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Events on the Isle of Wight

Pack your island holiday with fun things to do

The Isle of Wight is one of the UK's most exciting destinations for festivals and events! There's a wide variety of year-round activities and events, including one of the UK's biggest and best known music festivals, the world's oldest sailing regatta, and a food festival dedicated to one of our most famous exports, garlic!

Event Calendar

Dec 1-24
christmas at tapnel logo over snowy illustrated scene

Christmas at Tapnell Farm

Tapnell Farm Park’s award-winning Christmas Experience is back – ready to take you on a NEW magical Christmas adventure... Saving Santa's Missing Mail. 

All Day
May 12
walkers in yellow mountbatten tshirt

Walk the Wight

Be a fundraising superstar and take on the 'Walk the Wight' Challenge this year. 

Island Wide All Day
Jun 20-23
Festival stage lit up in the dark with confetti

Isle of Wight Festival

The Isle of Wight Festival returns to Seaclose Park in Newport on 20-23 June 2024, with another top line-up!

Newport All Day
Jul 20
sea swimming

Pier2Pier Sea Swim IOW 2024

The Pier2Pier Sea Swim Isle of Wight is a 1.8 mile open water event organised by the Isle of Wight Marlins Swim Club.

Sandown All Day

Customer Reviews

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Because I do have good service and had some very good customer service experience.
I only feel they need look after island regular travels better especially when issues on…
Sat, Dec 9 2023
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Couldn't fault the service and good to see Dancing Jim when exiting at Southampton!
Fri, Dec 8 2023
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Clean and comfortable ferry. Efficient boarding and leaving the ferry. Helpful staff both at th3 booking office and on board.
Fri, Dec 8 2023