Events & festivals on the Isle of Wight

Upcoming Events

Aug
27
Thu
2015
all-day The Isle of Wight International ...
The Isle of Wight International ...
Aug 27 – Aug 31 all-day
The Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally @ Ryde Seafront | Ryde | United Kingdom
The Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally, the world’s biggest gathering of riders of classic/vintage scooters, when up to ten thousand scooterists descend on the islands, heading mostly to the coastal towns of Ryde &[...]
Aug
28
Fri
2015
6:00 pm Big Wednesday
Big Wednesday
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Big Wednesday @ Eastern beach | Sandown | United Kingdom
Three Californian surfers fool around, drift apart and then reunite years later to ride epic waves. Experience this classic surfing film on Eastern Beach with the waves behind you. 6pm Admission, 8pm Film starts. Certificate[...]
Aug
29
Sat
2015
6:30 pm The Lion King
The Lion King
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm
The Lion King @ Isle of Wight Zoo | United Kingdom
This Disney classic has a wonderful story, hilarious characters and unforgettable songs. Come for a roaring good time and experience the film under the stars in the atmospheric surroundings of the Isle of Wight Zoo.[...]
Aug
30
Sun
2015
6:30 pm The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm
The Jungle Book @ Isle of Wight Zoo | United Kingdom
Not only is this the perfect Disney film to show at the zoo, but the zoo’s owner is distantly related to Rudyard Kipling, who wrote the original book! Sing along and enjoy Jungle Book in[...]
Sep
5
Sat
2015
all-day Isle of Wight Cycling Festival
Isle of Wight Cycling Festival
Sep 5 – Sep 27 all-day
Isle of Wight Cycling Festival @ Island wide | England | United Kingdom
The Isle of Wight is a paradise for cyclists with beautiful terrain from high chalk downs overlooking the sea to delightful countryside and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty… where there’s room to breathe. Lonely Planet[...]
Sep
10
Thu
2015
all-day Bestival 2015
Bestival 2015
Sep 10 – Sep 13 all-day
Bestival 2015 @ Robin Hill Country Park | Downend | England | United Kingdom
Winner of multiple awards, including Best Major Festival 2012, Bestival is back in September 2015, bringing a world of discovery, adventure, peace, love and dancing to the Isle of Wight. Famed for its eclectic musical[...]
Sep
19
Sat
2015
all-day International Classic Car Extrav...
International Classic Car Extrav...
Sep 19 – Sep 20 all-day
International Classic Car Extravangza
Now in its 14th year, this famous charity event is all set to be the biggest and best ever with classic cars from all over the UK and mainland Europe. Whether you are a confirmed[...]
Sep
26
Sat
2015
all-day Wightlink Wight Challenge 2015
Wightlink Wight Challenge 2015
Sep 26 all-day
Wightlink Wight Challenge 2015 @  Isle of Wight | England | United Kingdom
Could you cycle 19 miles, canoe 2 miles and run 8 miles in a team of three? Do you want to help raise money for good causes? Then join the Wightlink Wight Challenge … a[...]
Oct
3
Sat
2015
all-day Festival of Light
Festival of Light
Oct 3 – Oct 31 all-day
Festival of Light @ Robin Hill Country Park | United Kingdom
Robin Hill’s magical ‘electric woods’ set in a beautiful ancient woodland come to life at the annual Festival of Light. Visitors can stroll through the woods, enjoying a stunning spectacle of creatively themed light, colour,[...]
Oct
10
Sat
2015
all-day Rise of the Ronin Obstacle Course
Rise of the Ronin Obstacle Course
Oct 10 – Oct 11 all-day
Rise of the Ronin Obstacle Course @ Needles Park Landmark Attraction | United Kingdom
The annual Rise of the Ronin Obstacle race takes place on October 10/11th 2015 at the epic Needles Park Landmark Attraction and the National Trust’s spectacular Needles Headland and rocket testing site. With some of[...]

