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February


Spirit of the Orient at Robin Hill: 14th – 22nd February 2020
Celebrate the vibrancy, colour and flavours of Spirit of the Orient at Robin Hill this February half term. Featuring impressive light exhibits, the interactive 12-metre dragon procession, lantern making for the kids, woodland light shows and traditional lion dances; the park truly will come alive in celebration.

March


Mother’s Day Special at the Steam Railway:  22nd March 2020
Give mum a treat this Mother’s Day with a relaxing trip through the spring countryside. This includes an afternoon carvery, being served between 12noon – 4pm, and each mother will receive a posy of spring flowers to make her feel extra special.

April


Easter Fun at the Steam Railway: 10th – 14th April 2020
Enjoy a day out over Easter by taking in the blossoming springtime countryside from a steam train. For the kids, children’s entertainer, Greg Chapman, will amuse with juggling, stories and general antics.

May


Walk the Wight: 3rd May 2020

Hosted by Mountbatten, Walk the Wight is one of the most popular walking festivals in the UK. The walk itself is 26.5 miles long, creating the perfect challenge for any keen walker. Over 8,000 people attended this year raising over £30,000, so are you up for the challenge in 2020?

Round The Island Race: 30th May 2020
This is the sailing version of the London Marathon with 1600 boats, crewed by some of the biggest names in sailing as well as keen amateurs. The race covers 52 miles of coastline with 80 prizes on offer.

June


Isle of Wight Festival:
 11th – 14th June 2020
Famous for its mix of legendary iconic artists and up and coming acts, the Isle Of Wight Festival celebrates its 52nd year in 2020. Several famous acts have already been announced, including Duran Duran, Lionel Richie and Lewis Capaldi.

July


Isle of Wight Pride: 18th July 2020
Celebrate the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community on the Isle of Wight with a show of dazzling colour. Next year’s event returns with a glorious parade through the town, as businesses, volunteers and local people come together in a fabulous display of lights and sounds.

August


Cowes Week:
 8th – 15th August 2020
Famous for being the oldest and largest sailing regatta in the UK, Cowes Week attracts thousands of competitors and spectators every year. Even if you aren’t into sailing, the week includes live bands, food stalls and even a magnificent firework display.

Garlic Festival: 15th & 16th August 2020
The ideal festival for all garlic lovers out there. This is 2 days’ worth of mouth-watering food, live music and fresh local produce to suit all ages.

Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally: 28th – 31st August 2020
August bank holiday weekend on the Isle of Wight means one thing, the annual scooter rally. Over 5,000 riders attended in 2019 with many more spectators, all enjoying the decorative scooters and live entertainment.