A week full of family friendly activities begins in just a few days, with the return of Falmouth Week.

It officially kicks off on Friday, August 5 and promises to provide visitors with entertainment, a firework display, a carnival parade and even a 40-foot Victorian carousel.

Listed below are dates, times and places where events will be happening.

Friday, August 5 - Victorian Carousel, Toad Cottages on The Moor, Pink Wig Parade

The Victorian Carousel and Toad Cottages will be at The Moor in Falmouth until August 14.

After three years, Pink Wig Night returns, and this year promises to be even bigger than before. At 6.45pm the Pink Wig Parade will start from the Greenbank Hotel and pass through The Moor on the way to the Falmouth Week marquee, where from 7.30pm there will be a Pink Wig Roman Party on Church Street Carpark.

There will be a road closure from 5.30pm until 8pm along the road from the Greenbank and The Moor roundabout between these times.

Saturday, August 6 - Falmouth Marching Carnival, Sundowner SUP and Falmouth Carnival Night

The Falmouth Marine Band will be heading up the marching carnival and promises to be a fun and colour event. It will start at 6.30pm, leaving from Falmouth Rugby Club and going to Grove Place via The Moor. The parade will turn in the road near the monument at Grove Place and then back to Church Street Car Park, with free entry for the carnival night in the tent.

There will be road closures by the monument at Grove Place and Church Street Car Park between 6pm and 8pm.

This year Falmouth Week will host its very first Sundowner SUP (stand up paddle boarding). Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity, in partnership with Wesup will be at Gyllyngvase Beach and it's a chance for people to take to the water to help do more for patients and hospitals.

The Sundowner event will take place at Gyllyngvase Beach from 4.30pm. For more information contact rich.charity@nhs.net

Falmouth Carnival Night will then start at 7pm at The Waterfront, Church Street Car Park and will feature local band Falmouth Soul Sensation. This event is free to attend, under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

The Falmouth Week fireworks have been confirmed for Friday evening

The Falmouth Week fireworks have been confirmed for Friday evening

Sunday, August 7 - Music on The Moor and The Wurzels

Sunday will see the welcome return of Music on The Moor, a series of music events brought by Source FM throughout the afternoon. There will be an eclectic mix of music to suit all tastes.

The Wurzels concert will start at 7.30pm at The Waterfront, Church Street Car Park. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Monday, August 8 - Moor activities and Reef concert

There will be a number of activities on The Moor on this day, including live music courtesy of Source FM. There will also be an event simulator and the Victorian Carousel.

The Army will be on hand offering career advice and talking about life in the armed forces, and a large interactive screen will be up fo gaming enthusiasts.

The Reef concert starts at 7.30pm at The Waterfront, Church Street Car Park, under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Since forming in 1993, Reef has racked up nine Top 40 singles, including the popular Place Your Hands. They will be supported by Smokey’s King Shufflers.

Tuesday, August 9 - Love Train Gospel Concert

Starting at 7pm, under 16s must be accompanied by an adult, an evening of Gospel music with Ley Adewole and the Falmouth Community Gospel Choir, plus 70s soul sounds with DR Kris Kool finishing off the evening.

Wednesday, August 10 - RNLI Fun Day, Action Sports Tour, Craig Charles Funk and Soul and The Red Arrows

RNLI Falmouth Fun Day features well-loved local charities like RNLI, the Seal Sanctuary, Cornwall Wildlife Trust and more.

The world-famous Action Sports Tour will be on Events Square for an afternoon of displays and have-a-go taster sessions. These epic displays include the very best mountain bike trails, freestyle and flatland BMX, skateboarding, mountain bike jump riding, inline skating, free running, and scooter riding.

The town centre from Market Street through to halfway along Arwenack Street will be closed from 11am to 11pm, although this may be lifted earlier if it is safe to do so.

The Red Arrows will be performing their display over Falmouth Bay from 6pm, weather permitting.

Cliff Road and all roads that link with Cliff Road along the seafront will be closed between 3pm and 7pm.

For anyone travelling by train this will be via Falmouth Docks station, as Falmouth Town/The Dell will be closed to enable effective safe boarding.

The rugby club will be operating car parking and the Park and Ride car park is open until midnight, although the bus service is only available during the day.

Thursday, August 11 - Bad Manners Concert on The Moor

Bad Manners will be entertaining the crowds at The Waterfront, Church Street Car Park, with support act Rudi’s Message. Doors will open at 7.30pm, under 16s accompanied by an adult.

The band were at their most popular during the early 1980s when they spent 111 weeks in the UK Singles Chart between 1980 and 1983.

Friday, August 12 - The Bohemians and Fleetwood Bac Concert and Firework Display

The Bohemians are a Queen tribute band formed in 1996 and produce a show that combines the musicianship, costumes and energy of one of the world's greatest bands. Doors will open at 7.30pm and under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Also performing are Fleetwood Mac tribute show Fleetwood Bac, which has no ‘extra’ musicians, no backing tracks, just five musicians performing live. ite

Falmouth Harbour will be displaying the spectacular Falmouth Week Fireworks at 10pm. There will be viewing points at Falmouth Harbour, Events Square, Custom House Quay, Prince of Wales Pier and the Docks Lookout Point. The display is being staged thanks to a partnership between Falmouth Town Council and Smart Pyrotechnics.

In the case of bad weather, the firework display will be moved to Saturday, August 13.