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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! 

Comics Salopia - Shrewsbury Town Comics Festival

Saturday, 1st to Sunday, 2nd June 2019 -
10:00am - 5:00pm
Various locations

River Festival

Sunday, 2nd June 2019
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Carnival

Saturday, 15th June 2019
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Food Festival

Saturday, 29th to Sunday, 30th June 2019
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

Severn Hospice Dragon Boat Festival

Saturday, 6th to Sunday, 7th July 2019 -
10:00am - 3:00pm
Pengwern Boat Club,
Kingsland
SY3 7BD Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Flower Show

Friday, 9th to Saturday, 10th August 2019
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Folk Festival

Friday, 23rd to Monday, 26th August 2019
West Mid Showground,
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Steam Rally

Sunday, 25th to Monday, 26th August 2019
Onslow Park
SY3 5EE

Shrewsbury Triathlon

Sunday, 1st September 2019
West Mid Showground,
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury

World Championship Coracle Race

Friday, 13th September 2019
Pengwern Boat Club,
Kingsland
SY3 7BD Shrewsbury
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