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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! 

Virtually Shrewsbury Folk Festival

Saturday, 29th to Sunday, 30th August 2020
West Mid Showground,
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Food Festival and Shropshire Kids Fest Mega Event

Saturday, 5th to Sunday, 6th September 2020
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Triathlon - Cancelled

Sunday, 6th September 2020
West Mid Showground,
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury

World Championship Coracle Race

Friday, 11th September 2020
Pengwern Boat Club,
Kingsland
SY3 7BD Shrewsbury

Heritage Open Days

Sunday, 13th to Tuesday, 22nd September 2020
Various locations

Shrewsbury Wacky Races

Saturday, 19th September 2020 -
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

The On Shrewsbury Half Marathon

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

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

Shrewsbury Chocolate Festival

Saturday, 14th to Sunday, 15th November 2020
St Mary's Church,
St Mary's Place
SY1 1DX Shrewsbury
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