Coronation Park Events

Coronation Park

Sip a flat white, perform an ollie, take to the water on a swan pedalo, hire an e-bike, whizz down the play park slide or catch an early evening show – all at Coronation Park this year!

Since 1912 Coronation Park has been at the heart of daily life in Helston. Now in community ownership, the park is programming a wide range of events and activities for everyone living in or visiting Helston.


Bark in the Park
12-4pm 14th July

Watch agile pups conquer obstacle courses, pamper your pooch with pro groomers, and support local charities. Enjoy crafts, face painting, and a chance to win big in our raffle. It’s a tail-wagging good time for the whole family!

Registration opens 12.30pm, £2 to enter & rosettes to 4th place.

Hellys: All Together Now (including the Water Carnival)
20th July


Get ready for a splashingly good time in Helston this summer – SPLANN! Bringing back the long-lost Helston Water Carnival alongside A Cornish Summer Fair (Museum of Cornish Life), Helston Town Band Fair (Events Square) & Hellys Craft Fair (Old Cattle Market).

Helston Town Concert Band
7pm 25th July


The Battling Butlers
6pm 26th July

Musical and magical, emotional, theatrical… The Battling Butlers – it’s a family affair!

It’s helter-skelter, roller coaster, death-defying, dangerous…life on the road is never straightforward for single dad, Joe Butler in this family musical celebration of the ever-changing relationship between a father-and-son, street theatre double-act.

The Greatest Showman – Open-Air Cinema in the Park
7.30pm 31st July

Get ready to be dazzled by the critically acclaimed musical extravaganza “The Greatest Showman” on the big screen! Step right up and immerse yourself in the magic, the energy, and the pure entertainment of this must-see cinematic event.


Helston Town Concert Band
7pm 1st August


Mamma Mia! – Open-Air Cinema in the Park
7.30pm 7th August

Gather your crew of Dancing Queens and escape to a sun-drenched Greek island this summer. We’re serving up a healthy dose of feel-good fun with a special outdoor screening of ABBA classic, Mamma Mia!

Helston Town Concert Band
7pm 8th August


Trovya – Family Science Day
10th August

Blast-off with Discovering 42s family rocket building competition – will your family rocket soar over 50 meters above the boating lake? Get stuck-in mixing up colour-changing “curious cocktails” and rainbows of wonder – we dare you to take a sip? Warm up those legs with Blystra Arts and get cycling on our bubble bike for endless pedal-powered bubble bliss before watching Craig from Squashbox Theatre’s out-of-this-world “Journey to the Stars” show – an adventure for the whole family.

Spark the whole family’s imagination at Trovya (Discover) – our family science day.

More details and booking coming soon.

Helston Town Band
Afternoon of 11th August


Open-Air Cinema in the Park
Early evening 14th August

Details coming soon

Proms by the Lake
by Helston Town Band
7pm 17th August


Come along, join in the fun and help us to make it a night to remember!

This is a free event and no booking is required.

Wonderful World *new for 2024*
by Squashbox
2.30pm 20th August


Join intrepid explorer Craig on a breathless race across the world, as he attempts to decipher an ancient mystery – a mystery that could hold the key to our planet’s survival

This is a free event and no booking is required.