What’s on in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

Are you looking for “Hampshire events near me” or further afield, such as in the Isle of Wight? Then use our handy filter below. You can search from a range of cities including Southampton, Portsmouth, Winchester, the Isle of Wight and more.

Or, if you want to find things to do in Hampshire today, this weekend, next week and beyond, you can filter using the date boxes below as well. If you’d rather browse the whole list, we’ve compiled the below events for families, foodies, adventure seekers, children, sports fans and more to give you the complete picture of what’s on in Hampshire.

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Winter Paddling with New Forest Activities

1st Nov 2020 - 31st Mar 2021

New Forest Activities

Still looking to head out and enjoy the great outdoors this Winter? Why not go and explore the stunning Beaulieu River on a Winter... 

POLAR

28th Nov 2020 - 21st Dec 2020

Robin Hill

Returning for Christmas 2020, experience the festive magic of  POLAR , where dreams really do come true! On selected dates between 28 th... 

SUPERSIZED!

2nd Dec 2020 - 21st Feb 2021

Marwell Zoo

Marwell zoo’s larger than life brick adventure, SUPERSIZED! is staying to brighten up the winter! The world exclusive event features up to... 

Winter at Marwell

2nd Dec 2020 - 24th Dec 2020

Marwell Zoo

Father Christmas and his elves are sadly unable to visit Marwell this year but that hasn’t stopped them from lighting up the front of Grade 1... 

A Countryside Elfventure: Thistle and Oak’s Lost List (Queen Elizabeth Country Park)

3rd Dec 2020 - 24th Dec 2020

Queen Elizabeth Country Park

This Christmas enjoy a festive family walk with a difference. Join Thistle and Oak as they try to find the missing presents before Father... 

A Countryside Elfventure: Thistle and Oak’s Lost List (Lepe Country Park)

3rd Dec 2020 - 24th Dec 2020

Lepe Country Park

This Christmas enjoy a festive family walk with a difference. Join Thistle and Oak as they try to find the missing presents before Father... 

Countryside Elfventure: Thistle & Oak’s Lost List (Royal Victoria Country Park)

3rd Dec 2020 - 24th Dec 2020

Royal Victoria Country Park

This Christmas enjoy a festive family walk with a difference. Join Thistle and Oak as they try to find the missing presents before Father... 

Santa’s Present Problem

3rd Dec 2020 - 3rd Jan 2021

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Thursday 3rd December 2020 - Sunday 3rd January 2021* Festive fun this Christmas for the whole family Using the spotter sheet with clues,... 

Christmas at Longdown Activity Farm

4th Dec 2020 - 23rd Dec 2020

Longdown Activity Farm

Join Us For Lots of Farming Fun and to See Father Christmas In the Festive Lodge! Longdown Activity Farm is open as normal on selected... 

Father Christmas at the Watercress Line

4th Dec 2020 - 24th Dec 2020

Mid Hants Railway ‘Watercress Line’

See Father Christmas in his festive carriage at the Watercress Line and enjoy some traditional festive fun with vintage fairground rides, a... 

Cafe Warming Winter Specials

4th Dec 2020 - 3rd Jan 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Following Government guidance, our cafe is continuing to operate as a takeaway through a hatch from 10.30am to 3.30pm every day (except... 

Steam Illuminations

4th Dec 2020 - 3rd Jan 2021

Mid Hants Railway ‘Watercress Line’

Steam Illuminations is a unique, world first, pixel mappable digital LED train! It's an incredible light show on and in a steam train,... 

Festive Archery with New Forest Activities

5th Dec 2020 - 23rd Dec 2020

New Forest Activities

Join New Forest Activities this Christmas time for some family fun during an archery session with a festive twist! Your guide will teach you... 

Breakfast with Santa

5th Dec 2020 - 24th Dec 2020

Emirates Spinnaker Tower

Santa returns to the Spinnaker Tower and he’s tucking into breakfast to make sure he’s full of energy for a busy day of festive... 

Christmas Sounds Amazing at Winchester Science Centre

5th Dec 2020 - 4th Jan 2021

Winchester Science Centre

Santa will swap his big red coat for a lab coat this festive season! On weekends and school holidays from 5 to 24 December, the jolly man... 

