LOCAL EVENTS DIARY
Bude Carnival- 18th August
Dating from 1920, the Bude Carnival takes place every year on the third Saturday of August. The Carnival includes the Variety Fete in the Castle Grounds, the Carnival Procession, and live music amongst much more.
Halloween Hocus Pocus- 20th-28th October
Milky Way Adventure Park goes all out at Halloween by hosting their very own School for Witches and Wizards. Enjoy scarily good fun over the half-term with fancy dress competitions, themed shows and even spooky swamp dodgems.
Bude Lifeboat Weekend- 25th-27th August
The August Bank Holiday weekend welcomes the Bude Lifeboat Weekend. The event features live music, search and rescue demonstrations include Helo 924, disco, charity table top sale, firework display and more. A great way to spend the bank holiday weekend.
Bude Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival- 9th - 11th November
The Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival is coming to Bude for the first time after relocating from Ilfracombe. With headliners Focus, Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado and Wishbone Ash, as well as 15 other striking bands from around the world, the line-up is set to make this an unmissable event.
Bude Jazz Festival- 28th-31st August
Following on from the August Bank Holiday festivities, the Bude Jazz Festival takes over the town. With an extensive line-up at various venues throughout Bude, there is always at least one performance happening over the four day festival.