What’s On

Events for 2018 at Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay is a busy place for annual water and sand sports events. We have based our calendar below on last year’s events. Take a look at our blog page for write ups on past events and news on any up and coming event.

February – March

Look out for:

Fifteen Cornwall’s Spring Lunch offers

Seasonal produce, freshly cooked.

2019 date tbc

Beer & Mussel Festival

Held at The Cornish Arms, St Merryn.


2019 tbc

Beach clean

Get together with Coast Magazine to clean up Watergate Bay.


1 May

May Day

Celebrations in Padstow


6 – 8 June 2019

Royal Cornwall Show

Cornwall’s big agricultural show.


Thundercats at Watergate Bay

The Great Cornish Food Festival


6 – 7 July

Rock Oyster Festival

Food and entertainment.

16 – 17 July

UK Pro Surf Tour

Skills based showcase of the best surfers in the south west. Fistral beach, Newquay.


8 – 13 August


Newquay’s surf and music event.


15 – 16 September

Hill Climb

Event at Watergate Bay.


13 – 14 October

SUP Championships

National competition at Watergate Bay.


6 – 9 December

Padstow Christmas Festival

Get in the swing for Christmas with chef demos, fireworks, a fun run, markets and entertainment.

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