Kick off the Isle of Wight Carnival Season with Newport Carnival!
Main: 7pm 20th July 2024 | Illuminated: 9pm 22nd August 2024



Newport Carnival & Community Events Association has taken over the running of the popular Newport event, Riverfest. 

The event which takes place at The Quay in Newport was previously run by The Footprint Trust having taken over from the Isle of Wight Council in 2010.

Riverfest was established in 2008 and in 2022, Newport Carnival proudly took on the challenge of bringing you a fun-packed event that regulars enjoy.

More details can be found on the Riverfest website at