stalls around the arena including: The Bearded Brewery, The Big Pan Parties, Fairground Rides, The Melting Pot Kitchen, Truro Burger Van and many, many more!
Come and meet a llama and an alpaca, and why not have some fun with the mischevious Newquay Lion! All whilst listening to an original fairground organ. So come down to the Killacourt on the 30th June for a fun packed family day!
Sunday 1st July
10:30 – Carnival children’s Church Service at St Michael’s Church
14:00 – 16:00 – Duck Racing at Trenance Gardens
14:00 – 17:00 – Pentire Residents Association picnic on the green
14:00 – 17:00 – Heron Centre Tennis Day – Len Skade Generation Tournament
18:00 onwards – Beach Boys Tribute Act at Steam Bar/Great Western Hotel
Tuesday 3rd July
19:00 onwards – Beaches and Cream WI Bingo evening at Newquay WI hall
Wednesday 4th July
19:30 – Race Night at Newquay Football Club
19:30 onwards – St Michael’s Church Concert Evening
20:00 onwards – 80s Tribute Band and American Diner
Thursday 5th July
19:30 onwards – Morris Dancing Evening with the Thursday Club
Friday 6th July
20:00 onwards – Live Music and Hog Roast Evening at Steam Bar/Great Western Hotel
Saturday 7th July – Carnival Day!
17.30 onwards – Newquay Carnival Parade
17:30 – Mascot Race organised by Newquay BID
18:00 – Newquay Carnival starting from the Barrowfields to the Fort Inn Pub
19:00 onwards – Fistral Beach Night Surf with a Fireworks Display
21:00 – Prize Bingo Night at Newquay Football Club
Have a wonderful Carnival week Newquay!