A list of what is on and events in Southampton and the surrounding area
(to 1st September 2091)
|BRICKOSAURS! Marwell Zoo|
This spectacular interactive expedition is created with more than two million LEGOÂ® bricks and is sure to excite families, LEGO and dinosaur enthusiasts alike.
|24th May 2019||Charity Ceilidh Supporting Brain Injury |
Please join us at our CHARITY CEILIDH in Support of people with Acquired Brain Injury. This fantastic night will be the highlight of our Brain Injury Awareness Week 20th -26th May 2019 and will be our main fundraising event.
(to 2nd June 2019)
|The Maze Westquay |
The Maze on The Esplanade is back for a second year, offering mind boggling fun for all the family.
|25th May 2019||Rum & Reggae Festival Isle of Wight |
It's time to LIGHT UP THE PLACE, with the widest selection of Rums and the smoothest selection of Reggae music in the UK!
|25th May 2019||Dementia Festival |
Southampton Dementia Festival committee welcomes you to this one day event in the middle of the city at Palmerston Park
|1st June 2019||Let's Ride Pop-Up |
A traffic-free cycle circuit that's perfect for little legs (and longer ones too!)
|1st June 2019||Copacabana Ball|
Join us for a night of samba and dancing as we celebrate in style at the Hilton Ageas. The Copacabana Palace Ball is the highlight of the Rio Carnival calendar make this event your social occasion of the year
|5th June 2019||ICC Cricket World Cup - South Africa v's India|
|7th June 2019||Circus Extravaganza|
This event is going to be like no other charity ball you have attended.
(to 8th June 2019)
|Southampton Beer Festival |
This year sees the return of what could be classed as Southampton's longest bar - CAMRA's annual Southampton Beer Festival at St Mary's Stadium
|9th June 2019||Walk for Hope 2019 |
Wessex Cancer Trust Walk for Hope offers three beautiful sponsored walks taking place in the New Forest National Park in Hampshire on Sunday 9th June 2019. Join our 5, 10 or 20 mile sponsored walk and celebrate those who have survived cancer, inspire
|10th June 2019||ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 - South Africa Vs Windies|
(to 13th June 2019)
(to 16th June 2019)
|Isle of Wight Festival|
|14th June 2019||ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 - England v's West Indies|
|20th June 2019||Royal Ascot Gold Cup |
Superb 3 course meal and watch all the days races Live
|22nd June 2019||ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 - India Vs Afghanistan|
(to 23rd June 2019)
|Race for Life Southampton |
This year, for the first time, Cancer Research UK is inviting everyone in the area, women, men and children - to join the Race for Life in Southampton on the 22nd and 23rd June at The Common.
|24th June 2019||ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 -Bangladesh Vs Afghanistan|
|29th June 2019||Round the Island Race|
The Solent and Isle of Wight
|30th June 2019||Armed Forces Day |
A parade of military personnel, veterans and cadets and a military vehicle cavalcade, through the City Centre, followed by an event showcasing our armed forces with stands, information, re-enactors and a programme of entertainment.
(to 30th July 2019)
|Hampshire Food Festival |
One month, one county and over 60 events. Julys Hampshire Food Festival promises a flavoursome line up of events and experiences for food lovers hungry to explore our countys delicious offering.
|5th July 2019||Picturehouse Outdoor Cinema |
This summer we're taking Harbour Lights outdoors to the tranquil waterside setting of Mayflower Park.
|6th July 2019||Friends of St. James' Park Summer Festival |
This is a fantastic fun-filled event for the whole family; an opportunity for people to come together to make the most of the park and to enjoy activities and entertainment laid on by local businesses, groups, charities and community projects.
|6th July 2019||Bubble Rush |
Bubble Rush is a fun run with a difference lots of coloured bubbles! You'll start in a sea of foam and then take on four different coloured bubble stations, where foam canons create an incredi-bubble 4ft bubble bath!
|6th July 2019||Let's Rock Southampton!|
(to 7th July 2019)
|Southampton Thai Festival |
The Southampton Thai festival has been held annually since 2007, bringing you authentic Thai food, entertainment and culture for one fun summer weekend at Hoglands Park in the heart of Southampton.
