skip to content

Your personal guide to the city of Truro.

Browse Truro

Beautiful & bespoke Unique Truro shops
Eat & Drink
Truro offers you outstanding cuisine
Interest & Activities in Truro & Nearby
Days & nights in Truro for everyone
Search Businesses & Services in Truro
Make Truro your top holiday destination
Getting Here
Find your way to Truro in Cornwall
Discover what's happening in Truro

Events > Christmas


Festive events in Truro for 2016

Four late nights of shopping in Truro 30 November 7, 14 & 21 December!

Back to Events

Christmas in Truro!

This year Truro will be filled with festive street entertainment on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Look out for the twinkling lights and enjoy the Christmas cheer! Here is the line up at a glance.


Saturday 3 December
St Stythians Band, 11am-1pm, Lemon Quay
Lanner District & Silver Band, 2-4pm, Lemon Quay
Cornish Connections, 11am-1pm, Boscawen Street
Jumping Out Duo, 11am-1pm, Pydar Street

Wednesday 7 December
Heyl Town Band, 6-9pm, Lemon Quay
Camborne Youth Band, 6-9pm, Boscawen Street
Kea Community Choir, 6-9pm, Victoria Square


Saturday 10 December
Camborne Youth Band, 11am-1pm, Lemon Quay
St Stythians Band, 2-4pm, Lemon Quay
St Erth Concert Band, 2-4pm, Boscawen Street
Truro City Band, 2-4pm, Pydar Street


Wednesday 14 December
Camborne Youth Band, 6-9pm, Lemon Quay
Heyl Town Band, 6-9pm, Boscawen Street

Scowns Rose, 6-9pm, Pydar Street
Lanner District Silver Band, 6-9pm, Victoria Square

Saturday 17 December
Cornish Connections, Lemon Quay, 11am - 1pm

Camborne Youth Band, Lemon Quay, 2-4pm

St Erth Concert Band, Boscawen Street, 2-4pm
St Stythians Band, Pydar Street, 2-4pm


Wednesday 21 December
Heyl Town Band, 6-9pm, Lemon Quay
Camborne Youth Band, 6-9pm, Boscawen Street
Lanner District Silver Band, 6-9pm, Pydar Street



Saturday 24 December
Truro City Band, Lemon Quay 2-4pm




Christmas Events

Late Night Shopping in Truro 2016 30th November, 7th, 14th and 21st December

Every Wednesday from the 30th November until (and including) the 21st December, there will be late night shopping in Truro.

Santa visits Truro Community Library

Santa returns to the Garden at Truro Community Library on Wednesdays 30th November, 7th December, 14th December & 21st December, 5.30pm-7.30pm

Truro Methodist Church open during late night shopping!

Truro Methodist Church is open during late night shopping on Wednesday 30 November 7, 14, 21 December

Christmas with Truro Community Library

Truro Community Library always makes a wonderful effort in making Truro extra special for children during the festive season.

Truro Farmers Market extra Christmas Dates!

Truro Farmers Market is on Lemon Quay on Wednesday (including late night shopping) and Saturday. In addition to this, they have extra dates!

Jack and The Beanstalk Tuesday 6 Ė Saturday 31 December

From the creative team that brought you last yearís hit show, Dick Whittington and his
Mousehole Cat!, comes a brand new adventure.

Truro Primestock Show - Wednesday 7th December

Truroís Annual Christmas Primestock Show is held in a marquee on Lemon Quay and is a favourite with farmers and townspeople alike.

Father Christmas will visit the Pannier Market from 6.30pm

Father Christmas will visit the Pannier Market on most Wednesday evenings 7th, 14th & 21st of December 2016

Late Night Shopping at Truro Cathedral

This year the Cathedralís Late Night Shopping evenings is on the 7th, 14th and 21st December between 6.30 and 8.30pm are packed with even more fun things to see and do than usual.

Furniss Island Festivities - Wednesday 7 December 2pm

Wednesday 7 December at 2pm with Tregolls School Choir and Father Christmas.

Truro Primestock Christmas Craft & Food Fair - Friday 9th & Saturday 10th December 2016

Each year on the Friday and Saturday following the Livestock Show, the Primestock Society organises a Craft & Food Fair in the Show Marquee.

BIG Christmas Sing 2016

Friday 9 December 7.30pm Truro's BIG Christmas Sing - Come and sing your favourite carols.

Truro Victorian Christmas Market - Tuesday 13th to Sunday 18th December Lemon Quay

Come into Truro and enjoy the Victorian Christmas Market, mingling with the ladies and gent of that era.

BBC Radio Cornwall Christmas Concert Tue 13 Dec 7pm

BBC Radio Cornwall Christmas Concert - A popular concert each year. Listen to BBC Radio Cornwall for details of when and how to apply for tickets.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens - 19 Dec 7pm

7pm Monday the 19 December at Truro Methodist Church

An Invitation to cats, dogs, guinea pigs, hamsters and parrots to bring their owners to the

A gathering of two legged and four legged friends will take place at Truro Cathedral on Tuesday 27th December 2016 at 2pm.

New Years Eve 31 December 2016 midnight

Fire works display in Truro

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet, The Nutcracker - 20 & 21 January

It's Christmas Eve and Dr Silbergaus has arranged a party for his daughter Clara. Her Godfather, dresses as Santa Claus, arrives with gifts for the children including a Doll, a Mouse King and a Nutcracker. When the party ends and guests leave, Clara goes to bed.

Chritmas Truro Guide 2016

City of Lights 2016

City of Lights - needs your money! '

Texting COLT16 £amount to 70070 Or you can donate via PAYPAL via

Or send a cheque made payable to Totally Truro to Totally Truro, 56 Fairmantle Street, Truro TR1 2EG or donate on the night!

Truro Farmers Market Extra Dates! 4,8,9,11, 15,16, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23

Christmas Spirit

Street Entertainment

back to top

Site Index

  1. Shop

  2. Eat & Drink

  3. Explore

  4. Events

  5. Work

  1. Stay

  2. Getting Here

  3. News

  4. Members

  5. Information

  6. Totally Truro is a company limited by guarantee
    registered in England company no. 6070111
    Copyright © 2008 Totally Truro. All Rights Reserved.

Other Languages

8:34am | 7th December 2016