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Isle of Wight Carnival Dates 2020

The Isle of Wight Carnival Season is popular not just for Islanders, but for tourists too! Below is a list of carnivals due to take place in 2020.

Please use this list as a guide only as we cannot be held responsible for any cancellations or inaccuracies. Check with the carnival you are wishing to attend prior to the procession taking place.

CarnivalDateAssemblyJudgingStart
Newport MainThursday 23rd July 2019Church Litten18:0019:00
Sandown Children’sSaturday 25th July 2019Sandham GardensTBCTBC
Sandown MainSaturday 25th July 2019Culver Parade18:0019:00
FreshwaterTBCMoa PlaceOn Route14:00
Shanklin Children’sTuesday 4th August 2020Palmerston Road13:1514:00
Shanklin MainWednesday 5th August 2020Popham RoadNo Judging19:00
Cowes MainThursday 6th August 2020Crossfield Ave18:0019:00
Shanklin IlluminatedSaturday 8th August 2020Popham RoadNo Judging21:15
Ventnor Children’sWednesday 12th August 2020Dudley Road12:45 (after Carnival)12:00
Ventnor MainWednesday 12th August 2020Albert Street18:0019:00
Ventnor IlluminatedSaturday 15th August 2020Albert Street20:3021:00
Newport IlluminatedSaturday 22nd August 2020Church Litten20:0021:00
Ryde Children’sWednesday 26th August 2020Upper Dover Street14:3015:00
Sandown IlluminatedWednesday 26th August 2020Culver Parade19:3020:30
Ryde MainThursday 27th August 2020The Esplanade17:3018:30
Cowes IlluminatedSaturday 29th August 2020Crossfield Ave20:0021:00
St HelensMonday 31st August 2020The Green17:4518:30
Ryde IlluminatedSaturday 5th September 2020The Esplanade19:3020:30
CarnivalDateAssemblyJudgingStart
Newport MainThursday 23rd July 2019Church Litten18:0019:00
Sandown Children’sSaturday 25th July 2019Sandham GardensTBCTBC
Sandown MainSaturday 25th July 2019Culver Parade18:0019:00
FreshwaterTBCMoa PlaceOn Route14:00
Shanklin Children’sTuesday 4th August 2020Palmerston Road13:1514:00
Shanklin MainWednesday 5th August 2020Popham RoadNo Judging19:00
Cowes MainThursday 6th August 2020Crossfield Ave18:0019:00
Shanklin IlluminatedSaturday 8th August 2020Popham RoadNo Judging21:15
Ventnor Children’sWednesday 12th August 2020Dudley Road12:45 (after Carnival)12:00
Ventnor MainWednesday 12th August 2020Albert Street18:0019:00
Ventnor IlluminatedSaturday 15th August 2020Albert Street20:3021:00
Newport IlluminatedSaturday 22nd August 2020Church Litten20:0021:00
Ryde Children’sWednesday 26th August 2020Upper Dover Street14:3015:00
Sandown IlluminatedWednesday 26th August 2020Culver Parade19:3020:30
Ryde MainThursday 27th August 2020The Esplanade17:3018:30
Cowes IlluminatedSaturday 29th August 2020Crossfield Ave20:0021:00
St HelensMonday 31st August 2020The Green17:4518:30
Ryde IlluminatedSaturday 5th September 2020The Esplanade19:3020:30