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September events on the Isle of Wight

Embrace the end of the school holidays with one last hurrah to the Isle of Wight. Stay here this September to enjoy a late summer holiday to one of the UK’s most beautiful destinations. 

The Isle of Wight benefits from warm weather way into September, the perfect excuse to plan a late summer short break here. Soak up the rays, walk on the beaches and maybe squeeze in one of these lovely island events to pack in as much as possibly before you head back to work and school ready for the new academic year.


1st week of September

25th August to 2nd September: Isle of Wight cycle festival


The annual pilgrimage of cyclists to the island results in plenty of events across the island all week.


1st to 2nd September: Wolverton Manor Garden Fair

A classic countryside affair in the grounds of a beautiful countryside manor.


2nd and 3rd week of September

 7th to 9th September: Eklectica festival

An exciting festival in Robin Hill Country Park, the perfect thrill for a fun-filled weekend away.


13th to16th September: Steam Railway Heritage open days


See behind the scenes of the Isle of Wight steam railway.


15th September: International Classic Car show

Spot your favourite vintage classics.


4th week of September

22nd September: Isle of Wight Day

Celebrating all things island related, including an exciting event from the Bestival team. A day out not to be missed.


22nd September: Oktoberfest at Bembridge Harbour

Taking inspiration from German festivals with a distinct island twist, this annual event proves to bring all the weekend fun you'll need.


22nd to 23rd September: Bembridge Harbour food festival

Taste some of the amazing produce made by island locals.


29th September to 4th November: Electric Woods at Robin Hill Country Park

A beautifully bright celebration inspired by the lights of Diwali.

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