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The Torbay Guide
"A Tourist Guide for Torbay on the English Riviera."
VisitPaignton.net/Torbay Holiday Guide lists some of the major events of Torbay.
There are three main towns around the bay: Torquay in the north, Paignton in the centre, and Brixham in the south. Renowned for its healthful climate, the bay earned the nickname of the English Riviera.
Tor Bay itself is a fine natural harbour and home to a host of maritime events all year round, and due to the mild climate Torbay Palm trees are a common sight along the coast.
Paignton Festival Week
Paignton Festival Week (previously known as Torbay Carnival Week) is a 7 day event organised on Paignton Green by a team of dedicated volunteers. The event has been running for over 100 years - Join us this Summer on Paignton Green! From 21st July - 29th July 2018
Paignton Regatta The Paignton Regatta, a full week of varied events in and around Paignton, with something for all the family. The Paignton Regatta will run during August from; (See Paignton Regatta Website)
The Firework display will be on the evening of (See Paignton Regatta Website), weather permitting and at about 9.30pm.
Every summer the regatta week provides a focus for the people of Paignton to turn out and compete, support or just enjoy. It also gives us a chance to welcome our holiday visitors and invite them to enjoy some old-fashioned seaside fun, albeit with a 21st Century twist.
Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta The official website for the 2014 Port of Dartmouth Regatta held on the 30th, 31st August, 1st September 2018
Torbay Steam Fair
Torbay Steam Fair The official website for the Torbay Steam Fair which will be held on the 3rd, 4th & 5th August 2018 near to Churston Village just off the Dartmouth / Brixham road - Torbay Steam Rally Association.
The New Year is upon us and already there is a lot of activity in the organisation of this years Steam Fair. As the number of entries are rising year upon year, we have had to take the decision to add another field to the Show Site. This will allow us a lot more scope for the Working demonstrations and the Heavy Haulage section.
Dartmouth Music Festival
Dartmouth Music Festival 11th, 12th & 13th May 2018. Since the Festival´s inception in 1998, it´s eclectic mix of orchestral, rock, choral, blues, opera, folk, jazz etc., has won the hearts of both locals and visitors alike and become one of the star events in Dartmouth´s calendar. Music for all.
Dartmouth Music Festival appeals to all ages, from elderly couples sedately jiving in the Avenue Gardens, to toddlers watching their older siblings in local school choirs and bands.
Torbay Half Marathon
Torbay Half Marathon June 24th 2018 will see the running of this very popular seaside event; with demand for places steadily growing, early entry to this event is advised, as we may well be full before race day.
11th, 12th & 13th May 2018 - Dart Music Festival
16th June 2018 - Brixham Trawler Annual Race
24th June 2018 - Torbay Half Marathon
21st July to 29th July 2018 - Paignton Festival Week
3rd, 4th & 5th August 2018 - Torbay Steam Fair
4th August - 12th August 2018 - Paignton Regatta
25th August to 29th August 2018 - Torbay Regatta
30th, 31st August & 1st September 2018 - Dartmouth Regatta