Family events

There’s fun for all the family in West Sussex, whether you’re looking to entertain tiny tots or energetic teens. With sweeping landscapes to explore, new experiences to discover and history to learn, we’re sure that West Sussex is the place to make your next family holiday truly memorable. Full to the brim with activities perfect for children, it’s time to plan your next adventure.

Family events and activities in West Sussex

Local guides

Get inspiration for your next trip with the help of our local guides. Discover top attractions, fun things to do and exciting new experiences. There is something for everyone in West Sussex.

Upcoming events

August - 10 November 2019

‘Tapestry Trees’ poetry trail

Learn more about the trees and plants in Standen’s garden ...

April - October

Worthing Observation Wheel

Worthing welcomes the largest observation wheel on the South...
Steyning food and drink festival

7 September - 5 October 2019

Steyning Food and Drink Festival

A series of events held in and around Steyning celebrating l...
Heritage open days

13 - 22 September 2019

Heritage open days

Every September some 40,000 volunteers across England organi...
Burgess Hill bonfire

28 September 2019

Burgess Hill Bonfire

Burgess Hill bonfire night consists of amazing costumes, fir...
AmeriCARna Horsham event

29 September 2019

AmeriCARna Event

A brilliant display of American Classics and Muscle Cars, C...
World-famous slindon pumpkin display

1 October - 15 (tbc) November 2019

World-Famous Slindon Pumpkin Display

The famous Slindon Pumpkin display is installed each Autumn ...
Shocktober Fest

5 October- 2 November 2019

Shocktober Fest

Shocktober Fest Scream Park will return with 10 haunted attr...

Activities for all ages

With activities to keep all ages entertained and acres to explore, there’s no shortage of things to do. For budding historians, you can create mosaics at Fishbourne Roman Palace, and for the little explorers out there, take a trip to Arundel Wetland Centre for hands-on discovery, including a Pond Explorer Station. The county also offers a wide range of family friendly accommodation, to suit all budgets.

Family trips in West Sussex
Family events in Sussex