Events & festivals on the Isle of Wight

Upcoming Events

Nov
19
Wed
2014
all-day Festive Guided Tours
Festive Guided Tours
Nov 19 – Dec 31 all-day
Festive Guided Tours
Have a festive day out and join expert guides to discover how Queen Victoria and her family celebrated Christmas. See the principal royal ground floor rooms of Osborne House decorated for Christmas and view Queen[...]
Dec
20
Sat
2014
all-day Santa Special
Santa Special
Dec 20 – Dec 24 all-day
Santa Special @ Isle of Wight Steam Railway | Wootton Bridge | United Kingdom
Santa is making Havenstreet his special Christmas home again this year and is really looking forward to meeting you! Highlights Santa’s Grotto – a gift from Santa for every child See the presents arriving by[...]
Dec
22
Mon
2014
6:00 pm Frozen on Ice
Frozen on Ice
Dec 22 @ 6:00 pm
Frozen on Ice @ Planet Ice | Ryde | United Kingdom
For the first time, you can skate and then sing-along to Frozen. It’s impossible to have more fun! That’s right – following an hour of skating you’ll settle down to watch the sing-along version of[...]
Dec
28
Sun
2014
9:00 am Abominable Snowman 10k run
Abominable Snowman 10k run
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Abominable Snowman 10k run @ Cheverton Farm | United Kingdom
Are you tough enough to take on the Abominable Snowman 10k course? There’s only one way to find out! Highlights Set in the spectacular grounds of Cheverton Farm ‘Mini Snowman’ run for the under 10′s[...]
Jan
3
Sat
2015
10:00 am Unseen, Untold
Unseen, Untold
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Unseen, Untold @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Join expert guides as you tour the principal royal ground floor rooms and first floor private apartments of Osborne House and to hear secret tales of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Osborne, and see[...]
Jan
4
Sun
2015
10:00 am Unseen, Untold
Unseen, Untold
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Unseen, Untold @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Join expert guides as you tour the principal royal ground floor rooms and first floor private apartments of Osborne House and to hear secret tales of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Osborne, and see[...]
Jan
10
Sat
2015
10:00 am Unseen, Untold
Unseen, Untold
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Unseen, Untold @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Join expert guides as you tour the principal royal ground floor rooms and first floor private apartments of Osborne House and to hear secret tales of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Osborne, and see[...]
7:00 pm Chamber Concert West Wight Arts ...
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts ...
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts Association @ Memorial Hall | Freshwater | United Kingdom
The West Wight Arts Association has been providing entertainment in the form of classical music in the Isle of Wight for over 60 years. They put on a season of eight chamber music concerts by[...]
Jan
11
Sun
2015
10:00 am Unseen, Untold
Unseen, Untold
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Unseen, Untold @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Join expert guides as you tour the principal royal ground floor rooms and first floor private apartments of Osborne House and to hear secret tales of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Osborne, and see[...]
Feb
7
Sat
2015
7:00 pm Chamber Concert West Wight Arts ...
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts ...
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts Association @ Memorial Hall | Freshwater | United Kingdom
The West Wight Arts Association has been providing entertainment in the form of classical music in the Isle of Wight for over 60 years. They put on a season of eight chamber music concerts by[...]

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.

