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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! 

Shrewsbury Christmas Lights Switch On

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

Shrewsbury Festival of Literature

Friday, 27th to Sunday, 29th November 2020
Various locations

Carols in the Square

Wednesday, 16th December 2020 -

Shrewsbury Steampunk Spectacular - Postponed to 2021

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

Frestival - Postponed to 2021

Saturday, 22nd May 2021 -
10:00am - 5:00pm
West Mid Showground,
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Wacky Races

Sunday, 30th May 2021 -
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

River Festival - Postponed to 2021

Sunday, 6th June 2021
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Steam Rally - Postponed to 2021

Sunday, 29th to Monday, 30th August 2021
Onslow Park

World Championship Coracle Race - Postponed to 2021

Friday, 17th September 2021
Pengwern Boat Club,
SY3 7BD Shrewsbury
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