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Shrewsbury has a packed calendar of major events throughout the year. Highlights include the popular Shrewsbury Folk Festival, the Shrewsbury Steam Rally with over 1000 exibits, the world-famous Shrewsbury Flower Show and the Shrewsbury Regatta which has been running since 1871! There are also triathlons, marathons, coracle races, boat races, cycling races and countless other major events for kids and families. Be sure to mark these must-see events on your calendar! 

Shropshire OktoberFest

Friday, 1st to Saturday, 2nd October 2021
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

The On Shrewsbury Half Marathon

Sunday, 10th October 2021 -
9:00am
West Mid Showground,
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury

Remembrance Parade and Service

Sunday, 14th November 2021 -
10:45am - 11:30am
St Chad's Church,
St Chad's Terrace
SY1 1JX Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Chocolate Festival

Saturday, 20th to Sunday, 21st November 2021
St Mary's Church,
St Mary's Place
SY1 1DX Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Christmas Lights Switch On

Wednesday, 24th November 2021 -
4:30pm - 8:00pm

Shrewsbury Festival of Literature

Friday, 26th to Sunday, 28th November 2021
Various locations around Shrewsbury

Carols in the Square

Wednesday, 15th December 2021 -
5:30pm

Shrewsbury 10K

Sunday, 13th March 2022 -
9:00am

Shropshire County Agricultural Show

Saturday, 28th May 2022 -
10:00am
West Mid Showground,
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Food Festival

Saturday, 25th to Sunday, 26th June 2022
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
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