Clipper Race Major Event Opening with Royal Navy Southampton

Bring something SPECTACULAR to life

Southampton City Council and Destination Southampton Conference Bureau work in partnership to assist organisers of major events to use the various sites around Southampton to accommodate their event.

From small scale community events to large one-off national and international events, Southampton really is the ideal city for your next major event. The city boasts more than 50 parks and green spaces and some of these are located right in the heart of the city centre.

The city has played host to many events ranging from maritime exhibitions and events such as tall ships to the round the world yacht races, pop festivals to classical concerts and radio road shows, Sport Relief and Race For Life to the Tour of Britain, Sky Ride to the Kite Festival, circuses to fairsOur city has also hosted the Southampton International Boatshow for over 50 years.

Major Event Sites include:

  • Mayflower Park
  • Southampton Common
  • Guildhall Square
  • Ocean Village
  • Town Quay
  • Hoglands Park
  • East Park
  • St Marys Stadium
  • West Park
  • Broadlands Park
  • Beaulieu
  • Ageas Bowl

Major Events hosted in Southampton:

If you would like to stage your next event in the city, the first thing to do is contact us about your event, explaining what it is you would like to do, where you would like to do it and when.

For more information on how to apply to stage your event in Southampton please visit:

Key Contacts

  • Craig Lintott

    Southampton City Council Events
    023 8083 2077

Contact Us

Whatever your event or conference needs, we’re here to help. Get in touch with any questions or requests, and one of our dedicated team members will be happy to assist you.

(+44) 0345 226 9944