November 19, 2014 – December 31, 2014 all-day
Festive Guided Tours
Have a festive day out and join expert guides to discover how Queen Victoria and her family celebrated Christmas. See the principal royal ground floor rooms of Osborne House decorated for Christmas and view Queen[...]
December 20, 2014 – December 24, 2014 all-day
Santa Special @ Isle of Wight Steam Railway | Wootton Bridge | United Kingdom
Santa is making Havenstreet his special Christmas home again this year and is really looking forward to meeting you! Highlights Santa’s Grotto – a gift from Santa for every child See the presents arriving by[...]
December 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Frozen on Ice @ Planet Ice | Ryde | United Kingdom
For the first time, you can skate and then sing-along to Frozen. It’s impossible to have more fun! That’s right – following an hour of skating you’ll settle down to watch the sing-along version of[...]
December 28, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Abominable Snowman 10k run @ Cheverton Farm | United Kingdom
Are you tough enough to take on the Abominable Snowman 10k course? There’s only one way to find out! Highlights Set in the spectacular grounds of Cheverton Farm ‘Mini Snowman’ run for the under 10′s[...]
January 3, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Unseen, Untold @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Join expert guides as you tour the principal royal ground floor rooms and first floor private apartments of Osborne House and to hear secret tales of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Osborne, and see[...]
January 4, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Unseen, Untold @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Join expert guides as you tour the principal royal ground floor rooms and first floor private apartments of Osborne House and to hear secret tales of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Osborne, and see[...]
January 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Unseen, Untold @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Join expert guides as you tour the principal royal ground floor rooms and first floor private apartments of Osborne House and to hear secret tales of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Osborne, and see[...]
January 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts Association @ Memorial Hall | Freshwater | United Kingdom
The West Wight Arts Association has been providing entertainment in the form of classical music in the Isle of Wight for over 60 years. They put on a season of eight chamber music concerts by[...]
January 11, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Unseen, Untold @ Osborne House | East Cowes | United Kingdom
Join expert guides as you tour the principal royal ground floor rooms and first floor private apartments of Osborne House and to hear secret tales of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Osborne, and see[...]
February 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts Association @ Memorial Hall | Freshwater | United Kingdom
The West Wight Arts Association has been providing entertainment in the form of classical music in the Isle of Wight for over 60 years. They put on a season of eight chamber music concerts by[...]
February 14, 2015 – February 22, 2015 all-day
Electric Woods – a taste of the Orient @ Robin Hill Adventure Park & Gardens | Downend | England | United Kingdom
Here’s just the thing to brighten up the dull days of February and give the whole family an illuminating half term treat. Robin Hill’s ‘electric woods’ will be transformed by a stunning spectacle of Oriental-themed[...]
March 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts Association @ Memorial Hall | Freshwater | United Kingdom
The West Wight Arts Association has been providing entertainment in the form of classical music in the Isle of Wight for over 60 years. They put on a season of eight chamber music concerts by[...]
April 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chamber Concert West Wight Arts Association @ Memorial Hall | Freshwater | United Kingdom
The West Wight Arts Association has been providing entertainment in the form of classical music in the Isle of Wight for over 60 years. They put on a season of eight chamber music concerts by[...]
May 2, 2015 – June 2, 2015 all-day
Isle of Wight Walking Festival 2015 @ Island wide | England | United Kingdom
The Isle of Wight Walking Festival is a multi-award-winning event and it’s back on the calendar in May 2015. It is the biggest walking festival in the UK and Europe, so you can expect a[...]
June 11, 2015 – June 14, 2015 all-day
Isle of Wight Festival @ Newport | England | United Kingdom
The iconic Isle of Wight Festival is the UK’s first major music event of the summer and has become a must-go event on the music lover’s calendar. The very first Festival was staged in that[...]
June 22, 2015 – June 29, 2015 all-day
Isle of Wight Festival of the Sea 2015 @ Island wide | England | United Kingdom
What better location could there be for a festival where all events revolve around the theme of the sea than the beautiful Isle of Wight? All over the Island there will be an impressive choice[...]
June 27, 2015 all-day
Round the Island Yacht Race @ Island wide | Cowes | England | United Kingdom
The annual J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race is one of the biggest yacht races in the world, attracting over 1,700 boats and some 16,000 sailors. It’s one of the major events on[...]
August 15, 2015 – August 16, 2015 all-day
The Isle of Wight Garlic Festival @ Fighting Cocks Crossroads | United Kingdom
Love it or hate it… garlic is here to stay and the Isle of Wight Garlic Festival is the place to discover it in all its forms. Yes, we’re talking garlic ice cream, garlic beer[...]
September 5, 2015 – September 27, 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,[...]
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[...]
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 31, 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 will be turning into[...]