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Events and Activities on the Island

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Events and Activities on the Island

4 Star Hotel

Summer

Newport Isle of Wight Jazz Weekend 

Newport | 01 Jun 2017 - 04 Jun 2017 

The annual Newport Isle of Wight Jazz Weekend is one of the UK's most highly regarded small jazz festivals, attracting jazz fans and top-quality musicians from all over.

MondoMix Festival 

Calbourne | 02 Jun 2017 - 04 Jun 2017 

The Red Funnel supported, MondoMix Festival at Calbourne is for music lovers who cherish live performance and enjoy discovering new and unfamiliar sounds. Click here for more info

Isle of Wight Festival 

Newport | 08 Jun 2017 - 11 Jun 2017 

The legendary Isle of Wight Festival returns 8-11 June 2017. Headliners include Arcade Fire, Rod Stewart, Run DMC and David Guetta.  Click here for more info 

Round the Island Race 

Island wide | 01 Jul 2017 

One of the world’s largest and most famous yacht races attracts sailors of all ages and abilities from across the globe, sailing some 1700 boats.

Classic Isle Music Festival 

Whippingham | 08 Jul 2017 - 09 Jul 2017 

Classic Isle 2017 promises classical music fans an experience to remember with a rolling program of performers from every genre of classical music designed to inspire. Click here for more info

Rhythm Tree Festival 

Shalfleet | 14 Jul 2017 - 16 Jul 2017 

Now in its 8th year, the Rhythm Tree Festival, the Isle of Wight's most original, fun-filled, family friendly festival, returns to Three Gates Farm in Shalfleet. Click here for more info 

Cowes Week 

West Cowes | 29 Jul 2017 - 05 Aug 2017 

Cowes Week has been part of the British sporting summer calendar since 1826 and is by some margin, the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world. 

Ventnor Fringe 

Ventnor    | 08 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017 

The Ventnor Fringe festival promises a 6 day wonderland of pop-up bars and boutique venues, featuring more than 300 artists from across the world. 

 V-Dub Island Festival Newport | 11 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017 

V-Dub Island is back between 11-13 Aug 2017 at Fairlee Farm near Newport and it's bigger, better and more family friendly than ever! It's a must for VW ehtusiasts. Click here for more info 

Jack Up The 80s 

Ryde | 12 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017 

This superb family friendly festival is now in its fifth year and continues to go from strength to strength. On the Island there's a real passion for reliving the 80s. Click here for more info 

Isle of Wight Garlic Festival 

Sandown | 19 Aug 2017 - 20 Aug 2017 

Set against a beautiful backdrop of rolling green hills and farmland, the Isle of Wight Garlic Festival from 19-20 August 2017 is food and entertainment at its very best. Click here for more info 

Isle of Wight Scooter Rally 

Ryde, Sandown | 25 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017 

Scooterists have been descending upon the Isle of Wight since the 1950s when owning a scooter was part and parcel of being a mod along with wearing sharp suits. 

Island Steam Show 

Havenstreet | 25 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017 

A celebration of all things powered by steam happens every August at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway on the Isle of Wight and this year is the 43rd Island Steam Show. 

Cowes Classic Powerboat Race 

West Cowes | 26 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017 

The 200-mile spectacular Cowes Classic 2017 Offshore Powerboat Race sets off from Cowes on Sunday, 27th August 2017. This classic race has long been recognised on the Island.

Design Walk at Ventnor Botanic Garden

Vinyard Tour and Wine Tasting Experience Adgestone Vineyard

Whether you’re looking for traditional seaside fun or for an exciting range of activities for all ages, the Island is a wonderful relaxing holiday destination for families, with many family friendly attractions to enjoy.

No trip to the Isle of Wight would be complete without a day on the beach.

For older children seeking adventure, there’s plenty of thrilling adventure activities on offer; tree climbing, mountain boarding and go karting to name a few, plus we’ve got lots of cycling trails for the whole family to enjoy.

Surrounded by sea we also have plenty of water sports to keep them entertained.

Cycling events and cycling routes

IOW Walks and walking routes