Best Cornwall events March 2024


What’s the most important cultural day of celebration in Cornwall every year? Christmas? Easter? Halloween? Of course not! It’s St Piran’s Day, of course, when we get to celebrate everything that makes the Duchy a historic, beautiful and special place.

St Piran’s Day 2024 takes place on Tuesday 5 March 2024, however the celebrations go on for longer than the sacred day itself. The weekend before is packed with events that toast all things Cornish, plus there are plenty of activities throughout the Duchy during the week as well.

March 2024 really does start with a bang thanks to the St Piran’s Day 2024 celebrations in Cornwall. However, there’s plenty of other stuff happening throughout the rest of the month too. Welcome to the best things to do in Cornwall in March 2024!

We have selected a bucketload of great March 2024 Cornwall events below for you to enjoy. Proper Cornwall is proud to bring you the big list below so you can explore all the happenings across the Duchy during the month, including the best Cornwall festivals in March 2024.

If you’re looking for March 2024 events in Cornwall, get scrolling right now. Make sure you don’t forget to click on the yellow ‘Read More’ button at the bottom of each event so that you can see the full details. Enjoy these top picks for March 2024…

Truro St Piran’s Farmers Market 2024

Date: Saturday 2 March 2024 (9am-4pm)
Type: Probably the biggest and best St Piran’s Day 2024 farmers market in Cornwall!
Suitable for: Those who want to celebrate our most important day with trinkets, bargains and pasties
Location: Lemon Quay, Truro

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St Piran’s Day 2024

Date: Tuesday 5 March 2024 (with events on Friday 1, Saturday 2, Sunday 3 and Monday 4 March 2024 too)
Type: Our biggest day of celebration here in Cornwall!
Suitable for: Cornish people (and visitors too!) who want to toast their patron saint and celebrate this magical land
Location: All over Cornwall, from Penzance to Bude, as well as the important march at Perranporth Beach. Click the ‘Read More’ button for a comprehensive rundown of the events, town to town…

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Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman perform at St Endellion Church

Date: Saturday 9 March 2024 (from 7.30pm)
Type: The gifted husband-and-wife duo play their folk music in the idyllic church
Suitable for: Fans of folk music
Location: Collegiate Church of St Endellion, St Endellion, near Port Isaac

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Cornwall Music Festival 2024

Date: Monday 11-Saturday 16 March 2024
Type: A week-long celebration of Cornish music and local performance talent
Suitable for: Homegrown Cornish music maestros (and anyone else who wants to appreciate their unique gifts!)
Location: Truro Methodist Church, Union Place, Truro

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‘Footloose’ by Stage Struck Theatre Company in Newlyn

Date: Friday 15-Sunday 17 March 2024 (click the yellow button below for times)
Type: Rocky stage musical based on the ’80s film by a local acting troupe
Suitable for: Theatre-goers of all ages
Location: The Centre Newlyn, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Penzance

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Queen Extravaganza rock Hall for Cornwall!

Date: Sunday 17 March 2024 (from 7.30pm)
Type: The official Queen tribute act rock the house at Hall for Cornwall
Suitable for: Killer queens and Freddie fans of all ages!
Location: Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro

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SykesMartin at St Endellion Church 2024

Date: Saturday 23 March 2024 (from 7.30pm)
Type: Two awesome folk music talents in concert
Suitable for: Enthusiasts of sweet female voices and folk music
Location: Collegiate Church of St Endellion, St Endellion, near Port Isaac

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The Lifeboat Ceilidh 2024 at the NMMC

Date: Saturday 23 March 2024 (7pm-11pm)
Type: Charity night of traditional music and dance to raise funds for the Falmouth Lifeboat
Suitable for: Those in the mood to dance and support a seaworthy charity
Location: National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth

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Falmouth Spring Flower Show 2024

Date: Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 March 2024
Type: Cornwall’s oldest flower show
Suitable for: Green-fingered folk who are simply potty about plants
Location: Princess Pavilion, Gyllyngdune Gardens, Falmouth

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‘And so, the Magpies Multiply’ exhibition by artist Nina Royle at Kestle Barton

Date: Saturday 23 March-Sunday 9 June 2024 (open Tue-Sun each week)
Type: Stunning art exhibition with bronze mirrors, paintings and ceramics
Suitable for: Anyone who wants to catch an exhibition that has been ‘deeply inspired by Cornwall’
Location: Kestle Barton, Manaccan, near Helston, TR12 6HU

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St Endellion Easter Festival 2024

Date: Saturday 30 March-Sunday 7 April 2024
Type: Melodic Easter musical festival inside on of Cornwall’s most idyllic churches
Suitable for: Easter and classical music fans! Click on the ‘Read More’ button below for the full rundown…
Location: The Collegiate Church of St Endellion, St Endellion, Port Isaac

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