Welcome to Festival Island… the Isle of Wight, where a year-round calendar of events and festivals means there’s always something happening. From the distinctly quirky – Apple Weekend anyone – to the mainstream… who hasn’t heard of the annual Isle of Wight Festival? There are events celebrating history and culture, car rallies and cycling festivals, walking weekends and food fests. In fact, with so much going on, you’re sure to find the events that match your interests. Wightlink is delighted to be a sponsor and supporter of these exciting landmarks in Island life.

August 27, 2015 – August 31, 2015 all-day
The Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally @ Ryde Seafront | Ryde | United Kingdom
The Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally, the world’s biggest gathering of riders of classic/vintage scooters, when up to ten thousand scooterists descend on the islands, heading mostly to the coastal towns of Ryde &[...]
August 28, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Big Wednesday @ Eastern beach | Sandown | United Kingdom
Three Californian surfers fool around, drift apart and then reunite years later to ride epic waves. Experience this classic surfing film on Eastern Beach with the waves behind you. 6pm Admission, 8pm Film starts. Certificate[...]
August 29, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
The Lion King @ Isle of Wight Zoo | United Kingdom
This Disney classic has a wonderful story, hilarious characters and unforgettable songs. Come for a roaring good time and experience the film under the stars in the atmospheric surroundings of the Isle of Wight Zoo.[...]
August 30, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
The Jungle Book @ Isle of Wight Zoo | United Kingdom
Not only is this the perfect Disney film to show at the zoo, but the zoo’s owner is distantly related to Rudyard Kipling, who wrote the original book! Sing along and enjoy Jungle Book in[...]
September 5, 2015 – September 27, 2015 all-day
Isle of Wight Cycling Festival @ Island wide | England | United Kingdom
The Isle of Wight is a paradise for cyclists with beautiful terrain from high chalk downs overlooking the sea to delightful countryside and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty… where there’s room to breathe. Lonely Planet[...]
September 10, 2015 – September 13, 2015 all-day
Bestival 2015 @ Robin Hill Country Park | Downend | England | United Kingdom
Winner of multiple awards, including Best Major Festival 2012, Bestival is back in September 2015, bringing a world of discovery, adventure, peace, love and dancing to the Isle of Wight. Famed for its eclectic musical[...]
September 19, 2015 – September 20, 2015 all-day
International Classic Car Extravangza
Now in its 14th year, this famous charity event is all set to be the biggest and best ever with classic cars from all over the UK and mainland Europe. Whether you are a confirmed[...]
September 26, 2015 all-day
Wightlink Wight Challenge 2015 @  Isle of Wight | England | United Kingdom
Could you cycle 19 miles, canoe 2 miles and run 8 miles in a team of three? Do you want to help raise money for good causes? Then join the Wightlink Wight Challenge … a[...]
October 3, 2015 – October 31, 2015 all-day
Festival of Light @ Robin Hill Country Park | United Kingdom
Robin Hill’s magical ‘electric woods’ set in a beautiful ancient woodland come to life at the annual Festival of Light. Visitors can stroll through the woods, enjoying a stunning spectacle of creatively themed light, colour,[...]
October 10, 2015 – October 11, 2015 all-day
Rise of the Ronin Obstacle Course @ Needles Park Landmark Attraction | United Kingdom
The annual Rise of the Ronin Obstacle race takes place on October 10/11th 2015 at the epic Needles Park Landmark Attraction and the National Trust’s spectacular Needles Headland and rocket testing site. With some of[...]
October 17, 2015 – October 18, 2015 all-day
Isle of Wight Beer and Buses weekend  @ Island Wide | England | United Kingdom
The Isle of Wight Buses, Beer and Walks weekend, hosted by the Isle of Wight branch of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) and the IW Bus Museum, returns for the two day event in October.[...]
October 23, 2015 – October 26, 2015 all-day
Autumn Walking Weekend @ Island wide | England | United Kingdom
Brought to you by the same good people who organise the annual Isle of Wight Walking Festival, this popular event is in the perfect season for walking – not too hot, but before the winter[...]
October 24, 2015 – November 1, 2015 all-day
Isle of Fright @ Island wide | England | United Kingdom
The Isle of Wight is reputed to be one of the UK’s spookiest places and is often known globally as the Ghost Island. In keeping with our haunted heritage, the Island is turning into the[...]

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