Annual Events

Both tourists and residents are drawn to Frome’s annual events, which allow Frome to showcase why it’s such a brilliant and vibrant town.

At the events you’ll find everything from local crafts and foods, arts and performances, outdoor fun and above all festive cheer. Also notable is the demonstration of community spirit which is a key part of life in Frome.

Every year Frome hosts these for all to enjoy, so come and experience them for yourself!

Crowds gather outside Cheese and grain for first Saturday evening of Frome festivalFrome Festival

Frome’s 10 day community/arts festival takes place every July and plays host to around 200 events in 40 venues including live music, theatre, Hidden Gardens, Open Arts trail and much much more.

Frome CarnivalFrome Carnival

This exciting annual spectacle lights up the streets of Frome with illuminated floats, music, majorettes and more. As well as providing a great day of entertainment, as a registered charity, Frome Carnival also raises money for local groups and individuals in need.

Pony and trap racing at the Frome Cheese showFrome Agricultural and Cheese Show

The question is, what isn’t at this event?! A traditional country show, the Frome Agricultural and Cheese show has over 350 trade stands and showcases fine food, crafts and, as the name suggests, plenty of cheese. Watch equine and livestock showing, car stunt shows, dog shows, falconry displays as well as live music.

Crowds gather in Frome for the Christmas lights switch onChristmas in Frome

Frome’s annual Christmas celebration is the perfect way to ignite your Christmas spirit and kick off the festive season. The event in the town centre features a lantern procession, carols, Father Christmas and his grotto, festive food stalls and of course the Christmas lights switch-on.