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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

May 28-30
Actors as Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in front of Osborne house

Victoria's Family Day Out at Osborne

Join Queen Victoria and her beloved Albert this May half-term for old-fashioned thrills and spills and traditional fairground rides!

All Day
May 28-30

Shaun the Sheep: Farmathlon Live! at Tapnell Farm

Get ready to hop, skip and jump into Shaun the Sheep: Farmathalon Live! at Tapnell Farm Park on the Isle of Wight this May half term, between Tuesday 28th and Thursday 30th.

All Day
Jun 1-2
people pose by a train in 1960s fancy dress

1960s Weekend at IW Steam Railway

Let the Isle of Wight Steam Railway transport you back to the swinging sixties, in a celebration of fashion, music, and steam! 

Havenstreet All Day
Jun 8

Jack Up Events presents TaylorMania!

On Saturday 8th June, Jack Up Events are staging an award-winning extravaganza to celebrate the iconic career of Taylor Swift, one of the leading contemporary recording artists of our time. It's an absolute must-see for all Swifties!

Ryde 5:30 - 10pm
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
Jun 29-30
isle of wight biosphere festival poster

Isle of Wight Biosphere Festival

A weekend for local communities to celebrate the Isle of Wight's UNESCO Biosphere status together, with events for everyone, all over the Island!

Island Wide All Day
Jun 30
Wight Wheels event poster

Wight Wheels 2024

Showcasing the weird and wonderful vehicles from the Island and beyond - a fantastic family day out and perfect for any transport enthusiast! 

All Day
Jul 7
retro car bumper

Cowes Classics Day

Cowes Classics Day is a day to celebrate the past and revive nostalgic memories, with classic cars, famous aircraft, yachts and motor boats on display for all to enjoy.

Cowes All Day
Jul 19-28
Ventnor Fringe

Ventnor Fringe

A wonderland of pop-up bars and boutique venues, featuring more than 300 artists from across the world!

All Day

Customer Reviews

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friendly and efficient
Tue, May 28 2024
1 2 3 4 5
Staff helpful, vessels and terminals always clean and well presented. Loading and unloading well managed.
Tue, May 28 2024
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Excellent, all ran to time and were able to board the prior ferry to the one that we booked.
Mon, May 27 2024