|11th July 2019||South Coast Business Awards 2019 |
South Coast Business Awards celebrates business excellence across myriad sectors, which make such a huge contribution to our economy. The awards bring together the best of businesses in the Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, recognising and showcasing their
|13th July 2019||Fake Festival|
|13th July 2019||Beggars Fair|
|13th July 2019||Southampton Mela Festival |
On Saturday 13thJuly 2019 Southamptons biggest free family festival is back.
|14th July 2019||Southampton Healthy Living Festival |
We are pleased to announce that Southampton's Largest Healthy Living Festival is back for 2019 and with more exciting announcements than ever before!
(to 11th August 2019)
|Seaside in the Square |
We are excited to announce that following its success in 2018, Seaside in the Square will return to Guildhall Square this summer and will be jam packed with activities, entertainment and events for everyone.
|20th July 2019||Gung Ho!|
|21st July 2019||Run for Sparkle |
Run for Sparkle is a celebration of fitness, fun and wellbeing!
|21st July 2019||Let's Ride Southampton |
BACK FOR 2019! We're closing the roads to traffic in Southampton on Sunday 21 July and hosting a free cycling festival for everyone.
|23rd July 2019||70th Anniversary of the Opening of Jane Austen's House Museum|
Jane Austen's House Museum first opened to the public on 23 July 1949. This year, on the 70th anniversary of our official opening date, the first 70 visitors will be able to purchase Museum admission at the original 1949 ticket price of 1/6d Â£2.34 today
(to 28th July 2019)
Bestival is a four-day music festival held in the south of England. It has been held annually in late summer since 2004 at Robin Hill on the Isle of Wight. In 2017 the festival relocated to the Lulworth Estate in Dorset.
|26th July 2019||Southampton Children's Play Day |
Southampton Children's Play Association (SCPA) will be taking the lead again on the Southampton Play Day event to be held in Hoglands Park on Friday 28 July.
(to 1st August 2019)
|New forest show |
(to 4th August 2019)
|Wickham Festival |
Wickham Festival is a 4 day music & arts festival held every August in a stunningly beautiful rural location near the historic village of Wickham in Hampshire. With live music on four stages plus a host of other entertainment, Wickham is rated by many
(to 11th August 2019)
|Boomtown 2019 |
A world of unity, creativity and freedom is what we aspire to achieve from our make-believe city for four (or five days if you choose to come on Wednesday) at the beautiful Matterley Estate, in the South Downs National Park, Hampshire, UK. This year
(to 11th August 2019)
|Portsmouth International Kite Festival |
Once again the skies above Southsea Common will be full of kites of all shapes and sizes.
(to 18th August 2019)
|The Cheese and Chilli Festival |
We are delighted to announce that the amazing Cheese and Chilli Festival is returning to Winchester for for the 5th time in 2019, this time we will be at the North Walls Recreation Ground (behind the River Park Leisure Centre).
|23rd August 2019||Alvin |
The Ultimate Elvis Tribute
|12th September 2019||The Southampton Property Show|
The Southampton Property Show is returning for another year to the Harbour Hotel in Southampton.
|12th September 2019||Business Innovation South Expo |
The South's first large scale expo outside London.
(to 22nd September 2019)
|Southampton Boat Show|
|14th September 2019||Romsey Show|
|19th September 2019||'Ladies Day' SOuthampton Boat Show|
It's the perfect excuse to get dressed up with the girls for a day full of fun, plus indulge in a glass of champagne
(to 28th September 2019)
|Romeo and Juliet|
Mayflower Theatre - Southampton
(to 26th October 2019)
(to 4th January 2020)
|Pantomime - Peter Pan|
Mayflower Theatre - Southampton
|24th January 2020||Local Produce Trade Show |
Food and drink suppliers and buyers from the South are invited to get involved in the Business South 12th Annual Local Produce Trade Show at The Ageas Bowl.
(to 30th November 2020)
|Mayflower 400 Celebrations|
(to 16th August 2020)
|Southampton Maritime festival - Mayflower 400yr Anniversary |