Whether you’ve already booked to come to Sidmouth this summer or you’re in the planning stages for your trip, you will need to make sure you have space in your itineraries for all the huge summer events that are coming to the town!

Summer in Sidmouth is always a special time, there is so much to see and do and this summer is no exception. We’ve put together a list of some of the events we’re most excited for this summer – so get these dates in your diary and we will see you there!

Sidmouth SeaFest, 20th – 21st May

Kicking off the season of events, Sidmouth SeaFest is the first of our favourite events. It is an annual festival that really celebrates life on the coast and how we can preserve the amazing marine life that we have here.

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Sidmouth International Jazz and Blues Festival, 2nd– 5th June

If you love music, you have to come to town for the Jazz and Blues Festival. With a host of incredible artists playing at venues across the town – this is the perfect event to get you in the mood for summer.

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Sidmouth in Bloom Open Gardens, 23rd-27th June

If you’ve been to Sidmouth before, you’ll have seen the incredible floral displays at the town’s parks and in other public spaces. These are all the work of Sidmouth in Bloom and this summer, the team are opening up their own gardens for your viewing pleasure.

The addresses for the individual gardens will be added to their website shortly. Find out more here.

Sidmouth Fringe Sessions30th July – 3rd August

Taking place in the nearby village of Salcombe Regis, this series of intimate musical performances are perfect for the summer. Spread across five nights, the performances include the best in local, emerging talent and is consistently supported by the Devon and Cornwall branch of BBC Introducing.

Find out more here.

Sidmouth Folk Festival29th July – 5th August

Perhaps the biggest event in the town’s calendar, the Sidmouth Folk Festival is one of the oldest and best loved festivals of its kind in the UK. There are over 700 events planned, including workshops and activities aimed at families, as well as some of the best folk performances in the world.

Find out more.

Sidmouth Airshow, 26th August

We were buzzing with excitement when the Town Council announced the dates for this year’s Airshow recently. This year, the event will be taking place on 26th August kickstarting the Summer Bank Holiday weekend. With a set of impressive aerobic displays planned, this is one you absolutely have to attend.

Find out more.

Will we be seeing you at any of these events?
Find out what else is happening in town here.