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.

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

May - December 2018

Chichester Festival Theatre 2018

It's curtains up on Festival 2018! Join the theatre for a ka...
Heritage open days

1-30 September 2018

Heritage Open Days

Every September some 40,000 volunteers across England organi...
Steyning food and drink festival

1 September - 7 October 2018

Steyning Food and Drink Festival

A series of events held in and around Steyning celebrating l...
Parham Autumn Fair

22-23 September 2018

Parham Autumn Fair

Celebrating the abundance of produce that Autumn brings and ...

22 September 2018

Jazz by the River

Limited tickets left! Bring comfy chairs to Dorset House Sch...
Burgess Hill bonfire

29 September 2018

Burgess Hill Bonfire

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

30 September 2018

AmeriCARna Event

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

1 October - 1 November 2018

World-Famous Slindon Pumpkin Display

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

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