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Brixham Fish Market Tours 2023 - 01803 882 325 - Brixham Fish Market, The Quay, Brixham, TQ5 8AW                                                                                   You can take a look behind the scenes during a guided tour of the market. Now in their 11th year, tours continue to be very popular. You'll need to be up early to catch one as tours start when the auction opens at 6am.


Brixham Pirate Festival - Brixham Harbour - 4th, 5th & 6th May 2024 Early Bank Holiday Weekend                                                                                                                                                     The Brixham Pirate Festival is an annual gathering of the world's most infamous pirates. A swashbuckling mix of seaside shenanigans and pirate-themed fun. There will be LOTS of pirates, military and period re-enactors with guns and cannons to make plenty of noise, alongside music too with shanties and pirate rock.


English Riviera Air Show - Esplanade Road, Paignton, TQ4 6BG - 1st & 2nd June 2024                                                                                                            Events are centred around Paignton Green, with an action packed two-day programme of stunts, displays, flypasts with breath-taking aerial action and free entertainment for all the family. The air show is completely free and there are some great clifftop vantage sites across the Bay; for Brixham, both Berry Head and Battery Gardens, are highly recommended. 


Torbay Steam Fair - Dartmouth Road, Churston  Ferrers, Brixham, TQ5 0JT - 2nd, 3rd & 4th August 2024                                                                    Torbay Steam Fair is now one of the biggest events on the English Riviera events calendar and attracts visitors from far and wide. Situated just outside Brixham on the main A3022, this 3-day event is a must for all the family.            


Dartmouth Royal Regatta - Port of Dartmouth 24th - 31st August 2024                                                                                                                                         The week-long celebrations have a plethora of water based and shoreside events as well as family entertainment and fun in bucket loads. The River Dart and the Embankment in the town is a favourite place to watch the events, enjoy the commentary and browse the shopping parade and craft market. An illuminated boat procession is held after dark and a firework display.


England’s Seafood FEAST  Events across Brixham, Paignton and Torquay - 27th September – 13th October 2024                                               Immerse yourself with some of the best seafood in the world. This isn't a conventional festival with a big marquee - instead you can enjoy a whole range of locally landed and caught fish and seafood at over 30 eateries across Brixham, Paignton and Torquay.


Lanterns Lights and 'luminations - Venue: The Quay, Middle Street, Fore Street, Strand, Kings Street-  23rd Nov 2024 (TBC)                                                    Brixham will celebrate its Christmas Lights Switch on with a ‘Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations’ parade. The event includes a magical lantern parade, an incredible firework display held in the Harbour Bowl, live music, street entertainment, and a street market.