All aboard for Shladon Water Carnival
The Shaldon Water Carnival, which takes place on the first Saturday in August, is an event to rival the most eccentric of ceremonies.
Somewhere between a carnival and a regatta, the Shaldon Water Carnival provides a day of creative explosions, colourful entertainment and nautical brilliance.
It is difficult to encapsulate exactly what the carnival entails, as there is a myriad of events throughout the day on August 6.
The theme for the whole carnival is ‘Beach Party’ so (although not compulsory) do feel free to use that as inspiration for both the Childrens’ Fancy Dress and the Decorated Boats Competitions.
See the list of activities below.
Daytime On The Beach
10.30am – Beach stalls and games open
10.30am – Chalk drawing until 3pm
10.40am – Sand Sculpture competition
11.30 am – Crab Collecting on the Clipper Quay (restricted number of entries)
12.30- 1.00pm – Fancy dress parade assembly and registration at Shaldon School
1.20pm – Fancy dress judging
1.30pm – Fancy Dress Procession with the 2022 Royal Party through the village led by the Crooked Tempo Samba Band
1.45pm – Prize giving followed by Samba Band
2.30pm – Pirate Show
3.30pm –RNLI demo
3.30pm – Chalk drawing competition judged
3.50pm – Prize giving for chalk drawing competition
4.00pm –Blue Jewel Band
4.45pm – Boats assemble
5.00pm – Boat parade
5.45pm – Boat results and raffle and the Evening On The Green
6.30pm – Family disco
8.30pm –Juice - Live band
11.00pm – The 61st Shaldon Water Carnival finishes
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