The Isle of Wight has a huge selection of events, from festivals to summer shows and historic carnivals.
Our Isle of Wight Events Diary and What’s On pages showcase events throughout the year, with ideas to suit all ages, interests and budgets.
Find out more about the Isle of Wight Music Festival, Jack Up The Summer, Garlic Festival, Cowes Week and many other events.
We’ve got fun events for children, amazing festivals, live music and theatre, agricultural shows, art exhibitions and quirky local events. Summer on the Island is always busy but don’t miss our Christmas and New Year events too.
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Golden Hill Golden Celebrations
Isle of Wight Steam Railway
The sounds of Scotland are coming to the Isle of Wight!
The Island Highland Gathering is annual event, which this year is raising money for local charity Aspire. Isle of Wight Steam Railway are delighted to welcome the Gathering to the Isle of Wight Steam Railway for the first time in 2021.
Expect plenty of colour and music as they welcome pipe bands, Scottish dancers, and the Island Highland Games to the Railway.
Tickets can be obtained at: www.iwsteamrailway.co.uk/event/island-highland-gathering
23 July to 1 August
This wonderland of pop-up bars and boutique venues, features more than 300 artists from across the world! Ventnor Fringe returns 23rd July – 1st August 2021Read More
31 July to 6 August
Taking place in 2021 from Saturday 31July – Friday 6 August, Cowes Week is one of the UK's biggest and longest-running regattas in the world, offering seven days of high calibre competition.Read More
6 August to 8 August
Jack Up is a fun-filled, family-friendly retro music festival and one of the South’s most popular events.Read More
17:00 / 22:00
20 August to 22 August
Sky High Night Glow - a spectacle of hot air balloons, music and lighting displayRead More
Sandown Airport, Scotchells Brook Lane, Sandown PO36 0JP
26 August to 30 August
VFM Isle of Wight Scooter Rally will be returning this August bank holiday and will be even bigger and better.Read More
4 September to 5 September
A weekend of fun, with nurseries, Elizabethans, music, falconry, kayaks in the moat, local crafts, food, drink and much more!Read More
It's time to get your walking boots out!Read More
16 September to 19 September
Golden Hill Country Park Freshwater
An event to mark the completion of an ambitious plan to bring Golden Hill Country Park to life, is taking place on Sunday 27th June at 12pm, in Freshwater.Read More
This year's Round the Island Race will take place on Saturday 3rd July 2021Read More