Events in Bath


Bath Spring Fayre 12th – 13th May 2018: A spring fayre featuring more than 50 stalls selling everything from locally-sourced food, stylish crafts and garden plants is being held in Bath’s beautiful Parade Gardens. The two-day Bath Spring Fayre is the first of its kind and is being held on 12 and 13 May 2018 from 11am to 5pm. Organised by Bath & North East Somerset Council’s events and parks teams, the free fayre will also feature children’s entertainment and music.

The Bath Festival 11th May – 27th May 2018: This year marks the 70th anniversary of Bath Festivals. To commemorate this important milestone will be an incredible programme of events that build on the festival’s rich heritage and cements it as a highlight in the Bath calendar for residents and visitors alike.

Bath Fringe Festival 26th May – 11th June 2018: The Bath Fringe Festival date’s back to the 1970’s and is still going strong! You can expect a two-week jamboree celebrating comedy, dance, street theatre, art, contemporary music, world music and much else besides.

Bath Carnival 21st July 2018: A free party celebrating Carnival arts in the centre of Bath. The vibrant procession transforms the streets with a colourful blending pot of Carnival culture. Expect South American drumming, Caribbean steel pan, Mardi Gras style brass, a range of traditional and contemporary dance choreography and crazy colourful costumes!

The Jane Austen Festival 8th-17th September 2018: This year’s Jane Austen festival starts the 8th September and spans over 9 days. The famous Regency costumed parade takes place on the 9th and walking tours and book readings will be taking place throughout.

The Great Bath Feast 23rd September – 8th October 2018: Local producers, delis, cafés, restaurants and hotels offer tastings, demonstrations and special menus; also appearances from visiting celebrity chefs and food writers.

Bath Christmas Market 23rd November – 10th December 2018: One of the biggest and most picturesque Christmas markets in the country, with more than 170 wooden chalets filling the precincts around the abbey and Roman Baths, and several other shopping streets.