Isle of Wight Pride is back for another spectacular year! Full of support the Pride Parade will kick off the event followed by a beach party! Tickets are on sale now here!
Back in 2018 the Isle of Wight hosted UK Pride and was a roaring success. Ever since Ryde has been home to Isle of Wight Pride and 2020 welcomes the eevnt back for another superb year!
A day of fun, laughter, music and more will start with a colourful Parade through the streets of Ryde followed by lots of activities in the town itself and the Pride Party on the beach. A great fun and family friendly day.
Why not spend a few days exploring our beautiful island by making a long weekend of it. You will be sure of a warm welcome.
IW Pride is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (No. 1175094). Your support helps to stage our annual event and to work through the year to deliver our charitable objectives to promote LGBTQ+ equality and support for our community on the island.
Line Up to be announced Shortly...
Getting to Isle of Wight Pride is pretty easy from Southampton
On foot - Option 1: catch the Red Jet to West Cowes which takes 23-25 minutes. From here, Southern Vectis operate frequent buses to Newport (service 1). Change at the bus station for Ryde (service 9). Option 2: catch the passenger vehicle ferry to East Cowes and then a bus from outside Waitrose to Ryde (service 4). You can also catch the more frequent bus to Newport (service 5) and change at Binfield Corner for the bus to Ryde (service 9) - please ask the driver where you need to change. On arrival at Ryde Interchange, the beach is just a short walk.
Taxis are also available outside the East & West Cowes terminals. For car hire, we recommend Enterprise - they will pick you-up from either terminal if you tell them your arrival time.
By car - catch the ferry to East Cowes and then head south on the A3021 and then east on the A3054 to Ryde via Wootton Bridge. The journey will take about 22 minutes.