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Whats on in the Channel Islands for 2017

Seafront Sunday parade in Guernsey
Dancing in the square in Guernsey
Petals at Jersey's battle of Flowers

There are a number of fantastic annual events taking place each year in the Channel Islands that are well worth booking to come and see:

Channel Islands Heritage Festival

8th April – 10th May

A celebration of the varied and unique history of the islands.

Spring Walking Week

Guernsey – 20th May – 4th June

Jersey’s walking week will be amalgamated into its Heritage Festival events. On Guernsey, spring walking week will have dedicated rambles, strolls and walks for all abilities

Spring Floral Festivals

Various dates

Dates for Jersey’s June in Bloom have yet to be confirmed however, Jersey Open Gardens are set for:

  • Sunday 7th May – Domaine des Vaux, St Lawrence
  • Sunday 14th May – Les Aix, St Peter
  • Sunday 18th June – St Ouen’s Manor, St Ouen
  • Sunday 2nd July – Le Coin, St Brelade
  • Sunday 23rd July – The Grove, St Lawrence
  • Sunday 20th August – St John’s Manor, St John

Jersey Battle of Flowers

10th – 11th August

Jersey’s famous carnival will take place during the day on 10th with the Moonlight Parade on 11th. Tickets and accommodation books up early!

Guernsey Summer Shows

South Show – 11th – 12th August

West Show – 16th – 17th August

North Show – 23rd – 24th August

All the fun of the fair with competitions, classes, entertainment and parades around the island during the summer.

Girls in turquoise skirts at Jersey's Battle of Flowers
Red arrows at Jersey Air Display
Yellow petal seashell at Jersey's Battle of Flowers

Channel Islands Air Display

14th September

The air display will take place at approximately 11am – 1.15pm over St Peter Port, Guernsey and approximately 12 – 5pm over St Aubin’s Bay, Jersey.

Guernsey International Food Festival

14th – 24th September

A full programme of culinary events including celebrity chef classes, walks, cookery demos and fun food nights.


1st October – 11th November

Spanning the Channel Islands, this popular food festival offers you a chance to dine at the islands’ restaurants for prices starting from a tenner.

Autumn Walking Festivals

Jersey – 16th September – 1st October

Guernsey – 23rd September – 8th October

Discover an island on foot in Autumn! Themed walks for all abilities. Programme of events released closer to the time.

La Faîs’sie d’Cidre & Black Butter Making

La Faîs’sie d’Cidre – 7th – 8th October

Black Butter Making – 20th October

Join The National Trust for Jersey in some traditional island apple events.

Christmas Markets

End of November until Christmas

Special Christmas events and markets take place in both Jersey and Guernsey for the festive period. Take a look at our pages for more details.

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