Knutsford hosts a number of fantastic events throughout the year; from large annual events such as the Royal May Day to smaller events and fundraisers. The Town Council has a dedicated Events Committee which works to organise a small number of events and supports a number of other events in the town.

If you have an idea for an event, please do let the Town Clerk know.

Knutsford Royal May Day

Knutsford Royal May Day is one of the most famous of all the May Day events still celebrated in the UK. Originally held on the first Monday in May, since the 1920’s it has been held the first Saturday of May and in 2014 celebrated it’s 150th year. It was granted the title “Royal” in 1887 by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII). The event is still going strong, and continues to attract visitors from all round.

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Knutsford Lion’s Annual Fayre

Local organisations and charities set up stalls to raise money and awareness.  On Bank Holiday Monday 27 May 2019 the event will once again be on the Heath and in addition to the market and refreshment stalls, there will be a variety of family entertainment and competitions including welly wanging, It’s a Dog Knockout, donkey rides and fairground rides.

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Knutsford Beer Festival

Founded in 2014 the event has two aims – raising money for local charities and showcasing the best in local beer. There is a fantastic selection of local beers and ciders and you can indulge in some great food and enjoy excellent local entertainment too! The festival returned from 11 – 13 May 2019.

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Knutsford Bunny Hop

Following the success of the Pumpkin Path, the retail community introduced the Knutsford Bunny Hop. The Bunny Hop takes place on Easter Saturday with children searching Knutsford for hidden bunnies in shop windows.


Knutsford Promenades

A weekend of interpretative history.

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Knutsford Pumpkin Path

Knutsford Businesses developed the Pumpkin Path to encourage families to trick-or-treat in the Town Centre rather than at residential properties. Taking place on Halloween evening, October 31st, Knutsford is filled with ghosts and ghouls searching for the hidden letters in shop windows. A fantastic display of the business community supporting residents and providing free fun for the family.

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Knutsford Rotary Jog

Another annual event raising funds for local good causes is the Rotary Jog. A fun run around the Moor.

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