Porthleven Food Festival

16 April

Porthleven Food Festival

What's it all about?

Porthleven Food and Music Festival is takes place around the picturesque harbour of Porthleven near Helston, in West Cornwall.

The popular annual spring festival is going from strength to strength attracting a staggering 18,000 people to the historic port during the main festival day.

What Happens?

As well as all day cooking demonstrations in the main marquee, there will also be over 90 food and craft stalls surrounding the harbour with an emphasis this year on world street food. You can enjoy Spanish Churros for breakfast, Japanese Sushi for lunch and Filipino Adobo pork for supper or whatever may take your fancy as you wander around savouring the exotic sights, smells and sounds.

The music offering this year will be an exciting, eclectic mix of the traditional and modern, local and international and will be performed during the daytime on two outdoor music stages situated on the historic harbour side then moving into the main marquee for more bands, revelry and dancing into the night.

There will also be a young person’s festival area with performances, music, art and cooking workshops in a designated marquee with outdoor entertainment, stalls and games to keep the young and young at heart festival goers happy.

How can you take part?

The Porthleven Food Festival is a free community event and a weekend not to be missed. For more information on the Festival go to: www.porthlevenfoodfestival.com



Dog Friendly


  • Facilities
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Catering
  • Sea views
  • Beach within 2k


  • Disabled access
  • Disabled parking
  • Disabled toilets
  • Guide dogs permitted

Opening Times

April 16, 2016 - April 16, 2016
Friday, Saturday, Sunday,


Buses numbers 2, 2A and 2B all go to Porthleven from Helston.


Directions Buses numbers 2, 2A and 2B all go to Porthleven from Helston. A3394 Helston to Penzance, then take B3304 to Porthleven. There is limited car parking in Porthleven itself, so to prevent congestion why not leave your car in the car park next to Flora Motors opposite the boating lake in Helston (B3304) and take the bus.


Porthleven Food Festival
Helston Cornwall TR13 9JA

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