Ottery and the surrounding area of East Devon offer a huge variety of events throughout the year. With the sea only six miles away from Ottery there is an eclectic mixture of sun, sea and rolling countryside plus towns and villages. Each has its own events particular to its individual environment. Included in this exciting programme Ottery has a May Fair at Cadhay, a Food Festival Weekend, Jazz Festivals, the traditional Pixie Day, Carnival Day and Tar Barrels, Street Markets on the first Friday of each month, also Community Markets each month; plus a bi-annual Flower Festival,
concerts at the Parish Church and elsewhere we have a Christmas Shopping Evening and an Xmas Tree Festival and much, much more. In the surrounding area there are many additional events to which visitors from both home and overseas are very welcome to participate. In addition Exeter, only some twelve miles away, hosts many attractions including musical, theatrical entertainments held in the theatres, cinemas and public buildings in the city.