Taste of the Wight Events
Events are a big part of the Isle of Wight, and not reserved for just the summer months. Our love of food is showcased throughout the year through a series of events from the legendary Garlic Festival in August to the many Christmas Markets over the winter months, you are spoilt for choice!
Whether you visit an organised food festival or not, you wont miss the amazing fresh local produce on offer across the Island.
Here are our picks of our great foodie events:
(but if you think we are missing anything, please give us a shout on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01983 200336)
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We're kicking off the summer in style, with our Sundowners and Shenanigans Summer Shindig on Thursday 27th July from 5pm. Summer Shindigs return to The Cow Co. Restaurant at Tapnell Farm, every Thursday evening from the 27th July until the 31st August! Join us to watch an epic sunset with live music, lawn games, outdoor inflatables and tasty refreshments perfect for all the family to enjoy, from toddlers to teens and grandparents. Relax on the lawn and chill out to…Find out more »
Hello Friends! V-Dub Island takes place on the Isle of Wight offering a fun packed weekend for V-Dub enthusiasts and music lovers alike. Our family camping festival provides you with a whole heap of music and entertainment with fun for all ages. Expect fun in the form of Show & Sine, Run to the Surf, Cooking in a Camper and of course, The Big Drive Out.Find out more »
The biggest 80s festival to rock the Isle of Wight is back for a a fifth year! Hold on to your 80s ra-ra skirts for a little while longer and don’t chuck your roller boots away just yet, as the Isle of Wight is gearing itself up for the ultimate feel-good festival! Jack Up The 80s is a two-day retro pop festival in its fifth year and provides a family weekend of musical entertainment from household chart names, food, attractions, kids arts…Find out more »
Set against a beautiful backdrop of rolling green hills and farmland, the Garlic Festival is located just outside of Newchurch at the heart of the stunning Isle of Wight. Our show is food and entertainment at its very best. A vast array of eats, sights and sounds to suit all tastes and ages. The Isle of Wight Garlic Festival is the islands biggest summer show and simply the best day out for all the family. Entertainment includes: Huge garlic marquees…Find out more »
The biggest and best Garden Fair on the Island. Packed full of Island and Mainland garden nurseries, arts and craft exhibits, wildlife and conservation, falconry displays, dog shows, lots of children's entertainment, refreshments, Elizabthan re-enactors, music and much much more.Find out more »
Chill-out on a late summer evening. Take 'The Sundowner' for a relaxing trip through the evening countryside and book a table in the Calbourne Room for a special two course carvery supper. A real treat on a summer evening! For the carvery supper there are sittings at 6pm and 7.45pm which must be booked in advance. Please note: Trains will be running through the day as normal and will be followed by a special timetable of evening trains.Find out more »
The 11th annual Sweetcorn Fayre returns this September to Arreton Barns. Expect tonnes of sweetcorn plus entertainment in the form of live music, kids activities, local food, arts & crafts and special appearance from Bob the Cob and his new wife Connie!Find out more »
The 'third year' of Bembridge Harbour Food Festival. A great event to celebrate all food & drink related businesses on the Isle of Wight.... over Isle of Wight Day weekend :-)Find out more »
Welcome to our 1st ever Cider & Cheese weekend as you relax in the ambience of Havenstreet Station try a pint of Cider and watch the trains go by. The Cider Bar will be open from 11- 5pm each day.Find out more »