- Don’t Wake The Fish
May 23rd – 24th, The Gurnard’s Head – Real Ale and Music Weekend
Don’t Wake The Fish, Real Ale & Music Weekend at The Gurnard’s Head. Our fourth year and it’s still growing! The perfect combination of Cornwall’s finest tipples and bands. Camping, pottery, BBQ, pasties, yoga for youngsters, skittles, games, face painting, free parking and we welcome all! FREE ENTRY.
- St Ives Bay Celtic Cup
May 30th – 31st, Carbis Bay – European Stand Up Paddle Board Tour
Throughout the weekend, Carbis Bay will provide the hub from which the event will take place. There will be an athletes village comprising of trade stalls, demo equipment and refreshments. There will be a two day race format – May 30th (long course) & 31st (technical course). On the Sunday we will also be hosting a Junior Race, team knock out race, taster sessions and coaching.
- St Ives Beer Festival
May 28th – 30th, The Guildhall – Over 60 Real Ales and Ciders
The annual Cornwall CAMRA St Ives Beer Festival takes place in the town’s Guildhall where you’ll find dozens of real ales, ciders and perries to choose from with live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Have fun with some traditional Pub games, enjoy the scrummy food on offer.
June 27th, Carbis Bay – Week Long Festival of Paddling
Paddlefest, now in its sixth year, is a week long festival of paddling based on Carbis Bay Beach. With our fleet of demo Kayaks and SUP’s, we aim to provide the perfect opportunity for folks to come down and get involved. The event culminates on Saturday 27th June when competitors from all over the country will be racing for national honours in the GB Ocean Ski series.
St Ives, Cornwall is a seaside town in the far west of the county. Over the last 150 years it has been both a popular holiday destination and an internationally renowned school of painting, growing from its origins as a small fishing village.
The town sits in a beautiful location on St Ives Bay and it and the surrounding area have a wide selection of holiday homes and cottages, self-catering flats, numerous hotels both large and small, plus an excellent selection of bed and breakfast accommodation. There is a good choice of camping, touring and holiday parks. You are never more than ten to fifteen minutes from a beach in this part of Cornwall.