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Local Events

Whitecliff Bay

Local events on the Isle of Wight

Not only does Whitecliff Bay host some terrific entertainment and activities on park but the local area is always bustling with brilliant local events.

As well as the fantastic local attractions, there’s also a lot of great events happening on the island this year to celebrate 175 years of family adventures! We’ve picked a selection of our favourite festivals, events and shows taking place on the Isle of Wight for 2019.

Fright Night at Isle of Wight Steam Railway

31st October

Join us for a truly unique Halloween Fright Night Experience. Dress-up as witches, wizards and ghouls, or don your best Bride of Dracula or Beetlejuice costume. Lurk menacingly on the platform, then take our ‘ghost train’ through the Island’s deserted night time countryside, passing darkened woodland and desolate fields.

Yarmouth Guy Fawkes Night

5th November

Celebrate the Gunpowder plot and Guy Fawkes of 1605. At Yarmouth on Tuesday 5th November from 6pm with a party in The Square, a Guy competition, entertainment, torchlight parade to The Common to light the beacon and a fireworks display to round off.

Santa Specials at Isle of Wight Steam Railway

30th November – 24th December 

There’s always such a lovely festive atmosphere at Havenstreet station, with Christmas music, a bustling Christmas market, and lots of entertainment and magic shows just for children! Make sure you enjoy a stroll through Santa’s sparkling Winter Wonderland before going to see him … and if you’re good he’ll have a wonderful gift just for you! Then relax in your cosy steam-heated compartment as one of our majestic steam locomotives hauls your train on a 10-mile round trip through the Island’s winter landscape.

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