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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! 

Shrewsbury Chocolate Festival

Saturday, 16th to Sunday, 17th November 2019
St Mary's Church,
St Mary's Place
SY1 1DX Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Christmas Lights Switch On

Wednesday, 20th November 2019 -
4:30pm - 8:00pm

Shrewsbury Festival of Literature

Friday, 22nd to Sunday, 24th November 2019
Various locations

Carols in the Square

Wednesday, 18th December 2019 -
5:30pm

DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival

Friday, 7th to Sunday, 16th February 2020
Various locations

Shrewsbury Regatta

Saturday, 9th to Sunday, 10th May 2020
Pengwern Boat Club,
Kingsland
SY3 7BD Shrewsbury

Shropshire County Agricultural Show

Saturday, 23rd May 2020 -
10:00am
West Mid Showground,
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Wacky Races

Sunday, 24th May 2020 -
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

River Festival

Sunday, 7th June 2020
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Food Festival

Saturday, 27th to Sunday, 28th June 2020
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury
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