Formby Festival aims to recreate the stunning Formby Shows of earlier years. It is a regular part of the summer calendar on the third weekend in July each year.

Sponsors of our Children’s Entertainment Tent 2023.

Sponsors of Kids’ Cooking 2023.

Cash for Kids was our charity partner 2023.

5pm – 11pm.

Saturday. Show Day.
11am – 11pm.

Sunday. Carnival Day.
11am – 6pm.

Craft Market

Crafts from jewellery to wood-carving.
Food from artisan bakers to cheesemakers.
Previous years have featured dozens of varied artisans involving cakes, furniture, bee-keeping, exotic gifts and much more.

Family Entertainment

Pre-school, primary school or high school, we have activities for everybody. Past years have included inflatables, archery, paint balling, assault course, and climbing wall.


Our food court offers American, Asian, British, Caribbean, German, Italian, and many more.


Real ales, fine wines, specialist coffees and everything in between.


Saturday night finishes with our very own musical light and firework display, themed for all the family.


Our stages host a wide range of performers across the weekend, from soloist to choir, brass band to rock band, child to seasoned musician.