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Major events

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! 

The On Shrewsbury Half Marathon - Cancelled

Sunday, 11th October 2020
West Mid Showground,
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury

Shropshire OktoberFest - Cancelled

Thursday, 22nd to Friday, 23rd October 2020
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury’s Fireworks and Bonfire Spectacular

Saturday, 7th November 2020 -
4:00pm - 10:00pm
West Mid Showground,
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury

Remembrance Parade and Service - Cancelled

Sunday, 8th November 2020 -
9:00am - 11:30am
St Chad's Church,
St Chad's Terrace
SY1 1JX Shrewsbury

Virtual Shrewsbury Chocolate Festival

Saturday, 14th to Sunday, 15th November 2020
This event will be taking place online

Shrewsbury Christmas Lights Switch On - Cancelled

Wednesday, 18th November 2020 -
4:30pm - 8:00pm

Virtual Shrewsbury Festival of Literature

Friday, 27th to Sunday, 29th November 2020
This event will be taking place online

Carols in the Square - Cancelled

Wednesday, 16th December 2020 -
5:30pm

Shrewsbury Steampunk Spectacular

Saturday, 27th March 2021 -
10:00am - 4:00pm
St Marys Church
St Marys Street
SY1 2DX

Shrewsbury Fake Festival

Saturday, 24th April 2021 -
11:45am - 11:00pm
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
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