Leopallooza - 26th-28th July

Leopallooza festival is a multi-award winning, grass roots music festival held in the unique event venue, The Wyldes, hidden is a wooded valley just outside of Bude. Described as ‘the greatest house party… in a field’, Leopallooza celebrates new, up-and-coming and established bands, artists and DJ’s over the three day, family friendly festival.

Bude Jazz Festival - 27th-30th 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.

Bude Lifeboat Weekend - 24th-26th 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 Carnival - 17th 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.

Bude Christmas Day Swim - 25th December

The annual ‘no wetsuits’ swim is a refreshing way to celebrate Christmas. Join the locals on Crooklets beach at 11am on Christmas morning and help raise funds for the Bude Surf Life Saving Club.