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.
Isle of Wight County Showground
3 July to 4 July
Enjoy a right rural day out at the Island’s County Show!Read More
Three Gates Farm, Calbourne
9 July to 11 July
There is something for everyone at Rhythm Tree...Read More
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
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
31 July to 1 August
A great summer family day out at Chale Recreation GroundRead 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
21 August to 22 August
With live music, children’s activities and lots of garlic, the show is not to be missed!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