With a host of great quality exhibitors and festive entertainment between 16-17 December 2017, it’s a Christmas event not to be missed. Showcasing a range of goodies including live cookery demonstrations and samplings, arts and crafts stalls, live music and children’s entertainment including Santa's grotto.


The Red Funnel Cowes Christmas Festival returns with the very best food, drink and gifts just in time for Christmas.


With a host of great quality exhibitors and festive entertainment, it’s an event
you don’t want to miss. We will be showcasing:

  • Live demonstrations from talented local chefs at our interactive Cookery Theatre, where you can sample some of our fantastic dishes
  • A great choice of Isle of Wight Arts and Crafts stalls so you can get some truly unique Christmas gifts (over 60 stalls)
  • A fantastic range of live music
  • Samplings and tastings
  • Santa’s Grotto
  • and lots more...


Most of the festival is undercover in the Yacht Haven and admission is FREE so come along and enjoy the Christmas spirit!

If you are interested in exhibiting this year or sponsoring the festival, please contact coweschristmasfestival@redfunnel.co.uk 

Getting there is really easy!

Red Funnel's Red Jet service from Southampton to West Cowes operates every 30 minutes from Terminal 2 on Saturdays and every hour on Sundays. The crossing takes just 23-25 minutes. See timetable for details. The Cowes Christmas is held in Cowes Yacht Haven which is within a stones throw of Red Funnel's Red Jet terminal in West Cowes.