After a long Winter it’s finally starting to warm up and many of us are looking ahead to our Summer holidays.
With the late May bank holiday on the horizon you may be wondering what’s on in Cornwall this May half-term, so here are just some of the fabulous events taking place for you and your family, both on the park and at attractions and locations across Cornwall.
On the park
Saturday 25 May
Evening entertainment for the kids, including Funky Monkey’s jungle party and the mini disco. Plus live performance from Louise Jones, famous for her spine-tingling performances on The Voice.
Sunday 26 May
The Family Fun Day, free for all guests staying at the Park, kicks off with music, bouncy castles, face-painting and barbecue.
Evening entertainment includes bingo, party dances and a cabaret performance from Alonso de Luca’s Comedy, Magic & Illusion Show.
Monday 27 May
Get crafty at the daily kids’ club where the little ones will have loads of fun with arts and craft activities and a special guest appearance from Funky Monkey. Party dances, a live performance from the energetic Blues Brothers on the Run and the late night disco will have you up dancing, working off the day’s ice-creams and Cornish pasties.
Tuesday 28 May
The Kids’ Club meets from 10:30 for another morning of games, crafting, treasure hunts and sports. The kids’ fancy dress competition takes place in the early evening, before you can perform some of your best moves on the dance floor at the late night disco.
Wednesday 29 May
The youngest guests show off their very best skills at the talent show in the morning. The evening begins with a mini disco and bingo before Britain’s Got Talent’s Jimmy Tamley takes to the stage to perform his hugely successful ventriloquism act.
Be ready to get involved as Jimmy invites audience members to be part of the show.
Thursday 30 May
The day begins with the kids’ club where the little ones can let off some steam and get creative with Funky Monkey and the entertainments team. The evening includes bingo and party dances.
Friday 31 May
Finish the week on a high with 80s synth band, Electronix, performing classics in the Club from iconic bands such as Erasure, OMD, Depeche Mode and many more.
PS Before you head home on Saturday, make time to catch-up with Funky Monkey for one last meet and greet session.
What’s on in Cornwall this May half-term
If you fancy heading out and about to explore everything Cornwall has to offere during your stay, check out some of these fab events that are taking place all over Cornwall during May half-term.
Porthilly Spirit Festival
Experience one of the region’s newest events as the Porthilly Festival of music, outdoor adventure, well-being and workshops opens its doors for the first time.
When: Friday 24 May to Sunday 26 May
Where: Trefresa Farm in Corth Cornwall
Price: Festival day tickets from £45 per adult
Find out more: Porthilly Spirit Festival
Celebrate 50 years at Newquay Zoo
Get up close and personal with the hundreds of animals at Newquay Zoo for Love your Zoo week. Follow the zoo trail to win prizes, get into character with expert face-painting by the on-site team and learn all about your favourite animals from the zoo-keepers.
When: Sunday 26 May 2019
Where: Newquay Zoo
Price: Adults £15.95, children £12
Find out more: Newquay Zoo
Bug & Butterfly Quest, Paradise Park
Follow the clues and answer the questions at Paradise Park to discover beautiful butterflies, amazing insects and barmy bugs as you explore the stunning environment.
When: Saturday 25 May to Sunday 2 June 2019
Where: Hayle, near St Ives
Price: Adults £15.95, children £12.95-£14.95 depending on height
Find out more: Paradise Park
Plant a pot at St Michael’s Mount
Get your hands dirty with this fun gardening activity at Cornwall’s iconic St Michael’s Mount in Penzance. Included in the price of admission to the castle and gardens, your little ones will learn how to plant their own little seedling that they can then take home with them.
When: Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May
Where: St Michael’s Mount
Price: Included in your admission to St Michael’s Mount (currently £16 per adult and £8 per child)
Find out more: St Michael’s Mount
Fal River Festival
This 7-day festival celebrates the diverse history and culture of life around the river. It’s guaranteed to provide great fun for all the family, with a wide range of events taking place around the town including live music, water sports, arts and crafts activities, and wildlife walks.
When: Friday 24 May to Sunday 2 June 2019
Where: Falmouth town
Find out more: Fal River Festival
Inspired to book your May half-term holiday in Cornwall?
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We can’t wait to welcome you to Cornwall.