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Festivals & Events

Barclays Jersey Boat Show 

03/05/2014 – 05/05/2014
Now in its seventh year, the 3-day show, which offers free entry, takes place right in the maritime heart of St Helier and gets the boating season off to a great start.

Liberation Day 

09/05/2014
Join islanders to celebrate the liberation from Occupying Forces during World War II. A variety of activities and events are planned including heritage trails, access to WWII bunkers

Jersey Food Festival 

23/05/2014 – 26/05/2014
The Jersey Food Festival is a week long celebration of the iconic Jersey Royal potato and the bountiful seafood and dairy produce for which the Island is famous. Enjoy farm and dairy tours

Jersey International Motoring Festival 

06/06/2014 – 08/06/2014
Steep winding hills and straights beside the long beaches provide the perfect combination for a motoring festival, and Jersey has it all. The festival is the largest annual motoring event in the Channel Islands.

Venture Cup 

07/06/2014 – 09/06/2014
The world’s longest, toughest and most prestigious powerboat races arrives in Jersey on Saturday 7th June. Boats arrive on Saturday afternoon as part of the first leg of a race between the River Thames and Monte Carlo, crossing a finish line in St Aubin’s Bay before mooring beside the Race Village on St Helier’s Albert Pier.

Bonne Nuit Harbour Festival 

28/06/2014
Enjoy a great day out, for all the family, at a beautiful north coast bay. The fun includes games on the beach for the children, a Bonnie-Baby and Strongest Man competitions, a coconut shy and much more, including musical entertainment, plus refreshments and craft stalls.

Jersey Seaside Festival 

10/08/2014
A day of traditional seaside fun at Havre des Pas for all the family. The seafront and outdoor swimming pool will be jam-packed with beach games,live entertainment, music, local art and crafts and alfresco dining.

Battle of Flowers Grand Day Parade 

14/08/2014
Undoubtedly one of the most spectacular carnivals in Europe. Enjoy the spectacle of flower festooned floats, musicians, dancers and entertainers providing a tremendous atmosphere

Battle of Flowers Moonlight Parade 

15/08/2014
The Moonlight Parade is an amazing evening parade of the flower covered floats that are festooned with thousands of illuminated lights to give a truly magical appearance and a fitting finale.

Jersey Live Music Festival 

30/08/2014 –  31/09/2014
The atmosphere at Jersey Live Festival is second to none, with a vibrant and responsive crowd, welcoming in recent years, a huge roster of artists. In 2013, Fat Boy Slim, Chic, Bastille, Example, Gabrielle Aplin and many more performed to capacity crowds.

International Air Display 

11/09/2014
The skies above Jersey come alive today to the sights and sounds of arguably one of the largest free air displays in Europe. International military and civilian aircraft perform in breath-taking form

Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon 

05/10/2014
The marathon starts on the streets of St Helier and runs through some of the Island’s most scenic spots, taking in country lanes, picturesque valleys and the beautiful coast of Jersey.

Jersey Paperclix Rally 

10/10/2014 – 11/10/2014
Drivers and navigators skills are tested to the limit through the lanes of Jersey. Vehicles range from Mini’s to World Rally cars

La Fais’sie d’Cride 

18/10/2014 – 19/10/2014
Come to La Faîs’sie d’Cidre and celebrate Jersey’s rich heritage of growing apples and making cider. The highlight is traditional cider making – using horsepower to crush apples, then building layers of pulp on a press to extract juice.

Spirit of Christmas Market

 04/12/2014 – 07/12/2014
The Spirit of Christmas market is filled with beautifully decorated Christmas chalets where local artisans and craft workers will be selling handmade gifts. As you tick off your Christmas wish list, warm up with mulled cider, coffee or delicious hot food, whilst enjoying the alfresco entertainment that’s sure to put you in the Christmas mood!

La Fete de Noue 

04/12/2014 – 07/12/2014
La Fête dé Noué, which translates from the local Jersey Norman-French language as ‘Christmas Festival’, animates the Island with a programme of activities to complement the lead up to the festive period. Meander through the streets of St. Helier, under a canopy of brilliant white lights and experience our quaint Christmas market, street theatre, the Spectacular Christmas Parade, Christmas movies and much mor
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Event Dates

June in Bloom Floral Festival

Jersey’s reputation as ‘The Floral Island’ is a well-deserved one. The vibrant colours of the fields and gardens bring the landscape to life all year round.

16/06/2013 - 23/06/2013

Battle of Flowers Grand Day Parade

Undoubtedly one of the most spectacular carnivals in Europe. Enjoy the spectacle of flower festooned floats, musicians, dancers and entertainers providing a tremendous atmosphere

08/08/2013

Battle of Flowers Moonlight Parade

The Moonlight Parade is an amazing evening parade of the flower covered floats that are festooned with thousands of illuminated lights to give a truly magical appearance and a fitting finale.

09/08/2013

Jersey Live Music Festival

The atmosphere at Jersey Live Festival is second to none, with a vibrant and responsive crowd, welcoming in recent years, a huge roster of artists. In 2012, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds.

31/08/2013 - 01/09/2013

International Air Display

The skies above Jersey come alive today to the sights and sounds of arguably one of the largest free air displays in Europe. International military and civilian aircraft perform in breath-taking form.

12/09/2013

Autumn Walking Week

Experience the wonderful autumnal colours of Jersey and join in a full free programme of unique countryside, coastal and history walks with some of the Island’s most experienced guide.

14/09/2013 - 21/09/2013

Jersey Beach Polo

Beach Polo breaks onto Jersey’s shores for a second year with 28 Polo ponies making up 4 Polo teams, including professional players, competing on St Brelade’s Bay. Spectators can go down to the beach.

20/09/2013

Sure Festival of Comedy

4 days of top notch comedy entertainment! A small but perfectly formed comedy festival in Jersey. Over four days, Sure Smiles Festival of Comedy will be presenting some of the top name.

03/10/2013 - 06/10/2013

Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon

The marathon starts on the streets of St Helier and runs through some of the Island’s most scenic spots, taking in country lanes, picturesque valleys and the beautiful coast of Jersey.

06/10/2013

Jersey Rally

Drivers and navigators skills are tested to the limit through the lanes of Jersey. Vehicles range from Mini’s to World Rally cars.

10/10/2013 - 12/10/2013