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

World-famous slindon pumpkin display

1 October - Late November 2019

World-famous Slindon pumpkin display

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

10 November 2019 - 24 March 2020

Cycle Goodwood

Goodwood’s iconic motor circuit invites members of the pub...
Glow Wild Festival 2018

21 November - 22 December 2019

Glow wild festival

The spellbinding winter lantern trail for all ages returns t...
Christmas Market Weald and Downland

22 - 24 November 2019

Christmas market

Find that perfect gift and enjoy a great day out at the Muse...

23 November - 5 January

A Beale family Christmas

Become a guest of the Beales, experience a traditional 1930s...

23, 24 & 30 Nov and 1, 7, 8 and 14-23 Dec

Standen at twilight

Get into the festive spirit with Standen House and Garden an...

29 - 30 November 2019

Leonardslee’s wreath workshop

Learn the festive art of wreath making with Leonardslee Gard...

30 November - 1 December 2019

Cowdray Christmas tasting weekend

Cowdray's pastry chefs will be sampling seasonal products ma...

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