IOW Steam Railway
The Railway folk
30th-31st July 1 August
the Railway Folk are down on the farm, or, at least, the farm comes to the Railway Folk
Island Steam Show
25th 28th August
Family day out with steam rollers on display and vinatage steam trains. There is also jousting, fun fair rides and market stall
25th July- 31st August
Experience a briliant carnival atmosphere in the day, and enjoy the parade at night. Plus other fun activites!
26th July- 30th August
Enjoy an evening of fun and entertainment including street performers, magicians, roaming dinos, live music, a BBQ and ..... to bring your day to a spectacular end, their awe-inspiring musical firework display set off from the cliff edge
Amazing Days & Nights
The Garlic Farm
The Garlic Festival
19th & 20th August 2017
The island is famous for its garlic, so this event showcases the best. Including Garlic Ice cream, beer and sausages etc. There is also a circus and a fun fair
Round the Island
Sailing Race around the island, open to any sailors from novice to professional. Can be seen anywhere on the island with a view of the sea. The start and finish is at Cowes
Lendy Cowes Week
4th August-11th August 2018
Major sailing event, with races happening everyday. There is also lots happening on shore with music and food. The week ends with the tradional fireworks
25th August-28th August
Scooter fan descend on the island from around the world, to showcase their scooters at the Smallbrook Stadium.
On the final day there is a drive around the island starting from Ryde seafront.
Let your children become pirates at Blackgang. With lessons on sword fights, fancy dress and the chance to
take part in a treasure hunt
Located on Appley Beach, there is going to be live pirate music, pirate demonstrations, entertainment and much more.
The Grand Joust
15th-17th, 22-24th August 2017
A magnificent medieval joust where fighting knights do battle in a live action show, located int he grounds of Carisbrooke Castle
Yarmouth Old Gaffers Festival
Returning after a years break. The Old Gaffers Festival has a brilliant selection of entertainment, food and music with a background of ships all sizes in the harbour.
27th August 2017
Watch the Cowes-Torquay-Cowes powerboat race. There will be plenty of entertainment onshore and on the water.
This race is described as the formula 1 of the water!
Cowes Classic Offshore