– Visiting & Events

Ryde Events List 2024

We advise you to visit each organisers website and contact them directly for more details before planning visits to coincide with events. Please note event dates are correct at the time of publishing and it is the responsibility of event organisers to ensure details are up to date.

Please see below for clickable links to various event pages and websites.
It is the responsibility of event organisers to ensure their website or Facebook page is kept up to date
All events are subject to change

Rydabus IW Bus Museum
Ticket to Ryde – TicketToRydeFacebook & Jack Up Events – Bringing back the good times
Ryde Regatta – Ryde Rowing Club
Isle of Wight Armed Forces Day – IW Armed Forces Day
Mardi GrasTheNewCarnivalCompany
Summer Garden Party Vernon Square Gardens
Nuku Challenge South Island Sevens
The Big Beach Weekender – Big Beach Weekender
Pride – PrideFacebook & IW Pride – Isle of Wight Pride
Deadpool Rob and Friends – Deadpool Rob and Friends Summer Fun Day | Facebook
Wight Wave – Wight Wave Beach Fest | Facebook & WIGHT WAVE BEACH FEST
Party on the Green with Ryde Carnival and Rotary on the WightIW Rotary & Ryde Carnival
Children’s Carnival Day- Ryde Carnival – & Ryde Carnival | Facebook
IW Classic Motor Show – IW Classic Motor Show
Ryde Carnival – Ryde Carnival – & Ryde Carnival | Facebook
IW Steampunk Festival – IW Steampunk Festival
Wightrider IW Bus Museum
*It is the responsibility of event organisers to ensure their website or Facebook page is kept up to date

Whether you are visiting to feel the sand between your toes or to soak up the fabulous sea air, Ryde truly is fantastic to visit all year round. Ryde is famous for several picturesque spots in the warmer months with sunshine piercing through the trees and reflecting off the beautiful Solent and in the Autumn with lovely crisp orange leaves covering the coastal paths.

You can a leisurely walk from Esplanade along to Appley Tower or, if you are intending for a longer walk or cycle, why not follow the route to Quarr Abbey and wander around the well-kept grounds? Depending on what time of year you visit, you might meet the local piglets!

For the perfect alfresco lunch or dinner or even grabbing a bite to eat on the go, take a stroll along The Esplanade, Union Street or The High Street and you will discover lots of incredible places to eat exclusive to Ryde. Once you have decided where you would like to eat, let your senses enjoy the flavours of Ryde and absorb the atmosphere.

Ryde is well known for some of the finest unique independent shopping on the Isle of Wight.  You just might be surprised at what you can find – anything from stunning photography, paintings by local artists, a range of jewellery from premium diamonds to beautiful sea glass. Not to mention the wonderful fresh and local produce you will imminently fall in love with. 

For information on whats happening in Ryde, getting around and accommodation please follow the link to Visit Isle of Wight webiste www.visitisleofwight.co.uk

In Ryde we are lucky to have a huge amount of beautiful beach space, please visit www.tideschart.com for up to date information about tides, weather and fishing times.

There are fixed cameras sited around Ryde on All Saints Church and at Appley Beach and they have a live feed which can be viewed at www.isleofwightwebcams.co.uk/

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