About Sea Ilfracombe

What is the Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival? Ilfracombe is perfectly located for a sea-themed celebration, so in 2009 a group of local volunteers and businesses got together to create The Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival!

The event has gone from strength to strength over the years; attracting local, national and even international visitors to enjoy a vast array of attractions, local food, live music and family entertainment all for FREE over a full weekend.

The festival is organised by volunteers, charity and council funding and with the generosity of local businesses. Most of the events are FREE although donations are invited – so do drop some coins into our ‘foot-soldiers’ tins when you see them!

Following the huge success of last years festival, 2018 promises to be the biggest festival ever!

We are working on involving a record number of local businesses and organisations so that the weekend promises non-stop entertainment for food and music lovers, families, friends and intrepid seafarers alike!

As things develop we will be publishing them on this website and also on Sea Ilfracombe social media, so please make a point of liking and sharing the posts on our Facebook page and by following us on Twitter. Links to both sites can also be found at the bottom of this page.

If you have any questions, suggestions or are interested in sponsoring or just getting involved in this year’s festival simply get in touch using the Contact Us form on this page.

We’d also welcome your feedback on the festival!

We look forward to seeing you all in 2018

“The Sea Ilfracombe Crew”





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