White Christmas

5th Dec 2020 - 5th Dec 2020

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections

White Christmas 5th December 2020 10am until 6pm Join us on the 5th of December for White Christmas and outdoor Christmas market taking place... 

A Peter Rabbit™ winter adventure activity trail at Mottisfont

5th Dec 2020 - 1st Jan 2021

Mottisfont

Explore Mottisfont's grounds with favourite characters on Peter Rabbit’s Winter Adventure trail. Peter Rabbit’s friends need some help... 

A Celebration Of Christmas at Paultons Park

5th Dec 2020 - 23rd Dec 2020

Paultons Theme Park

Although we’re unable run our usual Christmas at Paultons event this year we are delighted to welcome you back for our new Celebration of... 

Christmas Trail

5th Dec 2020 - 3rd Jan 2021

Itchen Valley Country Park

Can you help Father Christmas to find his presents? They have fallen off the sleigh and are scattered in the woods!! Pick up a Trail Pack... 

Four Dames in Search of a Panto

5th Dec 2020 - 3rd Jan 2021

Theatre Royal Winchester

The creative team behind Theatre Royal Winchester's hugely successful pantomimes are bringing some Christmas joy to the city this year with a... 

A Christmas Together…

12th Dec 2020 - 13th Dec 2020

Beaulieu

Enjoy a festive feast of family entertainment this Christmas, together. Visit us on  12 to 13 December and 19 December to 3rd January... 

A Christmas Together…

19th Dec 2020 - 3rd Jan 2021

Beaulieu

Enjoy a festive feast of family entertainment this Christmas, together.   Visit us on  12 to 13 December and 19 December to 3rd... 

Christmas Canoe Paddle with New Forest Activities

19th Dec 2020 - 23rd Dec 2020

New Forest Activities

Join New Forest Activities for a festive paddle on the Beaulieu River to find Santa this Christmas. Enjoy a 90 minute guided tour of the... 

Sleeping Beauty – Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

19th Dec 2020 - 3rd Jan 2021

Mayflower Theatre

Don't get caught snoozing this festive season, and grab your tickets for this year's unmissable, socially distanced pantomime,  Sleeping... 

Santa’s Christmas Cracker

21st Dec 2020 - 21st Dec 2020

Theatre Royal Winchester

Honalee Media present Santa's Christmas Cracker, the socially distanced show where every child can get a present from Santa! It really is... 

Father Christmas’ Flying Visit

21st Dec 2020 - 21st Dec 2020

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Evergreen the mischievous Elf is up to his old tricks again! Last year he fell asleep on the job and stole some presents and so Father... 

Father Christmas’ Flying Visit

21st Dec 2020 - 21st Dec 2020

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Evergreen the mischievous Elf is up to his old tricks again! Last year he fell asleep on the job and stole some presents and so Father... 

Winter Woodland Lights

15th Jan 2021 - 31st Jan 2021

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Start 2021 with a sparkle at the Hawk Conservancy Trust, when it will become even more magical with beautiful illuminations and a live owl... 

Virtual Beading Workshop

24th Jan 2021 - 24th Jan 2021

Chawton House

We are excited to have joined up with  Chloe Menage  for this wonderful virtual class. It’s the perfect workshop project for book lovers... 

Creative Writing Workshop – Turning Fact into Fiction

30th Jan 2021 - 30th Jan 2021

Chawton House

Are there things in your own life which you’d like to write about, but with the freedom to edit and embellish? Or could you rewrite your own... 

Creative Writing Workshop – Turning Fact into Fiction

31st Jan 2021 - 31st Jan 2021

Chawton House

Are there things in your own life which you’d like to write about, but with the freedom to edit and embellish? Or could you rewrite your own... 


Events in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Looking for things to do in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight? Then look no further. Hampshire has a lot of fantastic events to suit everyone including:

  • Activity trails
  • Seasonal activities
  • Food events
  • Festivals
  • Sporting events
  • Theatre and concert performances
  • Comedy events

Our list is continually updated with fresh events in Hampshire so be sure to check back for new and exciting days out. Come rain or shine, there will be an amazing Hampshire event to visit.

You might also enjoy the below itineraries with specific activities in some of the South’s biggest cities:

Things to do in Winchester
Things to do in the Isle of Wight
Things to do in Southampton
Things to do in Portsmouth

Plus, you can save money on Hampshire attractions with our vouchers.