Padstow Christmal Festival Lineup

7 - 10 December 2023

We're back! After last year's successful return, we couldn't be more excited to see you all again this year.

From Thursday 7th - Sunday 10th December 2023, join us for a weekend of fun and foodie-filled festivities.

Entry to the festival will be FREE this year with the highly anticipated Sharp’s Chefs Theatre ticketed.

Buy Sharp’s Chefs Theatre and Solar Wave Silent Bistro tickets here.

Check back for more exciting Padstow Christmas Festival 2023 updates.

Latest News

Welcome from Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth

A warm welcome from Paul Ainsworth Padstow Christmas Festival is a wonderful way to kick off the Christmas season. It’s an excuse to celebrate food,… Read More

Welcome from Event Organiser, Tina Evans

2023 marks the 16th year of the Padstow Christmas Festival and I’m thrilled that the event will live up to everyone’s expectations. Arguably the best… Read More

The Big Cornish Breakfast

In 2018 we launched The Big Breakfast, which saw some of the country’s top chefs teaming up  to host a breakfast like no other. We… Read More

Sharp's Brewery

Welcome from Event Headline Sponsor, Sharp’s Brewery

It’s not an overstatement to say that Padstow Christmas Festival is the highlight of our busy events calendar and one the whole Sharp’s team look… Read More

Sharp’s Solar Wave Silent Bistro

Take a seat, grab a beer, don some headphones; tune in to the sounds, flavours and aromas of the Sharp’s Solar Wave Silent Bistro, last… Read More

Padstow Christmas Festival 2023 unites with The Prince’s Trust

As Cornwall’s largest and most revered Christmas Festival, renowned for our abundance of culinary kings and queens, we have welcomed a new Royal addition for… Read More

World-renowned Chefs set for Padstow Christmas Festival

We are excited to announce our first line-up of incredible chefs taking Padstow by storm in December! Highly-acclaimed culinary royalty Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth… Read More

Tickets released for Padstow Christmas Festival!

We are delighted to announce that visitors can enjoy an all-star lineup of Chef Demonstrations for £5 a day, with general admission tickets now free… Read More

Sharp’s Brewery and their North Cornwall friends invite you to:

Escape to Cornwall for the ultimate festive food and beer getaway Padstow Christmas Festival Competition Prize Package: Friday 8th – Sunday 10th December 2023 Competition… Read More

Padstow Christmas Festival announces packed Community Events Schedule

On Friday 8th December 2023, visitors can enjoy a whole host of community-focused events including festive Lantern Parade, Fireworks and Carols. Taking place between the… Read More

Final preparations underway for UK’s ‘Best Christmas Market’ right here in Cornwall

Between Thursday 7th-10th December, we are expecting record crowds and visitors from across the world. Beating some of the biggest festive markets in major cities… Read More

What to look out for at the Christmas Market

Don’t miss The Prince’s Trust makers at this year’s market! Each year, the festival raises money for charities that provide vital services and support to… Read More

The 2023 Padstow Christmas Festival hailed a “remarkable success”

Our four-day event attracted thousands between 7th-10th December  Visitors from across the UK and beyond flocked to Padstow recently for what’s being described as an… Read More