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8 summer events on the Isle of Wight

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June 29, 2022 · 10 MIN READ

Whether you are on your holiday on the Isle of Wight or you are from the area these events are perfect summer days out.

There are so many events on around the Isle of Wight throughout the year it can be hard figuring out which ones are when. So to make things easier below you will find a list of 8 different summer events on this year on the Isle of Wight. And if you are looking at heading there for a summer staycation our Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat and Woodside Coastal Retreat will be the perfect base.

Jack Up Summer Party

where? Retro Staycations, Hazelgrove Farm, Ashey Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4BD

when? 13th August – 14th August 2022

time? From 11am

how much? Adults from £30 a day, teens from £15 a day

other info:

  • Family friendly day
  • Popular music from the 60s, 70s 80s and 90s
  • Featuring renowned tribute acts

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Isle of Wight Garlic Festival

where? Fighting Cocks Crossroads, Bathingbourne Lane, Sandown, Isle Of Wight, PO36 0LU

when? 20th August – 21st August 2022

time? 10am – 6pm

how much? from £20

other info:

  • Huge garlic marquees
  • Plenty of arts and craft stalls
  • Children’s entertainment

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Isle of Wight Rhythmtree Festival 2022

where? Sticelett Farm, Outskirts of Cowes, Thorness Bay, Isle of Wight, PO31 8NE

when? 8th July – 10th July 2022

time? From 12pm

how much? Adult day from £55, Teen day from £20

other info:

  • Camping available
  • Amazing live music
  • Food and drink stands

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Newport Main Carnival

where? Church Litten, NEWPORT, Isle of Wight, PO30 1LL

when? 23rd July 2022

time? From 6pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • Carnival around Newquay
  • Judged at 6pm
  • Carnival starts at 7pm

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Ventnor Fringe

where? Church Street, Ventnor, Isle Of Wight, PO38 1SW

when? 22nd July – 31st July 2022

time? Throughout the day

how much? Price depends on chosen event

other info:

  • Various events throughout the week
  • Drag Queens like Victoria Scone & more
  • Music and other entertainment

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Magic in the Skies at The Needles Landmark Attraction

where? The Needles Landmark Attraction, Alum Bay, Totland Bay, Isle of Wight, PO39 0JD

when? Every Thursday between 29th July – 1st September 2022

time? Dusk

how much? general admission costs

other info:

  • Witness a dance of colours in the sky
  • Perfect way to end a family day out
  • Open until late for live music, entertainment, shopping and food

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Island Steam Show

where? Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Havenstreet, Isle of Wight, PO33 4DS

when? 26th August – 29th August 2022

time? 10am – 5pm

how much? Adults from £16.50, Children from £8.25

other info:

  • Collection of road rollers, showman’s engines and more
  • Sheep show and fairground
  • Perfect family day out

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Shanklin Illuminated Carnival

where? Popham Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6RF

when? 6th August 2022

time? Move off at 9.15pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • Fun carnival at night time
  • Follow the carnival around Shanklin
  • Perfect evening entertainment

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start planning your summer trip to the Isle of Wight today

Our two resorts on the Isle of Wight will make the perfect base for exploring the area and having fun this summer.

find out more about our Isle of Wight resorts