The English Riviera has events on all throughout the year. See below for more information.
DO YOU LOVE A CHRISTMAS MARKET?
HERE ARE SOME THAT YOU MAY LIKE TO VISIT, DONT FORGET WE ARE A SHORT WALK AWAY FROM TORRE STATION IF YOU WANT TO LEAVE THE CAR WITH US TO AVOID ALL THE PARKING STRESS.
WINTERFEST AT TORRE ABBEY 25TH NOVEMBER - 3RD DECEMBER
FOLLOWING THE HUGE SUCCESS OF PREVIOUS WINTER FESTS, THEY WILL BE AGAIN HOSTING THIS CRAFT AND GIFT FAIR IN THE HISTORIC SETTING OF THE ABBEY. TORRE ABBEY WILL BE FILLED WITH STALLS SELLING TRULY UNIQUE CRAFTS AND CHRISTMAS GIFTS. YOU CAN EXPECT SEASONAL MUSIC, A CHRISTMAS TRAIL AND SOME INDULGENT NIBBLES AND BEVERAGES. THIS PROMISES TO BE A CHARMING EVENT IN THE HEART OF TORQUAY AND THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY TO DIG OUT THOSE CHRISTMAS JUMPERS AND GET INTO THE WINTER FEST SPIRIT.
TORQUAY MUSEUM CHRISTMAS FAIRS
FEEL FESTIVE WITH TWO CHRISTMAS DAYS OUT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! WITH EVEN MORE STALLS SELLING HIGH-QUALITY LOCAL PRODUCTS, YOU CAN BUY ALL YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFTS AND STOCKING FILLERS WHILE ENJOYING THE ANGELIC VOICES OF CHILDREN’S CHOIRS, PARTAKE IN THE YUMMY FESTIVE FOOD AND DRINK FROM THE MUSEUM CAFÉ AND BAR, OR JOIN THE EDUCATION TEAM FOR CHRISTMASSY CRAFTING FOR ALL AGES. THERE WILL BE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT TOO. YULE BE SORRY YOU MISSED IT
SAVE THE DATE FOR THE RETURN OF THE MUCH-LOVED NEWTON ABBOT CHRISTMAS FAYRE ON SATURDAY 2 DECEMBER 2023. JOIN IN WITH A FUN-FILLED FESTIVE FAMILY DAY OUT TO PICK UP SOME BEAUTIFUL PRESENTS AND PUT YOURSELVES FIRMLY IN THE CHRISTMAS MOOD
EXETER CHRISTMAS MARKETS
EXETER’S CHRISTMAS MARKETS WILL RUN FROM FRIDAY 17 NOVEMBER – SUNDAY 17 DECEMBER 2023. TAKING PLACE ON THE ICONIC CATHEDRAL GREEN, EXETER CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS MARKET IS A WINTER WONDERLAND SET AMONG A LABYRINTH OF WINDING LANES, FESTOONED WITH FAIRY LIGHTS AND LACED WITH THE SEASONAL SIGHTS AND SMELLS OF FESTIVE CHALETS.
IN ITS 26TH YEAR, WESTPOINT, EXETER WILL HOST ITS ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOPPING FAYRE FROM FRIDAY 1ST TO SUNDAY 3RD DECEMBER 2023. EACH YEAR THERE IS AN INCREDIBLY DIVERSE RANGE OF EXHIBITORS FROM FAR AND WIDE WHO TRANSFORM WESTPOINT INTO AN ALADDIN’S CAVE OF WONDERFUL GIFT IDEAS AND ESSENTIAL CHRISTMAS ITEMS.
BRIXHAM’S CHRISTMAS MARKET WILL BE INCORPORATED WITH THEIR ‘LANTERN, LIGHTS ‘LUMINATIONS’ EVENT ON 24 AND 25 NOVEMBER 2023. IT INCLUDES MAGICAL EVENTS, SHOPPING AND CHRISTMAS FESTIVE FUN. THERE WILL BE HOT FOOD STALLS AND STREET MARKETS IN VARIED VENUES ACROSS THE TOWN. FULL DETAILS OF THE EVENT CAN BE FOUND AT THEIR WEBSITE. A FULL PROGRAMME OF EVENTS WILL BE AVAILABLE NEARER THE TIME.
TOTNES CHRISTMAS MARKET
MAKE MAGICAL MEMORIES FOR CHRISTMAS 2023 AT THE TOTNES CHRISTMAS MARKET AND LATE NIGHT SHOPPING EVENTS ON TUESDAYS 5, 12 AND 19 DECEMBER 3PM-9PM. THE WHOLE TOWN WILL BE GETTING INTO THE FESTIVE SPIRIT WITH ENTERTAINMENT, GOOD FOOD AND DRINK, FAIRY LIGHTS, ARTISAN SHOPPING AND MUCH MORE.
Bay of Lights 1st December - 3rd January
In its second year the bay flights will now cover from Brixham, Paignton and through to Torquay. A fantastic effort was made for this in 2022 and its just going to be getting better and better
Train of Lights - throughout December
This ever popular event will once again be delighting many as the steam train is donned in lights for you to enjoy whether as a paying traveller or seen across some of the bridges as it passes by.