Festival fun on the South Coast...

Home to food fiestas, music and beer festivals and the largest boat show in the UK, here's a staggering choice of events to inspire music lovers and culture vultures of all tastes in and around Southampton this summer. Book your getaway today!

Southampton Beerfest UK 2016 - 14 May 2016
Buzzing with live ompha music, delicious ale and sumptuous sausages, this German Beer Festival returns to Southampton for a 3rd year. Soak up the fantastic atmosphere and enjoy a truly memorable experience!

Common People Festival @ Southampton Common - 28 - 29 May 2016
Brought to you by the award winning Bestival team, Common People Festival takes place at Southampton Common this May, bringing an enchanted wonderland of fun filled escapism to the heart of the city.

Let's Rock Southampton! @ Southampton Common - 9 July 2016
This retro festival features a fabulous line up of 80's artists, including Rick Astley and Jason Donovan. The family friendly event promises a fun day out full of 80's madness, and fancy dress is encouraged!

Goodwood Festival of Speed - 24 - 26 June 2016
Don't miss the largest motoring garden party in the world, gathering together motor sport royalty and the world's rarest and most glamorous cars. Get close to the action at this unique summer event!

The Big Feastival - 27 - 29 August 2016
Nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds just 2 hours from Southampton Airport, Jamie Oliver and Alex James present The Big Feastival; a unique weekend packed with delicious food, live music and family fun.

Southampton Boat Show - 10 - 11 September 2016
See thousands of boats, brands and products gathered together for one unmissable show. Also featuring live music and a variety of activities, this world class event promises a fantastic day out.