Lyme Regis Regatta and Carnival Week

6th August 2022 - 13th August 2022

A week of over fifty events for the whole family during the summer holidays aiming to raise as much money as possible for local good causes. Highlights of the week include the Walk of Light Torchlight Procession, the Carnival Procession, fireworks, the duck race, the beach treasure hunt, open air film screenings, beach sports and regatta.

Some of the highlights include:

Torchlight Procession - 6th August 2021

An iconic event as the walk of light makes its way through Langmoor gardens led by the Mayor and Mayoress, accompanied by the Town Crier. As participants head on to the beach they form a circle of light on the sand before the torches are used to light a beacon.

Torches on sale from 8.30pm. Start 9pm from the entrance to Langmoor Gardens.

Candles Down the River -  9th August 9pm

Sponsor a candle in memory of someone and watch as it drifts gently down the river in the quietness of the evening as the light fades over Lyme Regis. Candle cards can be bought from the carnival kiosk or from Jericho Bridge from from 8pm on the evening of the event.

Duck Race -  11th August  Midday

Duck Race tickets can be bought from the yellow carnival kiosk which is situated next to the Jubilee Pavilion, Marine Parade on the seafront. Duck race tickets can also be purchased from 11am at the Duck Race start at Windsor Terrace.

Carnival Procession

The carnival procession takes place on Saturday 13th August.



Event location

Marine Parade

Lyme Regis