The winners of the inaugural 2019 SO Star Awards were announced at a glitzy gala awards’ ceremony held at the Southampton Harbour Hotel and Spa on Sunday 14th April.

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Southampton Football Club are relaunching their events and conference offering, with new-look packages and a re-brand to transform Halo Conferences & Events into Saints Events.

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  • BRICKOSAURS! Marwell Zoo
    5th April - This spectacular interactive expedition is created with more than two million LEGO® bricks and is sure to excite families, LEGO and dinosaur enthusiasts alike.
  • Charity Ceilidh Supporting Brain Injury
    24th May - 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.
  • The Maze Westquay
    24th May - The Maze on The Esplanade is back for a second year, offering mind boggling fun for all the family.
  • Rum & Reggae Festival Isle of Wight
    25th May - It's time to LIGHT UP THE PLACE, with the widest selection of Rums and the smoothest selection of Reggae music in the UK!
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Events

A list of what is on and events in Southampton and the surrounding area

April 2019

5th April
(to 1st September 2091)
BRICKOSAURS! Marwell Zoo
This spectacular interactive expedition is created with more than two million LEGO® bricks and is sure to excite families, LEGO and dinosaur enthusiasts alike.

May 2019

24th May 2019Charity 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.
24th May
(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 2019Rum & 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 2019Dementia Festival
Southampton Dementia Festival committee welcomes you to this one day event in the middle of the city at Palmerston Park

June 2019

1st June 2019Let's Ride Pop-Up
A traffic-free cycle circuit that's perfect for little legs (and longer ones too!)
1st June 2019Copacabana 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 2019ICC Cricket World Cup - South Africa v's India
Southampton
7th June 2019Circus Extravaganza
This event is going to be like no other charity ball you have attended.
7th June
(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 2019Walk 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 2019ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 - South Africa Vs Windies
Southampton
11th June
(to 13th June 2019)
Seawork 2019
Mayflower Park
13th June
(to 16th June 2019)
Isle of Wight Festival
Southampton
14th June 2019ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 - England v's West Indies
Southampton
20th June 2019Royal Ascot Gold Cup
Superb 3 course meal and watch all the days races Live
22nd June 2019ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 - India Vs Afghanistan
Southampton
22nd June
(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 2019ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 -Bangladesh Vs Afghanistan
Southampton
29th June 2019Round the Island Race
The Solent and Isle of Wight
30th June 2019Armed 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.

July 2019

1st July
(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 2019Picturehouse Outdoor Cinema
This summer we're taking Harbour Lights outdoors to the tranquil waterside setting of Mayflower Park.
6th July 2019Friends 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 2019Bubble 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 2019Let's Rock Southampton!
Southampton
6th July
(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 2019South 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 2019Fake Festival
Southampton
13th July 2019Beggars Fair
Southampton
13th July 2019Southampton Mela Festival
On Saturday 13thJuly 2019 Southamptons biggest free family festival is back.
14th July 2019Southampton 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!
19th July
(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 2019Gung Ho!
Southampton
21st July 2019Run for Sparkle
Run for Sparkle is a celebration of fitness, fun and wellbeing!
21st July 2019Let'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 201970th 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 £2.34 today
25th July
(to 28th July 2019)
Bestival
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 2019Southampton 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.
30th July
(to 1st August 2019)
New forest show
Southampton

August 2019

1st August
(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
7th August
(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
10th August
(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.
17th August
(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 2019Alvin
The Ultimate Elvis Tribute

September 2019

12th September 2019The Southampton Property Show
The Southampton Property Show is returning for another year to the Harbour Hotel in Southampton.
12th September 2019Business Innovation South Expo
The South's first large scale expo outside London.
13th September
(to 22nd September 2019)
Southampton Boat Show
Southampton
14th September 2019Romsey Show
Southampton
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
24th September
(to 28th September 2019)
Romeo and Juliet
Mayflower Theatre - Southampton

October 2019

25th October
(to 26th October 2019)
Oktoberfest
Southampton

December 2019

14th December
(to 4th January 2020)
Pantomime - Peter Pan
Mayflower Theatre - Southampton

January 2020

24th January 2020Local 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.

March 2020

1st March
(to 30th November 2020)
Mayflower 400 Celebrations
Southampton

August 2020

14th August
(to 16th August 2020)
Southampton Maritime festival - Mayflower 400yr Anniversary
Southampton