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, plan your next adventure. View upcoming events below.

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January 2023

New Year’s Day trips on the Wey & Arun Canal

Blow the cobwebs away with a scenic 40-minute cruise along t...

2023

Easebourne Explorers

Escape the everyday in a wonderful woodland group connecting...

2023

Fernhurst Explorers

Escape the everyday in a wonderful woodland group connecting...

28 January - 26 February 2023

Nellie’s Arctic Adventure Family Trail

Follow the trail around the gardens to spot the characters a...

February 2023

February Beach Clean

Our aim is to remove and record the rubbish like micro-plast...

11 Feb - 26 Mar 2023

The Enchanted Garden – Family Trail

Pull on your wellies and jump into half term. 11 Feb 2023 - ...

7 - 11 February 2023

CFT Mother Goose

At Chichester Festival Theatre, Ian McKellen and John Bishop...

13 - 17 February 2023

Half Term at Weald & Downland Living Museum

Embrace the outdoors this February half term and let your cu...

13 - 17 February 2023

Nature Heroes – Bird Buddy

This February half term, the Nature Heroes Pip, Bud and Spro...

17 - 18 February 2023

Laser Show Extravaganza

FREE Laser Show Extravaganza at Chichester Canal Basin. Foo...

19 February 2023

Spring Wedding Fayre at Avisford Park Hotel

At Avisford Park Hotel, no two weddings are the same, as thi...

15 - 19 February 2023

Bugsy Malone

Packed with instantly recognisable songs from Oscar winner P...
A group of children jumping into the water at the Adur Centre in Sussex

21 - 25 February 2023

Adur Centre’s half term venture day

The Adur Centre's  adventure club runs from 21 - 25 Februar...

March 2023

March Beach Clean

Our aim is to remove and record the rubbish like micro-plast...

Until March 2023

Mystery trails

Whistlestop Arts have created seven FREE outdoor mystery t...
Haywards Heath Craft & Gift Fair Poster

2023

Haywards Heath Craft and Gift Fair

Find something unique at this event which has over 20 stalls...

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

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.