Festivals & events in Jersey
Regardless of when you are visiting Jersey, chances are you will find something interesting going on. Throughout the year, the island is home to a large number of events spanning every category, from music, food and flower festivals to air displays and scenic walking tours. With its central location in St. Helier, the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel in Jersey is placed just minutes from the festivities.
Festivals for everythingJersey is known as a great foodie destination and naturally, the island is home to an array of food festivals through the year. One of the most popular is the Tennerfest, which takes place every autumn. Cheese lovers will find everything their hearts desire during the Cheese Festival in May. In spring and early summer, you will find some of the most beautiful festivals in Europe with the Spring Flower Show and the Battle of Flowers Festival. The latter features parades with flower-festooned floats, musicians, dancers and entertainers. Since 2004, the famous Jersey Live music festival has attracted thousands of people to its location in the countryside with international artist and great music experiences. Finally, the year is bidden farewell with the Fête de Noué festival, which takes place around the Christmas holidays.
Air shows and walking toursFor more than 60 years, Jersey has been home to The International Air Display, which is one of the biggest free air displays in Europe. Watch as aircrafts perform impossible turns and swoops and form impressive formations in the sky above St. Aubin’s Bay. Experience traditional war-time planes as well as the swift aerobatics of the death-defying Red Arrows. Aircrafts from Belgium, Ireland, France, Netherlands, Russia, United Kingdom and United States have all participated in the grandiose display of pilot skills to raise funds for Forces Charities. During the spring, summer and autumn you can join some of the many walking tour festivals, which will take you by historical attractions, while walking in the stunning surroundings of Jersey’s rugged landscape. The most popular is the Autumn Walking Week Festival that attracts hundreds of people each year.
Festival and events calendarMarch
Spring Flower Show
Jersey Boat Show
Jersey Cheese Festival
Spring Walking Week
Liberation Day celebrations
International Motoring Festival
Collas Crill Island Walk
Battle of Flowers
International Air Display
Jersey Live Festival
Autumn Walking Week
Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon
La Fête de Noué