Ryde Carnival 2022
Ryde Carnival brings a dazzling end to summer on the Isle of Wight. Come and enjoy the entertaining parades that light up the town with fun, colour and carnival spirit. The carnivals are inclusive and everyone is welcome to take part as spectators or performers. Current performers include marching bands, royalty floats, community and family groups.
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- Illuminated Carnival
- Main Carnival
- Children's Carnival Day
Saturday 3rd September, 8pm - Illuminated Procession
The very last carnival of the summer, Ryde Carnival's illuminated procession is a fabulous spectacle of light and music that rounds the Isle of Wight carnival season off in style.
Join the crowds and take in the atmosphere as the carnival parades through Ryde's streets. All are welcome to enjoy the procession. Performers include marching bands, traditional royalty floats, family and community groups.
Stay and enjoy the parade into the evening with our summer late flights!
|Date||Late Flights Departing Ryde|
|Sat 3rd Sept||21:45, 22:45|
Thursday 1st September, 6.30pm - Main Procession
Ryde Carnival is the oldest carnival in the UK, dating back to the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887. The Main Procession starts on the seafront, heads up through the town and then finishes back by the sea on Ryde Esplanade. The carnival is inclusive; everyone is welcome to take part as spectators or performers. Current performers include marching bands, royalty floats, community and family groups.
On Thursday 1st September our last flight from Ryde is 20:15 please see our flight timetable
Saturday 27th August, 11am to 3pm - Children's Carnival Day
Held in different locations throughout the town centre. Bring a picnic and hang out with Shademakers animals, see Ryde's Carnival Royalty perform, magic shows, music and dance, costume competition, carnival crafts and more.
For more information visit rydecarnival.com