See Ryde at its party best as it celebrates the Summer season with a week of carnival events from 29th August to 3rd September 2016. Have some family fun before the children return to school with three carnival processions through the town. Marching bands, Carnival Queens from around the island, music, spectacle and above all FUN for everyone. The theme this year is MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA.
Pop up carnival workshops will be taking place in the town as well many other family friendly events. Look out for details, including the route, on the Ryde Carnival facebook page or in the carnival programmes which can be purchased for £1 from the following places in Ryde: Tourist Information point at Ryde Pier Head; Ryde Library; Co Op Anglesey Street; McColls; Mellish’s; Greenhams Newsagents (Union Street and High Street); Beardsalls and Solent News in Monkton Street. All programmes contain a lucky number which can be entered into a draw for some great prizes donated by Ryde’s businesses.