Festivals & Events

There’s always lots going on in the Isles of Scilly whatever the season. Details of some of the top events can be found below, but for up-to-date information regarding What’s On, click the link at the bottom of this page.

Walk Scilly: This event takes place at the start of April and covers the five inhabited islands, as well as some of the uninhabited too, with a huge variety of guided walks.

World Pilot Gig Championships: Every May, the Isles of Scilly host this colourful event, where more than 120 crews from across the UK, Europe and beyond compete for the most coveted prize in pilot gig racing.

Taste of Scilly: A delicious and distinctive annual festival running each September that showcases the enchanting archipelago’s island-grown delights. There is a fresh foodie experience to savour every day and an evening programme too.

Dark Skies Week: Usually taking place during the first week of October, this is centred around the community observatory on St Martin’s. Enjoy twinkly stargazing nights, guest speakers, meteor showers and more.

Wild Scilly: Like to walk and talk? Then get together with fellow ramblers at the Wild Walk festival in October. Join knowledgeable locals for guided walks and storytelling as you make your way around the islands.

View the latest events taking place on the Isles of Scilly here: https://www.visitislesofscilly.com/experience/whats-on

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