Se. Do. Enjoy. When it comes to activities, events and festivals, the Island has a year-round calendar with something for everyone.
From world famous festivals, including the Isle of Wight Festival, to some of the biggest sailing, cycling and walking regattas, races and strolls, events celebrating history and culture, car rallies and food fests, visitors to the Isle of Wight are properly spoilt for choice.
In fact, with so much going on, you’re sure to find the events that match your interests. And with more ferries, on more routes going more often, we’re your link to making the most of all the Island events this year. So what are you waiting for? Book your trip today.find events
14 – 22 February 2020
Explore a stunning fusion of sound, colour, illumination and delicious flavour at Robin Hill’s award-winning Electric Woods event, Spirit of the Orient.
22 February 2020
Jack Up The 70s is an exciting new spin off from the organisers of the hugely successful Jack Up The Summer Festival, with The Zoots set to headline the night.
2 – 17 May 2020
One of the UK’s longest-running walking festivals returns to the Isle of Wight, giving you the opportunity to experience some of the Island’s stunning – and often hidden – scenery
3 May 2020
The Isle of Wight Randonnee is a free, non-competitive cycling event that regularly draws in thousands of enthusiastic cyclists from across the country.
The iconic Isle of Wight Festival is a must-go event on any music lover’s calendar, with Lionel Richie, Snow Patrol, The Chemical Brothers and Duran Duran among the headline names for 2020’s bonanza.
16 – 17 May 2020
Now in its fourth year, Hullabaloo on the Isle of Wight is a fascinating discovery event, made up of a scoop of science, a dollop of nature and a sprinkling of magic.
30 May 2020
The world-famous Round the Island Race is a one day, non-stop competition that pits the sailing skills of Olympic champions against amateur club sailors, first-timers and families.
6 – 7 June 2020
The Awakening Festival, a one-of-a-kind event for the Isle of Wight is a chance to re-ignite the fires of your mind, body and soul and to connect back to the fullest essence of you.
10 – 12 July 2020
Rhythmtree Festival – one of the Isle of Wight’s most original, fun, family-friendly music festivals – returns to Calbourne for 2020 to celebrate its 10th consecutive year.
Thinking of travelling with Wightlink? If you want to be sure you’re getting the best available price, book your crossing to and from the Isle of Wight direct with Wightlink. We offer a great range of discounts and offers across the island, including attractions, events and even places to eat!see discounts
Want to stay a little longer? Whether you’re planning a short break or a family holiday, coming over for a festival or just looking for a place where there’s room to breathe, you’ll find the perfect accommodation on the Isle of Wight. And what’s more, with so much on offer, there’s something to suit your style and your budget.
Here we reveal how to make the most of any trip to the Isle of Wight, with hints and tips, reviews and listings for what to do, where to stay and what to eat on our wonderful Island. We’ll keep you updated on the real Isle of Wight as well as featuring guest blogs. Have a look around and get inspired!
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We’ve created the Wightlink Explorer, a great way to find the best events on the Isle of Wight. Our easy-to-use tool will help you discover everything from music festivals to county shows.Wightlink Explorer
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