Island Events

Here's a list of some of the major events on each year. information is taken from various sources
so we can't guarantee the accuracy of any information (check the event websites)

A good source of events is the Isle of Wight Council

What? When? Where? More?
I.W Jazz Festival April Ventnor
Ribex boat show May Cowes Yacht Haven
Walking Festival May All over the Island
Bustival May Havenstreet
Old Gaffers Festival May/June Yarmouth
IW Festival June Seaclose
East Wight Scouts Tent Salvage after IW Festival - strict safety dress code June Seaclose We need your help - see our tents page
JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island yacht race June Guess!
Midsummer Jazz June Havenstreet Steam Railway
Spooky Ghost Walk July - August Appuldurcombe House

Osborne Proms (Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra with fireworks) July Osborne House
Dinghy week July Gurnard
Day out with Thomas the Tank Engine July Havenstreet
Festival of Carnivores July Sandown Zoo
Sandown Children's Carnival July Sandown
Sandown Main Carnival July Sandown
Pirate Fireworks Party July - August Blackgang Chine
Magic in the Skies (Fireworks) July - August Needles Pleasure Park
Skandia Cowes Week August Cowes
Shanklin Main Carnival July/August
Cowes week Fireworks August Cowes
Ventnor Childrens Carnival August Ventnor
Ventnor Main Carnival August Ventnor
Ventnor Illuminated Carnival August Ventnor
Newport Main Carnival August Newport
Garlic Festival August Newchurch
Newport Childrens Carnival August Newport
Newport Illuminated Carnival August Newport
Ryde Childrens Carnival August Ryde
I.W Agricultural Show August Northwood

Ryde Main Carnival August Ryde
Sandown Illuminated Carnival August Sandown
Annual Steam Show August Havenstreet
Little Britain Challenge Cup regatta September Cowes
Ryde Illuminated Carnival September Ryde
Wolverton Manor Garden Fair September Shorwell
Moris Minor Rally September Havenstreet
Sunday Best presents BESTIVAL September Robin Hill

East Wight Scouts Tent Salvage after IW Festival - strict safety dress code

September Robin Hill We need your help - see our tents page
Isle of Wight Cycling Festival September Island-wide
Apple Days Festival September Afton Park, Freshwater